Infectious Diseases

Rock Receives Top Poster Abstract Award

Rock Receives Top Poster Abstract Award

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Clare Rock, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Top Poster Abstract Award for the SHEA Spring 2019 Conference in Boston. She will present her abstract entitled "Evaluating the Accuracy of Sampling Strategies for Fluorescent Gel Monitoring of Patient Room Cleaning" at the conference later this(...)

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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. Professor: Joseph Cofrancesco (pictured), GIM Maureen Horton (pictured), Pulmonary Associate Professor: Oscar Cingolani, Cardiology Christine Durand, Infectious Diseases Maura McGuire, GIM Satish Shanbhag, Hematology Assistant Professor: Michael Albert, GIM Lee Haselhuhn, GIM Varsha Singh, GI Joshua Sloan, GI Instructor: Jenny Pena Dias, Endocrinology We would(...)

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Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

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Over the past 18 months, Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has worked as part of the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis to create a report focused on the major scientific, epidemiologic, health systems and financing challenges that must be overcome to control TB. The publication, entitled Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission(...)

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Scully and Tornheim Receive CFAR Scholar Awards

Scully and Tornheim Receive CFAR Scholar Awards

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Eileen Scully and Jeffrey Tornheim, assistant professors in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received CFAR Scholar Awards from the Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research. The program provides pilot grants for HIV/AIDS research, with the primary purpose of securing independent NIH funding. Eileen's study: Sex Specificity of Innate Immune Activation and Metabolism in HIV Jeffrey's study: Evaluation of a(...)

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Shoham Named Governor-Elect of ACP DC Chapter

Shoham Named Governor-Elect of ACP DC Chapter

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Shmuel Shoham, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named governor-elect of the American College of Physicians' District of Columbia Chapter. His four-year term as governor will begin in the spring of 2020. For more information, visit: https://www.acponline.org/about-acp/chapters-regions/united-states/district-of-columbia-chapter/meet-the-new-district-of-columbia-governor-elect

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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. Professor: Frank Lin (pictured), Geriatrics Charles Love (pictured), Cardiology Associate Professor: Hiroshi Ashikaga, Cardiology Christine Durand, ID Brian Garibaldi, Pulmonary Laura Hanyok, GIM Nicola Heller, Clinical Immunology Amy Knight, Hospital Medicine Satish Shanbhag, Hematology Eun Shin, Gastroenterology Ellen Stein, Gastroenterology Shaoyong Yu, Gastroenterology Assistant Professor:(...)

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Dooley, Grams and Needham Elected to ASCI

Dooley, Grams and Needham Elected to ASCI

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Kelly Dooley, associate professor in the Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases, Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, and Dale Needham, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, were recently named to the newest cohort of members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. These are three of 80 new members from(...)

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Eight from the DOM Named Highly Cited Researchers

Eight from the DOM Named Highly Cited Researchers

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Eight members of the DOM were named to the Clarivate Analytics' list of 2018 Highly Cited Researchers. This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top one percent by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Researchers from the(...)

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Fellowship Match Day 2018

Fellowship Match Day 2018

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Pictured: current Osler residents celebrating on Match Day Incoming Fellows: This year's fellowship match will bring a new class of the best and brightest to the Department of Medicine divisions come July. Congratulations to our incoming fellows as well as everyone involved in making our fellowship programs some of the most sought after in the(...)

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