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Dome - May 2011

May 2011

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Mark Shaver
Mark Shaver
photo by Keith Weller

Articles in this Issue


  • Dean/CEO Edward Miller, who helped guide Johns Hopkins Medicine from its formative years to a period of strength , announces his plans to retire by June 2012
  • In part to find new sources of revenue, Mark Shaver and his business development team secure corporate partnerships for Johns Hopkins’ expertise and evidence-based programs.

CENTER SPREAD--New Clinical Buildings

  • Before the hospital’s new clinical buildings open, an easy-to-use virtual tour lets employees explore their soon-to-be workplace.
  • More spaces for patients and visitors will mean relocating many current permit holders
  • From the landscaped grounds to ceiling tiles partially made from recycled material, the new clinical buildings pay respect to the welfare of the earth as well as that of patients and their families.


  • The monumental steel-beam sculpture that adorns the McElderry Street entrance to Hopkins Hospital’s Outpatient Center has been removed to undergo much-needed restoration.
  • Seven storytellers shared compelling accounts about life at Hopkins last month as part of Stoop Stories, a Baltimore-based storytelling show that illuminates various themes through true personal tales.
  • Suburban Hospital recently unveiled the department’s new “Nursing Practice Model,” which calls attention to the patient-centered values that drive the work of all of its nurses.
  • The first research facility in the Science + Technology Park boasts a variety of tenants and projects.
  • Berman Institute’s new home cements the importance of bioethics at Hopkins.


  • New research at Johns Hopkins is making it possible to transplant tissue that isn’t a close match, without launching the potentially deadly side effects that would have been a risk just years ago.


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