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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
New Research by Bushra Sabri
In a newly-published research article, faculty member Bushra Sabri and a colleague examine multiple health issues commonly faced by Black survivors of violence. Through the systematic review, the researchers wanted to determine the efficacy of various strategies used in existing evidence-based multicomponent interventions on violence reduction, promotion of reproductive health, reduction in risk for HIV, reduction in levels of stress, and improvement in mental health. Check out the article to see the results.
Board Game Happy Hour & Narcan Training Fundraiser
Join Nursing Students for Harm Reduction & Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition at Brews & Boards for a Game Night Happy Hour Fundraiser on September 26 at the Wind Up Space. Come learn about naloxone and harm reduction while playing board games and sharing drinks with your friends. This is a great chance to connect with other students interested in harm reduction and addressing the opioid overdose epidemic.
Apply for Student Grant
Students: What do you do when your student group is trying to create a new event at Hopkins, but your low on cash? Or, you’ve formed a new student group but you need funding to jump start your events? Apply for an Alumni Association Student Grant! The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association provides $67,000 to fund student grants—have you gotten your share? Submit your application at by October 20.
Last Day to Register for MNA
Don't forget to register for the 114th Annual Convention of the Maryland Nurses Association to be held on October 5, Martin's West. Registration closes on September 20.
Cultural and Linguistic Competency
Register to attend the Continuing Education Seminar Room to Grow: Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Conference "Promoting Health Equity: Understanding and Addressing Underserved Populations," September 26, Online. Registration closes on September 20. Discussions will include population data and health disparities, children and traumatic life experiences, and the educational journey of Mexican Americans in the United States.
Johns Hopkins Pain Symposium

As the opioid overdose epidemic continues, hospitals and health systems are recognizing the need to effectively manage patients' pain while preventing new cases of opioid addiction. But what does that mean in practice? Attend the Johns Hopkins Pain Symposium on Monday, September 25, in the Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium to learn more about this public health crisis and how we can help tame it. Registration is free for all Johns Hopkins Medicine and Johns Hopkins University employees, but space is limited. Can't attend in person? Register to live-stream the event. Learn more or register today.  

American Heart Association Heart Walk

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s #1 and #5 killers: heart disease and stroke. This year, the walk will be held at Camden Yards Sports Complex on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – noon. The Johns Hopkins picture will be taken at 9:30 a.m. Please register for the walk on the JHUSON team site (we need a count of JH T-shirts).

Third Thursdays with the ICTR

This month’s speaker is Holly Taylor, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her presentation will elaborate on the goals of the Research Ethics Consultation Service - to help raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process. She will also discuss the free consults offered to all Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and students.

Student Night at the Dog Watch Tavern

Come out and enjoy good food, great drinks, and a chance to meet and mingle with students from the School of Nursing! The American Heart Association is holding a fundraiser at Dog Watch Tavern and will be selling $5 wristbands that grant buyers access to a special food and drink menu as well as $2 Jell-O shooters! Everyone is invited and no RSVP is required. We hope to see you there! Dog Watch Tavern, 709 S. Broadway, Baltimore MD 21231.

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