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: 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

Posted by  | Research

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

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

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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John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

Posted by  | Patient Care

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

Posted by  | Administration

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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