August 17, 2009


Volunteers Needed for Picnic — The Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs is in the final stages of preparation for the annual Johns Hopkins Picnic, to held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, on the grounds of Johns Hopkins at Eastern. Volunteers are needed to help with registration, activities and kid’s games. If you would like to offer your services for a shift or two, contact Jackie Coe at or 410-516-6060.  Volunteers receive a complimentary picnic T-shirt and free admission to the picnic. The final day to buy tickets, if they are not already sold out, is Friday, Aug. 21. Prices are $5 for adults and children ages 4 and up; kids 3 and under attend for free. For more information about the picnic, including a list of ticket sellers, go to or call FSRP at 410-516-6060.

Annapolis Trip — The Johns Hopkins International Society is sponsoring a trip to Annapolis, open to all Hopkins affiliates and their families. Cost is $15 per person. For details, e-mail

Homewood Student Job Fair — Departments wanting to hire students to work part time in their offices and labs this coming academic year should register for the Homewood Student Job Fair. For more information and to register, call 410-516-8421 or go to, click first “Student Job Fair” and then “Employer Registration.”

Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Program — The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing—in conjunction with the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Mercy Medical Center SAFE Program, with funding from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention—are sponsoring a Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiner (Adult) Training Program. It is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23. The daylong seminar has been specifically designed for registered nurses interested in becoming forensic nurse examiners. Since the training is based on a multidisciplinary approach, advocates, law enforcement and other allied professionals are encouraged to attend. Those who want to practice as forensic nurse examiners in Maryland must be RNs with at least 18 months’ experience and must attend the entire seminar to be eligible for Maryland certification. Tuition is $400, which includes two textbooks. The course will be given at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, 500 Western Maryland Parkway, Hagerstown, Md. For more information or to register, go to www, e-mail or call 443-287-4745.