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August 3-5, 2022

August 3-5, 2022

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    Bonnie Swenor in 'Time' magazine

    In the Time magazine article “Doctors with Disabilities Push for Change as Long COVID Affects Their Workforce,” Associate Professor Bonnie Swenor, founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center, calls for more research, more understanding, and more access. “There is still such deep oppression and exclusion that we haven’t gotten a seat at the table, we haven’t gotten to the places where decisions are being made around inclusion and equity.” Dr. Swenor has a vision disability.

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    Be Heard
    The State of the School event led by Dean Sarah Szanton will be held 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 23 at the SON. In advance, staff and faculty are invited to fill out a survey on fulfillment and connectedness at the school. Responses—due by Monday, August 8—will be anonymized. Aggregated data will be use as part of the State of the School program.
  • New employee Margaret Mensa
    Welcome, Margaret Mensa!
    Margaret Mensa joins the SON this week as a senior research program manager. Welcome and best wishes, Margaret!
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    August SON Birthdays

    Happy August Birthday to Sarah Allgood, Laura Arthur, Dorcas Baker, Lukeythia Bastardi, Anna Beeber, Tammy Berwanger, Jacquelyn Campbell, Angela Capello, Monique Daniels, Jessica Gill, Nancy Glass, Alexandria Granbois, Cheryl Himmelfarb, Robie Hughes, Binu Koirala, Laura Lucas, Andrea Mansfield, Ann Monihan, Shawna Mudd, Liza Owens, Laura Panozzo, Nancy Perrin, Bushra Sabri, Allison Schoenauer, Tanya Spruill, Varshini Varadaraj, and Andrew Wilson!

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    Social Justice in Curriculum

    The On the Pulse blog features an essay on “The Integration of Social Justice within the MSN (Entry into Nursing) Curriculum” by Brandon LeBlanc, assistant director for Master’s Entry recruitment at the SON.

  • SOURCE School Supplies Drive Through August 5

    Donate new school supplies for Baltimore City Public School students. SOURCE is collecting unused supplies through August 5, including pencils, pens, notebooks, paper, rulers, erasers, pencil sharpeners, highlighters, and other essential items. Co-sponsored by the Student Nurses Association. Supplies will be donated to partnering community-based organizations for distribution to students.

    Drop-Off Box: SON Lobby.

    Questions? Contact SOURCE@jhu.edu.

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    Hopkins Tech Hub

    The Tech Hub on the East Baltimore campus now offers a direct link for personal purchases. The Tech Hub, at 855 N. Wolfe Street, Suite B, carries Apple products/devices/accessories and Microsoft Surface tablets; offers Johns Hopkins employees, students, graduates, and alumni discounts on Apple products; has older Apple devices available at clearance prices; and can service or troubleshoot your Apple iPhone or laptop. Walk-ins welcome.

    You may also make departmental purchases of products and devices through Service Now.

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    Summer Research Issue 2022
    Each summer, Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine's online version gathers a healthy sampling of SON faculty and student publications from the year to date to say "Hooray for Us" but also to share our researchers' astounding output across campus, the U.S, and the globe. It's online now!
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    JHU Monkeypox Briefing

    JHU will host a virtual briefing about the global monkeypox outbreak, which the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. At the briefing, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, learn about topics including the prevention and treatment of monkeypox; how it is transmitted and ways to contain its spread; the social context for monkeypox and ways to reduce stigma around outbreaks; and the availability and distribution of vaccines. Expert panelists include SON Professor Jason Farley, SOM/BSPH’s Noreen Hynes, and BSPH’s Amesh Adalja and William Moss.