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A recent survey showed that in the last five years one in eight asymptomatic Americans between the ages of 40 and 60 were getting heart stress tests, says Dr. Roy Ziegelstein, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “There are huge costs associated ...
Casadevall is chair of molecular microbiology and immunology at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He served on the NCFS, a panel set up in 2013 by the Justice Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It went out of existence early last year when its ...

The Johns Hopkins University and Lockheed Martin today announced a partnership aimed at enhancing opportunities for Baltimore City public school ... Through the partnership with the university's Whiting School of Engineering, Lockheed Martin will contribute financial support, staff engagement, and ...
... Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; PNAS. Close. Metformin, the most widely used medication for diabetes, has also been shown to help treat dementia and some cancers. New research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins ...
After completing his PhD in statistics at the University of Wisconsin, he joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 1981. During his 28-year career at Johns Hopkins, he served as the chair of the Bloomberg School's Master of Public Health Program. In recognition of his ...
Sangwon Kim of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, along with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, found that laboratory mice that had been exposed to a two-week regimen of nicotine displayed no withdrawal symptoms when ...

"Right now, most of the usable organs from donors with hepatitis C are discarded because there are very few hepatitis C-positive recipients on the waiting list," says Niraj Desai, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and senior author of the new paper, ...
In 2017, women represented 54 percent of entering students at the Howard University College of Medicine and 53 percent at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. At the Georgetown University School of Medicine, 48 percent of entering students last fall were women, but Stephen Ray Mitchell, ...
“Right now, most of the usable organs from donors with hepatitis C are discarded because there are very few hepatitis C-positive recipients on the waiting list,” says Niraj Desai, assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins University. “Figuring out how to use these kidneys is a way to do more transplants ...
But a recent report by the Center for Humanitarian Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals the events that unfolded on the ground in Mosul — and the decisions that actors made — raised significant questions on the future of humanitarian response in today's conflict ...
Swint, who graduated last year from the Johns Hopkins School of Education with a master's degree in urban education, grew up in Detroit during the city's economic crisis and bankruptcy. She described her experiences in a speech delivered at the school's commencement ceremony last year. She recalled ...
Higgins also leads the surgery department at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and is considered a leading authority in the field of heart and lung transplantation and in coronary artery bypass surgery. His research has explored the mechanisms of cell injury in failing hearts, health economics ...
At the symposium's March 2 debut event, Baltimore City Health commissioner Leana Wen was joined by two former city health commissioners—Peter Beilenson; and Joshua Sharfstein, director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health—as well as ...
“Because of this, it is important to bring a visionary leader like Tyrus Miller to the School of Humanities. We are excited about the ... He earned a B.A./M.A. in humanities and an M.A. in creative writing at Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in English at Stanford University. He previously taught at Yale ...
Researchers from University of Virginia School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health measured total folate and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) and UMFA concentrations in 1394 children at birth. The pediatric participants' diet, clinical history and specific-IgE to ...
“At Cochlear, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of people with hearing loss, and our gift to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health supports this commitment. Hearing loss is a major public health problem. There is increasing evidence of the importance of hearing to overall ...
"Early on we recognized there's been a lot of work on health disparities having to do with age, race and so on that get collected in health-care settings," said Brandyn Lau, an assistant professor of surgery and health sciences informatics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. "One of the things ...

He spent his career teaching undergraduate and graduate students and also had an affiliation with the Malaria Research Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Posner is best known in the field for his pioneering research in organocopper chemistry, including his involvement in ...
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health today announced the launch of a new research center that will study the effects of hearing loss, particularly among older adults, with the goal of preventing and mitigating the consequences of hearing impairment, including cognitive decline and ...
While the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and the hospital's departments of physical therapy and respiratory services provide some of the program's mentors, others come from parts of the university that aren't explicitly represented in the P-TECH tracks, such as Johns Hopkins Medicine ...
"Every part of medicine has areas where we can do better," says Brandyn D. Lau, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of quality and research for the new Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health. "Without data specific to transgender patients, we can't ...
Dean Beverly Wendland of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and Dean Ed Schlesinger of the Whiting School of Engineering led a toast, and Coco Cai, a freshman class senator, gave a speech of thanksgiving. The menu card read, "Tonight, we celebrate Johns Hopkins' deep-seated heritage and ...
She grew up in Smithsburg, Md., and was the head librarian at Smithsburg Library. She graduated as valedictorian from Smithsburg High School in 1950. She attended Gettysburg College for two years and graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree ...
... all their guns, according to a new survey of 1,444 U.S. gun owners conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. ... guns reduces these risks," says lead study author Cassandra Crifasi, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor with the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy ...
She earned her doctoral degree in microbiology and immunology from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. ... did his residency training in internal medicine at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and completed his fellowship training in palliative care at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Lisa Eklund spends her days behind a desk at Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering. But on Tuesday evening in the Glass Pavilion, the senior grants and contracts analyst left her spreadsheets behind in favor of some very different tools: a bag of Jet-Puffed marshmallows and a pound ...
In an analysis of clinical data collected on more than 9,000 people, Johns Hopkins researchers have shown that the number of years spent overweight or obese appears to "add up" to a distinct risk factor for so-called silent heart damage. The researchers say the findings suggest that maintaining a healthy ...
Francis Gavin, the director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, argues that the field of IR's greatest strength is its adaptability and that other university departments would be wise to take their cues from schools of international ...
"Unwarranted price markups contribute to the skyrocketing cost of health insurance and out-of-pocket costs to patients," says Martin Makary, a cancer surgeon and professor of health policy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the paper's senior author. "We found some cancer centers ...
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) was recently named a Coordinating Centre for the Global Network of World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. This international designation means JHSON will lead the WHO's efforts in achieving its mission of ...
Jenny Town, the managing editor of 38 North and the assistant director of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, thinks this is all playing right into North Korea's hands. “The media loves the bizarre, they love these caricature images of North Korea, so there's this ...
Much of the research on gun violence in the U.S. is produced by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. More research would be a helpful step in opening better dialogue, Madeira said, so we can start "naming the evil, and looking at why ...
The School of Education (SOE) will be phasing out its Division of Public Safety Leadership. .... “Johns Hopkins University's support for public safety education, training, research, and innovation was underway long before PSL was created and will continue long after it ends,” Greenberg wrote in an email to ...
Four Johns Hopkins faculty are among 126 top U.S. and Canadian researchers to be named Sloan Research Fellows for 2018. ... or neurons, undergo rapid cellular and molecular changes, and Shigeki Watanabe, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Cell Biology, wants to know ...
The faculty and administrators—led by Beverly Wendland, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and Ed Schlesinger, dean of the Whiting School of Engineering—are members of Johns Hopkins University's Second Commission on Undergraduate Education, or CUE2. The commission members ...
Writing today in the journal Critical Care, Johns Hopkins rehabilitation and ICU experts conclude that a therapy animal is "a great exemplar" of ... says Dale Needham, a professor of medicine and of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the School of Medicine and senior author of the new editorial. "In fact ...
“Getting into trying to estimate well, 'Oh, I'm this size person and I've had this many drinks and therefore, I should be able to safely drive the car,' once you're going down that calculus, you're on a slippery slope," Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health David Jernigan ...
This article is from Global Health NOW, a news website and weekday e-newsletter published by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. If humanity is lucky, the next flu virus with pandemic potential will unfold somewhere quick to catch and contain the threat—a country with a strong public ...
And yet when we look at the preclinical animal models for these autoimmune diseases, all too often, nobody reports the sex of their animals or cells,” said Sabra Klein, PhD, associate professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who delivered a lecture on how sex can affect the outcomes ...
Increases in human life expectancy have slowed dramatically across the world since 1950, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Although a “ceiling effect” is expected as average lifespan approaches its biological limit, the study found that the trend ...
J.D.—a 2004 graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, former congressional aide, lobbyist, and crisis communications consultant—and Kate—a Brown University alumna and former Washington Post comics editor—deliver this trip through our 44 presidents in the style of a ...
Dracen Pharmaceuticals Inc. is working to develop technologies conceptualized by Barbara Slusher, a professor of neurology, and Dr. Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dracen has entered an exclusive agreement with Hopkins and the Institute of Organic ...
Today, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels; Provost Sunil Kumar; and Paul Rothman, dean of the School of Medicine, presented Crews with the $250,000 President's Frontier Award, which, Daniels told her, "is to be used in your research, education, and clinical work and to allow you to ...
The retired Air Force four-star general took time to elaborate on several of the topics U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis talked about last week at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He said the things Mattis said Friday should not be ignored, and after lunch ...
She also acted as a community outreach coordinator for the Birth Companions program at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. Among many certifications and licensures, Lucy holds a certification as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner as well as membership in the American ...
Celebrated neuroscientist Winfield Penfield (1891-1976) is the subject of today's animated Google Doodle on what would have been the 127th anniversary of his birth. A brilliant man once hailed as "the greatest living Canadian", Penfield is known for developing the Montreal Procedure along with ...
The researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine wanted to see how “quantum change experiences” induced with the help of psilocybin (the psychoactive substance in magic mushrooms) combined with regular spiritual practices (like meditation, journaling, awareness) resulted in the ...
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Researchers with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine developed a new blood test able to screen for eight types of cancers. "Our best chance at fighting cancer is detecting it early," research author Josh Cohen said. "It's something that can't be done visually. It has to be done ...
... self-recognition of depression are essential for reducing suffering in young people, and our results validate the overall effectiveness of the program," says Karen Swartz, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and founder of ADAP at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
As the government teetered on the edge of a shutdown Friday, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis took to the podium at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and laid out a sweeping new national defense strategy. "Our competitive edge has eroded in every domain of ...


 

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