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Charles Wiener Appointed to Lead Johns Hopkins’ Continued Global Expansion

Charles Wiener Appointed to Lead Johns Hopkins’ Continued Global Expansion

Charles Wiener, M.D., professor of medicine and physiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had been serving as acting president of Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI), has been named president of JHI and senior vice president, international, of Johns Hopkins Medicine, following Pamela Paulk’s retirement. In this role, Charlie will work closely with(...)

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One-on-One Connections and Second Opinions

One-on-One Connections and Second Opinions

A surgeon encounters a tough cardiac case and needs a second opinion. Or perhaps she wants to explore minimally invasive surgery for a faster recovery. While she could consult with her Johns Hopkins colleagues remotely, nothing beats the richness of a face-to-face connection to share knowledge and find solutions. We connect Johns Hopkins clinicians with(...)

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Baby Alicia’s 7,500-Mile Journey for a New Liver

Baby Alicia’s 7,500-Mile Journey for a New Liver

Alicia, a chubby-cheeked toddler, fist-bumps her dad and then breaks into enthusiastic clapping. She and her family have a lot to cheer. Three weeks after Alicia was born in Nairobi Hospital, her doctors diagnosed her with biliary atresia, a blockage in the ducts that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder. The condition accounts(...)

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Nurse Exchange Honors Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Nurse Exchange Honors Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Working with nurses at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) in South Africa—the first children’s hospital in the region—Johns Hopkins nurses found more similarities than differences. “Nurses all over the world face the same challenges,” says Johns Hopkins nursing consultant Wilma Berends, who traveled with other Baltimore nurses to the 200-bed hospital in Johannesburg as part(...)

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Our 20-Year Global Ambassadorship

Our 20-Year Global Ambassadorship

In 1998, Johns Hopkins Medicine established a global ambassador, Johns Hopkins Medicine International, to take its mission worldwide. Since then, we’ve worked to help Johns Hopkins Medicine emerge as a pioneer in international collaborative health. Today, we deliver the promise of medicine to people across the globe—through culturally sensitive care at Johns Hopkins Medicine in(...)

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You’ve Got Our Ear

You’ve Got Our Ear

For the past six months, we’ve used this space to share ideas about international collaborative health. Our half-year anniversary is a good time to check in with our subscribers to see what’s on your mind and how we can enhance your experience. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts. Thank you for joining(...)

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