Not one but two alumni of the GIM Fellowship program have just been elected to the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars. Teri Manolio, MD, and Stephen McPhee, MD, are among only fifteen distinguished scholars to be inducted into the Society this year. Dr. Manolio, Dr. McPhee and the other 2012 inductees were honored at a ceremony hosted by Provost Lloyd B. Minor on Tuesday, April 10th.
The Society of Scholars was created on the recommendation of then President Milton S. Eisenhower and approved by the university board of trustees on May 1, 1967. Since then it has selected for membership former postdoctoral fellows, postdoctoral degree recipients, house staff and junior or visiting faculty who have served at least a year at Johns Hopkins and thereafter gained marked distinction elsewhere in their fields of physical, biological, medical, social or engineering sciences or in the humanities and for whom at least five years have elapsed since their last Johns Hopkins affiliation.
The following two paragraphs are excerpted from the profiles of the GIM recipients published by the Society of Scholars.
Teri A. Manolio is an accomplished cardiovascular epidemiologist with prominence as a scientist and leader at the National Institutes of Health. Among her many accomplishments, she initiated and expanded major national studies . . . to incorporate state-of-the-art sciences, such as imaging of subclinical atherosclerotic disease, health disparities and genomewide linkage analyses. In 2005, Manolio moved to the National Human Genome Research Institute to integrate genomic technologies into population studies on a broader scale. . . . Manolio is director of the Office of Population Genomics at NHGRI and senior adviser to the director of NHGRI for population genomics.
Stephen J. McPhee is a master physician, prolific researcher, leading editor of core clinical textbooks and honored mentor of researchers and medical students. A practicing physician and emeritus professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, he is recognized as one of the top internists on the West Coast. . . . [McPhee’s research focuses primarily] on cancer prevention; health promotion and disease prevention among Vietnamese and other Asian populations; and palliative, end-of-life and geriatric care. McPhee has worked with more than 125 hospitals to establish palliative care consultation services.
The GIM Fellowship Program is very proud of the accomplishments of its former fellows, and joins the Society of Scholars in saluting these two from among them.