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Building Progress
As the skin goes up on the new clinical towers, construction stays on schedule.

The air ducts have been placed on the top of the children’s tower and the stilts await the installation of the helipad atop the adult building. Hopkins’ $1 billion construction project is roughly 45 percent complete.

In between his nonstop meetings and travels, Michael Iati, director of architecture and planning for the Johns Hopkins Health System, found time to sit down with Dome for an update.


Nursing Accolades

Brand Rewards

Hopkins’ “Branding & Use of Name Toolkit” Web site recently won an international group’s award for excellence. Honored with an iNOVA award from a panel of Web site development judges assembled by MerComm Inc., a Network-based firm that fosters international communications projects and programs, the Hopkins Web site ( provides clear instructions and rules on how to use the Hopkins Medicine name, our brandmarks and logos, as well as guidelines on Web site development. “Every use of our name and brandmarks conveys an association with Johns Hopkins Medicine and potentially affects the institution’s reputation,” says Dean and CEO Edward Miller. “Some uses are appropriate and desirable; others are potentially damaging and must be avoided.”

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Steve Kravet
A New Era for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

A Place to Hang Their Coats–and Troubles
The new Hackerman-Patz House is a home away from home for cancer patients and their families.

Barbara Cook

Actor Captures Ben Carson’s Persona
A new TV drama chronicles the unlikely career of Hopkins’ beloved director of pediatric neurosurgery.


Keys to a Woman’s Heart
A new program at Johns Hopkins Bayview provides multifaceted care for women with cardiovascular disease.

Barbara Cook

From Tragedy, a Glimmer
A new brain trauma research fund honors a patient’s memory and boosts efforts to find new therapies.

Barbara Cook

Clean Hands
Staff find ways to comply with the hospital’s top safety priority.

Barbara Cook

A Moving Target
Hopkins continues to raise the bar on cultivating a positive hospital experience.

Roller Girls

Hopkins Charmers
Pistol Whip and Nurse Wretched are just two employees who become Charm City Roller Girls by night.

Megan Quick

Local Nurses Do Global Good
Johns Hopkins nursing’s international presence grows.

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The COWs (computers on wheels) on the WICU (Weinberg ICU) now each have their own name.
Still Giving
Mohamed Lehar, M.D., a school of medicine researcher in otolaryngology, was one of several top blood donors recently recognized for making frequent blood donations to American Red Cross drives at Johns Hopkins.



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