Infectious Diseases

ACP Fellow Inductions and Awards

ACP Fellow Inductions and Awards

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The Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) recently named several DOM faculty members ACP fellows. Fellowship is an honor achieved by those recognized by their peers for personal integrity, superior competence in internal medicine, professional accomplishment, and demonstrated scholarship. Congratulations to the following: Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor, GIM Wendy Bennett, assistnat professor, ID(...)

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Hepatitis C Free Baltimore: 1,000 Cured and Counting

Hepatitis C Free Baltimore: 1,000 Cured and Counting

Posted by  | Patient Care

The Division of Infectious Diseases will host a celebration on Thursday, May 19 in honor of National Hepatitis Testing Day to commemorate their efforts to eradicate hepatitis C in Baltimore--with over 1,000 cured--and to identify how to continue serving the community to cure even more people moving forward. Featuring keynote speaker John Ward, MD, director of the Division of(...)

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2016 Diversity Leadership Council Diversity Recognition Awards

2016 Diversity Leadership Council Diversity Recognition Awards

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Four from the Department of Medicine will be honored at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 10 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Glass Pavilion on the Homewood Campus as recipients of the 2016 Diversity Recognition Awards sponsored by the Diversity Leadership Council. Congratulations to: Alicia Arbaje, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics Rachel Levine, associate professor(...)

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Rompalo Receives Distinguished Career Award

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Anne Rompalo, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently named the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Career Award by the American STD Association for her long and distinguished contributions in the field of STD research and prevention. Anne will be recognized at the annual awards luncheon at the 2016 STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta(...)

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Hopkins Technology Aiding in TB Elimination

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Harris Country Texas Public Health Environmental Services was recently named a 2016 TB Elimination Champion for use of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Their success is largely based on their use of miDOT, a smartphone-based technology for DOT developed by Maunank Shah, assistant professor in the Division(...)

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13th Annual Miller Lecture

13th Annual Miller Lecture

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John Bartlett, former director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, will speak at the 13th Annual Miller Lecture on Tuesday, April 19 from noon-1 p.m. in the Grossi Auditorium at Bayview.

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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 have been promoted since January. Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant professor: Sajida Chaudry, Division of General Internal Medicine Abednego Chibungu, Division of Hospital Medicine Nimisha Kalia-Satwah, Division of Occupational Medicine Illeana Ponor, Division of Hospital Medicine Clare Rock, Division of Infectious Diseases Dwight Wooster,(...)

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Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

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Gregory Kirk, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Fulbright Global Scholar to pursue research and mentorship focused on the global impact of the intersecting HIV and non-communicable disease (NCD) epidemics. From 2016 to 2019, he will spend 2 months each year working sequentially in Barbados, the Netherlands and South Africa. These(...)

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Want to Pie Fessler, Ray or Sozio in the Face?

Want to Pie Fessler, Ray or Sozio in the Face?

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Henry Fessler, Stuart Ray and Stephen Sozio have been selected to participate in the Johns Hopkins medical students' Relay for Life Pie-in-the-Face fundraiser. This charity event supports the American Cancer Society, and takes place on Friday, April 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Medical Education Building. During the event, several faculty members will be pie-d in the face in exchange for donations. For every $25(...)

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