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New York Times
March 15, 2009
A Sound Machine That Stays Alert While You’re Asleep
Johns Hopkins angle: A story on a bedside noise generator that helps people to sleep quotes David N. Neubauer,
associate director of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center.

Boston Globe
March 15, 2009
Good as gold - What alchemists got right
Johns Hopkins angle: Lawrence Principe, a professor of chemistry and the history of science in the Krieger
School, is quoted.

Science News
March 15, 2009
Gradual treatment of peanut allergies shows promise
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Wood, a pediatric allergist at SoM, is quoted.

The Republican (Mass.)
March 15, 2009
Dropout rate vexes officials
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Balfanz, a research scientist at the Center for Social Organization of Schools, is
quoted.

The Tennessean
March 15, 2009
Mental-health system faces a severe crisis
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions a new study by the Everyone Graduates Center at CSOS which found that
Tennessee's high school graduation rate rose from 61 percent to 72 percent 2002-06, more than any other state.

The East African
March 14, 2009
Free movement of labour and goods to spur business
Johns Hopkins angle: Ndubuisi Ekekwe, a WSE graduate student, is quoted.

NPR "Weekend Edition Saturday"
March 14, 2009
Darin Atwater's Soulful Symphony Orchestra
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that composer and conductor Darin Atwater spent one year at the Peabody
Conservatory.

Faribault County Register (Blue Earth, Minn.)
March 14, 2009
Chamber music of a different color
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that performer Rolf Erdahl earned his doctorate at Peabody
Conservatory.

South Coast Today (Mass.)
March 14, 2009
Band concert to feature flutist Stroud
Johns Hopkins angle: Featured musician Leslie Stroud earned her bachelor's degree in music performance from the
Peabody Conservatory of Music, where she was a student of Britton Johnson and Timothy Day. She has performed with the Peabody Wind Quintet and has taught at JHU's Center for Talented Youth.

Los Angeles Times
March 16, 2009
Therapy to suppress peanut allergies is reported
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins researchers are mentioned.

Denver Post
March 16, 2009
Denver scientists: Cure to allergy in a nutshell
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that the School of Medicine is part of the Consortium of Food Allergy
Research.

Baltimore Sun
March 16, 2009
Flowers as remedies
Johns Hopkins angle: Story on the use of flowers in healing quotes Jed W. Fahey, a researcher at the Johns
Hopkins schools of Medicine and Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
March 16, 2009
Untreated adult ADHD raises some risks
Johns Hopkins angle: Story on adult ADHD quotes David W. Goodman, assistant professor of psychiatry and
behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of the Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Center of Maryland in Lutherville.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 13, 2009
Cutting back on pharma’s influence
Johns Hopkins angle: Editorial on johns Hopkins Medicine's plans to institute a policy regulating gifts to
doctors by pharmaceutical companies.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 13, 2009
BACVA's Noonan: Restrict big pharma and lose millions
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Medicine policy on gifts to doctors from pharmaceutical companies is
mentioned in the context of possible state legislation on the issue.

Health-E (South Africa)
March 16, 2009
Hope in attempts to find alternatives to ARV therapy as a prevention tool
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes comments from Robert Siliciano, a professor in the SoM.

Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, Ark.)
March 15, 2009
Doctors: Ark. trauma system will save time, lives
Johns Hopkins angle: This associated Press story refers to a 2006 Johns Hopkins study indicating that treatment
at a trauma center reduces chances of severely injured patients dying by 25 percent.

New Kerala (India)
March 14, 2009
Gene silencing blocks malaria parasites development in multiple mosquito species
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to SoPH research and has comments from George Dimopoulos, senior
author of the study and associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Health Day
March 16, 2009
Freezing Kidney Cancers Shows Promise
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on two Johns Hopkins studies that indicate most kidney cancer tumors
can be eradicated using a noninvasive freezing technique that eliminates the need for surgery.

Palm Beach Daily News (Fla.)
March 13, 2009
Obama order lifting embryonic stem cell funding restrictions doesn't end debate
Johns Hopkins angle: The article quotes Elias Zambidis, an assistant professor in pediatrics and oncology in
the SoM.

AFP
March 15, 2009
West lowers sights in Afghanistan: diplomats
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Hamilton of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS is quoted.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 13, 2009
These Baltimore-area companies are adding staff — now
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that APL is adding up to 500 staff this year because of government
contracts.

Baltimore Sun
March 16, 2009
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: Oregon 12, Johns Hopkins 10 in women's lacrosse.

Baltimore Sun
March 15, 2009
Big runs hurt Jays
Johns Hopkins angle: Syracuse 14, Johns Hopkins 11 in men's lacrosse.

Syracuse Post-Standard
March 15, 2009
SU stays grounded against Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Syracuse 14, Johns Hopkins 11 in men's lacrosse.

The Sun Chronicle (Attleboro, Mass.)
March 16, 2009
Wheaton wins 5th straight
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports article reports that the 23rd-ranked Wheaton College baseball team continued
its winning ways on Friday with a 10-6 victory over No. 5 ranked JHU.

St. John Source (Virgin Islands)
March 15, 2009
On Island Profile: Randy Brown
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that Randy Brown earned his master's degree in administration
science/organizational management from Johns Hopkins.

Philadelphia Inquirer
March 16, 2009
Frank A. Iula, a physician in Mt. Ephraim since '50s
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Iula earned a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins.

Philadelphia Inquirer
March 14, 2009
Marjorie Myers | Docent, nurse, 87
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Myers earned her nursing degree at Johns Hopkins.

Chicago Tribune
March 16, 2009
A.A. Imberman, 1911-2009, management consultant
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Imberman received a doctoral degree in philosophy from Johns
Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
March 16, 2009
The Rev. Jerome M. Hall dies at 59
Johns Hopkins angle: Obituary of former Peabody Conservatory chaplain.

The Washington Post
March 16, 2009
Parker Drummond Wyman
Johns Hopkins angle: Obituary of Wyman mentions that he edited a newsletter for the Montgomery County chapter
of the Evergreen Society.

The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
March 14, 2009
William Howry Slasman, M.D., 82
Johns Hopkins angle: Obituary for William Slasman mentions that he was a graduate of JHU.

Baltimore Sun
March 15, 2009
The parking puts it over a million
Johns Hopkins angle: People column reports former JHU president William Brody is selling his Federal Hill home
at a loss.

U.S. News & World Report Online
March 13,2009
Hopkins Cuts Admissions Budget
Johns Hopkins angle: This posting in The Paper Trail, an education blog, draws information from The
News-Letter, JHU's student newspaper.

U.S. News & World Report Online
March 13, 2009
30 Percent Jump in Applications to Hopkins's Education Program
Johns Hopkins angle: This posting in The Paper Trail, an education blog, draws information from The
News-Letter, JHU's student newspaper.

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