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2012-11-26 16:24:34

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WalkStyles, Inc. today announced the signing of a 2-year agreement with Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC to license multi-media health information developed for iCount Wellness to support corporate clients and their employees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121126/CG18545) Health care experts from The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System along with health care faculty from The Johns Hopkins University are developing and...

2012-10-22 11:23:29

- Award-winning campaign goes national at public health conference - NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 28th, over 13,000 people will gather in San Francisco for the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA) focused on "Prevention and Wellness across the Life Span." The Monday Campaigns (TMC), a nonprofit initiative backed by leading public health schools, will roll out its award-winning "Man Up Monday" campaign, which uses provocative...

2012-10-17 07:25:56

Addition of Dr. Norman LaFrance strengthen further Jubilant DraxImage expertise  MONTREAL, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Jubilant DraxImage Inc. (hereinafter "JDI"), a Jubilant Life Sciences Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Norman LaFrance as Vice President, Medical & Regulatory Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Jubilant DraxImage Inc. with effect from October 16, 2012.  Dr. LaFrance has extensive and successful FDA and global clinical...

2012-10-04 23:03:56

George Cigale, the founder and CEO of Tutor.com has been named a Visiting Fellow for the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Cigale will focus his fellowship on the power of persistent student feedback, investigating the effect regularly asking for and sharing student perceptions on the quality of instruction, student engagement, and the K-12 school culture. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 George Cigale, the founder and CEO of Tutor.com has been named a Visiting Fellow for...

2012-10-02 10:28:21

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), in collaboration with the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing (IJHN) and DKBmed, LLC, has announced the presentation of Ahead of the Curve: Early Intervention in Cystic Fibrosis, featuring the first-ever three-dimensional animation at any North American CME program. (www.aotc-early.org) The symposia stresses the importance of early initiation of treatment and identification of lung...

2012-08-23 02:26:24

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions, LLC today announced that it has been named a founding partner of the Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT (CPHIT), a program dedicated to supporting health care systems and public health agencies through the improved and expanded use of health information technology (HIT). CPHIT will collaborate with HIT industry leaders and public and private organizations to identify population health priorities, learn best...

2012-07-31 06:28:45

BALTIMORE, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) is financing two major education projects in Baltimore - the Maryland Institute College of Art's (MICA) Studio Center and Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School (Henderson-Hopkins). Both projects signal new momentum in challenged neighborhoods. TRF provided New Markets Tax Credits totaling over $20 million for both projects, which will bring over 200 jobs and serve over 700 students. "These projects are...

2012-07-16 11:09:21

Scientists have long known that the body rids itself of excess copper and various other minerals by collecting them in the liver and excreting them through the liver´s bile. However, a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers and published June 22 in PLoS One suggests that when this route is impaired there´s another exit route just for copper: A molecule sequesters only that mineral and routes it from the body through urine. The researchers, led by Svetlana Lutsenko, Ph.D., a...

2012-06-19 02:27:54

BALTIMORE, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) announced today that it has completed a formal agreement to serve as Greater Baltimore's primary business partner with BioHealth Innovation (BHI), Maryland's private-public collaborative that focuses on commercializing market-relevant bio health innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in central Maryland. BHI is the first regionally focused innovation intermediary created to connect...

2012-05-29 23:02:43

Bernard T. Ferrari, an accomplished corporate strategist and management consultant to Fortune 50 companies, has been named the next dean of The Johns Hopkins University´s Carey Business School. Ferrari, whose appointment is effective July 1, is the second dean to lead the Carey Business School since it was established in 2007. Ferrari, 63, is a former director at the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he spent nearly two decades as a partner and senior...