Infectious Diseases

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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Hopkins Mourns the Passing of R. Bradley Sack

Hopkins Mourns the Passing of R. Bradley Sack

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We are writing to share the sad news that R. Bradley Sack, MD, ScD ‘ 68, a pioneering epidemiologist and world leader in combatting infectious disease who had been on the Johns Hopkins University faculty for nearly 50 years, passed away on April 24, 2017, at age 81. His work helped avert millions of deaths(...)

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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. Deputy editors include Rexford Ahima and Arturo Casadevall. The JCI is(...)

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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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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Associate Professor: Nada Alachkar, Nephrology Rashmi Nisha Aurora (not pictured), Pulmonary Ashwin Balagopal, Infectious Diseases Zackary Berger, General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Clinical Pharmacology Mihaela Pertea (not pictured), Genetic Medicine Tariq Shafi, Nephrology Ami Shah, Rheumatology Zack Wang, Hematology Assistant Professor: Michael Goldman, Clinical Immunology(...)

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Falade-Nwulia Named Hepatitis Hero

Falade-Nwulia Named Hepatitis Hero

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Seun Falade-Nwulia, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received the Hepatitis Hero Award from the Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition (VHAC) of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in recognition of her work studying ways to improve hepatitis C testing and linkage to care in public health clinics and her continued efforts to find(...)

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