Research & Grants
Dr. Daniel Brotman (PI) and Dr. Michael Ellenbogen (co-PI), along with several other Johns Hopkins colleagues, have funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb to study Apixaban. They are evaluating the safety, efficacy, and resource utilization of Apixaban to treat venous thromboembolism in patients with end-stage renal disease compared to a warfarin-based approach.
Dr. Nick Cuneo received grant funding via a private donation from the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions to establish a partnership between the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights (CPHHR) and the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) to support migrants seeking asylum and other forms of humanitarian protection in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The grant is also funding a health and human rights assessment of migrants presenting for legal assistance to be able to connect them to appropriate services and inform border policy discussions.
The Johns Hopkins Hospitalist Innovation Grant helps faculty members advance their research projects at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Joseph Hwang is a junior faculty member in the Division of Hospital Medicine with research interests in clinical and pharmacoepidemiology. He has been awarded funding to investigate the safety of commonly prescribed systemic muscle relaxers using real-world data.
Leadership & Management
Dr. Carrie Herzke was recently promoted to Vice Chair of Inpatient Operations for the Department of Medicine (DOM). The move recognizes her extraordinary efforts to propel the DOM and the entire Johns Hopkins Medicine enterprise forward in our efforts to act like an aligned hospital system with a professionalized medical staff. Dr. Herzke also serves at the Associate Chief Medical Officer at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Health Policy & Medical Education
Medical Education News
Congratulations to Dr. Amit Pahwa on his recent promotion to Associate Professor! He was also recently awarded the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award.
Medical Education News
Congratulations to Dr. John Woller for being appointed as the Director for Clinical Reasoning within the Osler Medicine Residency Training Program! Dr. Woller also recently won the Educator of the Year Award from the Osler Housestaff.
Dr. Reza Manesh
Dr. Manesh is well-known for his role as one of the co-founders of the widely popular podcast Clinical Problem Solvers.
Dr. Kimiyoshi Kobayashi
Dr. Kobayashi formerly served as the Associate Medical Director for the Johns Hopkins Capacity Command Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore before taking on his current role as the Chief Quality Officer at UMass Memorial Medical Center.