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April 6-10, 2020

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  • Associate Professor Jennifer Wenzel has been named associate director of the PhD and Postdoctoral Programs at the SON.
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    Dr. Wenzel to Help Guide PhD, Postdoc Programs

    Associate Professor Jennifer Wenzel has been selected as the inaugural associate director of the PhD and Postdoctoral Programs. Dr. Wenzel, recipient of an SON Teaching Innovations Award, joined the faculty 15 years ago and has served on the PhD Curriculum Committee for several years. Congratulations!

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    Needs of Elders in Long-Term Care During an Outbreak

    Adjunct faculty member Alice Bonner, a senior adviser with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, joined PhD student Sarah LaFave to discuss the special considerations that arise for older people in long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the conversation in The Hub.

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    April SON Birthdays

    Happy April Birthday to Tim Corrick, Derek Dangerfield, Elisabeth Danner, Allyson Evelyn-Gustave, David Garris, Brittany Green, Deborah Gross, Erika Hornstein, Areh Howell, Tyreesia “Angel” Johns, and Amanda Rohde! Have fun and stay well!

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    Coronavirus Resource Center

    Get updates on the Johns Hopkins response to COVID-19 and track the spread of the coronavirus in real time at coronavirus.jhu.edu/.

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    #ItCantWait

    "It’s times like these that show the overwhelming evidence of why nurses are the world’s most trusted profession, why they should be able to practice to the top of their license, and why they must be recognized as experts within the media." Read the latest blog entry at magazine.nursing.jhu.edu.
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    'COVID Considerations': Dean's Daily Podcast

    To spread the word on the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, Dean Patricia Davidson has launched a daily podcast. Listen in.
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    'Looking Forward @ Johns Hopkins'

    “Looking Forward @ Johns Hopkins” is an online lecture series via the Provost’s Office that features Johns Hopkins experts addressing issues of the moment and those to come. Register here. Upcoming speakers and topics:

    April 9: Al Sommer, Epidemiology – “Do You Really Want to Hear From an Epidemiologist at a Time Like This?”

    April 16: Barbara Landau, Cognitive Science – “Unforgettable: When an Amnesic Artist Remembers”

    April 23: Mike Miller, Neuroscience – “Pointilism, Alzheimer's, and COVID-19: What do they have in common?”

    April 30: Jeremy Nathans, Molecular Biology and Genetics – “X-chromosome Inactivation, Color Vision, and the Female Advantage”

    May 7: Lisa Cooper, Health Equity – “Health Inequities in a Global Pandemic” (Dr. Cooper is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor on the faculty of the Schools of Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health)

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    WikiWisdom Forum

    Professor Cynda Rushton and the School of Nursing have joined with the American Journal of Nursing to launch a Frontline Nurses WikiWisdom Forum to offer caregivers a platform for sharing experiences and concerns during the COVID-19 outbreak. Make nursing’s voice heard. When the pandemic has passed, a group of leaders selected from the online conversation will help prepare a “Never Again” report for AJN.

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    State of the World's Nursing 2020

    The State of the World’s Nursing 2020 report has just been released, providing crucial and fascinating data on nursing globally. The report from the World Health Organization also provides a compelling case for the global nursing workforce and investment in nursing education, jobs, and leadership. Read the report here. And read an analysis of key chapters from Nursing Times here. Dr. Nancy Reynolds, associate dean for global affairs, played a key role in the development of this report.