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2009 News Releases

December

12/30/09 Transmission Dynamics of H1N1 Similar to Previous Influenza Strains

12/21/09 Researchers Identify Tuberculosis Strain That Thrives on Antibiotic

12/18/09 CDC Issues Report on Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders in U.S.

12/17/09 Two JHSPH Professors Among Seven Johns Hopkins Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

12/15/09 For Older Adults, Participating in Social Service Activities Can Improve Brain Functions

12/09/09 WHO Report Shows 95 Percent of World’s Population Not Protected from Secondhand Tobacco Smoke

12/08/09 Thomas Burke Named Jacob I and Irene B. Fabrikant Professor in Health, Risk and Society

12/08/09 Bloomberg School Establishes International Vaccine Access Center

12/07/09 Getting What We Deserve Webcast

12/02/09 Hyder to Lead JHSPH Effort on Michael Bloomberg’s $125 million Global Road Safety Program

12/01/09 More than 1,000 Patients in U.S. Admitted Annually for Aviation-Related Injuries

12/01/09 World AIDS Day 2009: Progress and Challenges (web article)

November

11/25/09 JHSPH to Lead Consortium with Institutions in Latin America and Spain (web article)

11/18/09 New Project Will Strengthen Voices from the Developing World in Support for Family Planning

11/17/09 “Guided Care” Receives Award for Innovation in Practice Improvement

11/12/09 Groundbreaking Advances in Malaria Research Show Promise for Fight Against One of the World’s Deadliest Diseases

11/11/09 Off-Label Gabapentin Trial Outcome Reporting Examined, Inclusion of Protocols in Trial Registration Recommended

11/11/09 CLF Director Robert Lawrence Receives APHA’s Highest Honor

11/09/09 Annual APHA Meeting to Highlight Research from the Center for Injury Research and Policy (web article)

11/05/09 Kidney Function Decline Increases Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Premature Death

11/05/09 CCP Wins Worldwide Malaria Prevention Grant from USAID Worth an Estimated $100 Million

11/03/09 Water and Health: Global Issues and Our Shared Responsibilities

11/02/09 Decrease in Physical Activity May Not Be a Factor in Increased Obesity Rates among Adolescents

October

10/28/09 Dean Klag Encourages Support of World Pneumonia Day

10/28/09 Mortality Rates Reduced among Children Whose Mothers Received Iron-folic Acid Supplements

10/27/09 Consumer Electronics Can Help Improve Patient Health

10/14/09 Q&A: Domestic Violence and Guns (web article)

10/12/09 Researchers Identify Workings of L-Form Bacteria

10/08/09 Countries Slow to Use Lifesaving Diarrhea Treatments for Children

10/06/09 Center for a Livable Future Names Predoctoral Fellows for 2009-2010

September

09/29/09 Baltimore City Public Schools Honored for Healthy Menu

09/18/09 David Celentano Named Charles Armstrong Chair and Professor of Epidemiology

09/16/09 Rasgon Named Innovator of the Year (web article)

09/14/09 AHRQ Awards Funding to Evaluate Continued Savings of Guided Care Intervention

09/11/09 JHSPH to Lead Extremity Trauma Clinical Research Consortium

09/04/09 Celebrating the Success and Achievements of Edyth Schoenrich on her 90th Birthday (web article)

09/04/09 Irizarry Named 2009 Statistical Societies? Presidents? Award Winner (web article)?

09/03/09 U.S. National Academy of Sciences Wins 2009 CAAT Recognition Award

09/03/09 2009 Charles River Laboratories? Excellence in Refinement Award

09/03/09 Diets High in Meat Consumption Associated with Obesity

09/02/09 Deaths from Unintentional Injuries Increase for Many Groups

09/01/09 Patient Perception Is Vital When Reporting Medical Errors

August

08/28/09 New Tool to Predict the Risk of Death in COPD May Help Physicians to Individualize Treatment

08/28/09 Center for Injury Research and Policy Honors Safe Streets Program and Leader

08/26/09 European REACH Legislation for Chemicals May Require More Animals and Funds than Estimated

08/25/09 Secondhand Smoke Levels Higher in Cars than in Bars or Restaurants

08/24/09 Bloomberg School of Public Health to Test H1N1 Flu Vaccine

08/21/09 Pneumonia Surveillance Program Named Project of the Year (web article)

08/20/09 Alcohol Ads Common Among Cable Shows Watched by Teens

08/20/09 New Online Course Teaches Practice Leaders How to Function as a Medical Home

08/13/09 Bloomberg School Professors among Most Cited Researchers from 1999?2009 (web article)

08/12/09 CDC Funds the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the JHSPH

08/10/09 Multiple Pregnancies May Reduce the Risk of Liver Cancer Among Women with Hepatitis B Virus (web article)

08/07/09 Guided Care Reduces Cost of Health Care for Older Persons with Chronic Conditions

July

07/24/09 1 in 6 Public Health Workers Unlikely to Respond in Pandemic Flu Emergency

07/23/09 Advancing Ancillary Care in Developing Countries (web article)

07/22/09 Vaccine Blocks Malaria Transmission in Lab Experiments

07/14/09 Dr. Noel Rose Receives Copernicus Medal (web article)

07/08/09 Scrutinize HIV Prevention Campaign Wins 2009 Khuza Award (web article)

07/07/09 Regulation and Oversight of Gun Sales Reduces Trafficking to Criminals

07/06/09 Injury Center Receives 5-Year Renewal from CDC

07/01/09 Hepatitis E Infection More Widespread in the U.S. than Previously Suspected

07/01/09 IGTC Graduates First Class of Tobacco Control Technical Experts

June

06/26/09 Sightseeing Helicopter Crashes in Hawaii Decrease Following FAA Regulations

06/23/09 Center for Communication Programs Honors MTV Executive for Outstanding Contribution to Health Communication

06/19/09 Q&A World Sickle Cell Disease Day (web article)

06/16/09 Merritt Named Greenwall Faculty Scholar in Bioethics (web article)

06/12/09 Bloomberg School Selected for Three Centers of Excellence in Global Effort to Combat Chronic Disease

06/09/09 NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network Announces Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism

06/05/09 "Men II Boys" Documentary Offers Advice and Inspiration (web article)

06/04/09 Rhythm of Life Blends Music, Art and Health (web article)

06/02/09 Vision Impairment Costs Billions Lost in Productivity

06/01/09 Cost-Effective Measures Could Stop Child Pneumonia Deaths

May

05/29/09 New Study Indicates That Parents? Influence on Children?s Eating Habits is Small

05/29/09 Zimbabwean Physician Douglas Gwatidzo Receives Jonathan Mann Award (web article)

05/28/09 Alumnus: A Moment of Opportunity in HIV/AIDS (web article)

05/22/09 LancetEditor: Yes We Can (web article)

05/20/09 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Dean?s Medal to David Oshinsky

05/20/09 Dean Klag Appointed to Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee

05/19/09 Faculty Recognized with 2009 Golden Apple Awards (web article)

05/18/09 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Dean?s Medal to Richard Horton

05/15/09 Early Childhood Health Interventions Could Save Billions in Health Costs Later in Life

05/14/09 Case Competition Challenges Students (web article)

05/12/09 Hartung Named Inaugural Doerenkamp-Zbinden Professor and Chair for Evidence-Based Toxicology

05/08/09 First Global Review Examines Measures to Prevent Over 3.2 million Stillbirths

05/04/09 Brown Community Health Scholars Named

April

04/29/09 New Understanding of Dengue Virus Points Way to Possible Therapies for Dengue Fever (web article)

04/24/09 Q&A: World Malaria Day (web article)

04/22/09 Media Ignores Health Consequences of Drinking and Driving Among Young Celebrities

04/21/09 It's Magic (web article)

04/09/09 Raskin Symposium Explores Topic of Airplane Crash Survival (web article)

04/02/09 Beverage Consumption a Bigger Factor in Weight

March

03/30/09 Mothers of Multiple Births at Increased Odds of Postpartum Depression

03/26/09 New Approach to Study Research Ethics Proposed (web article)

03/24/09 Bloomberg Student Named Luce Scholar?(web article)

03/17/09 Miriam Alexander to Lead the American College of Preventive Medicine?(web article)

03/13/09 Malaria Immunity Trigger Found for Multiple Mosquito Species

03/10/09 Peter Agre Attends Signing of Stem Cell Executive Order (web article)

03/10/09 Secretary Clinton Visits Community-Led Program in Indonesia (web article)

03/06/09 Lynn Goldman Named One of Maryland?s Top 100 Women (web article)

03/03/09 Social Class Modifies Effect of BMI on Breast Cancer Risk

February

02/25/09 Healthy Food Availability Could Depend on Where You Live--So Does the Quality of Your Diet

02/23/09 Review Completed of 2006 Iraq Mortality Study

02/20/09 CDC Highlights Hopkins-led Intervention Trial in Updated Compendium (web article)

02/19/09 Indoor Air Pollution Increases Asthma Symptoms

02/16/09 Peter Agre to Begin Term as President of AAAS

02/16/09 Global Tobacco Control Training Course Now Available in Chinese

02/12/09 Smoking Prevention Campaign Saving Billions in Smoking-Related Care

02/06/09 "Public Health and Human Rights: The Work Ahead of Us" Available Online

02/04/09 Eaton Named Inaugural Sylvia and Harold Halpert Professor in Mental Health

02/02/09 Lancet Names Hopkins-led Article "Paper of the Year" (web article)

January

01/30/09 Michael Koenig 1952-2009

01/22/09 Decline in Health Among Older Adults Affected by Hurricane Katrina

01/16/09 Thomas LaVeist Receives Health Disparities Innovation Award (weba article)

01/16/09 Researchers Find Essential Proteins for Final Stage of Malaria Transmission Cycle

01/15/09 Bloomberg School Faculty Named Global Health Research Ambassadors (web article)

01/13/09 Completely Predictable: Cholera in Zimbabwe (web article)

Public Affairs Media Contact for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Tim Parsons at 410-955-7619 or tmparson@jhsph.edu.