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Companies across the U.S. are turning to Johns Hopkins experts for psychological guidance for their employees.

Shelby Kutty, Director of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology at Johns Hopkins, named prestigious “Feigenbaum Lecturer” by the American Society of Echocardiography.

Ashwani Rajput joined Johns Hopkins in November 2019 as director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in the D.C. Region.

When pediatric cardiologist Joel Brenner began caring for 8-month-old Christian Kurowski in 1993, little did he know he would be facing him a quarter century later.

Following an introspective path, the new chief administrative officer for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and administrator for the Department of Pediatrics has embraced his new role.

Prodensity — an app developed at Johns Hopkins — is helping our research community return to work in more than 600 labs while ensuring staff follow strict physical distancing mandates during COVID-19.

Fourteen-year-old Mosilla “Mo” Gaba is battling cancer for the fourth time at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, but he has never let his illness hold him back.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is once again ranked #3 in the nation and #1 in both Maryland and the Baltimore metropolitan region. It also maintains its position as the only hospital top ranked for patients of all ages.

The director of the new Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center talks about her experience as a pediatrician.

The vice president for economic development for Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System works to make sure underserved communities have access to food, testing and medical information during the COVID crisis.

The COVID-19 Pandemic Anchor Strategy Work Group is fighting the disease's disproportionate harm to already disadvantaged communities.

Johns Hopkins infectious disease specialist Aaron Milstone’s newest research focuses on parents as reservoirs for NICU infections.

The system includes a desktop computer with a camera, special software, a wireless keyboard and a sensor arm that captures movement.

The Talk and Walk program provides opportunities for people who have had breast cancer to learn, socialize and get some exercise.

Volunteers share their breast cancer experiences with women recovering from mastectomies.

Healing Arts - 07/15/2020

An artist and a musician help children in the hospital feel more like themselves.

Psychiatrist Adam Kaplin describes the challenges and triumphs of counseling COVID-19 survivors virtually.

Health care leaders from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center host a twice-weekly conference call designed to debunk rumors, deliver reliable information and discuss resources available to underserved Baltimoreans.

Dominique Foulkes, M.D., explains the ins and outs of the Shaw Family Pediatric Emergency Center at Suburban Hospital.

George Zuidema, M.D., who transformed and modernized the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins during a 20-year tenure as its head, then returned to his native Michigan to revitalize the state university’s then troubled medical center, died of aplastic anemia July 6, 2020, in his hometown of Holland, Michigan. He was 92.

The approaches include using new metric-based criteria to determine the frequency of rehabilitation, telemedicine and negative pressure rooms.

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences hosted the 12th annual event aimed at encouraging science writers to explore some of the groundbreaking research happening on the university and medical campuses.

Wilmer Eye Institute has been known for cultivating leaders in the field since 1925. More than 100 department chairs and 10 presidents of the American Academy of Ophthalmology have been trained at Wilmer.

The Chesney Archives invites all faculty and staff members, students and volunteers throughout the institution to submit their COVID-19 stories.

Dome provides comprehensive coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, Creative Alternatives staff remain committed to helping clients with their goals — albeit from a distance.

Amid the current pandemic, some scientists are exploring how extracellular vesicles could be used to detect, treat or monitor the virus known as SARS-CoV-2 and its ensuing respiratory illness, COVID-19.

Internist and infectious disease specialist Ulrike Buchwald aims to detect anal lesions and dysplasia earlier in patients who are most vulnerable.

Anne Marie Lennon, director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, shares a message for patients — with information for providers — at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The technique may prove beneficial for those living with stroke, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Rehabilitation specialists are helping patients admitted to ICU with COVID-19 via routine psychological care and physical and occupational therapy.

Rehabilitation professionals join patient care teams within the first 24 to 36 hours of hospital admission for stroke to get the best outcomes.

The Johns Hopkins clinical research program that focuses on multiple sclerosis and rehabilitation psychology has several ongoing grant-funded projects.

A new Center of Excellence will bring clinical care, research and education to Ho Chi Minh City.

Physicians and researchers in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology seek to understand how COVID-19 affects patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

When their classes were canceled, Johns Hopkins medical students Laura Pugh and Anthony Salerno started Apart Not Alone, a volunteer organization to help combat social isolation among older adults.

The interactive tool helps medical providers learn about and treat menopause.

Building on 75 years of advancements in pediatric cardiac surgery, the Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center also features experts in pediatric cardiology and pediatric anesthesiology and critical care medicine.

Nationally, over 20% of patients hospitalized for heart failure find themselves readmitted to a hospital within 30 days. For patients seen after hospital discharge at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Heart Failure Bridge Clinic, however, that readmission rate ranges between 9% and 12%, says medical director Nisha Gilotra.

She is the only African American woman currently chairing a pharmacology department at any medical school in the nation.

The Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute is pleased to welcome, clockwise from left, preventive cardiologist Stacey Schott, cardiologist Ari Cedars, cardiac surgeon Hamza Aziz, pediatric cardiac surgeon Danielle Gottlieb Sen, and cardiac surgeon Fayyaz Hashmi.

We are delighted to welcome the newly minted M.D.s who matched at The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Osler Residency Program.

Allen devised landmark neurosurgical operations.

No Bullies Allowed - 06/05/2020

In academic medicine, harsh treatment of medical students and trainees has too often gone ignored or excused. That culture is now changing, both at the national level and at Johns Hopkins, where new efforts are aimed at preventing — and addressing — mistreatment, harassment and discrimination.

Impatient Visionary - 06/05/2020

Kinde is focused on making early detection of cancer a routine affair.

Class Notes - 06/05/2020

Hanging Tough - 06/05/2020

One night last fall, Pierre Gibbons ran into a burning building to help a neighbor — and emerged with severe burns and very slim odds for survival. In their efforts to give Gibbons a fighting chance, specialists at the Johns Hopkins Burn Center tried a one-two punch they’d never used before.

Art with an Impact - 06/05/2020

Student works bring a spirit of well-being to a local physician practice, thanks to a creative collaboration with the Maryland Institute College of Art

Rehab in the ICU - 06/05/2020

Permanent changes at the federal level are needed to provide a permanent path forward for telemedicine in neurology and other specialties.

Aquarium Escapes - 06/05/2020

The X Factor - 06/05/2020

Could advances surrounding a newly discovered “X cell” hold the clue to preventing type 1 diabetes from taking hold in the first place? That’s the hope of a team of Johns Hopkins scientists whose arduous bench-side journey might be close to paying off.

18 Months - 06/05/2020

A MESH of Support - 06/05/2020

Finding Hope - 06/05/2020

This issue’s note from the editor.

Catch and Correct - 06/05/2020

In the face of a global pandemic, front-line faculty and staff members and alumni have stepped up to serve with selflessness and courage.

Promise in Plasma? - 06/05/2020

Biotech Titan - 06/05/2020

Harr aims to harness gene- and cell-based therapies to transform medicine.

Wolter was also a highly respected mentor to many.

Global Neurologıst - 06/05/2020

Birbeck is dedicated to improving neurologic care and training in sub-Saharan Africa.

Neurosurgeon Irving Sherman was also a generous benefactor to Johns Hopkins.

As Wilmer's 2020 residency program grads prepare for the next chapter in their careers, we asked them to share with us what they learned and what the future may hold.

Watch the first installment of a series in which Johns Hopkins experts connect with colleagues around the world to discuss their experiences with COVID-19.

$15 million gift spread over five years funded professorship and research projects

For nearly a decade, Johns Hopkins researcher Bryan Ward has studied how magnetic fields affect vestibular sensation.

For certain patients, an implanted device delivered via minimally invasive surgery offers an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure.

In the last few years, several leading experts have joined or been promoted in the Division of Cardiac Surgery, providing care for a range of conditions affecting patients of all ages.

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins use surgical robots in nearly all oncologic procedures — enhancing precision, reducing pain and improving recovery time for patients.

New Faculty - 05/29/2020

The Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery recently welcomed seven new faculty members.

Beyond the Dome - 05/28/2020

Osler alum and 2019 Nobel Laureate Bill Kaelin studies mutations in the von Hippel-Landau disease that increase the risk of kidney cancer and other tumors. He and others went on to discover the molecular switch VHL uses to control the oxygen-sensitive protein hypoxia-inducible factor. Kaelin shares his insights and reminisces about his Osler training.

The director of the Osler Medical Residency Training Program celebrates the swift responsiveness and tenacity of residents, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its devastating path.

Historically, efforts to ensure a more inclusive residency program have relied on Osler trainees from unrepresented minorities. Leaders are working to change that. They want to ensure that everyone has a role to play in attracting underrepresented physicians to the program.

Psychologist George Everly offers guidance on how to help patients and providers build resilience against the pandemic’s psychological effects.


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