Nephrology

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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Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

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The Department of Medicine had six graduates of the 2015 cohort of the Emerging Women's Leadership program sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine and the SOM Office of Faculty Development. This 11-month program aims to provide leadership development for highly skilled women faculty and has resulted in new research collaborations amongst participants as(...)

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Faculty Promotions

Faculty Promotions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since October. A special congratulations goes out to Seva Polotsky (pictured) who will be honored at the School of Medicine’s annual professorial dinner in December 2016. Promoted to Professor: Vsevolod “Seva” Y. Polotsky, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Promoted to Associate(...)

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Luczak and Simmons named Division Administrators

Luczak and Simmons named Division Administrators

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  Tony Luczak, MBA, was named the division administrator for Nephrology in September. Originally form Duluth, Minnesota, he attended the University of Minnesota where he received his bachelor's in Biochemistry and Genetics in 2002. After college he moved to Boulder, Colorado where he began on the management track at Bonfils Memorial Blood Center. He furthered(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

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The Department of Medicine had 11 graduates among the Office of Women in Science and Medicine Leadership Program for Women Faculty’s sixth cohort of talented faculty. The program’s goal is to provide leadership development for high potential women faculty, and it has already succeeded in fostering new research collaborations amongst the participants. Congratulations! Alicia Arbaje,(...)

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Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

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Congratulations to Heather Sateia, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, on her selection as a core advisor for the School of Medicine’s Colleges Advisory Program. In this role, Dr. Sateia will serve as one of 23 core advisors and clinical skills teachers for the medical students, greatly impacting medical student growth. This is a highly(...)

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Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

Last Wednesday, July 22, we concluded our Journeys in Medicine Series: Exploring the roles race and community play in shaping the Department of Medicine. In response to Dean Rothman’s request to department directors to devise a plan and generate ideas for Hopkins to make a positive impact on the Baltimore community following the riots that(...)

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U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

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Once again Hopkins was ranked among the best hospitals in the country, receiving the third slot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital’s list. A contributing factor among the success of the hospital are the seven specialties within the Department of Medicine that were ranked some of the best nationwide. Please join us(...)

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A Meta-analysis of the Association of Estimated GFR, Albuminuria, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension With Acute Kidney Injury

A Meta-analysis of the Association of Estimated GFR, Albuminuria, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension With Acute Kidney Injury

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ARTICLE: A Meta-analysis of the Association of Estimated GFR, Albuminuria, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension With Acute Kidney Injury AUTHORS: Matthew T. James, Morgan E. Grams, Mark Woodward, C. Raina Elley, Jamie A. Green, David C. Wheeler, Paul de Jong, Ron T. Gansevoort, Andrew S. Levey, David G. Warnock, Mark J. Sarnak JOURNAL: Am J Kidney(...)

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Choi receives National Kidney Foundation’s Garabed Eknoyan Award

Choi receives National Kidney Foundation’s Garabed Eknoyan Award

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Michael Choi, associate professor and clinical director of the Division of Nephrology, received the National Kidney Foundation’s Garabed Eknoyan Award recognizing his contributions to the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) and clinical research in the field of kidney disease. Dr. Choi is a member of the National Kidney Foundation’s board of directors and vice(...)

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