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Carol Mary Ziminski, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine


Rheumatology, Rheumatology, Consultative


Dr. Ziminski is the Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins Rheumatic Disease Unit at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She is known for her clinical skills and teaching programs with a broad interest in the rheumatic diseases. She is Director of the division’s student education program and runs our Clinical Skills course.


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Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
Maryland Society for the Rheumatic Diseases
American College of Physicians (Fellow, July 1996)
American College of Rheumatology
Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
Lupus Mid-Atlantic
Baltimore City Medical Society
Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland

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  • Education +


    • Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven CT ) (1976)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1979)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Rheumatology (Baltimore MD ) (1981)


    • Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1982)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1979)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Her research interests include clinical studies of undifferentiated connective tissue disease.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Ziminski CE, Wiglesworth A, Austin R, Phillips LR, Mosqueda L. Injury patterns and causal mechanisms of bruising in physical elder abuse. J Forensic Nurs. 2013 Apr-Jun;9(2):84-91; quiz E1-2. doi: 10.1097/JFN.0b013e31827d51d0. PMID: 24158129 [PubMed - in process]
    2. Phillips LR, Ziminski C. The public health nursing role in elder neglect in assisted living facilities. Public Health Nurs. 2012 Nov;29(6):499-509. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1446.2012.01029.x. Epub 2012 Aug 26. PMID: 23078421 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
    3. Ziminski CE, Phillips LR, Woods DL. Raising the index of suspicion for elder abuse: cognitive impairment, falls, and injury patterns in the emergency department. Geriatr Nurs. 2012 Mar-Apr;33(2):105-12. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2011.12.003. Epub 2012 Jan 17. PMID: 22257963 
    4. Ziminski CE, Phillips LR. Clinical concepts. The nursing role in reporting elder abuse: specific examples and interventions. J Gerontol Nurs. 2011 Nov;37(11):19-23. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20111010-01. Epub 2011 Oct 19. PMID: 22007618
    5. Park JK, Subhawong AP, Ziminski CM, Grader-Beck T. Dermatomyositis as the initial presentation of a large anaplastic T-cell lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 1;29(13):e378-80. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2010.33.2528. Epub 2011 Feb 22. No abstract available. PMID: 21343565
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
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    2006 - 2009, American College of Rheumatology Clinican Scholar Educator Award

    2008 - present, Core Faculty, Vivien Thomas College, JHU Colleges Advisory Program

    2009 - present, Co-Leader, Vivien Thomas College, JHU Colleges Advisory Program

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    Good Samaritan Professional Building
    5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
    Russell Morgan
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    Phone: 443-444-4646
    Appointment Phone: 443-444-4646
    Fax: 410-630-7496


    • Medicine - Clinical and Molecular Rheumatology

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