Trinh suspect arrested
DNA sample leads police to 27-year-old man 'not a stranger'
Baltimore City Police announced on March 23 the arrest
of a 27-year-old male Baltimore resident charged with the
murder of Johns Hopkins undergraduate Linda Trinh. The
capture of the suspect effectively ends a search that
included two months of forensic laboratory investigations
and hundreds of interviews by detectives.
HHMI taps two on SOM faculty
Two School of Medicine faculty were among a group of 43
recently tapped as Howard Hughes Medical Institute
investigators, a prestigious honor that recognizes the
nation's most promising biomedical scientists.
Study: Preventing heart disease in black
Upgraded community health services, including checkups
by phone or in person with a local nurse practitioner at a
neighborhood clinic, and free charge cards for medications
are almost nine times more likely to benefit black
Americans at greater risk of heart disease than
full-service physician care alone. The analysis by
researchers at Johns Hopkins, published in the journal
Circulation online March 16, is the first to test
which model works best when patients have equal and
unrestricted access to health care services.