Drs. Cynthia Boyd, Jennifer Wolff, Hadi Kharrazi and Bruce Leff selected to receive a Discovery Fund Synergy Award
Drs. Cynthia Boyd, Jennifer Wolff, Hadi Kharrazi and Bruce Leff have been selected to receive a Discovery Fund Synergy Award (one of 16 among 174 applications) to address medication regimen complexity in skilled home health care. These awards are designed to spark new, synergistic interactions between investigators and potentiate scientific achievements of the highest quality and impact. The projects were awarded in the range of $100,000 each. Collaboration by these investigators involves the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (SOM), Health Policy and Management (JHSPH).
Katie Matthews, Research Administration Supervisor, has taken on oversight of sponsored activities for several additional Department of Medicine Divisions at Bayview
Katie Matthews, Research Administration Supervisor, has taken on oversight of sponsored activities for several additional Department of Medicine Divisions here at Bayview. In addition to Katie’s efforts within Geriatric Medicine, she has taken on sponsored responsibilities of General Internal Medicine, Endocrine, and CIMs groups.
In this role, Katie will work closely with respective Divisional faculty and Administration. This is certainly a testament of her the expertise in the management of sponsored activities. 7-14-14
Laura Gibson, C-TAGME, made Medical Training Program Administrator for the Institute of Genetic Medicine
Laura Gibson, C-TAGME, Medical Training Program Administrator, has been chosen to function as the Medical Training Program Administrator for the Institute of Genetic Medicine. In this role she will continue to administer the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship and will split her time between the Bayview and Broadway campuses. This is evidence of her the expertise in graduate medical education and willingness to teach others. 7-14-14
Halima Amjad, MD, MPH, second year fellow in geriatric medicine has article in Journal of American Geriatrics Society
Halima Amjad, MD, MPH, second year fellow in geriatric medicine has an article in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society. Halima and her co-authors found that the majority of older adults in this study had experience with end of life care and decision making for others, and that these individuals demonstrated greater readiness to participate in advance care planning than did older adults with personal experience with illness or end of life care. Knowing that many older adults have experience with others who have received end of life care and advance care planning may help clinician assess readiness and frame advanced care discussions with patient. 7-10-14
Link to article: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.12894/pdf 7-10-14
Nicole Tursi-Young, MBA, Senior Financial Analyst has been selected to the Financial Team Program. This program is designed to expose current financial personnel to a variety of shadowing experiences, training programs, and projects to expand their knowledge and practice base. It also allows these employees to enlarge their network of contacts and understand practice in other financial areas. This is an affirmation of the financial skills that Nicole consistently brings to her work. 7-9-14