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Congratulations to these Johns Hopkins Health System employees and teams for their achievements.


Family Jewels

Redonda G. Miller, M.D.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, President
Family Jewels Award from East Baltimore History Library

Redonda Miller, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, received the “Family Jewels” award on Sunday, Sept. 9, from the East Baltimore Historical Library at their seventh annual National Grandparents Day Celebration. Dr. Miller was selected to receive the award for her dedication to East Baltimore elders, some of which are her former patients. “Dr. Miller has proven to be an authentic, personable ambassador of goodwill,” says Delegate Cheryl Glenn of the 45th Legislative District, who presented Dr. Miller with the award. “Dr. Miller adopted this annual luncheon in 2016, as her first special community outreach project and we are very humbled by your vision and fidelity to East Baltimore elders.” The East Baltimore Historical Library is a community space that preserves and shares the rich history of a community that continues to rise and yield strong families and prominent individuals who have impacted the city, state, and nation. The East Baltimore Historical Library has been honoring individuals who have been of service to the East Baltimore community at the annual National Grandparents' Day Luncheon.


Kromm

Elizabeth Edsall Kromm

Howard County General Hospital
2018 VIP List of “Very Important Professionals Successful by 40, The Daily Record

 

Elizabeth Kromm, vice president of population health and advancement for Howard County General Hospital, has been recognized earning a spot on the Daily Record’s 2018 VIP List of “Very Important Professionals Successful by 40.” The Daily Record created the VIP List in 2011 to recognize professionals 40 years of age and younger who have been successful in Maryland. Winners, chosen by a panel of previous VIP List honorees and business leaders, were selected based on professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change.


Sonya Young

Sonya Young

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Psychiatry
Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor

Sonya Young, a patient information coordinator, graduated from Walden University. Young joined the Meyer 4 psychiatry team in 1994 as a temporary agent fulfilling the role as a support staff. She was hired in 1996 as the hospital’s first unit associate, and in 1998 was promoted as the first patient information coordinator. While working on the psychiatric unit, took advantage of an opportunity to continue her education. In 2017, Young completed her master's degree in clinical mental health counseling. She passed the National Counseling Exam, as well as the Maryland Jurisprudence Exam and has earned the new title of licensed graduate professional counselor.


Lilema Stewart

Lilema Stewart

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Echo Lab
Graduated from Revenue Cycle Management Academy

 

Lilema Stewart, a patient service coordinator III, graduated from the Revenue Cycle Management Academy in June, as part of the first cohort.


Paul B. Rothman

Paul B. Rothman, M.D.

Dean of the Medical Faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Modern Healthcare selected Dean/CEO Paul Rothman as one of its “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.” The recognition notes Rothman’s leadership in Johns Hopkins’ creation of the Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute in the United Arab Emirates and his election last year to American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Deborah Baker

Deborah Baker, DNP, ACNP, NEA-BC

Johns Hopkins Health System
Appointed Associate Dean for Health Systems Partnership and Innovation for the JHU School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHSON) has appointed Deborah Baker, DNP, ACNP, NEA-BC, to serve as Associate Dean for Health Systems Partnership and Innovation. This new position will formally strengthen the alignment between nursing in the academic and practice settings, and expand partnership opportunities with JHSON and the work of the Johns Hopkins Health System. Baker is currently senior vice president for nursing at the Johns Hopkins Health System, vice president for nursing and patient care services at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and faculty of the JHSON’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.


Neel Pathak

Neel Pathak

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ambulatory Services
Named to Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for 2018

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Neel Pathak, MHA, project administrator at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, to the Board of Examiners for the 2018 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Appointed by the NIST director, examiners are responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted for the Baldrige Award, as well as other assessment-related tasks. The examiner board is composed of more than 300 leading experts competitively selected from industry, professional, trade, education, health care, and nonprofit (including government) organizations from across the United States.


Panagis Galiatsatos

Panagis Galiatsatos, M.D.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Named to Daily Record’s 2018 VIP List

Galiatsatos, co-director of Medicine for the Greater Good, has been recognized on the Daily Record’s 2018 VIP List. The list recognizes professionals 40 years of age and younger who have been successful in Maryland. Winners, chosen by a panel of previous VIP List honorees and business leaders, were selected on the basis of professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change. Dr. Galiatsatos was honored for his work with Medicine for the Greater Good, a formal curriculum that seeks to train and educate medical residents about the socioeconomic determinants of health.


Johns Hopkins Osler Internal Residency Program

Ranked #1 internal medicine residency program in the country
Becker's Hospital Review

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore offers the best clinical training in internal medicine, according to Doximity's 2018-2019 Residency Navigator. Doximity is a professional networking tool for physicians and health care professionals. Read more about this recognition.


Andrew Cameron

Andrew Cameron, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Vice Director
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Cameron will assist the director in faculty recruitment and retention, lead academic mentorship and faculty development activities, assist in building institutional partnerships and collaborations (e.g., service lines) and represent the department in the director’s absence. He serves as an associate professor of surgery, director of the adult and pediatric liver transplant programs, and chief of the Division of Transplantation, as well as the vice chair for faculty development. Besides his clinical interests in hepatitis C and liver cancer, Dr. Cameron is also active in efforts to increase organ donor registration using social media. 


Christopher Wolfgang

Christopher Wolfgang, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Chief of Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Christopher Wolfgang, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., has been appointed the head of the Division of Surgical Oncology, inclusive of hepatobiliary, breast, melanoma, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) and gastrointestinal cancer surgical therapies. He joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2005 and has assumed progressive clinical leadership responsibility leading up to his current roles in the Johns Hopkins Health System, focusing on integration of surgical oncology practices. He is a master clinician and has an active interest in multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer care and translational research in early detection of pancreatic cancer.


Department of Pharmacy

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award, Board of Pharmacy Specialties

The JHH Department of Pharmacy was recently named the recipient of the 2018 Board of Pharmacy Specialties Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award. The JHH Pharmacy Department has made outstanding voluntary contributions to the advancement of the board certification of pharmacists, and board certified pharmacists are routinely involved in patient care, education and research. Additionally, JHH board certified pharmacists have provided service to an array of professional organizations through elected office and committee leadership.


David Zee

David S. Zee, M.D.

Professor of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Bárány Society Gold Medal

The Bárány gold medal, which was founded in 1948 by the medical faculty at Uppsala University, is presented to "the author who during the last completed six-year period has published the most valuable work on the vestibular apparatus in the widest sense of this term". Zee is recognized for his recent seminal work on magnetic vestibular stimulation and his cumulative contributions to vestibular science over the past four decades.


James E. Page, Jr.

James E. Page, Jr.

Johns Hopkins Medicine
2018 Becker's Hospital Review of "50 Great African American Leaders in Healthcare to Know"

James Page Jr., vice president and chief diversity officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine, was named one of Becker’s “50 Great African American Leaders in Healthcare to Know.” In addition to his role with Johns Hopkins, Page serves on the Corporate Advisory Council for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C. He previously served as assistant vice president and chief diversity officer of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and directed nationwide diversity for DaVita.


John R. Burton

John R. Burton, M.D.

2018 John A. Hartford Foundation Trustees Award

The trustees of The John A. Hartford Foundation named John R. Burton, M.D., director, Johns Hopkins Geriatric Education Center, as the recipient of the 2018 John A. Hartford Foundation Trustees Award for his decades of dedication to improving the care of older adults through his role as a geriatric educator, researcher and clinician. The John A. Hartford Foundation has been the leader in building a field of experts in aging and testing. The award was founded to highlight the excellence in clinical practice, education, or research related to improving the care of older adults.


baltimore nurses

Megan Cullen, Alicia Dillon, Erica Hall, Kristina Hoerl, Elizabeth Radcliff, Pamela Spranger, Cheryl Stephens

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Howard County General Hospital

Baltimore magazine is honoring seven Johns Hopkins nurses for their extraordinary contributions to health care. The Johns Hopkins honorees, their hospitals and their categories of recognition are: Megan Cullen, B.S.N., R.N.,  Howard County General Hospital, in the community care/ambulatory care category; Alicia Dillon, R.N., The Johns Hopkins Hospital, intensive care; Erica Hall, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C., C.D.E. – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, in the medical-surgical nursing; Kristina Hoerl, M.S.N., R.N.-B.C., C.R.N. – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, educator; Elizabeth Radcliffe, R.N. – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, acute care/family practice/general medicine; Pamela Spranger, R.N. – Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, rehabilitation; and Cheryl Stephens, R.N. – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, pediatrics: neonatal category. Read more about the recognition at https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/nursing/news/2018_top_nurses_list.html


IT@ Johns Hopkins

Best Place to Work in IT, Computerworld

IDG’s Computerworld just released its 2018 ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, and IT@JH was once again named as a “Best Place to Work in Information Technology.” IT@JH was ranked No. 30 among the list’s large organizations. Selection is based on the quality and excellence of the IT workplace. View the feature article and list here: https://www.computerworld.com/article/3279887/it-careers/best-places-to-work-in-it-2018.html 


birdland hero award

Arthur Burnett, M.D.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore Orioles Community Hero Award

Arthur "Bud" Burnett, professor of urology at The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine, is recognized as Sunday's Birdland Community Hero. In addition to his work at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Burnett has been a mentor and benefactor of the Baltimore nonprofit, Mentoring Male Teens in the Hood, which works to help young people in Baltimore's toughest neighborhoods.


Terrence St. Rose

Terrence St. Rose

Master’s Degree in Acquisition and Supply Chain Management
Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation

When Terrence St. Rose started working at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Receiving Department, he took part in the General Services Mentor Program offered by Kenneth Grant, vice president of general services and supply chain for the Johns Hopkins Health System. During this time, Terrence decided to return to school and further his education and career. Since that time, he has worked for the procurement office as both a buyer and a contract specialist. Terrence is now a vital part of the supply chain system support staff, working in data analysis. In May 2018, he graduated with a Master's Degree from University of Maryland University College.


Smith

Daniel Smith

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Becker's Hospital Review List of 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know

Daniel Smith, vice president of finance and chief financial officer for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, was named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2018 list of 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know.
 


David Newman-Toker

Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence
David E. Newman-Toker, M.D. Ph.D., director

Johns Hopkins Health System
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Grant

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded the Armstrong Institute’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence a two-year, $2.3 million grant to rapidly accelerate the development of diagnostic performance measures and dashboards. Together, with colleagues from Kaiser Permanente, the center will create and validate new measures for missed sepsis and missed heart attack — complementing an existing measure for missed stroke. They will also develop and operationalize real-time dashboards to track and analyze Johns Hopkins Medicine’s performance for these three conditions. The center received the award in April 2018.


Bruce Huntley

Bruce Huntley

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Miller-Coulson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award

The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins Medicine presented the award in April to Bruce Huntley, a physician assistant in Emergency Medicine. The award aims to recognize and promote clinical excellence for the benefit of the individuals and communities that are served. Applicants are nominated by leaders in the Emergency Department.


Mary Masterson

Mary Masterson

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine
Miller-Coulson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award, Johns Hopkins Medicine

The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins Medicine presented the award in April to Mary Masterson, a physician assistant in Emergency Medicine. The award aims to recognize and promote clinical excellence for the benefit of the individuals and communities that are served. Applicants are nominated by leaders in the Emergency Department.


Jim Schuelen

Jim Scheulen, P.A. M.B.A.

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Appointment to Maryland State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has selected Jim Scheulen, chief administrative officer of Emergency Medicine and Capacity Management at Johns Hopkins Medicine, to serve on the State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board. Scheulen, who was sworn in at the Baltimore County Courthouse in March, was chosen for the role due to his expertise as a hospital administrator and his involvement with the Maryland EMS system for the past 40 years. As part of the 11-member board, Scheulen will work alongside other board members to coordinate and oversee the Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) and the state’s five EMS regions, as well as the planning and operation of EMS with federal, state and county governments; the training, and certification and licensure of EMS providers.


Philanthropic Five

Meredith Zoltick

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
The Philanthropic Five, United Way

Meredith Zoltick, an RN and case manager in the Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension, is active with several organizations like the Harm Reduction Coalition, giving Narcan training across the city, as well a fund raiser for Movable Feast. She also will receive her master’s in Public Health and Masters in Nursing in the form of Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in HIV and Hepatitis C. She is actively involved in multiple volunteer projects that impact our city’s most vulnerable populations. She accepts new challenges all the time and makes time to reach out to some of our more acute patients who are often homeless, in active addiction, and in crisis.


Ron Peterson

Ronald R. Peterson

President Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Health System
American Hospital Association Award of Honor
Outward Bound Cornerstone Award

The American Hospital Association presented a 2018 Award of Honor to Ronald Peterson, president emeritus of the Johns Hopkins Health System and special advisor to the dean/CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The award, which was presented at the AHA’s Annual Meeting in D.C., recognizes exemplary leadership contributions to the health and well-being of the people through leadership of a major health or social initiative. Peterson also received the Outward Bound award, which is given to person who exemplifies Cornerstone values of compassion, integrity, excellence and inclusion and diversity.


Sibley Team

Renaissance Skilled Nursing Facility

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care®
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Renaissance Skilled Nursing Facility achieved Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care®. This prestigious designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) identifies the Renaissance as a best place to work. Organizations that achieve Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care are those where nurses thrive and feel empowered to advance in their careers. The Renaissance is one of only six long term care facilities in the world with this honor.


Children's Book

Pamela Boye

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
New Children's Book

Pamela Boyle, a pediatric nurse practitioner with JHCP, has published her first children's book with my husband, a Johns Hopkins alumni. The book is about a dog triathlon, and includes themes about setting goals, determination and teamwork. The 12-year Johns Hopkins employee used to work on CMSC 6/Bloomberg 9 South as a nurse on the infants, toddlers and preschool aged medical surgical unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Boyle hopes the book will encourage children to live fun, active and healthy lifestyles.


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