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Faculty and Fogarty Scholars Meet with BJGMC Leadership

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2015-06-22
Baltimore, MD—Dr. Ajay S. Chandanwale, Dean, and other faculty leadership of Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BJGMC) in Pune, India, arrived at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus today to meet with CCGHE faculty and Fogarty Scholars who are in Baltimore attending the Hopkins Summer...

Building Bridges to a Healthier India

Post Date: 
2015-05-19
Year One Campaign Report, May 2015

Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

Post Date: 
2015-04-30
Back Row: Ashlyn Sowell, Kelly Dooley, Jessica Elf, Rupak Shivakoti, Natasha Chida, Akshay Gupte, Jyoti Mathad, Leslie Bernard. Front Row: Molly Bowen, Bob Bollinger, Kamla Gupta, Raj Gupta, Amita Gupta, Jane McKenzie-White Photography: Jon Cristofersen ...

Hewlett Packard Generously Supports Indo-US Research Initiative

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2014-06-25
In June 2014, five visiting physicians from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BJGMC), Pune, India, were delighted to receive brand new laptops from Hewlett Packard (HP) for their training in epidemiology and clinical research. Drs. Geeta Pardeshi (Associate Professor of...

Confronting Gender-based Violence Symposium

Post Date: 
2011-12-01
In December 2011, CCGHE and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing hosted an event to launch a distance education course for clinicians focused on the prevention and management of gender-based violence. A live video link was established between Johns Hopkins Univeristy, Addis Ababa University in...

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Fact Check-Vaccinated people are not ‘biological time bombs’ carrying coronavirus ‘super strains’

Post Date: 
2021-04-27
Source: 
Reuters
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Reuters: Dr. Bob Bollinger weighs in about misinformation spread in a COVID-19 conspiracy blog.

A Bold New Chapter Begins for Hopkins and India

Post Date: 
2021-04-26
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Hub
Johns Hopkins India Institute logo
Johns Hopkins Hub: Dr. Amita Gupta leads the launch of the Johns Hopkins India Institute, a university-wide initiative to unite India-related efforts.

Hopkins Tool Predicts How Hospitalized COVID Patients Will Fare

Post Date: 
2021-03-31
Source: 
Fox 45 News (Baltimore)
Dr. Matthew Robinson
Fox New 45 (Baltimore): Dr. Matt Robinson discusses the SCARP tool, which can predict patients' risk of severe COVID disease and death.

Dr. Bollinger: We’re in a better place with Covid, but we’re not out of the woods yet

Post Date: 
2021-03-15
Source: 
CNBC: The News with Shepard Smith
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CNBC: Dr. Bolllinger discusses COVID-19 variants and what's known about the AstraZeneca vaccine

World Renowned Infectious Disease Expert on CDC's New School Guidelines.

Post Date: 
2021-02-16
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie Marshall interviews Dr. Robert Bollinger on CDC's New School Guidelines.

Will the New COVID-19 Variants Increase Reinfection Rates?

Post Date: 
2021-02-16
Source: 
VeryWellHealth
Dr. Robert Bollinger
"While the mutations don’t mean much in terms of how the virus functions, if the mutations lead to a change in how the virus works, then we pay more attention to it."

Should You Double Mask in the Workplace?

Post Date: 
2021-02-15
Source: 
Inc.
Dr. Robert Bollinger
You don't want the mask to be uncomfortable. "The most important mask is the one you're going to wear all the time when you're in high-risk situations," says Dr. Bob Bollinger.

Mentoring your mentor

Post Date: 
2021-02-08
Source: 
YouTube
Vidya Mave
How do you mentor your mentor and how establishing a structure can overcome some of the hurdles in building this relationship.

What do teachers mean when they say they don't have 'adequate' PPE?

Post Date: 
2021-02-03
Source: 
Independent Tribune
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “There are 17 genetic changes in the B.1.1.7 variant from England. There’s some preliminary evidence that it’s more contagious."

Des Moines County supervisors hone their budget chops

Post Date: 
2021-02-02
Source: 
The Hawk Eye
Dr. Robert Bollinger
“All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others. For example, flu viruses change often, which is why doctors recommend that you get a new flu vaccine every year."

Experts Explain How To Effectively Wear Two Face Masks

Post Date: 
2021-02-01
Source: 
Bustle
Dr. Robert Bollinger
"Some of the new SARS-CoV2 variants appear to be more infectious and easier to transmit, so although we don’t have clear data yet, it makes sense that more effective masking might help."

When will it end?

Post Date: 
2021-02-01
Source: 
TheStar
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “We are not seeing any indication that the new strain is more virulent or dangerous in terms of causing more severe Covid-19 diseases.”

How Dangerous Are the New COVID-19 Variants?

Post Date: 
2021-01-29
Source: 
Global Citizen
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “[RNA] viruses are notorious for having variants because every time they copy themselves inside a new infected person, they're sloppy."

The New Strain of COVID-19: How Much More Dangerous Is It?

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Radio Health Journal
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bob Bollinger was interviewed about the new strain of COVID-19 for this live radio broadcast.

COVID-19 Strain Variants, Ramping Up Vaccinations to Get to Herd Immunity

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie and Dr. Bollinger discuss the latest news surrounding COVID-19, including: Moderna announcing that its COVID-19 vaccine is effective against new...

Doctors Explain The Risks If You Miss Your Second Vaccine Appointment

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Bustle
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "You could be less protected against COVID, for a shorter period, or it could also give the virus time and space to mutate."

New strains of COVID swiftly moving through the US need careful watch, scientists say

Post Date: 
2021-01-25
Source: 
USATODAY
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Instead of perfectly copying its 29,811 bases, the four-letter alphabet used to describe its genetic code, a wrong letter sneaks in.

VERIFY: What do we know about the coronavirus strain in South Africa?

Post Date: 
2021-01-25
Source: 
Radio Health Journal
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Here’s what we know about the strain found in South Africa. According to Dr. Bollinger, it looks to be more contagious than the original. “That's true, not just about the South African variant...

Covid Vaccination Incentives: The Risks And Rewards For Employers

Post Date: 
2021-01-16
Source: 
Forbes
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bob Bollinger: “To stop this epidemic and get us all back to a new normal as soon as possible, we will need all segments of society to increase community uptake of vaccination[s]."

Experts say COVID-19 mutations are normal

Post Date: 
2021-01-15
Source: 
messenger-inquirer.com
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “... As with any virus, changes are something to be watched, to ensure that testing and vaccines are still effective.

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