Issue: 2011 September 6

Tuition support now available for 30 health IT scholars

February 6, 2012

Applicants who meet a Feb. 15 deadline for the fall 2012 Applied Health Informatics Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are eligible for $10,000 in tuition support. Patricia Abbott, director of the program, said that additional monies will provide tuition support for up to 30 applicants. The funding has been made through the […]

Historic Homewood ArtWalks planned for Fridays this fall

September 6, 2011

Historic Homewood ArtWalks—free guided 45-minute walking tours between Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art that illuminate the art, architecture and history within the quarter-mile urban oasis—begin again this month. Weather permitting, they will take place on Fridays in September and October, with tour departures at noon and 1 p.m. The noon […]

Blood donations target sickle cell disease patients

September 6, 2011

Faculty, staff and students are urged to make time to donate blood at the Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Blood Drive being held next week on the Homewood campus. According to the American Red Cross, sickle cell disease affects 80,000 African-Americans in the United States. Individuals with this disease are at risk for great pain, organ […]

Nominations sought for MLK Jr. Community Service Award

September 6, 2011

Organizers of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration are calling for nominations of faculty, staff, graduate students and retirees for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service. Recipients who demonstrate the spirit of volunteerism, citizenship and activism that characterized King’s life will be recognized at the annual commemoration event, to […]

Books being collected for city schools, senior centers

September 6, 2011

During the month of September, the Office of Community Services, part of Government and Community Affairs, is conducting its second annual Books for Baltimore! drive for new and gently used books of all reading levels. All donated books will benefit Baltimore schools and senior centers. Drop-off locations are the 550 Building and the Johns Hopkins […]

Johns Hopkins ED staffs medical tents at Grand Prix

September 6, 2011

At the request of city officials and organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix, the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine provided doctors, nurses and paramedics to staff medical tents at the Labor Day weekend event as a public service. More than 100,000 spectators were expected to attend the three-day event. “Johns Hopkins has a long-standing […]

Calendar — September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

COLLOQUIA Thurs., Sept. 8, 3 p.m. “Make Your Self Well: The Moral and Medical Life of a 19th-Century Subscription Press,” a Program in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Alicia Puglionesi, SoM. Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library.  EB CONFERENCES Fri., Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Global Conference on […]

Classifieds — September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

APARTMENTS/HOUSES FOR RENT Bayview, rehabbed 3BR, 2BA house nr campus, hdwd and ceramic flrs, contemporary kitchen/BAs, dedicated prkng. $1,450/mo. George, 410-529-9644. Bayview, 2BR, 2BA house, den, clean concrete backyd w/storage, walk to Hopkins Bayview campus, grocery stores or sm shopping center, nr 95/895. 301-661-5627. Bayview, 4BR, 2BA house nr campus, spacious living rm, dining rm, […]

Notices — September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

HSO Auditions — Auditions for the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra will be held from Thursday, Sept. 8, through Saturday, Sept. 10. The audition is open to all Johns Hopkins students, faculty, staff and alumni and to community members. Learn more about HSO at For more audition information, and to sign up for a time, go […]

Greater focus needed on mental health triage in disaster response

September 6, 2011

Johns Hopkins bioethicists say that disaster-response planning has generally overlooked the special needs of people who suffer from pre-existing and serious mental conditions. Survivors already diagnosed with schizophrenia, dementia, addictions and bipolar disorder, they point out, are vulnerable long before a disaster strikes. In a commentary appearing in the June issue of the journal Biosecurity […]

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