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The Washington Post
May 1, 2009
Questions and Answers About Swine Flu
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at
Bloomberg School of Public Health, answers questions about swine flu.

Associated Press
May 1, 2009
AP: Most states have fewer drugs than feds suggest
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story quotes Trish Perl, an infectious disease expert at the Johns Hopkins
University School of Public Health.

Fox News
April 30, 2009
Demand for New Flu Vaccine Could Overwhelm Manufacturers
Johns Hopkins angle: This report includes comments from Neal Halsey, international health professor at
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Washington Post
May 1, 2009
Swine Flu shuts hundreds of schools
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Lynn Goldman, a professor at Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Washington Post
May 1, 2009
Probable Case of Swine Flu Closes Rockville High School
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Lynn Goldman, professor at Bloomberg School of Public Health.

WBAL-TV Channel 11
April 30, 2009
O'Malley Names Swine Flu Advisory Board
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that this advisory board includes John G. Bartlett, a professor
and infectious disease specialist in the School of Medicine.

Independent (UK)
May 1, 2009
Johann Hari: Life-threatening disease is the price we pay for cheap meat
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Ellen Silbergeld, a professor of environmental health sciences in the School of Public Health.

Woman’s Day
April 30, 2009
Daily Dose: Swine Flu Worries
Johns Hopkins angle: The column mentions the advice Johns Hopkins is giving its employees and students.

The Hindu (India)
May 1, 2009
Chemical found in medical devices weakens heartbeat
Johns Hopkins angle: The report quotes Artin Shoukas, a professor of biomedical engineering, physiology and
anesthesiology at the School of Medicine.

AHN
May 1, 2009
Chemical In Plastic Medical Devices Could Impair Heart Function
Johns Hopkins angle: This report quotes Artin Shoukas, a professor of biomedical engineering, physiology
and anesthesiology at the School of Medince.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2009
Power for patients
Johns Hopkins angle: Opinion piece was co-authored by Ruth R. Faden, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman
Institute of Bioethics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Maryland Daily Record
JHU scientist honored
Johns Hopkins angle: Brief cites the election of Adam Riess, professor of physics and astronomy in the
Krieger School, to the National Academy of Sciences.

CBS News
May 1, 2009
Guessing Game: Who Will Replace Souter?
Johns Hopkins angle: This column suggests that Ruth Wedgewood of SAIS would be a good choice as Justice
Souter’s replacement on the Supreme Court.

Baltimore Magazine
May 2009
On Location 
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature about Matt Porterfield, who teaches screenwriting and film production in the
Program in Film and Media Studies at Johns Hopkins. The story notes that his father, Gordon Porterfield, is an instructor in the Department of Teacher Preparation in the School of Education.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2009
Scientists gets a look at Mercury's interior
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on data concerning the planet Mercury, transmitted by NASA’s
MESSENGER spacecraft, which was designed, built and managed by the Applied Physics Laboratory.

The Bay Area Citizen (Webster, Texas)
April 30, 2009
Spacecraft reveals dynamic Mercury
Johns Hopkins angle: This article describes new data on the atmosphere of Mercury transmitted by NASA’s
MESSENGER spacecraft, which was designed, built and managed by the Applied Physics Laboratory.

WJZ-TV
May 1, 2009
Naval Academy Grads Receive Top Honors
Johns Hopkins angle: This report mentions that Salman Mohammed, a senior on the Homewood campus, was named
to the All USA College Academic Team.

Health Day
April 30, 2009
Folic Acid Might Offer Allergy Relief
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center research led by pediatric
allergist Elizabeth Matsui.

New Kerala (India)
April 30, 2009
Folic acid 'helps treat allergies, asthma'
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story reports on new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center research led by
pediatric allergist Elizabeth Matsui.

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (N.Y.)
May 1, 2009
UR among giants in federal research funds
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins University dominated federal funding among private schools in fiscal
year 2008 at $701 million.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
May 1, 2009
Research can lead to lucrative patents down the road
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes a comment from Chi Van Dang, vice dean for research for the
School of Medicine.

Appleton Post Crescent (Wis.)
May 1, 2009
Gloria West's On the Move: Biking good for you and the country
Johns Hopkins angle: Research from the School of Public Health is cited.

Economist (UK)
May 1, 2009
Guru: Elliott Jaques
Johns Hopkins angle: Jaques earned a degree from the School of Medicine.

Hunterdon County Democrat (N.J.)
May 1, 2009
In Alexandria, 20-year-old challenges incumbent
Johns Hopkins angle: Gabe Plumer is a junior majoring in political science in the Krieger School.

Sharon Advocate (Mass.)
April 30, 2009
Sharon educational achievements
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Wilbur was named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2008.

WJZ-TV (Chanel 13 – Baltimore)
April 30, 2009
Local Agencies & Businesses Turn To Tweeting
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes a comment from Johns Hopkins senior Rebecca Hauss.

Lubbock Avalanche- Journal (Texas)
April 30, 2009
Adam Golka to return for Arts Festival
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature states that pianist Adam Golka has played few concerts in the past year
because of an opportunity to study at the Peabody Institute alongside Leon Fleischer, one of his idols.

The Maryland Daily Record
April 30, 2009
More Shared Content Likely at the Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Sun editor Monty Cook's recent talk at Johns Hopkins University.

The Maryland Daily Record
May 1, 2009
On the Move Business Edition
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief mentions that the School of Medicine was featured in U.S. News & World
Report’s edition on the best graduate schools in the nation.

The Bellingham Herald (Wash.)
April 30, 2009
Lynden Christian High announces its honor roll
Johns Hopkins angle: Jake Jaffe was named to the dean’s list for fall semester.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2009
Gary Rodwell named BCCC board trustee
Johns Hopkins angle: Rodwell has a a master's degree in higher-education administration from the Johns
Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2009
With Ricci, Loyola is on solid ground
Johns Hopkins angle: Sports story quotes ESPN analyst and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Mark Dixon.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2009
College lacrosse: state men's week ahead
Johns Hopkins angle: No. 9 Johns Hopkins (8-4) will take on No. 18 Loyola on Saturday.

Washington Times
May 1, 2009
Hoyas hoping for help
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column discusses the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament selection process and
mentions the probably inclusion of the Johns Hopkins team.

The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
May 1, 2009
Dorothy Ann Serra, 74
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Dorothy Serra retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital, where
she was secretary to the vice president.

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