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WJZ.com
May 2, 2009
Johns Hopkins University Is Creating More Jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of Saturday's science and research job fair at
Johns Hopkins. Cherita Hobbs, Sr. Human Resources Director at the School of Public Health, was interviewed.

Washington Post
May 4, 2009
Health Officials Are Wary but Hopeful
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Ellen Silbergeld, a professor of
environmental health sciences and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2009
Public health officials face dilemma: What facts should be released as flu
virus spreads
Johns Hopkins angle: Associated Press piece quotes James G. Hodge Jr. of the
School of Public Health.

Washington Post
May 3, 2009
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular
microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, answers questions about swine flu.

Washington Post

May 4, 2009
Questions and Answers About Swine Flu
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular
microbiology and immunology at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, answers questions about swine flu.

Washington Post
May 3, 2009
Replacing Justice Souter
Johns Hopkins angle: The Post asked former officials, legal scholars and others
how President Obama should handle his first Supreme Court nomination. Ruth Wedgood of SAIS is quoted.

Washington Post
May 2, 2009
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular
microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, answers questions about swine flu.

Washington Post
May 2, 2009
Ever-Changing Virus Challenges Drugmakers
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Andrew Pekosz, a flu expert and
immunologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2009
AP Enterprise: Most states have fewer flu drugs on hand than federal
authorities recommend
Johns Hopkins angle: Trish Perl, an infectious disease expert at the Johns
Hopkins University School of Public Health, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2009
Climbing costs strain colleges, families
Johns Hopkins angle: Article about spiraling college tuition and fees costs
quotes Adam Falk, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Fred Puddester, senior associate dean for finance and administration at KSAS.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 4, 2009
Johns Hopkins Lab Joins U.S. Cyberdefense Effort
Johns Hopkins angle: APL was awarded $7.3 million to work on the initial phase of a
DARPA project to build a simulated Internet that can be attacked for cyberdefense research and testing purposes.

Baltimore Sun
May 2, 2009
Obama raises hard question of end-of-life care
Johns Hopkins angle: Jay Hancock column notes that Medicare paid an average of
$85,729 at Johns Hopkins Hospital for each patient in the last two years of life. Story also quotes Albert Woo of the School of Public Health.

Bloomberg

May 4, 2009
Berlusconi Says His Marriage Over, Setting Up Split
Johns Hopkins angle: Piece quotes Gianfranco Pasquino, Professor of European
Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advance International Studies in Bologna, Italy.

Washington Post
May 3, 2009
Foodie Free-for-All
Johns Hopkins angle: Patricia Wallace, a psychologist at Johns Hopkins
University and author of "The Psychology of the Internet," is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2009
Acting director of CDC thrust into public role with swine flu outbreak
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press article notes that Richard Besser
did his residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins.

Bloomberg
May 4, 2009
‘Great Recession’ Will Redefine Full Employment as Jobs Vanish
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS economist Laurence Ball comments.

Ivanhoe Newswire

May 4, 2009
Gene Revolution: Your DNA Details
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Susannah Baruch, the law and policy
director at Johns Hopkins University's Genetics and Public Policy Center.

NJ.com
May 3, 2009
Fully Prepped For 'Jeopardy' Tune In Tuesday To See How Raritan Township
Collegian Fares
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU senior Scott Menke, from Raritan Township, has won a
spot on the Jeopardy! TV quiz show.

Health Newstrack
May 4, 2009
Chemical found in medical devices impairs heart function
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports on research by Artin Shoukas and Caitlin
Thompson-Torgerson of the School of Medicine that found that a chemical commonly used in the production of such medical plastic devices as intravenous (IV) bags and catheters can impair heart function in rats.

BBC News
May 2, 2009
Did the cyclone change Burma's junta?
Johns Hopkins angle: Story said that Johns Hopkins reseachers made an
independent inquiry into the cyclone response.

Herald Times (Wisconsin)
May 4, 2009
Brain function gets a boost from walking
Johns Hopkins angle: Los Angeles Times story quotes Daniel Hanley of the School
of Medicine.

Peterborough Examiner (Ontario)
May 4, 2009
New study shows the veggie may help prevent cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: In 2002, researchers from Johns Hopkins University made a
major breakthrough in determining ways to reduce the incidence of H. pylori infection, including a molecule found in broccoli.

Journal of the Turkish Weekly

May 4, 2009
H1n1 Flu: Hoping For The Best, Preparing For The Worst
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Thomas Quinn, head of the Johns Hopkins
Global Health Center.

Nurse.com
May 4, 2009
Wreck n’ Roll
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins RNs get physical in Baltimore roller derby
league.

Daily Record
May 4, 2009
Most states short of swine flu doses
Johns Hopkins angle: Trish Perl of the School of Public Health is quoted in
this Associated Press story.

Nurse.com
May 4, 2009
Johns Hopkins Students Advocate on Capitol Hill
Johns Hopkins angle: Baccalaureate students from The Johns Hopkins University
School of Nursing, Baltimore, recently met with members of Congress and federal health officials in Washington, D.C., as part of the national One & Only Campaign.

Zee News
May 2, 2009
Vitamin B9 good for treating allergies, asthma
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports on research by Elizabet Matsui of the School of
Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2009
Howard County bloggers keep small-town values alive
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the "Choose Civility" campaign started by KSAS's
P.M. Forni.

Daily Record

May 1, 2009
Taming the Taser
Johns Hopkins angle: Donald Alves of the School of Medicine is part of a
16-member task force charged with reviewing police policies on Taser use and determining if uniform guidelines, or even legislation, is needed.

Catholic Online
May 2, 2009
Swine Flu Too!
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz of the School of Public Health explains that
swine flu gets its name from the two genes that determine whether humans are immune and what level of protection our bodies have against the virus.

Smash Hits (India)
May 4, 2009
Does missing a cup of coffee give you a headache?
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions Johns Hopkins research on caffeine
withdrawal.

Scientist Live
May 4, 2009
Increased RNA production
Johns Hopkins angle: Piece reports on research by Josh Mendell, M.D., Ph.D., an
assistant professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Mathaba.net
May 4, 2009
US: Black kids with high blood pressure at higher risk for heart failure
Johns Hopkins angle: Article reports on research done at the Johns Hopkins
Children's Center and quotes Cozumel Pruette, a kidney specialist there.

Baltimore Sun

May 3, 2009
County critics see room for improvement
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions Howard County General Hospital, a
subsidiary of the Johns Hopkins Health System.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2009
Hopkins beats Loyola in double overtime, 11-10
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of Saturday's game at Homewood Field.

Baltimore Sun
May 4, 2009
Maryland makes NCAA men's tournament; Loyola left out
Johns Hopkins angle: Article reports that the Blue Jays earned the eighth seed
and will play host to Brown (12-3) at noon Saturday.

Baltimore Sun
May 4, 2009
Loyola couldn't beat teams in NCAA field, didn't join them
Johns Hopkins angle: Loyola went down to the wire Saturday against Johns
Hopkins, losing, 11-10, in double overtime.

Baltimore Sun
May 4, 2009
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: 
Host Johns Hopkins men's and women's tennis team both won their third-straight Centennial Conference championships, with the men beating Swarthmore, 5-0, and the women topping Washington College, 5-0.

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