Infectious Diseases

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: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Albena Dinkova-Kostova, secondary appointment in Medicine Amita Gupta, Infectious Diseases Laszlo Nagy, Endocrinology Anne Marie O'Broin Lennon, Gastroenterology Karen Robinson, GIM Michelle Rudek, Clinical Pharmacology Associate Professor: Maria Bettinotti, Immunogenetics Kimberly Gudzune, GIM Jonathan Jun, Pulmonary Waseem Khaliq, Hospital Medicine(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine Development team, in partnership with exceptional faculty, staff and academic leaders, produced outstanding philanthropic results raising $28.8M in fiscal year 2019. Our collaboration resulted in numerous transformational donor stories. Here are a few highlights: An anonymous donor has committed to supporting four faculty members as Center for Innovative Medicine (CIM) Scholars.(...)

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Story-Roller Receives Stetler Award

Story-Roller Receives Stetler Award

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Elizabeth Story-Roller, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received the Pearl M. Stetler Research Fellowship Award, which provides salary support for a post-fellowship year of research. While awaiting funding from a NIH K08, she will continue as a research fellow in the TB Center with Gyanu Lamichhane, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

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Gupta to Serve as Protocol Chair for NIH Clinical Trial

Gupta to Serve as Protocol Chair for NIH Clinical Trial

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Amita Gupta, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is a protocol chair  for a large international Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by the NIH. The trial will compare delamanid with isoniazid for tuberculosis prevention among household contacts of MDR-TB patients, and will include children, adolescents and adults. The Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership in Pune,(...)

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Marr Receives Billy Cooper Award

Marr Receives Billy Cooper Award

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Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received the 2019 Billy H. Cooper Award from the Medical Mycology Society of the Americas (MMSA) in recognition of her continuous outstanding achievement in clinical mycology. She will be honored at the MMSA dinner meeting in San Francisco in June.

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2019 SOM Convocation Awards

2019 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 22 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine. The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board(...)

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Page Urges UN Security Council to Declare Venezuela Humanitarian Crisis

Page Urges UN Security Council to Declare Venezuela Humanitarian Crisis

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Last month, Kathleen Page, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, gave testimony at the United Nations Security Council regarding the dire healthcare crisis in Venezuela that has lead to shortages in medications, supplies and services which threaten public health. In her remarks, she made recommendations based on findings published in her recent Lancet article.(...)

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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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