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Fall 2013


Hopkins Medicine Fall 2013

Articles in this Issue


  • Too few doctors are prepared to help guide women through menopause. Wen Shen and her compatriots are intent on changing that.
  • Preserved and frozen in time, the blood and tissue samples stored in Hopkins' biorepositories hold myriad clues to curing disease.
  • Life is poised to get dramatically better for millions with hepatitis C, thanks to new treatments that promise a more effective cure, without the debilitating side effects.

Circling the Dome

  • Strategic plan aims to maintain Hopkins Medicine as international leader.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in the nation.
  • New blood-ordering guidelines will ensure supply for surgeries where it's needed most.
  • In June 2012, former dean and CEO Edward Miller retired after more than 15 years at the help of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The magazine sat down with him recently to chat about what he's up to now that he is in control of his own schedule.
  • A new medical school gets a new curriculum.

Medical Rounds

Alpha Docs

Hopkins Reader

Annals of Hopkins

  • In vitro fertilization was born at Hopkins in the mid-1960s—but the scientists responsible for the achievement wouldn't realize it until years later.  

Class Notes

Second Opinion

  • Why the new MCAT could end up discouraging talented applicants from entering medicine.


  • Our five-year strategic plan zeroes in on our most valuable resource: people.

In Memoriam

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