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Zerhouni returns to Johns Hopkins University

April 23, 2009 Diagnostic Imaging. Zerhouni returns to Johns Hopkins University By H.A. Abella Dr. Elias Zerhouni, the first board-certified radiologist to serve as chief of the National Institutes of Health, will rejoin Johns Hopkins University as a senior adviser to the $4 billion Hopkins Medicine institution after a six-and-a-half year stint at the NIH. He will focus on academic medicine innovation. "With a new administration in Washington, a global economic downturn, and anticipated reforms in healthcare finance and delivery, we will look to him again for help and sound guidance," said Dr. Edward D. Miller, dean of the school of medicine and Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO. "He knows Hopkins like few others." Zerhouni was chief of radiology at JHU's Medical Center in Baltimore at the time of his NIH appointment by former President George W. Bush in May 2002. He led the biomedical research agency until his resignation in late October 2008. According to a release by Johns Hopkins Medicine, his new position will become effective May 1, 2009.

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