Infectious Diseases

Gebo Invited to the White House for STEM Conference

Gebo Invited to the White House for STEM Conference

Posted by  | Congratulations, Education

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

Posted by  | Research

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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Melia joins Osler Program Leadership

Melia joins Osler Program Leadership

Posted by  | Education, Leadership

Michael Melia, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently named the new Associate Program Director for Faculty Engagement for the Osler Medical Training Program. In this role Michael will lead efforts to connect faculty and trainees in a more meaningful way. Michael is the Fellowship Training Program Director in the Division of Infectious Diseases. His academic(...)

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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: Scott Berkowitz, Division of Cardiology Christopher Hoffmann, Division of Infectious Diseases Howard Levy, Division of General Internal Medicine Promoted to Assistant Professor: Jemima Albayda, Division of Rheumatology Evelyn Gathecha, Division of Hospital Medicine Allison Lamber,(...)

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Tornheim and Florido Receive Fellow Teaching Awards

Tornheim and Florido Receive Fellow Teaching Awards

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Jeff Tornheim, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Roberta Florido, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, recently received Fellow Teaching Awards from the Bayview Medical Housestaff Training Program. This award is given to the fellow in the Department of Medicine recognized as the most outstanding teacher by interns and residents at the Johns(...)

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Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner

Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

This year's Annual Women's Task Force dinner proved to be not only an excellent networking event for women, but an inspiring evening full of meaningful conversation between faculty, staff, residents and fellows as well as our institution's leaders. The event took place on Tuesday, May 31 at the Center Club in Baltimore where keynote speakers Andrea Cox,(...)

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Ghanem Recieves Commencement Awards

Ghanem Recieves Commencement Awards

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Khalil Ghanem, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received two awards at the School of Medicine Commencement/Convocation on Monday, May 16. He was selected by the medical students to receive the the George J. Stuart Award for the second year in a row, as well as the W. Barry Wood Jr. Award for Excellence(...)

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