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March 31, 2009
Harvard Bar to Entry Rises as College Offers More Aid
Johns Hopkins angle: John Latting, dean of undergraduate admissions at JHU, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2009
Following the recent explosion of Twitter
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog includes comments from Andrew L. Russell, a Johns Hopkins University doctoral graduate.
March 31, 2009
Why was Wagoner fired?
Johns Hopkins angle: This On Leadership blog was written by Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

The New York Times Magazine
March 30, 2009
Life Lessons
Johns Hopkins angle: This list points to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the Johns Hopkins commencement speaker.

The New York Times
March 31, 2009
Treating an Illness Is One Thing. What About a Patient With Many?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from the SoM’s Cynthia M. Boyd, an assistant professor of geriatric medicine whose research focuses on
patients with multiple chronic conditions.

Maryland Business Gazette
March 30, 2009
First hearing on ‘Science City' draws crowd
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions JHU’s role in the planned “Science City.”

ABC 2 News (WMAR-TV – Baltimore)
March 31, 2009
Johns Hopkins Plan Hitting Area Caterers
Johns Hopkins angle: The station reports that caterers in and around Baltimore are concerned that their businesses will be hit hard if Johns Hopkins follows
through on a plan to ban drug rep lunches.

Naples Daily News (Florida)
March 30, 2009
Florida Gulf Coast University to host national autism conference
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports that two of the conference speakers will be John Law, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the SoM, and his wife,
Kiely Law, both of whom received medical and public health degree from JHU.
March 30, 2009
Cholesterol medicines are no longer the top-selling drugs in the U.S.
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes comments from Roger Blumenthal, a professor of cardiology in the SoM.

Ergonomics Today
March 30, 2009
Medical Experts Prescribe Checklists to Curb Diagnostic Errors
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to research led by SoM faculty members David Newman-Toker and Peter Pronovost.

The Wilson Times (North Carolina)
March 30, 2009
Singer helps students hone musical skills
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on Devonna Rowe, a Peabody faculty member.

The Financial
March 31, 2009
Mothers of Multiple Births at Increased Odds of Postpartum Depression
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Yoonjoung Choi of the SoPH.

Gadsden Times
March 31, 2009
Treating an Illness Is One Thing. What About a Patient With Many?
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Cynthia M. Boyd of the SoM.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2009
August William Schell Jr. dies at 79
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Jim Hutzler, an authority on railroad and steamship memorabilia who is writing a book on the history of the B&O's
dining car china to be published by the JHU Press.

Spiegel Online
March 31, 2009
A New Outlook for Afghanistan
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Hamilton of SAIS is quoted.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
March 31, 2009
Babbling brook builds loyal viewership at University Hospitals: Healthy Cleveland
Johns Hopkins angle: Piece mentioned a 2003 SoM study that revealed that patients undergoing flexible bronchoscopy under sedation reported significantly
reduced pain when they listened to a tape of nature sounds before, during and after the procedure.
March 31, 2009
U.S. scholar: U.S.-China ties grounded in common interest of stability
Johns Hopkins angle: David M. Lampton, director of China Studies at SAIS, is quoted.

Liberian Journal
March 30, 2009
Liberia Renaissance Foundation Makes Cash Donations to JFK, JECCMI
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Lisa Cooper Green of the SoM.

Sudan Tribune
March 31, 2009
China interference and influence in Sudan
Johns Hopkins angle: Story reports that the departments of African and China Studies at SAIS convened a conference to address the impacts of Sino-African
relationships and the potential future of such relationships.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
March 30, 2009
UWM scientists develop techniques to unravel proteins' mysteries
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Kalina Hristova of the WSE.

News Channel 8 (Virginia)
March 30, 2009
Black Boys More Susceptible to Food Allergies, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Wood of the SoM is quoted.

Talk Radio News Service
March 30, 2009
Does North America Exist?
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS’s Charles Doran comments.
March 30, 2009
Chemotherapy Alone May Provide Durable Remission of Laryngeal Cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: Arlene A. Forastiere of the SoM is quoted.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
March 30, 2009
'Outstanding physician' was 'born caregiver'
Johns Hopkins angle: Nancy Nieland-Fisher did her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Clearfield Progress (Pa.)
March 30, 2009
Man may walk again thanks to special machines
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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