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Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow

Healthcare

Data and Medical Care – Dr. Christian Jones

Dr. Christian Jones and his team are working on using technology to mine medical data for useful insights.

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Eliminating Harm to Patients — Dr. Peter Pronovost

Hospitalized patients face the potential for hundreds of complications. See how researchers at Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute work with health care providers, engineers, psychologists and others to eliminate patient harm in healthcare.

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Defining Ethics for Public Health — Dr. Nancy Kass

Public health creates policies to keep everyone healthy, but medical ethics allows patients to decline recommended treatments. Dr. Kass is working on defining ethics for public health to respect individual rights while preventing public health from being compromised.

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The Effect the Environment Has on Research – Julie Watson, Vet.M.B.

Julie Watson, Vet.M.B., is a lab animal veterinarian at Johns Hopkins. With her team, she helps figure out when the housing conditions, not the experiment, influence the results of a research study

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Children Living in Poverty – Tina Cheng, M.D

Tina Cheng, M.D., and her team are working on ways to develop and test programs to interrupt the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage.

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Patient Navigators Impact on Patients – Fabian Johnston, M.D., M.H.S.

Fabian Johnston, M.D., M.H.S., and his team are studying patient navigators' impact on the patients quality of life during their most severely ill and vulnerable times.

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