'Prevention is better than cure'

Program ACCELERATE, May 10, 2023 Earlier this month, health professionals in India gathered with experts from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Fenway Institute, and USAID to learn about the latest evidence-based practices for HIV prevention. While there has not yet been a public sector rollout of PrEP or PEP in the country, there is demand. Through the support of PEPFAR and USAID, ACCELERATE develops novel models for HIV prevention strategies for at-risk populations that can help inform the local, state, and national HIV response.

AAU Names Members to Task Force on Expanding U.S.-India University Partnerships

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES, April 07, 2023 The Association of American Universities has appointed members and co-chairs to a new task force to study expanding research and higher education partnerships between the United States and India. The co-chairs of the AAU Task Force on Expanding United States-India University Partnerships include The Pennsylvania State University President Neeli Bendapudi, University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign Chancellor Robert J. Jones, University of California San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla, University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi, and current Johns Hopkins University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Sunil Kumar (who is set to become president of Tufts University on July 1).

AI pioneer Rama Chellappa elected to National Academy of Engineering

THE HUB, February 07, 2023 Chellappa, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, is among 106 new members and 18 international members selected.

Unlocking the Promise of Nanomaterials

Johns Hopkins Medicine, January 19, 2023 “A unique aspect of nanofibers is that they mimic the natural extracellular matrix that cells are around all the time,” says Kunal Parikh. “We're no longer just make mats, but now we're making all sorts of different embodiments that can have a big impact, primarily because of the way that cells interact and integrate with these types of nanofiber-based devices,” he says.

GKII appoints new faculty co-chair and executive director

THE HUB, January 12, 2023 Sara Bennett, a professor in the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health who focuses on health policy and systems in low and middle-income countries, has been appointed as the new faculty co-chair. Melody McCoy, former vice president of global engagement and communications for Jhpiego has been appointed as the institute's inaugural executive director. Both Bennett and McCoy bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to GKII.

"A Message From the Next Generation: I Believe in You—Take Control of Your Health"

JACC: ADVANCES, January 11, 2023 In this issue of JACC Advances, Dr. Jaideep Patel and his team evaluated the association of disaggregated Asian racial data as it relates to f obstructive coronary disease.