July/August 2015

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In Brief: July/August 2015

Dancing with the Hopkins Stars Raised $50K for United Way. Check out some great photos of the stars in action!

Photo shows contestants from the Dancing With the Hopkins Stars fundraiser for United Way.

Articles in this Issue

  • Who/What: July/August 2015

    Ronald R. Peterson, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is among July/August's featured employees.

    Photo of Ronald R. Peterson
  • What's for Lunch?

    Six nutritionists share their midday meal strategies. Try their tasty recipes at home.

    Photo shows, from left, nutritionists Diane Vizthum, Meghan Ames, Melissa Moser, Hong Brereton, Susan Oh and Bobbie Henry.
  • Circle of Healing

    The labyrinth at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center offers a path for quiet contemplation.

    Photo shows the labyrinth at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where patients, their family members and staff stroll for exercise and/or meditative comfort.
  • Conversations About Safety

    New website for patients deciphers Johns Hopkins’ patient safety and quality performance efforts.

    Image of a physician working on a laptop computer that displays the Patient Safety and Quality website.
  • After-Care Clinic: A Bridge for Patients at Risk

    Pilot program offers timely follow-up care and services.

    Photo shows pharmacist Amanda Sowell checking Deron Bridges’ blood-thinninglevel, as After-Care Clinic co-director Rosalyn Stewart, far left,and emergency medicine physician Anneliese Cuttle look on
  • Reaching Out to Families in Need

    Epic helps Harriet Lane Clinic doctors reach patients whose pharmacies were destroyed by looting.

    Photo of Megan Tschudy outside the Harriet Lane Clinic.
  • Helping Our City Heal

    Twenty-one years ago, we began our Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program, which since then has provided health care work and mentoring experiences for more than 2,500 young people.

    Photo of Ronald R. Peterson.
  • Cancer’s Persistent Foe

    More than 30 years ago, Drew Pardoll took the first steps toward his goal of creating therapies that tap the strength of patient immune systems. His determination is paying off.

    A photo from 1992 shows Drew Pardoll in the lab.
  • Picture This

    Three members of Johns Hopkins’ Clinical Pastoral Education Program recently earned certification as associate supervisors from the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.

    Pictured from left, Emmanuel Saidi, Tahara Akmal and Tommy Rogers, recent graduates of the Johns Hopkins’ Clinical Pastoral Education Program.