Infectious Diseases

CFAR Scholar Grants Request for Proposals

CFAR Scholar Grants Request for Proposals

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The Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research provides pilot grants to faculty in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Nursing to enable and support HIV/AIDS research projects. Junior faculty in other JHU schools are eligible to apply if the proposal meets all other criteria. The primary purpose of these awards is to strengthen the(...)

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Townsend Named to Epic’s ID Board

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Jennifer Townsend, instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been selected to be a part of the Epic's national Infectious Disease Steering Board. The board aims “to design recommended workflows for common types of patients you see and build the necessary clinical content to support that.” Jenny encourages input from faculty and fellows regarding improvements to(...)

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Zenilman to Lead Bayview’s Armstrong Institute

Zenilman to Lead Bayview’s Armstrong Institute

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Jonathan Zenilman, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently selected to direct the expansion of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. The new location will help further the institute's mission to eliminate preventable harm, improve patient outcomes and experiences and reduce waste in health care. Full(...)

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Alpha Omega Alpha Inductees

Alpha Omega Alpha Inductees

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Four from the DOM were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in an induction ceremony on May 22. AOA is a professional medical organization that recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. Congratulations to : Deidra Crews, associate professor in Nephrology Francoise Marvel, instructor in(...)

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John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

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Monday, May 8 marks the opening of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice honoring the former director of the Division of Infectious Diseases who spent more than 25 years leading efforts to improve and develop treatments for patients with infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS. The dedication event and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Monday, May 1 with over(...)

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Siliciano Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Siliciano Elected to National Academy of Sciences

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Robert Silciano, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is one of 84 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” The NAS was established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln and provides policy advice to the U.S. government. For a full list of the(...)

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Tomaselli Named Editor-in-Chief of JCI

Tomaselli Named Editor-in-Chief of JCI

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Gordon Tomaselli, professor and chief of the Division of Cardiology, was named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Investigation at the ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting in Chicago last week. Gordon will serve a five-year term with an editorial board of peer scientists based here at Hopkins. Stay tuned to the blog for information about Gordon's vision(...)

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Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

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Damani Piggott, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Harold Amos Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since its founding in 1983, the Harold Amos Program has promoted scholars who have assumed international research excellence in biomedical, clinical and health services research, maintained high levels of academic leadership and served(...)

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Dorjee and Chaisson Receive Mentee-Mentor Award

Dorjee and Chaisson Receive Mentee-Mentor Award

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Kunchok Dorjee, research fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and mentor Richard Chaisson, professor in ID, were recently named the recipients of the 2017 Mentee-Mentor Award in the Clinical Research category from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. This award recognizes Johns Hopkins School of Medicine postdoctoral fellows and their mentors for outstanding contributions to science(...)

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