February 21, 2011

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Hospital shootings rare, but rate of other assaults high, study finds

Shootings like the one in which a gunman shot a doctor and killed a patient at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in September are “exceedingly rare,” but the rate of other assaults on workers in U.S. health care settings is four times higher than in other workplaces, conclude two Johns Hopkins emergency physicians after reviewing workplace […]

Brian Gragnolati to head new JHM Community Division

Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been named senior vice president of the Johns Hopkins Health System. In his new position, Gragnolati will head Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Community Division, a newly established office designed to ensure greater systemwide clinical integration. The effective date of the appointment […]

MIX 106.5 DJs to kick off radiothon for Children’s Center

Popular Baltimore DJs Jojo Girard, Reagan Warfield and Sarah Jacobs of MIX 106.5 will join Johns Hopkins Children’s Center patients, faculty and staff to mark the start of the 22nd annual radiothon to benefit the children’s hospital.
In a new twist this year, the MIX 106.5 Radiothon will take place over three weekdays ending on Friday […]

Azar Nafisi’s ‘Reading Lolita in Tehran’ now a chamber opera

A University of Maryland doctoral student and composer, Elisabeth Mehl Greene, has set SAIS faculty member Azar Nafisi’s bestselling memoir Reading Lolita in Tehran to music.
A free informal performance of Greene’s chamber opera took place Friday night in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center and was followed by a discussion with Nafisi, Greene and opera director […]

East Timor Prime Minister Gusmao to speak at SAIS

Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, prime minister of the Democratic Republic of East Timor, will speak at SAIS at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24.
The prime minister will discuss “Goodbye Conflict, Welcome Development: The Timor-Leste Experience.”
The event, hosted by the SAIS Southeast Asia Studies Program and Asia Society, will be held in the Nitze Building’s Kenney […]

Nominations sought for 2011 Diversity Recognition Awards

The Johns Hopkins Institutions Diversity Leadership Council is seeking nominations for its ninth annual Diversity Recognition Awards. These awards recognize exceptional contributions of faculty, staff and students in advancing and celebrating diversity and inclusiveness at Johns Hopkins.
Faculty, staff and students from all divisions of Johns Hopkins are eligible to receive the award, with the exception […]