Infectious Diseases

Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

The Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee was recently named the recipient of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)’s Award of Excellence in Teamwork in QI. The committee’s goal is to improve patient care quality while eliminating wasteful practices across the health system. Committee members include: Amit Pahwa, GIM Lenny Feldman, GIM Mike Borowitz,(...)

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Irvin Named Presidential Leadership Scholar

Irvin Named Presidential Leadership Scholar

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Risha Irvin, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently selected as a scholar in the 2018 class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars. Risha is one of 59 scholars joining the fourth cohort chosen based on their leadership growth potential and the strength of their personal leadership projects aimed at improving the civic(...)

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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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Garibaldi and Sauer Receive Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant

Garibaldi and Sauer Receive Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant

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Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and medical director of the Biocontainment Unit (BCU), and Lauren Sauer, assistant professor in Emergency Medicine and director of research for the BCU, received a 2018 Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) grant for their project "Environmental transmission and traceability of aerosolized bio-simulants in a clinical biocontainment(...)

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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

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Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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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: Associate Professor: Assistant Professor: Jennifer Foulke-Abel, Division of Gastroenterology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Melissa Blakeman, instructor, GIM Lonnie Fuller, instructor, GIM Dean Grove, instructor, Occupational Medicine Kelly Koay, instructor, GIM Kimiyoshi Kobayashhi,(...)

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High Value All Star Awards

High Value All Star Awards

Posted by  | Congratulations, Education

Members of the DOM were recognized by Vice Dean for Education Roy Ziegelstein at the December Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) meeting for their successful quality improvement projects related to high value care. Award recipients receive a High Value All Star certificate and a $100 check to use for a high value celebration. From infectious diseases, Masako Mizusawa, Christopher Kauffman, Lisa(...)

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CCGHE India Impact Luncheon

CCGHE India Impact Luncheon

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Patient Care

On October 23, staff, faculty and friends of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) gathered to provide an update on the research, education, technology and leadership development in India, an initiative made possible by benefactors including Raj and Kamla Gupta and David Haas (pictured above) who have been instrumental in the continued success(...)

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5 From the DOM Among Most Cited Researchers

5 From the DOM Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2017 by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited(...)

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Siliciano Receives Grant Renewal

Siliciano Receives Grant Renewal

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Robert Siliciano, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received seven more years of funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to continue his work studying the latent reservoir for HIV. Robert and his lab have been studying this topic for over 20 years with grants from HHMI, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Bill(...)

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