Day: January 10, 2011

Johns Hopkins Medicine cores have new online hub

January 10, 2011

The cores have a hub. Johns Hopkins Medicine’s ever-evolving assortment of “core” research facilities and services—one of the most comprehensive and advanced core sets in the country—can now be accessed through a single online portal. The new Web tool, dubbed the Hopkins Core Conduit, is designed to help researchers navigate and identify Johns Hopkins core […]

Connecting families and resources

January 10, 2011

Kyle Engelmann enrolled at Johns Hopkins with a specific goal in mind: to get the best possible education in preparation for medical school. But those plans changed during his very first semester, when he became a volunteer with a program called Health Leads (formerly known as Project Health), a nationwide community service organization that involves […]

United Way campaign raises more than $2.1 mill

January 10, 2011

In what was a challenging 2010 campaign due to a still-recovering economy, employees and students of the university and Johns Hopkins Medicine pledged more than $2.1 million to United Way of Central Maryland, falling just 1 percent shy of the overall goal and nearly matching the total raised last year. More than $260,000 of the […]

Carey School program trains entrepreneurs-to-be in region

January 10, 2011

When 25 budding entrepreneurs signed up last year to be part of the inaugural class of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s INNoVATE program at the university’s Montgomery County Campus, they all had big dreams but knew they needed some direction and education to reach their goals. The program, which is founded on the idea […]

Report: Going greener is catching on—with some exceptions

January 10, 2011

The Johns Hopkins Sustainability Committee has just released its fiscal year 2010 Sustainability Annual Report. The 26-page document highlights specific actions that are advancing sustainability in universitywide operations, student engagement and community outreach. The report captures a string of successes in the university’s effort to reduce its carbon footprint and implement greener practices. Among the […]

Thompson appointed CEO of JHM International

January 10, 2011

Steven J. Thompson has been named chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the arm of Johns Hopkins Medicine that enters into international agreements and manages Johns Hopkins Medicine’s rapidly growing international enterprises. Thompson held this title previously, beginning in 1999, when Johns Hopkins Medicine International was first established, and helped grow the new […]

Jhpiego awarded $100 mill project to improve health in Kenya

January 10, 2011

Building on four years of success in improving health services in eastern Kenya, Jhpiego has been asked to continue its work by leading a $100 million U.S.-funded effort to bring quality health care to impoverished, underserved communities in both the eastern and central provinces. Chosen for the highly competitive award, Jhpiego will lead the APHIAplus […]

Brain Science Institute honors Director Jack Griffin

January 10, 2011

The Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute held a two-day symposium last week to honor its director, John “Jack” Griffin, also University Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Neurology, professor of neuroscience and pathology, and a world-recognized researcher of the peripheral nervous system’s cellular neurobiology. The Friends of the Axon, Schwann Cell and Jack Griffin […]

Treasury’s Tim Geithner to give China policy speech at SAIS

January 10, 2011

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, a 1985 graduate of SAIS, will deliver a policy speech on China at his alma mater this week. The talk, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the Nitze Building’s Kenney Auditorium, comes in the week leading up to Chinese President Hu Jintao’s scheduled visit to Washington. Geithner will […]

KSAS astrophysicist Charles Bennett to talk at APL

January 10, 2011

Launched in spring 2010, the Provost’s Lecture Series is designed to spread the wealth of academic excellence at Johns Hopkins among its campuses. This week, astrophysicist Charles Bennett, a professor in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy, will travel to APL to offer an overview of […]

On-scene IV fluids for trauma patients: Lifesaver, time-waster?

January 10, 2011

Severely injured patients who are routinely given IV fluids by paramedics before transport to the nearest trauma center are significantly more likely to die than similarly injured patients who don’t get the time-consuming IV treatment before hospitalization, new Johns Hopkins–led research suggests. The research, available online in advance of the February issue of Annals of […]

Outpatient care underused in treatments of teens with PID

January 10, 2011

Hospitalizing teen girls with pelvic inflammatory disease costs six times as much as treating them in the emergency room and up to 12 times more than treating them in an outpatient clinic, according to a small study conducted at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. The findings, published online in the December issue of Sexually Transmitted […]

South African nursing students present dissertation proposals

January 10, 2011

Nursing collaborations, sexual trauma and nursing education partnerships are the focus of dissertation proposals from three visiting doctoral students from North-West University in Mafikeng, South Africa, that were recently presented at the School of Nursing. Mahlasela Annah Rakhudu, Gaboipolewe Margaret Masilo and Kathleen Khomotso Direko were invited to Johns Hopkins by Phyllis Sharps, professor and […]

Adult enrichment classes at Peabody begin Jan. 24

January 10, 2011

Johns Hopkins faculty and staff are invited to take advantage of opportunities to study music and dance this spring at the Peabody Preparatory. Individual instruction is offered through the Adult and Continuing Education program in all orchestral instruments, piano, organ, classical guitar and voice; jazz piano, guitar and bass; and theory, composition and computer music. […]

Notices — January 10, 2011

January 10, 2011

No notices were submitted for publication this week.

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