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Monday, November 18, 12:30-5:30pm

Ann Marie Schmidt, MD

Johns Hopkins University, The Mountcastle Auditorium, Room 113

"The Discovery of RAGE/DIAPH 1: Highlighting a Signaling Platform Implicated in the Pathogenesis of Obesity and Diabetic Complications"

Ann Marie Schmidt, M.D.

Dr. Iven Young Professor of Endocrinology, Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Pathology

New York University


Previous Presenters:

Wednesday, September 18, 4:00PM 

 Gissette Reyes-Soffer, MD

Health Sciences Facility III, Room 4020, UMSOM

“Use of Stable Isotopes to Interrogate Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism in Humans: What’s New? “

Gissette Reyes-Soffer, M.D.

Assistant Professor in Medicine, Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine

Division of Prev. Med. and Nutrition. New York, N.Y.


Monday, April 29, 4:00pm

Erin Michos

Health Sciences Facility III, Room 1010, UMSOM

Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements: Helpful, Harmful or Neutral for Cardiovascular Risk? 

Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FASE

Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, Associate Faculty of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Division of Cardiology  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Tuesday, March 13, 12:00PM

 Richard B. Horenstein, M.D., Memorial Lectureship

Medical Center Auditorium (Shock-Trauma, T1R18)at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore

“Integrating Diverse Data Sources to Understand Drug Response”

Russ Altman, M.D.,PH.D.

Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, Medicine, Biomedical  Data Science and computer Science;Director of the Biomedical informatics Stanford University



Tuesday, January 15 , 4:00 PM

Kimberly Steele

Health Sciences Facility III, Room 1010, UMSOM

"A Matter of Taste: the brain and obesity"

Kimberley Eden Steele, MD, Ph.D., FACS, FASMBS

Director of Surgical Simulation and Education, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center;Dirctor of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Center for Bariatric Surgery; Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Bariatric Research and Innovation; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine;Associate Professor of Human Health, Behavior and Society, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Monday, February 4, 4:00pm

Erin Hager

Health Sciences Facility III, Room 1010, UMSOM


"Policy Approaches for Obesity Prevention in Schools"

Erin Hager, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology & Public Health


Monday, February 11 , 4:00 pm

Rita Colwell

Health Sciences Facility III, Room 1010, UMSOM

"Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease Elucidated by Employing  Precision Metagenomic Sequencing and Multi-kingdom Microbiome Characterization"

Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; President and Chairman, CosmosID, Inc.; Senior Advisor and Chairman Emeritus, Canon U. S. Life Sciences