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August 14-18, 2017

August 14-18, 2017

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  • Please Welcome Our New Post-Doc!

    Minhui Liu recently earned his PhD degree in Nursing Science with Statistics Concertation from University of Washington in Seattle and now is a new postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Innovative Care in Aging. Minhui’s research has focused on understanding influences of symptoms on health care use and disseminating evidence-based health promotion programs for older adults. During his doctoral studies, Minhui was funded to conduct a readiness assessment in communities for implementing an US-developed evidence-based group physical activity program in Changsha, China. To advance implementation science, Minhui will work closely with Drs. Laura Gitlin and Sarah Szanton to develop, test and evaluate evidence-based behavioral interventions to help older adults to age in place confidently. Minhui also had a background in psychology and received his bachelor and master’s training in China, and has been in the United States for four years. Please welcome Dr. Liu (

  • PMCID and NIH Public Access Policy Workshop
    The Office for Science and Innovation (OSI) is pleased to announce that Clair Twose, Associate Director of Research Services within Welch Medical Library, will be hosting a workshop focused on PMCID reference numbers and the NIH Public Access Policy. The PubMed Central reference number (PMCID) is a unique number assigned to a work that is posted to PubMed Central® (PMC). Claire will discuss various aspects of the NIH Public Access Policy, how to generate PMCID’s, and assure compliance with respect to the Public Access Policy.
  • Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine - Summer 2017
    The summer issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing is now available! Features in this issue include "Cross-Pollination," "The March Toward Calm: Care During Civil Unrest," and "Got the T-shirt." Get your copy at Jay's Cafe or on the Johns Hopkins Nursing website. 
  • Crossing T's and Dotting I's: A Lesson in Education
    Securing research, scholarship, and foundations funding has become even more competitiveIn "Crossing T's and Dotting I's: A Lesson Education," JHSON's Office for Science and Innovation addresses the increasingly competitive nature of the research funding application process. 
  • Cross-Pollination

    The health challenges that Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researchers confront can be across oceans or across town. They can be in a different hemisphere or the school’s own ZIP code. Baltimore’s areas of poverty and disinvestment present challenging and deeply rooted health inequities close at hand.

  • Congratulations, Grads!
    Congratulations to the August 2017 graduates of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing! A new class walked the stage, Dr. Edo Banach, president and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, gave the keynote address, and classmates gathered for photos to celebrate the accomplishment. Check them out.
  • 2017 Fall Fest
    The 2017 Johns Hopkins Fall Fest is right around the corner! his year’s event will include fun for the whole family - karaoke, sing-off, professional balloon artist, midway games, a variety of inflatables, cornhole, bocce ball, face painting and much more! Make sure you get your tickets for the September 8 event! 
  • Preceptor Facebook Group
    Calling Johns Hopkins Preceptors - join the new Facebook group "Advanced Practice Nurse Preceptors Johns Hopkins University" to connect with your colleagues! 
  • SEED Grants Request for Applications
    The Johns Hopkins Center for Women's Health, Sex and Gender Research announces two seed grants of $25,000 each to enable junior faculty researchers to collect pilot data, conduct feasibility studies, and/or develop interdisciplinary collaborations. 
  • Third Thursdays with ICTR
    The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is continuing its new 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, August 17, 2017 from 1 pm – 2 pm in The Wood Basic Science Building West Lecture Hall.