Category: Recognition

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. […]

For the Record: Milestones

May 21, 2012

The following staff members are retiring or celebrating an anniversary with the university in May 2012. The information is compiled by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement, 443-997-7000. ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 20 years of service Fogarty, Linda, Jhpiego 15 years of service Benamor, Linda, Jhpiego 10 years of service Wingenroth, Brian, Johns Hopkins […]

For the Record: Cheers

May 21, 2012

BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER Alicia Arbaje, an assistant professor of medicine and associate director of Transitional Care Research, has received a two-year grant from the National Patient Safety Foundation to pursue her proposed research on the “Identification and Validation of Risks to Patient Safety During Care Transitions of Older Adults Receiving Skilled Home Health Care Services […]

Making learning come alive

May 21, 2012

Students inherently want to learn and succeed. Great teachers help them achieve these aims. They use passion, humor, dedication and even the occasional puppy or other prop to aid students on their path of discovery. Good teachers also know how to adapt and, in these attention span–challenged days, keep topics interesting and engaging. One Johns […]

Hermansky installed as Smith Professor in Electrical Engineering

May 21, 2012

Hynek Hermansky, director of The Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Language and Speech Processing, was installed on April 19 as the Whiting School of Engineering’s Julian S. Smith Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering. Hermansky, an expert in bio-inspired speech processing, is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the International Speech […]

Inaugural Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy installed

May 21, 2012

Jeffrey Kahn, deputy director for policy and administration at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and an authority on research and public health ethics, was installed May 1 as the inaugural Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy. Ronald J. Daniels, president of The Johns Hopkins University, was […]

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