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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 15, 2003 | Vol. 33 No. 15

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New general counsel named
Kumiki Gibson, former aide to Al Gore, will join JHU in January

Kumiki Gibson

The university's new vice president and general counsel says her job is about more than just bailing Johns Hopkins out of hot water and winning lawsuits.
   "My job is to assist each of our university clients in achieving their own specific mission. That means not only giving them advice on the law but doing so with a full appreciation of what their mission is and a genuine sensitivity to what they are trying to accomplish," said Kumiki Gibson, who was appointed to the Johns Hopkins position by the board of trustees last week on the recommendation of President William R. Brody.
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The Welch Library looks to the future
This week, finishing touches will be made to the $300,000 renovation project on the William H. Welch Medical Library's main lobby. The work is the first stage of a much broader effort to transform Welch into a more user-friendly facility to better serve its 18,000 customers.
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Moderate alcohol use linked to brain shrinkage
A study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other institutions found a link between low to moderate alcohol consumption and a decrease in the brain size of middle-aged adults. Brain atrophy is associated with impaired cognition and motor functions. The researchers also found that low or moderate consumption did not reduce the risk of stroke, which contradicts the findings of some previous studies. The study is published in the rapid access edition of Stroke: The Journal of the American Heart Association.
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'The Gazette' has moved

W-2 forms to be available electronically

Johns Hopkins technology will guide hybrid undersea robot

Early treatment can prevent severe vision loss in premature infants

United Way update

'Super Surgery' to air documentary on Hopkins kidney transplant program

Sunrise Yoga, Cardio Kickboxing, Tummy Tucker and more

An 1878 celebration

Researcher awarded $3 million grant to study kidney disease in children

Blacks, whites rate their care better when seeing same-race physicians

Atkins diet may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy, study finds

Holiday gifts hot off the Press

APL plays key role in successful missile defense flight test

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