Category: Recognition

For the Record: Milestones

July 9, 2012

The following staff members are retiring or celebrating an anniversary with the university in July 2012. The information is compiled by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement, 443-997-7000. ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 25 years of service Hubbard, Carlotta, Johns Hopkins University Press   20 years of service Dieper, Susanne, American Institute for Contemporary German […]

Best of Baltimore Research

July 9, 2012

A Baltimore-based study, led by scientists at Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging and published in 2010, found that African-Americans with incomes below the poverty line have a significantly higher risk of chronic kidney disease than higher-income African-Americans or whites of any socioeconomic status. After completing this study, School of Medicine faculty member Deidra […]

Two faculty named fellows in American Academy of Nursing

July 9, 2012

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing faculty members Christine Savage and Elizabeth “Betty” Jordan have been named fellows in the American Academy of Nursing for 2012. Savage and Jordan are among 176 nursing leaders from across the United States chosen for one of the most prestigious honors in nursing. Academy fellows hold a variety of […]

Send-off and honors celebrate career of JHU’s go-to guy

July 9, 2012

The university has said goodbye to its go-to guy, but wants to make sure he’s not forgotten. Generations of students and staff have come to know Jerome “Jerry” Schnydman, a beloved and admired figure on campus who forged a legend on the lacrosse field nearly 40 years ago and then gave his alma mater more […]

For the Record: Cheers

June 25, 2012

BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER Clifton “Bing” Bingham III, an associate professor of medicine and director of the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center, has received a two-year $500,000 grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. A rheumatologist, Bingham is developing an interactive questionnaire that will help incorporate the unique, personal perspectives of individual rheumatoid arthritis patients into their […]

JHU’s Bennett and WMAP team awarded Gruber Cosmology Prize

June 25, 2012

The Gruber Foundation announced June 20 that the 2012 Cosmology Prize will be awarded to Johns Hopkins University Professor Charles L. Bennett and the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe space mission science team that he led. Bennett and the WMAP team are being recognized by the foundation for their transformative study of an ancient light dating […]

Flexner family’s contributions to medical education are honored

June 25, 2012

Four generations of the Flexner family, starting with Abraham Flexner, who in 1886 earned a bachelor of arts degree from The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Arts and Sciences, and continuing on to his great-great-nephew Charles Flexner, who graduated from the university’s School of Medicine in 1982, will be honored with the 2012 Heritage Award […]

Alumni teaching award goes to Jacobellis at SAIS Bologna

June 25, 2012

Fabrizio Jacobellis, adjunct professor of international economics at SAIS Bologna, was awarded the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award for academic year 2011–12 during the SAIS Bologna Commencement Ceremony, held May 26 in Bologna, Italy.   Below are Jacobellis’ responses to the questions The Gazette has asked all the recipients.   How would […]

SAIS says farewell to Dean Jessica Einhorn

June 25, 2012

Members of the SAIS community heaped praise, well-wishes and gifts on departing Dean Jessica Einhorn earlier this month at an event held on the school’s main campus in Washington, D.C. Those gathered at the intimate gathering also learned which Downton Abbey character Einhorn most closely matched, and how the dean will spend a portion of […]

For the Record: Milestones

June 25, 2012

The following staff members are retiring or celebrating an anniversary with the university in June 2012. The information is compiled by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement, 443-997-7000. ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 20 years of service Armstead, Stacey, Sr., Johns Hopkins University Press Lacoste, Maryjane, Jhpiego   10 years of service Carroll, Michael, Johns […]

For the Record: Iglesias installed as Edward J. Schaefer Professor in Electrical Engineering

June 25, 2012

Pablo A. Iglesias, director of the Johns Hopkins Cellular Signaling Control Laboratory, has been named the Edward J. Schaefer Professor in Electrical Engineering, in the fifth and final Whiting School of Engineering endowed professorship installation of the academic year. Peter N. Devreotes, professor and director of the Department of Cell Biology at the School of […]

Johns Hopkins celebrates its staff

June 25, 2012

The season of celebration is under way. Staff recognition events are being held this month for employees retiring, reaching 20-plus years of service and celebrating five-, 10- and 15-year anniversaries. Various members of JHU’s leadership, including President Ron Daniels and Provost Lloyd Minor, have shown their appreciation for the collective years of service by attending […]

CryoPop takes first in national contest

June 11, 2012

A Johns Hopkins team took first prize in the 2012 BMEidea competition, sponsored by the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance. The winning design, CryoPop, is a low-cost medical device that uses dry ice for the treatment of cervical precancerous lesions. Today cervical cancer kills an estimated 250,000 women, with 85 percent of the disease burden […]

JHM honors departing Dean Miller

June 11, 2012

The university and Johns Hopkins Medicine will honor a transformative leader today and look toward the future at a daylong conference titled Moving Academic Medicine Forward, held in honor of Edward D. Miller, the longtime dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Miller will step down from his post on June […]

First JHU–Clinton Health Access Initiative fellows named

May 29, 2012

The Johns Hopkins University and the Clinton Health Access Initiative have joined forces to develop two fellowships for Johns Hopkins students to work in CHAI’s in-country programs. CHAI is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. […]

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