Day: February 15, 2010

Carl E. Taylor, 93, founded academic discipline of international health

February 15, 2010

Carl E. Taylor, founder of the academic discipline of international health and a man of spiritual conviction who dedicated his life to the well-being of the world’s marginalized people, died Feb. 4 in Baltimore from prostate cancer. He was 93.

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing kicks off a three-day celebration of diversity on Monday, Feb. 22.

February 15, 2010

The annual celebration, honoring Diversity Week, is co-sponsored by the JHU SoN Cultural Competency and Diversity Committee, the school’s Returned Peace Corps Fellows, the Johns Hopkins Nursing Alumni Association and JHU Nursing Students United for Advocacy and Action. The special events and exhibits scheduled for the week focus on ethnic, cultural and spiritual diversity. Monday, […]

‘HeLa’ book author to share story of immortal cancer cells

February 15, 2010

The cancer cell line that biomedical researchers refer to as “HeLa” is so named because it was derived from the cervical cancer of a woman whose first and last names began with those letters. And although Henrietta Lacks died of her disease nearly 60 years ago, the memory of this impoverished African-American woman lives on […]