Infectious Diseases

Piggott Named Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity

Piggott Named Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity

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We are delighted to announce that Damani Piggott will become assistant dean for graduate biomedical education and graduate student diversity effective Sept. 1. Dr. Piggott was born in Trinidad and Tobago and came to the United States as an international student to attend Morehouse College, where he graduated summa cum laude as the class valedictorian.(...)

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Chaisson Appointed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Appointed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

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Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was invited to participate in the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis in order to synthesize existing epidemiologic and economic analysis to demonstrate why we need to invest more in TB programs and research. The commission was established by Lancet editor Richard Horton and the UN Secretary-General’s Special(...)

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July Report from the Development Office

July Report from the Development Office

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With your help we had a fabulous year, raising $28,014,385 in gifts and pledges for FY17! Thank you to our many partners across the faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine. A few highlights from the 4th quarter include: A $200K bequest intention from Jim Melton for the John Bartlett Specialty Practice in ID(...)

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Fisher Center Discovery Program

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Funding for clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases. Provides resources for pilot or clinical studies that may lack traditional funding mechanisms. Promotes novel, cross-disciplinary collaborative clinical research among JHU schools and with non-JHU research partners. To facilitate the careers of early-career investigators. Eligibility: All full time JHU faculty members, especially junior faculty,(...)

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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: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Michelle Eakin, Pulmonary Shaker Eid, CIMS Hans Lee, Pulmonary Mark Marzinke, Clinical Pharmacology Esther Oh, Geriatrics Assistant Professor: Andrew Braun, Pulmonary Emily Brigham, Pulmonary Laura Cappelli, Rheumatology Daniel Goldman, Rheumatology Ryan Graddy, Chemical Dependence Ya-Chi Ho, ID John(...)

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Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Sara Grisham, Deborah Michell and Kim Williams who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Sara Grisham serves a dual role as administrative coordinator for the Division of Molecular Medicine as well as the Center for Epigenetics. While fairly new to the department, she has had a lasting impact on both(...)

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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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