Infectious Diseases

Six from the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Six from the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

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The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Distinguished Teaching Society was created last year in order to recognize, encourage and support the educational activities, research and career objectives of Hopkins master clinical educators. This year, six members of our department were selected by the Hopkins medical student body to be part of the 2017 cohort inducted into the(...)

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ID Opens the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice

ID Opens the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice

Posted by  | Patient Care

The Division of Infectious Diseases is excited to announce the opening of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice on Monday, May 8. This state-of-the-art, 25 exam room clinic at 1717 E. Monument Street will co-locate services for patients with an array of infectious diseases including infections obtained after transplantation or on medical devices, HIV and(...)

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Ferreira Named Division Administrator

Ferreira Named Division Administrator

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Doug Ferreira was named the senior administrative manager for the Division of Infectious Disease at Bayview Medical Center. Born and raised in Vermont, he attended George Washington University where he earned a bachelor's degree in International Affairs. He then spent 10 years in the United States Marine Corps before he decided to pursue a graduate(...)

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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. Promoted to Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Peter Abadir, Division of Geriatrics Maria Roselle Abraham, Division of Cardiology Alicia Arbaje, Division of Geriatrics Rashmi Aurora, Division of Pulmonary Wendy Bennett, Division of General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Lois Eldred,(...)

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Hynes Appointed to Federal Advisory Committee

Hynes Appointed to Federal Advisory Committee

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Noreen Hynes, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was appointed to a three-year term as a member of the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) by Sylvia Mathews Burwell, US Secretary of Health and Human Services appointed by President Obama. This federal advisory committee was created under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act of 2006(...)

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Gebo Invited to the White House for STEM Conference

Gebo Invited to the White House for STEM Conference

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Kelly Gebo, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently attended the Inclusive STEM Education for Youth of Color conference hosted by the White House Council on Women and Girls, My Brother's Keeper Initiative and the Office of Science and Technology Policy in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Math and Science(...)

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Chaisson Meets with the Dalai Lama

Chaisson Meets with the Dalai Lama

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is currently in Dharamsala, India with fellow Kunchok Dorjee where they traveled to launch a project to eliminate TB in refugee Tibetan schoolchildren in India called Zero TB in Tibetan Kids. They met with the Dalai Lama, the Prime Minister of the Government in Exile, the Speaker(...)

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Sears Named Vice President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Sears Named Vice President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

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Cynthia Sears, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently elected vice president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA), the most prestigious infectious diseases organization in the world. After serving as vice president for one year, she will become president-elect and then president in 2018, following Paul Auwaerter, professor in ID and current president-elect. The(...)

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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. Promoted to Adjunct Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant Professor: Brendan Antiochos, Division of Rheumatology Muhammad Athar, Division of Hospital Medicine Marcella Ferlito, Division of Cardiology Promoted to Instructor: Ning Feng, Division of Cardiology We would also like to welcome our(...)

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The Fisher Center Discovery Program Request for Applications

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The Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 grant year.  All full-time JHU faculty interested in environmental infectious diseases are invited to apply.  Hopkins-affiliated postdoctoral fellows, house staff, medical school students, doctoral students, graduate students and undergraduate students may submit a FCDP application and be included as research team members(...)

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