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October 18-20, 2017

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  • research

    New Certificate of Confidentiality Guidelines from NIH

    Effective October 1, 2017, all ongoing or new research funded wholly or in part by NIH as of December 13, 2016 that is collecting or using identifiable, sensitive information is automatically issued a Certificate of Confidentiality (Certificate) as a term and condition of NIH grant awards. Learn more about this policy.

  • achievements

    Student Selected as Global Health Scholar

    PhD student Jenna Levenson was selected as a 2017 JHU Global Health mHealth Initiative Personal Connected Health Alliance Scholar and will receive an opportunity to attend the Connected Health Conference in Boston. Her outstanding scholarship in digital health illustrates her commitment to an emerging field. Congrats, Jenna!
  • events

    Lunch and Learn: Virginia State Student Loan Repayment Program

    Presenter: Olivette Burroughs; Wednesday, October 18, 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., Room 305. Lunch will be provided, so RSVP to All are welcome to attend and learn about this opportunity to reduce student loan debt after graduation if you plan to work in Virginia. 

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    Chao Hsing Yeh Receives Under Armour Innovation Grant

    Congratulations to faculty Chao Hsing Yeh, who received the Under Armour Innovation Grant. Through the funding, she will develop a smartphone app to help breast cancer survivors manage joint pain and stiffness. She will also look at the effectiveness of using auricular point acupressure which applies an acupuncture-like stimulation on specific ear points to manage the symptoms. 

  • research

    New Research by Faculty

    Unwanted sexual experiences are common among university students in the United States and pose a substantial public health concern. Campus policies and programs to prevent unwanted sexual incidents in university settings require research on prevalence and risk correlates of both victimization and perpetration. This study by faculty members Jackie Campbell, Bushra Sabri, Chakra Budhathoki, and colleagues determined the prevalence of unwanted sexual victimization and perpetration experiences among students, both before and after joining the university, and examined risk correlates for both unwanted sexual victimization and perpetration experiences. Read the full research
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    Szanton Named "Edge Runner"

    Faculty Sarah Szanton was honored as an American Academy of Nursing "Edge Runner" for her Community Aging in Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) program."Everyone knows that nurses make things happen for the better. Academy Edge Runners are recognized as above and beyond creators of the best solutions that work in real world to improve health," said Eileen Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, co-chair of the Raise the Voice Edge Runner National Advisory Council.

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    Tamar Visits Mr. Jonas

    PhD student Tamar Rodney was recently invited by the Jonas Foundation to have dinner with Mr. Jonas at the Jonas Gold Classic fundraising in NY to support the Veterans Healthcare Nursing Research Scholarships. Tamar is a Jonas Nurse Scholar studying PTSD in veterans.

  • announcements

    Third Thursdays with ICTR

    The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research continues its lecture series, “Third Thursdays with the ICTR”. Each month, speakers will share research related news and showcase a resource and/or service that can aid clinical research study team members. The next lecture is Thursday, October 19 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in The Wood Basic Science Building West Lecture Hall. This month's presentation is titled “Resources from the Research Participant and Community Stakeholder Core." Don't forget to register.

  • announcements

    Residence Inn Now Open

    The Residence Inn Baltimore at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus is now open and ready to welcome your guests. The hotel is an excellent addition to the East Baltimore community and offers views of the city from its rooftop bar and restaurant. 

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    Regulation of Nicotine

    On Thursday, October 19, at 1 pm, Sommer Hall, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will host the public health community’s first opportunity to discuss the groundbreaking vision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels. The event will feature Scott Gottlieb, MD, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other JHU faculty.