Pulmonary

Hansel to Lead Research Center to Study Environmental Health Disparities

Hansel to Lead Research Center to Study Environmental Health Disparities

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Nadia Hansel, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently named the leader of one of five new research centers funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve health in communities overwhelmed by pollution and other environmental factors that contribute to health disparities. The JHU project, funded by a $1.5 million(...)

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10 Inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society

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Eleven members of our department were elected by the medical student body to be inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society, a selective new teaching honor society affiliated with the JHUSOM medical student government, JHUSOM Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) and the JHUSOM Vice Dean for Education that recognizes excellence in clinical medical student teaching(...)

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Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium Grants

Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium Grants

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The Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium recently announced that it will fund the following grants involving DOM faculty, fellows and staff: The TEACH Curriculum – Training for Engagement and Advocacy for Community Health Principal Investigator:  Erica Johnson, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases Co-Investigators:  Manasa Ayyala, MD, fellow in GIM, and Stephanie Nothelle,(...)

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Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

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The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) and the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award of the Department of Defense has funded Neil Aggarwal, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, and partnering PI Nicola Heller with $1.5 million over 3 years to conduct research relating to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). ARDS(...)

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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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Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

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Corrine Kliment, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently awarded the Baurenschmidt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Johns Hopkins Eudowood Board. This one-year award will support her research working to find new pathways to treat COPD. Along with her colleagues in Doug Robinson's lab in the Department of Cell Biology, she has identified a new(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The Department of Medicine took home all but three of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last Friday. This is a testament to our department's incredible educators in all stages of their careers. Congratulations to all of the following faculty members: David Kern, professor in the Division of(...)

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Garibaldi Awarded Barondess Fellowship

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Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, was recently awarded the Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship by the New York Academy of Medicine. In 2003, Jeremiah A. Barondess, M.D., president of the New York Academy of Medicine, led a successful program on "Enhancing Education for the Clinical Transaction." To honor(...)

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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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Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

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Individual Staff Member award We are very happy to award the inaugural Staff Recognition Award to Laura Noffke (right), research service manager in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Laura has exceeded in every one of the criteria for this award: leadership, teamwork, can-do attitude, resourcefulness and dedication. Pulmonary has pioneered the pre-(...)

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