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August 22-26, 2022

August 22-26, 2022

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  • flier for Grand Rounds event Holy Cowpox
    Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Holy Cowpox

    In honor of National Immunization Month, this grand rounds (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, August 31) will be co-hosted with the Center for Infectious Disease and Nursing Innovation (CIDNI) at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Jason Farley will moderate the event, and guest speakers will include postdoctoral fellow Dr. Omeid Heidari and PhD candidates Dominique Guillaume and Keri Geiger. They will discuss roles nurses play in improving vaccine uptake and addressing vaccine hesitancy in their communities. They will also discuss epidemiologic importance of vaccines in efforts to prevent infectious diseases.

    The Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds Series will offer attendees one free contact credit upon completion of a post-event quiz after each session. 

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    Summer Research: Thai Monks and Obesity

    One of 227 rules for Buddhist monks during ordainment is to eat whatever is set before them by generous worshipers and move slowly and calmly. In Thailand, this is thought to partially explain an uptick in obesity and hypertension among them. The finding is alarming “given the role and influence of monks in society,” report PhD grad Thitipong Tankumpuan, Assistant Professor Nada Lukkahatai, former Dean Patricia Davidson, and a colleague, Thanakrit Jeamjitvibool, in the 2022 Summer Research issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine.

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    2022 Shining Star Nominations Open

    Through September 9, nominate an outstanding faculty member, student, preceptor or colleague from the Johns Hopkins nursing community for excellence in patient care, mentorship, and education to be celebrated at An Evening With the Stars November 10.

    Click on the category to learn more and enter a nomination.

    Elsie Peyton Jarvis Star Nurse Award

    Eunice Searles King Student Nurse Award

    Suzanne Concato Nurse Preceptor Award

    Rosenwald ICU Star Nurse Award

    Rosenwald Nursing Innovator of the Year Award

    Linda Davies Versic Faculty Award

    School of Nursing Diversity Award

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    Faculty-Staff Suggestion Boxes

    Suggestion boxes are located in the Student House and the Pinkard Building—1st Floor by elevator, 3rd Floor (to the right of the elevator), 4th Floor (faculty and staff lounge), and 5th Floor (to the right of elevator)—and an online option is also available. All facility-related questions should be directed to to ensure timely response to your concerns.

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    State of the School Tuesday

    The State of the School will be held in-person only in the SON Auditorium 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, August 23 (followed by lunch at 12:10 p.m. and a 4 p.m. happy hour in the Courtyard). All are strongly encouraged to attend. A recording of the State of the School Address will be distributed later. Allyson Evelyn-Gustave, Deborah Band, Daniel Sherman, Jessica Peters, and Rebecca Wright will receive a $20 gift card to Rosina Gourmet for filling out the State of the School survey.

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    MedHacks 2022

    The JHU MedHacks competition is among the largest health care-focused hackathons in the U.S., with 1000+ clinicians, engineers, scientists, and innovators participating each year. This year (September 9-11), the SON will be a lead sponsor, overseeing one of three tracks—focusing on patient safety and ways to improve nursing efficiency to decrease adverse events such as medication errors.

  • Comings and Goings, July 2022

    Each month, amazing people both arrive at and depart from the SON. We tend to recognize the newcomers, but sometimes valued employees leave without a public acknowledgement of their service. The SON Human Resources Department would like to change that.

    So, as we welcome Research Program Assistant Rashawna Shadae Chambers, Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Site Coordinator Carla Gourdine, Sr. Administrative Coordinator for Faculty Data and Compliance Kevin Matthews, Postdoctoral Fellow DaJaneil McCree, Research Associate Katherine Ornstein, Community Outreach Specialist Francisco Reyes, Assistant Professor Erin Spaulding, Research Associate Varshini Varadaraj, and Sr. Administrative Coordinator for Recruitments & Contracts Tyra Wilsonwe’d also like to acknowledge the contributions of colleagues and friends like Special Events Manager Matt Casse and Development Coordinator Kaitlyn McKay. Best wishes to all from the SON family.