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Media Advisory: Dedication Ceremony for John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice, a New Facility Bringing Together Services for Patients with Infectious Diseases - 04/27/2017

Media Advisory: Dedication Ceremony for John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice, a New Facility Bringing Together Services for Patients with Infectious Diseases

Release Date: April 27, 2017
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Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine

What:
A dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting with Johns Hopkins leadership and an open house of the new John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The new facility addresses the growing demand for outpatient health care. It includes more than two dozen exam rooms and co-locates much-needed services for patients with an array of infectious diseases, including infections obtained after transplantation or from medical devices, HIV and viral hepatitis. In addition to housing various multidisciplinary subspecialists, the facility will feature a nutritionist, an on-site pharmacy, phlebotomy services and a full complement of social work and case managers. The clinic will be located in renovated space in the Park Building (the former entrance to the Emergency Department), and patients will now be able to enter through a convenient entrance on Monument Street.

The clinic honors John G. Bartlett, the former Johns Hopkins infectious diseases division director, who spent more than 25 years leading efforts to improve and develop treatments for patients with infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS.

When:
Monday, May 1, at 4 p.m.
Remarks begin at 4 p.m. with a ribbon cutting to follow.

Who:

  • Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh
  • Johns Hopkins leadership including:
  • Patients will be available to speak to media at the dedication ceremony about their experience at Johns Hopkins and the new clinic opening.

Where:
The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Park Building
1717 E. Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21205
Parking is available for media at the Rutland Garage. The entrance to the garage is located at 1800 Madison St. Please tell the attendant you are attending this event.

RSVP: Please RSVP by Monday, May 1, at noon to Jania Matthews, 410-955-5384 or jmatth27@jhu.edu