Nephrology

Shafi Named Division Director at University of Mississippi Medical Center

Shafi Named Division Director at University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Tariq Shafi has accepted the position of Division Director and Bower Chair of Nephrology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Department of Medicine. Tariq came to Hopkins in 2005 to pursue a nephrology fellowship, and has been a member of the Division of Nephrology ever since. While completing his fellowship, he went on to(...)

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Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

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Each year, the American College of Physicians (ACP) collects nominations for awards and masterships in order to recognize excellence and distinguished contributions to internal medicine. The following members of the DOM were chosen for 2018-2019 and will be honored at the 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting. To see the full list of awardees, visit: https://www.acponline.org/about-acp/awards-masterships-and-competitions/new-masters-and-awardees Jeanne Clark, professor(...)

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Faculty Senate Update

Faculty Senate Update

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The School of Medicine’s Faculty Senate had its first meeting of the year on September 12. Members discussed the results from the faculty satisfaction survey and the new online education program. The faculty representatives for the DOM are: Meredith McCormack, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary (mmccor16@jhmi.edu), John Sperati, associate professor in the Division of(...)

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State of the Department Recap

State of the Department Recap

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Today's State of the Department marked the opening of this year's Medical Grand Rounds. In his address, Mark Anderson reviewed highlights from the past year including findings from the departmental five-year review, and shared his goals for the year ahead. Thank you to everyone who attended. We look forward to another productive year. Highlights include: Launch(...)

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Knicely Receives Young Investigator Award

Knicely Receives Young Investigator Award

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Daphne Knicely, assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, has been awarded the 2018 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Grant from the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to spearhead a vital program that seeks to sharply increase “health literacy” among patients who have chronic kidney disease. Daphne is collaborating on the project with colleague Sumeska Thavarajah, assistant professor(...)

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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. Professor: Petros Karakousis, Infectious Diseases Sean Leng, Geriatrics John Murphy, Infectious Diseases Timothy Osborne (not pictured), Endocrinology Sarbjit Saini, Clinical Immunology Associate Professor: Justin Bailey, Infectious Diseases Lee Daugherty-Biddison, Pulmonary Seth Martin, Cardiology Stephen Sozio, Nephrology Jeffrey Trost, Cardiology Assistant Professor: Keira Cohen,(...)

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2018 SOM Convocation Awards

2018 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 23 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine. The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board(...)

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Grams Receives Young Investigator Award

Grams Receives Young Investigator Award

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Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was selected to receive the 2018 Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the Council on the Kidney of the American Heart Association. This award presented annually to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to(...)

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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. Professor:   Associate Professor: Rachel Damico, Pulmonary Amy DeZern, Hematology Allison Hays, Cardiology Elizabeth Ratchford, Cardiology Assistant Professor: Ashwini Davison, Geriatrics Ivonne Pena, Hospital Medicine We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Abdul Amir, adjunct assistant(...)

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Flores Named Division Administrator for Nephrology

Flores Named Division Administrator for Nephrology

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Sunghee Flores, M.B.A, was named division administrator for the Division of Nephrology. Sunghee started her professional career with Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2002 working with grants and contracts and departmental finances. She remained in that position for five years before leaving to join the Medical Clinic P.A. as CFO in 2007.(...)

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