The Welch Center and GIM Division are home to two of the five Department of Medicine faculty members to win a David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award this year. The Welch Center’s Professor Josef Coresh, MD, PhD, MHS, was one of five The Awards were presented at the Department of Medicine’s Research Retreat on April 23, 2012. The award is named for GIM's David Levine, MD, ScD, MPH, Samsung Professor in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, a core faculty member of the Berman Institute of Bioethics, and Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Levine is known for his exceptional mentorship of several generations of trainees and faculty members at Hopkins.
Dr. Coresh holds a joint appointment in the GIM Division. Dr. Coresh is a professor in the departments of Epidemiology and of Biostatistics with a joint appointment in the Center for Global Health in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a core faculty member of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research. Further, Dr. Coresh is Director of the
Cardiovascular Epidemiology Training Program and is Director of the Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention.
Among the other David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award winners this year was GIM’s Associate Professor Joseph Cofrancesco, Jr., MD, MPH, FACP. Dr. Cofrancesco is Director of GIM’s Clinician-Educator Mentoring and Scholarship Program, Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Institute for Excellence in Education, Medical Director of the Moore Clinic at Green Spring Station, and Director of the HIV Lipodystrophy and Metabolic Complications Clinic.
Congratulations to both Dr. Coresh and Dr. Cofrancesco on this recognition of their mentoring excellence!