July 18, 2011

Calendar — July 18, 2011


Tues., July 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. For more information, email johnshopkinsblooddrive@jhmi.edu or call 410-614-0913. Turner Concourse.  EB


Wed., July 20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Celebrating 100 Years: Teaching Excellence in Medical Illustration,” a daylong conference sponsored by Art as Applied to Medicine. (See story, p. 1.) Dinner follows at 8 p.m. For more details, go to www.hopkinsmedicine.org/medart/centennial.htm. Turner  Auditorium.  EB


Fri., July 22, 12:30 p.m. “Enhancing Investment Relations Between the United States and Bangladesh,” a SAIS South Asia Studies Program panel discussion with Javed Hamid, managing director, International Executive Service Corps; Laura Hudson, Chevron Corp.; Jack Garrity, former executive director, Asia Society; Shamarukh Mohiuddin, executive director, the U.S.-Bangladesh Advisory Council; and Walter Andersen (moderator), SAIS. Co-sponsored by the U.S.-Bangladesh Advisory Council. For information or to RSVP, email events@usbac.org. 500 Bernstein-Offit Bldg.  SAIS

Tues., July 26, 2 p.m. “Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2011: Findings and Recommendations,” a Protection Project at SAIS discussion with Luis de Baca, U.S. State Department. For information or to RSVP, email elgibali@jhu.edu. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS


Wed., July 20, noon. “Home Births and the Public Health Response: Promoting Informed Choices and Healthy Outcomes,” Public Health Practice grand rounds with Eugene Declerq, Boston University School of Public Health, and Mairi Breen Rothman, Metro Area Midwives and Allied Services. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center. W1214 SPH.  EB


The FDA Lecture Series, Regulation of Medical Devices, sponsored by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design. West Lecture Hall.  EB

Wed., July 20, 6 p.m. “De-sign Controls II: Safety, Verification and Valida———-tion” by William MacFarland, FDA.

Thurs., July 28, 6 p.m. “Medical Device Regulation Outside the USA” by Carole Carey, FDA.


Mon., July 18, 2 p.m. “Evolutionary Convergence of Sleep Loss on Cavefish Populations,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Erik Duboue, New York University. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Wed., July 20, 9 a.m. “The Effects of Low-Intensity Lifestyle Modifications for Young Adults With Metabolic Syndrome in Yilan County,” a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Yi-Lien Liu. W2303 SPH.  EB

Fri., July 22, 2 p.m. David Bodian Special Seminar—“Relative Saliency Affects the Perceptual Decision Process When Detecting Multiple Feature Changes” with Cheng-Ta Yang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW

Mon., July 25, 10 a.m. “Health Systems Strengthening in Post-Conflict Settings: Hospital Reform in Afghanistan,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Claire Champion. W2033 SPH.  EB

Tues., July 26, 2 p.m. “Malaria in an Azithromycin Mass Drug Administration for Trachoma in Central Tanzania: Plasmodium falciparum Diagnostics, the Environment and the Azithromycin Effect,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Stephen Schachterle. W2030 SPH.  EB

Wed., July 27, noon. “Carbuying,” a Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union seminar offering information about purchasing and financing a car. First-time buyers are encouraged to attend. RSVP to Laurie Hare at 410-534-4500, ext. 260, or by email to lhare@jhfcu.org. Sherwood Room, Levering.  HW


Tues., July 19, noon to 1:15 p.m. “Unleash Your Inner Spielberg When Delivering Online Presentations,” a Center for Teaching and Learning With Technology workshop with Brian Klaas. Participants should bring their own lunch. E2030 SPH.  EB