October 2016

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A Publication for the Johns Hopkins Medicine Family

Grants Give Creativity a Running Start

Funding programs launched by Johns Hopkins University and the school of medicine encourage innovative research by rewarding collaboration and exploration.

he photo shows Peter Searson, Howard Egeth, Kerry Stewart and Kasidet Hiranniramol.

Articles in this Issue

  • Lasker Triumph

    Johns Hopkins researcher Gregg Semenza wins prestigious award for his discovery on how cells sense oxygen.

    The photo shows Gregg Semenza.
  • Zealous about Zika

    New Johns Hopkins Zika Center to diagnose and treat the virus that causes brain and eye abnormalities.

    A photo shows William May with a baby affected by Zika.
  • Exciting Developments Everywhere

    New developments at medical centers throughout the Johns Hopkins Health System

    The photo shows Ronald Peterson.
  • Expansion at Sibley Memorial Hospital

    New patient tower features private rooms and the Kimmel Cancer Center.

    The photo shows the new Sibley tower.
  • Epic Experts Share What Works

    At a conference hosted by the Epic Systems Corporation, Johns Hopkins Medicine designers and users discussed their successes with the electronic medical records company.

    A graphic shows a hand holding a phone with a conversation bubble.
  • Enduring Bonds

    In good times and bad, four Suburban Hospital nurses know they can count on each other.

    A photo shows Suburban nurses.
  • CPR in the OR

    Quality improvement initiative at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center reduces time for compression and defibrillation.

    The photo shows a simulation of CPR.
  • In Brief: October 2016

    Stylish shopping at 49th annual Best Dressed Sale benefits patient care.

    A photo shows people at the Best Dressed Sale.
  • Illuminating a New Chapter

    Alphie Rahman, a clinical nurse specialist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, creates and leads the Indian American Nurses Association of Maryland.

    The photo shows Alphie Rahman lighting a lamp.
  • Who/What: October 2016

    Gregg Semenza, whose discoveries on how cells respond to low oxygen levels could result in treatments for illnesses ranging from cancer to diabetes, is among October's featured employees.

  • Howard County General Hospital Helps Heal Ellicott City

    Hiring displaced workers is one way the hospital supports the flood-devastated community.

    A photo shows Alex Garza with recruitment specialist Ana Liesch.