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Department Programs

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Institute for Genetic Medicine
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Oncology and Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
John Ulatowski, MD, PhD, MBA, Department Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Hurd Hall
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Donald W. Benson Lecture on Pain Medicine
The Clinician-Scientist, Pain Medicine, and Entrepreneurship: A Case Study
James Campbell, MD
Friday, June 7 | Zayed 6206, Benson Library
Neuro Science: Brain injury and Brain Protection
7:30 - 7:40 a.m.Introduction
John Ulatowski, MD, PhD, MBA
Nicholas Flavahan
7:40 - 8:10Nanotechnology based therapies for brain injury
Sujatha Kannan, MD
8:10 - 8:40Translational Therapies for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Courtney Robertson, MD
8:40 - 9:10Heme oxygenase and iron toxicity after intracerebral hemorrhage
Jian Wang, MD, PhD
9:10 - 9:40Structural and functional mapping in severe brain injury
Robert Stevens, MD
9:40 - 10:00Refreshment Break
Perioprative and Critical Care Research
10:00 - 10:30Detection of brain injury and outcomes after pediatric ECMO
Mela Bembea, MD
10:30 - 11:00OSA and Sleep Medicine Tracey
Smith Stierer, MD
11:00 - 11:30Initiation of a Hospital-wide Blood Management Program at JHH
Steve Frank, MD
11:30 - 12:00Palliative Care in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Rebecca Aslakson, MD
Department contact: Michaela McAuliffe, (410) 516-8986,
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Institute for Genetic Medicine
David Valle, MD, Institute Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Turner Concourse, MRB G07
9:00 - 9:25 a.m.Genetic Medicine: The challenges and opportunities of individuality
David Valle, MD
9:25 - 9:45From Mice to Mind: Translational studies in Down syndrome
Roger Reeves, PhD
9:45 - 10:10Telomeres, Telomerase and Age-Related Disease
Mary Armanios, MD
10:10 - 10:20Refreshment Break
10:20 - 10:40Got Family History? The opportunities and challenges of family-centered medicine
Joann Bodurtha MD, MPH
10:40 - 11:05Mendelian Disorders of the Epigenetic Machinery: potential treatable causes of memory dysfunction
Hans Bjornsson, MD, PhD
11:05 - 11:30Found in Translation: New insights into the cause and treatment of scleroderma
Hal Dietz, MD
Deparment contact: Sandy Muscelli, (410) 955-4260,
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Gynecology and Obstetrics
Harold Fox, MD, Department Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013
6:00 p.m.Howard A. Kelly Society Dinner
The Centre Club
100 Light Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Phipps 240
7:30 - 8:00 a.m.Business Meeting of the Howard A. Kelly Society
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
8:00 - 8:30Changing Childbirth to Reduce Maternal Pelvic Floor Disorders Later in Life
Victoria Handa, MD

Postpartum IUD’s
Roxanne Jamshidi, MD
Gynecologic Oncology
8:30 - 9:00Update on Minimally Invasive Surgical Innovations in Gynecologic Oncology
Amanda Fader, MD

Status of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Gynecologic Cancers
Edward Tanner, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology
9:00 -9:30Fertility Preservation for the Female Patient: Current Choices and Future Developments
Mindy Christianson, MD
9:30 - 9:40Refreshment Break
Gynecologic Specialties
9:40 - 10:10Multidisciplinary Approach to Surgical Management of Fibroids
Isabel Green, MD

Updates on Education
Isabel Green, MD
Resident and Medical Student Education
10:10 - 10:40Resident Research Projects
Cindy Duke, MD, PhD
Maternal Fetal Medicine
10:40 - 11:10Decision Analysis: A Tool to Assess Cost Effectiveness in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Erika Werner, MD

International Ultrasound Education in the Middle East
Jude Crino, MD
Gynecologic Pathology
11:10 - 11:30Personalized Cancer Medicine for Gynecologic Cancer – Are We There Yet?
Ie-Ming Shih, MD, PhD
Department contact: Monique Darby, (410) 955-5456, mdarby3@jhmi.edi
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Myron Weisfeldt, MD '65, Department Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Hurd Hall, Johns Hopkins Hospital
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Leading Edge of Interventional Gastroenterology
Anthony Kalloo, MD
8:30 - 9:00Two Osler Housestaff Presentations
9:00 - 9:05Year’s Best Image of Osler
9:05 - 9:30Novel Probes for Autoimmune Myopathies
Livia Casciola-Rosen, PhD
9:30 - 10:00Refreshment Break
10:00 - 10:30Director’s Update
Myron Weisfeldt, MD '65
10:30 - 10:45The Firm Units and Duty Hours
Sanjay Desai, MD
10:45 - 11:15Improving Patient Care and Transitions: the J-CHIP Program
Scott Berkowitz, MD, MBA
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.Department of Medicine Dinner, Welch Library
Paul Rothman, MD, Dean and CEO Johns Hopkins Medicine
Edward Miller, MD, Emeritus Dean and CEO Johns Hopkins Medicine
Department Contact: Dana Fraiman, (410) 955-6642,
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William Nelson, MD, PhD, '87, Department Director

Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
Theodore DeWeese, MD, Department Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Weinberg Auditorium
8:30 - 8:40 a.m.Welcome and Introduction
William Nelson, MD, PhD
Theodore DeWeese, MD
8:40 - 9:20Targeted Therapies for Patients with Melanoma
Lynn Schuchter, MD
9:20 - 10:00New Views of the Lung Cancer Genome
Charles Rudin, MD, PhD
10:00 - 10:40Novel Intervention Approaches to Treat Cancer
Marikki Laiho, MD, PhD
10:40 - 11:20Can Prostate Cancer be Prevented
William Nelson, MD, PhD
Department contact: Michele Fountain, (410) 955-8410,
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Orthopaedic Surgery
Charles Cummings, MD, Interim Department Director
Lee Riley III, MD '86, Activity Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Orthopaedic Conference Room 5152, JHOC 5th Floor
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Novel Solutions to Deformity Correction in the Growing Spine
Paul Sponseller, MD
8:30 - 9:00Trends in Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Steve Petersen, MD
9:00 - 9:30Revision Adult Deformity Surgery: Secrets to the best result
Khaled Kebaish, MD
9:30 - 9:45Refreshment Break
9:45 - 10:15Concussion Management
Samir Dixit, MD
10:15 - 10:45Improving Spinal Fusion Using the Activin Signaling Pathway
Doug DiGirolamo, PhD
10:45 - 11:15Bone Remodeling in Osteoarthritis
Xu Cao, PhD
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Inaugural Centennial Event: Reception and Video Premiere
A Century of Excellence
The Maryland Club
1 East Eager Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Department Contact: Molly Murray, (410) 955-6936,
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Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
David Eisele, MD, Department Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Turner Auditorium
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Michael M.E. Johns, MD Lecture
Affordable Care Act – Health Care Reform Version 1.0
Gail Wilensky, PhD
6:30 - 8:30Crowe Society Alumni Dinner
The Maryland Club
1 East Eager Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Owens Auditorium, Cancer Research Building
7:30 - 7:40 a.m.Welcome and Introduction
David Eisele, MD
7:40 - 7:50Nonverbal Intelligence Adversely Affected by Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss in Rural Nepal
Susan Emmett, MD
7:50 - 8:00Sinonasal Cells Produce Active Vitamin D Augmenting Host Innate Immune Response
Babar Sultan, MD
8:00 - 8:10Near-Dehiscence: Findings in Patients with Thin Bone Over the Superior Semicircular Canal
Bryan Ward, MD
8:10 - 8:20Social Demographics of Patient Satisfaction in Pediatric Otolaryngology
Carrie Nieman, MD
8:20 - 8:30Saliva and Plasma-Based HPV Detection and Surveillance of OPSCC
Jamie Ahn, MD
8:30 - 8:40Decreased Depression in Older Adults with Hearing Aid Use
David Mener, MD
8:40 - 8:50Facial Reanimation with Masseter-to-Facial Nerve Transfer
Sofia Lyford-Pike, MD '06
8:50 - 9:00Temporal Trends in Head and Neck Cancer Surgical Reconstruction
Zhen Gooi, MD
9:00 - 9:10Collagen, Type XIV, Alpha 1 Promoter Hypermethylation in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Marietta Tan, MD '09
9:10 - 9:20Refreshment Break
9:20 - 9:30The Bucket Test
Daniel Sun, MD '11
9:30 - 9:40Financial Incentive of Home-CPAP Machine Use in the Inpatient Hospital Setting
David Smith, MD, PhD
9:40 - 9:50Hospital Acquired Conditions in Head and Neck Cancer
Amit Kochhar, MD
9:50 - 10:00Correlation of Intra-Operative EMG with Vocal Fold Function after Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Dane Genther, MD
10:00 - 10:10Investigating Human Auditory Processing: What Epilepsy Can Tell us about Hearing
Steven Eliades, MD, PhD '08
10:10 - 10:20Total Laryngectomy Outcomes at Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Eleni Benson, MD
10:20 - 10:30Primary HNSCC's and HNSCC-Derived Xenografts Methylation Signatures Compared to HNSCC-Derived Cell Lines
Patrick Hennessey, MD
10:30 - 10:40A Radical Approach to Antimicrobial Cell Death
Michael Kohanski, MD, PhD
10:40 - 10:50An African Education
Jason Chan, MD
10:50 - 11:00Clusterin: A Gene Specific Target of Microrna-21 in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Wojciech Mydlarz, MD '06
11:00 - 11:10Differences in the Mutational Landscape of Smokers and Non-Smokers with Oral Tongue Cancer
Ryan Li, MD
11:10 - 11:20The Psycho-social Impact of Facial Paralysis
Myriam Loyo, MD
11:10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 - 2:30Charles W. Cummings, MD Lecture
CSF Otorrhea: Diagnosis and Management
Paul Lambert, MD
Saturday, June 8, 2013
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.Commencement Ceremony and Dinner
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum
1417 Thames Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Department contact: Christine Stansbury, (410) 955-1080,
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Ralph Hruban, MD '85, Deputy Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Wood Basic Science Auditorium
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.How Team Science is Fighting the War Against Pancreatic Cancer
Anirban Maitra, MD
9:30 - 11:30Department Tour
Department contact: Mabel Smith, (410) 955-5876,
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George Dover, MD, Department Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Children's Center
8:30 - 11:00 a.m.Guided Tour of the Children's Center
George Dover, MD
Department contact: Crystal Brice, (410) 955-5976,
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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
W.P. Andrew Lee, MD '83, Department Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013
6:30 p.m.Cocktails and Dinner
The Engineers Club
11 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21201
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Chevy Chase Conference Room, Zayed Tower
8:00- 9:00 a.m.Navigating the Waters after Residency: Perspectives from a Hopkins Grad
Gregory Evans, MD
9:00 - 11: 00Interactive Question and Answer with Hand Transplant
and Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Patients
Department contact: Bahar Zarrabi, (443) 287-2001,
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Jeffrey Palmer, MD, Department Director

Friday, June 7, 2013 | Turner Concourse, MRB G05
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.The Future of PM&R: Technology, Economics and Politics
Bruce Gans, MD
9:30 - 10:00Improving Structure Function Relationships in Multiple Sclerosis
Kathy Zackowski, PhD, OTR
10:00 - 10:30Swallowing Research Program
Ianessa Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP
10:30 - 11:00Early Rehabilitation in the ICU
Jennifer Stevenson, MPH, PhD
11:00 - 11:30Improving Outcomes Following Injury and Illness
Stephen Wegener, PhD
Department contact: Peggy Foltyn, (410) 502-2446,
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD '72, Department Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Chevy Chase Auditorium
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.Leo Kanner Lecture
The Gift of Child Psychiatry
Robert L. Findling, MD
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Meyer 1-191
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Chair’s Update
J. Raymond Depaulo, Jr., MD '72
8:30 - 9:00Brain, Mind, Behavior in the Genes to Society Curriculum
Dean MacKinnon, MD
9:00 - 9:30The Geriatric Mental Health Workforce Crisis Ahead: How Medical Student Education Needs to Change
Susan Lehmann, MD
9:30 - 9:45Refreshment Break
9:45 - 10:15How the Perspectives of Psychiatry Model is Integrated into the First Year of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Meg Chisolm, MD
10:15 - 10:45Teaching Evaluation and Management of Behavioral Disorders: Principles and Practice
Graham Redgrave, MD '99
Department contact: Mary Cokley, (410) 955-3130,
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Julie Freischlag, MD, Department Director
David Efron, MD, Activity Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013
6:00 p.m.Cocktails and Dinner
The Maryland Club
1 East Eager Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Chevy Chase Auditorium, Zayed Tower
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.Introduction
David Efron, MD, Nita Ahuja MD and Christopher Wolfgang, MD, PhD
8:15 - 8:35Innovations in Wound Management: Reducing Surgical Site Occurrences Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Frederic Eckhauser, MD
8:35 - 8:55Engineering Cytotoxic Monoclonal Antibodies for the Treatment of Cancer
Ajay Jain, MD
8:55 - 9:15Advances in Connective Tissue Disorders: Implications for the Vascular Surgeon
James Black III, MD
9:15 - 9:35Increasing the Value of Healthcare by Surgeon Control of Quality and Cost
Mark Ott, MD
9:35 - 10:00Refreshment Break
10:00 - 10:20Frailty Among Candidates for Liver Transplantation
Christopher Sonnenday, MD
10:20 - 10:40Moving Epigenetics from Bench to Clinical Trials
Malcolm Brock, MD '91
10:40 - 11:00Motor Control for Trauma and Advanced Prosthetics
Albert Chi, MD
11:00 - 11:202000 Consecutive Pancreaticoduodenectomies
John Cameron, MD '62
11:20 - 12:00Viewing of the PBS Halsted Documentary
Thomas Eakins’ Masterpiece: The Gross Clinic
Charles Yeo, MD '79
The Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College/Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Department Contact: Lynn Gibson, (410) 955-5742,
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Alan Partin, MD '87, PhD '89, Department Director
Misop Han, MD '96, Activity Director

Thursday, June 6, 2013
6:30 p.m.Brady Alumni Dinner
McCormick & Schmick’s
Pier 5, Inner Harbor
711 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Turner Concourse, MRB G01-03
9:00 - 9:10 a.m.Welcome
Misop Han, MD '96
9:10 - 10:00Yale Urology: Past, Present and Future
Special Guest Speaker: Peter G. Schulam, MD, PhD
10:00 - 10:15Troubleshooting the AMS 800 Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Jacek Mostwin, MD, DPhil
10:15 - 10:30A Simplified Comorbidity Risk Index among Medicare Beneficiaries with Localized T1a Kidney Cancer
Mohamad Allaf, MD '00
10:30 - 10:45Molecular Biology of Post-Prostatectomy and Hysterectomy Bladder and Sexual Dysfunction
Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD
10:45 - 11:00Use of Expression Profiling to Augment Decision Making in the Management of Prostate Cancer
Ashley Ross, MD, PhD '06
11:00 - 11:15The Utility of a Post-Chemotherapy Staging Evaluation in Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Bladder Cancer
Adam Reese, MD
11:15 - 11:30Contemporary Understanding of the Small Renal Mass: Selecting the Right Patient for Active Surveillance
Phillip Pierorazio, MD
11:30 - 11:45Questioning the Safety of Active Surveillance in African-American Men with Prostate Cancer: Clinical and Pathological Basis
Deb Sundi, MD
Department contacts: Maryrose Gans, (410) 955-4494,; and Judy Lanasa, (410) 955-4494,
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