Pulmonary

Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

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Keira Cohen, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2018 Career Award for Medical Scientists. The award aims to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service for physician-scientists who are committed to an academic career. She will receive $750,000 over five years in unrestricted(...)

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Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

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Naresh Punjabi, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award for exceptional initiative and progress in the areas of sleep education and academic research. He will be presented the award at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The award recognizes members of the sleep field(...)

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Fessler Named Section Chair of the American Thoracic Society

Fessler Named Section Chair of the American Thoracic Society

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Henry Fessler, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to serve as the chair of the 1,500-member Section on Medical Education of the American Thoracic Society (ATS). The section was created to provide a place for educators throughout the ATS to come together and collaboratively develop and disseminate new educational strategies and resources. His one- year(...)

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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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Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

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Michelle Sharp, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was awarded the 2018 American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellowship in Health Equality for her Sarcoidosis Low Health Literacy Patient Education Project. The fellowship aims to support the efforts of senior fellows, junior faculty or post-doctoral students with research, clinical and policy endeavors to advance health equality for patients with(...)

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Celebrating 125 Years

Celebrating 125 Years

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This year, we celebrate School of Medicine’s 125th anniversary of educating, training and producing future leaders in education, patient care and research. We have much to celebrate–top-ranked medical and graduate programs, faculty members who are the among the worlds’ foremost experts in their fields and a reputation as a world leader in both medicine and(...)

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Coresh and Grams Present Research on Kidney Disease

Coresh and Grams Present Research on Kidney Disease

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Josef Coresh, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, presented data to Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) in Barcelona, and their research findings resulted in two papers which are now published in the concurrent issues of Kidney International and Kidney International Reports. This was the first time KDIGO commissioned(...)

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Members of the DOM Honored by the IEE

Members of the DOM Honored by the IEE

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Gail Berkenblit, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the Teaching Award for Faculty of 10 or More Years. Jeanne Clark, professor and director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, was selected as this year’s winner of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Mentorship Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in mentoring.(...)

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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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