Charles Brown, MD, received a 2-year Research Career Development Core Award from the NIH-funded Johns Hopkins Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. The award will support ongoing research on how baseline frailty in cardiac surgery patients affects postoperative delirium and functional change in older adults, along with potential interventions.
Michael Erdek, MD, received a $25,000 fellowship training grant on behalf of the Pain Division from Medtronic Neurological.
Jenny Lee, MD, received the prestigious Clinician Scientist Award from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the amount of $80,000 for her achievements to date and in support of her project titled "Neuron and Oligodendrocyte Injury After Pediatric Hypoxia, Hypothermia, and Rewarming."
Jamie Murphy, MD, received an $80,000 Synergy Award from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for her study titled "The Evaluation of Right Sided Heart Pathology and Right Ventricular Systolic Pressure in Pre-Eclamptic Patients with Severe Features."
John Sampson, MD, and Camila Lyon, MD, received $5000 from Laerdal Medical for their project, "Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support in Austere Environments."
Sean Berenholtz, MD, was promoted to full professor.
Sean Berenholtz, MD was appointed to the editorial advisory board of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.
Jason Brookman, MD, assumed the position of Fellowship Program Director for Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine on July 1.
Romergryko Geocadin, MD, was invited as a panelist/speaker for the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Treatment of Cardiac Arrest: Current Status and Future Directions.
The abstract by Paul Nyquist, MD, "Increased Activation of Inflammatory Genes in Monocytes of Healthy People with Ischemic White Matter Disease," was selected by the American Heart Association as among the top 10%. He will re-present his abstract in a poster presentation at Scientific Sessions 2014, November 15-19, in Chicago, IL.
The article by Kayode Williams, MD, on the effects of patient punctuality on clinic performance (BMJ Open) was featured on Reuters http://uk.reuters.com/article/email/idUKKBN0EO2BE20140613 and in the Chicago Tribune.