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United Press International
March 19, 2009
Millions may benefit from taking statins
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports on research conducted by SoM faculty members Erin D. Michos and Roger S. Blumenthal.

Senior Journal
March 19, 2009
Millions More Seniors Could Benefit from Taking Statins to Prevent Heart Attacks, Strokes
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports on research conducted by SoM faculty members Erin D. Michos and Roger S. Blumenthal.

Huffington Post
March 19, 2009
President Obama and the Promise of Science
Johns Hopkins angle: This column praises President Obama’s selection last week of Kristina Johnson, JHU’s provost, to be Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.

The Wall Street Journal
March 20, 2009
Obama's Afghan Struggle
Johns Hopkins angle: Opinion piece by Fouad Ajami, professor of Middle East Studies at SAIS.

Washington City Paper
March 18, 2009
Young Inventors Competition
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions a team of young Johns Hopkins inventors who are entering their SurgyPack system in this contest.

Baltimore Sun
March 20, 2009
College lacrosse: State men's week ahead
Johns Hopkins angle: College men's lacrosse preview includes Saturday night's Virginia-Johns Hopkins game.

Baltimore Sun
March 20, 2009
2 at Hopkins get grant for environment study
Johns Hopkins angle: BSPH researchers awarded $500,000 to study how environmental protections reduce exposure to harmful pollutants and whether health improves as a result.

Baltimore Sun
March 20, 2009
Women's lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU defeated George Washington, 13-12 in overtime, in women's lacrosse.

New Jersey Jewish Standard
March 20, 2009
‘Faces’ film explores Israel’s religious variety
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that Amy Beth Oppenheimer is an alumna.

WJZ-TV
March 19, 2009
Medical Students Learn Fate on ‘Match Day’
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature on match day quotes Redonda Miller, assistant dean for student affairs at SoM, and student Nichant Patel.

FinanceAsia.com
March 20, 2009
Restoring confidence in the Indonesian rupiah
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Steve Hanke, professor of applied economics at the Whiting School.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 19, 2009
Universities Face Conflict-of-Interest Questions Over Finder Fees for Study Participants
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions Ellen Roche, who died while participating in a medical study at Johns Hopkins.

Jakarta Globe
March 19, 2009
Central Banks Caused This Mess. If Only They Were Ready to Clean Up.
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Steve Hanke, professor of applied economics at the Whiting School.

Bloomberg News
March 20, 2009
Maggots Are No Better in Healing Ulcers Than Gel, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions that modern maggot therapy was established by William Baer, a professor of orthopedic surgery at the SoM, who observed the success of the treatment in World War I.

New Kerala (India)
March 20, 2009
Two-thirds of Earth's ozone would have disappeared by 2065 in simulated world
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that JHU researchers participated in development of this simulation.

Health Day
March 20, 2009
Study Finds Millions More May Benefit From Statins
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports on research conducted by SoM faculty members Erin D. Michos and Roger S. Blumenthal.

Westerly Sun (Rhode Island)
March 20, 2009
After-school program planned
Johns Hopkins angle: The elementary after-school program mentioned in this article will be based in part on curricula offered by JHU’s Center for Talented Youth.

Honolulu Advertiser (Hawaii)
March 19, 2009
HMSA supports national effort to eliminate bloodstream infections
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to an infection prevention system developed by Peter J. Pronovost of the Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group.

Contract Magazine
March 18, 2009
Designing for Health: Maximizing the Impact of Art in Architecture
Johns Hopkins angle: The article discusses the design work that went into the new Johns Hopkins Clinical Building, Adult and Children's towers, now under construction.

Moldova.Org
March 19, 2009
Study: Montreal Protocol avoided disaster
Johns Hopkins angle: This UPI story states that JHU researchers are among the U.S. and Dutch scientists who credit the 193-nation agreement to ban ozone-depleting substances for avoiding nearly catastrophic environmental hazards.

PhysOrg.com
March 19, 2009
New simulation shows consequences of a world without Earth's natural sunscreen
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that JHU researchers participated in development of this simulation.

NJ.com (New Jersey)
March 20, 2009
Bay-Atlantic Symphony to explore Shadows and Light of Brahms concerts in March
Johns Hopkins angle:  This preview of March concerts mentions that they will feature pianist Marian Hahn from the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory as a soloist.

Newsday (Long Island)
March 20, 2009
Fighting for mixed martial arts in New York
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece refers to a 2006 SoM study that reported on the overall injury rate in mixed martial arts competitions.
 
 

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