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February 15, 2010
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Lisa Cooper named one of "100 History Makers in the Making"
Praised for her work “closing the racial gap in health care,” Lisa Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., a professor of general internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been named one of “100 History Makers in the Making.”
Take Two Carrots and Call Me in the Morning
Eating the right foods and spices could go a long way toward staving off everything from gut ailments to cancer, say Hopkins experts. They share their tips for stocking a health-promoting pantry. Read story
Perilous Times Ahead?
Why academic medical centers should be key to health care reform.
By Dean/CEO Edward Miller, M.D. Academic medical centers—the crown jewels of American medicine—stand at a dangerous intersection. With appropriate support, the nation’s 125 AMCs and 400 teaching hospitals could spearhead the drive to bring quality health care to tens of millions of currently uninsured Americans, while ratcheting down costs via innovative care delivery models. Read story
Under the Dome
Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore
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