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USA Today
October 27, 2009
'Pushing hospitals to their limit'
Johns Hopkins angle: This front-page article about how hospitals are being strained by flu cases includes comments from Johns Hopkins Hospital staff members: Mitchell Goldstein, an emergency room doctor; Trish Perl, the hospital's director of infection control; Sara Cosgrove, an associate professor of infectious diseases; nurse Valerie Rhymer; Deborah Dooley, clinical manager of occupational health; Roy Brower, who is in charge of the ICU; and Gabor Kelen, director of Hopkins' emergency department and its office of critical event preparedness and response.

Baltimore Sun
October 27, 2009
A truck's harrowing path through the city
Johns Hopkins angle: Details on charges against the man accused of driving the truck that struck and killed junior Miriam Frankl in a hit-and-run accident on Oct. 16.

WMAR-TV
October 26, 2009
Hours Before Hopkins Student Killed
Johns Hopkins angle: Details on allegations against the man accused of driving the truck that struck and killed junior Miriam Frankl in a hit-and-run accident on Oct. 16.

WBAL-TV
October 26, 2009
Man Faces 17 Charges In Hit-And-Run Arrest
Johns Hopkins angle: Details on allegations against the man accused of driving the truck that struck and killed junior Miriam Frankl in a hit-and-run accident on Oct. 16.

WJZ-TV
October 26, 2009
Man Arrested For Fatal Hit-An- Run Had Prior DUIs
Johns Hopkins angle: Details on allegations against the man accused of driving the truck that struck and killed junior Miriam Frankl in a hit-and-run accident on Oct. 16.

WBAL Radio
October 26, 2009
Fatal Hit And Run Driver Held Without Bond
Johns Hopkins angle: Details on allegations against the man accused of driving the truck that struck and killed junior Miriam Frankl in a hit-and-run accident on Oct. 16.

New York Times
October 27, 2009
Cancers Can Vanish Without Treatment, but How?
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes SoM's Jonathan Epstein and mentions a study at Johns Hopkins and treatment options given to prostate cancer patients.

Wall Street Journal
October 27, 2009
The Picture of Health
Johns Hopkins angle: Brian Rosenfeld, chief medical officer of Baltimore-based Philips Visicu and one of the two former Johns Hopkins University intensivists who developed a health monitoring system, is quoted.

Wall Street Journal
October 27, 2009
Ten Steps to Preventing Infection in Hospitals
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup mentions Bolanle Asiyanbola, a surgeon who led a team at Johns Hopkins that developed SUDS, a device used to disinfect medical equipment.

Wall Street Journal
October 27, 2009
As Easy as 1-2-3?
Johns Hopkins angle: Peter Provonost, a Johns Hopkins medicine intensive-care specialist and patient-safety expert, is the subject of this Q&A about patient safety.

U.S. News & World Report
October 26, 2009
Managing Your Pain: How to Use Prescription Drugs Without Becoming Addicted
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Paul Christo, director of the multidisciplinary pain fellowship program at the School of Medicine. Christo also is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine.

Huffington Post
October 26, 2009
Help Wanted: The Voices of Mothers and Fathers
Johns Hopkins angle: This column is written by Orin Levine, executive director of PneumoADIP at JHU and an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

GenomveWeb.com
October 27, 2009
USC, Johns Hopkins Win $10.4M from NCI
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the National Cancer Institute has awarded a stimulus fund grant to JHU and USC for cancer epigenomics research. Stephen Baylin, JHU's Kimmel Cancer Center's deputy director, is quoted.

MSNBC.com
October 27, 2009
Are you at risk for sudden death?
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature, originally in Men’s Health, includes information and comments from Ilan Wittstein, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine and its Heart Institute.

FoxNews.com
October 27, 2009
Study: Doctors Have Less Respect Toward Obese Patients
Johns Hopkins angle: This story focuses on a study led by Mary Margaret Huizinga, an assistant professor of general internal medicine in the School of Medicine. Huizinga is quoted.

Crain’s Detroit Business
October 23, 2009
Michigan hospital quality project goes national
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports that the Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group is a partner in this hospital quality project.

Asheville Citizen-Times (N.C.)
October 27, 2009
Farming needs to go back to the future
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Kellog Schwab, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Water and Health.

USA Today
October 27, 2009
SEC commissioner manages a high-profile job, her health, too
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions gynecologic oncologist Robert Bristow of the School of Medicine, who treated the woman who is the subject of the story.
National Post
October 26, 2009
The U.S. Fed is the systemic risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by Whiting School economist Steve Hanke.

Wink News
October 26, 2009
9th Grade Failures Adding to Drop Out Rates
Johns Hopkins angle: Cites a new report from the Everyone Graduates Center, part of CSOS.

Delmarvanow.com (Del.)
October 27, 2009
J. Michael Brown Sr.
Johns Hopkins angle: Brown earned a degree from the university.

Philadelphia Inquirer
October 27, 2009
Lewis D. Polk; was Phila. health commissioner
Johns Hopkins angle: Polk earned a master's in public health from Johns Hopkins University in 1961.

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New York Times
October 27, 2009
Colleges Are Pushed to Convert Loan System
Most of the nation’s 5,000 colleges and universities have not taken the necessary steps to adopt a new lending plan, nor has Congress given it final approval.

New York Times
October 27, 2009
Call to Curb Athletic Spending Strikes Some as Unrealistic
While many university presidents are worried about rising spending in college athletics, some say that true financial parity may be an impossibility.

Inside Higher Ed
October 27, 2009
Competitiveness Reconsidered
A new study shows that a small number of colleges have become more competitive over recent decades, but also finds that as many as half have become substantially less competitive.

Wall Street Journal
October 26, 2009
York, Michigan, Yale Top Ethics Ranking
The Schulich School of Business at York University outscored better-known U.S. rivals in a ranking of how well business schools teach social, ethical and environmental issues.

Boston Globe
October 23, 2009
Harvard May Alter Some Expansion Plans
Harvard president Drew Faust has said there is a strong possibility the design of its much-anticipated $1 billion science complex may be scaled back in these tough economic times.


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