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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

Computer Algorithm Can Forecast Patients’ Deadly Sepsis

The quest for early diagnosis of septic shock — which kills more Americans every year than AIDS and breast and prostate cancer combined – now takes a step forward, as Johns Hopkins University researchers report on a more effective way to spot hospital patients at risk of septic shock. The new computer-based method correctly predicts septic shock in 85 percent of cases, without increasing the false positive rate from screening methods that are common now.

Rothman is Named Leader of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Paul B. Rothman, a distinguished physician, scientist, educator and academic health care leader, was appointed Dec. 19 as the next dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine,

A Brief Bio of Paul B. Rothman, M.D.

A brief summary of the career of Paul B. Rothman, appointed to serve as the dean of the School of Medicine and chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine beginning July 1.

Dean/CEO Edward D. Miller to Retire in 2012

President Ronald J. Daniels announced to faculty and staff members at The Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday, May 4, that Edward D. Miller, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, plans to retire in 2012.