Recently, as I’ve been spending more time in various clinical settings, I’ve noticed a striking lack of patients who can say they have a designated… Read More »Training Future Leaders in Primary Care
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Recently, my inbox has been filled each morning with emails warning about Zika virus. And my clinics have been filled with women wondering what the… Read More »Zika Virus: Where Did It Come From, and How Big of a Threat Is It?
I’m a scientist, and I want to believe that I work in a meritocracy. Even more, I want to believe that I can trust the… Read More »The Uncomfortable Truth About Implicit Bias in Academic Science
Thursday morning a few weeks ago, 30 of the most promising applicants to the Graduate Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine arrived on campus.… Read More »Warm Welcomes Attract Recruits to Johns Hopkins, Even in Blizzard Conditions
In November 2015, the FDA approved the HIV-1 medication Genvoya, a once-daily pill containing fixed doses of the HIV drugs elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir… Read More »Once-Daily Combination Pills Offer More Than Convenience
I don’t know about you, but during the holiday season, my Facebook feed was full of status updates from friends getting engaged. And of course,… Read More »The Statistics Behind Holiday Engagements
During the final month of 2015, Congress passed a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill that would keep the government fiscally solvent into September 2016. Along with… Read More »Recent NIH Funding and Moonshot Initiatives: Are they They Helping or Hindering?
Heart failure is a disease that effects millions of Americans, costs billions of dollars to manage, and relies on great coordination between health providers and… Read More »New Handheld Device Aids Chronic Heart Failure Management
“Where there’s a word, there’s a story. Where there’s a word, there’s a history. Where there’s a word, there’s an experience. And, most importantly, where… Read More »Words and Their Stories: The History and Future of Two Spirit Communities
Buzzing. Biting. Itchiness. Mosquitoes can be annoying but can also be a carrier of many diseases, including malaria. According to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »Visualizing the Salivary Gland of a Mosquito