Geriatrics

Members of the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Members of the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

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Six of the 14 inductees of the Distinguished Teaching Society of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine hail from the DOM. The following clinical educators were honored at the DTS Induction Ceremony on April 24. The DTS aims to recognize residents and faculty who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in clinical teaching. Andrew Karaba, fellow in the Division(...)

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Members of the DOM Honored by the IEE

Members of the DOM Honored by the IEE

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Gail Berkenblit, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the Teaching Award for Faculty of 10 or More Years. Jeanne Clark, professor and director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, was selected as this year’s winner of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Mentorship Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in mentoring.(...)

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Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology and associate vice chair for diversity and inclusion, will speak at the 8th Annual Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology on Thursday, June 28 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium (Bayview campus); reception to follow. Title(...)

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Members of the DOM Recognized by Alpha Omega Alpha

Members of the DOM Recognized by Alpha Omega Alpha

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Eric Bass, professor in General Internal Medicine, Ariel Green, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, Nadia Hansel, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, are all members of the DOM faculty who have been selected to be inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. This lifelong honor signifies a lasting commitment to scholarship,(...)

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2018 Research Retreat Recap

2018 Research Retreat Recap

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This year's Research Retreat marked the first-ever collaboration with the Whiting School of Engineering. Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the event a huge success celebrating the scientific innovations of both the Department of Medicine and the School of Engineering. David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Awards: Dale Needham, professor in the Division of Pulmonary(...)

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Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

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The Karen A. Armacost 5th Annual Lecture on Geriatric Care to be held Thursday, April 12 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Guest speaker: Sarah L. Szanton, Ph.D., ANP, FAAN, professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Public Health Title: From Clinical(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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Happy New Year from the Development Office! We’d like to share that we have raised $13,249,806 to date in gifts, grants and pledges. A few highlights include: An anonymous gift of $250K for Zero TB in Tibetan Kids Program in Infectious Disease The Nathan and Margaret Shock Aging Research Foundation gift of $387,569 to establish(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Associate Professor:   Assistant Professor: Ann Marie Parker, Pulmonary Jennifer Townsend, Infectious Diseases Swaytha Yalamanchi, Endocrinology Instructor: Lingling Xian, Hematology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Wael AlJaroudi, adjunct assistant professor in Cardiology Katherine Allen,(...)

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Walston, Bandeen-Roche and Varadhan Awarded Major NIA Grant

Walston, Bandeen-Roche and Varadhan Awarded Major NIA Grant

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Jeremy Walston, (pictured) professor in Geriatrics, Karen Bandeen-Roche, professor in biostatistics and Geriatrics, and Ravi Varadhan, associate professor in Oncology, were recently awarded a U2U3 grant mechanism sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for their clinical research project entitled "Characterizing Resiliencies to Physical Stressors in Older Adults: A Dynamical Physiological Systems Approach." This  award totals $11,560,771 over five years and(...)

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Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Goodhew Named Division Administrator

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Grace Goodhew, MBA, has been named the new senior administrative manager for the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Grace has been with the division for a year as the business operations manager, overseeing Johns Hopkins Home-based Medicine (JHOME) and clinical reporting. Grace received her bachelor's of science with honors in aging studies from Ithaca(...)

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