Health

Alumni
Paying it forward
Published Dec 26, 2019
As the first African-American chief resident in anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai, Adam Milam is working to increase diversity in the medical field
The invisible women
Published Winter 2019
A growing number of women are incarcerated in the U.S., thousands of whom give birth behind bars. Carolyn Sufrin aims to improve the standards of care for this underseen, understudied population. There's a lot we don't know. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Women's Health
Self-screening for cervical cancer
Published Winter 2019
A new cervical cancer screening program, created in coordination with Jhpiego, allows women in Botswana to take control of their health. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Another reason to meditate
Published Winter 2019
A School of Medicine study links stressful events with memory loss among aging Americans / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nursing
Hopkins partners with VA to share risk assessment tool for intimate partner violence
Published Dec 16, 2019
Licensing agreement between School of Nursing and Veterans Administration will help VA clinicians get trained on "gold standard" risk assessment tool for intimate partner violence
Study: Housing vouchers linked to reduced hospitalization for children
Published Dec 10, 2019
Using data from an experimental housing voucher program, researchers discover rental subsidies and moving to areas with less poverty is linked with fewer hospitalizations for children
Nobel week
A Nobel journey a lifetime in the making
Published Dec 9, 2019
During his Nobel Prize lecture, Johns Hopkins physician-scientist Gregg Semenza expresses gratitude to the many colleagues, students, postdocs, and others who helped him reach his career-defining achievements and offers a memorable thank you to his wife and children
Nobel Week
For Nobel laureates, a whirlwind welcome
Published Dec 6, 2019
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor Gregg Semenza arrives with fanfare in Sweden to receive his Nobel Prize and enjoy his moments of fame
Patient safety
Critical history of a failed push for patient safety
Published Dec 3, 2019
In her new book, Kathleen Sutcliffe explores the patient safety movement and why it has failed to deliver the gains promised over two decades of research, funding, and policymaking
Medicine
Hopkins celebrates 75 years since historic 'blue baby' operation
Published Nov 26, 2019
The transformative medical milestone was first performed at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1944 and ushered in a new era of cardiac surgery