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'Fierce Urgency'“The Fierce Urgency of Now” honors the life of Shalon Irving, CDC epidemiologist and Bloomberg School of Public Health alumnus—3-5 p.m. Monday, February 25, at Public Health’s Sommer Hall, E2014. Dr. Irving dedicated her life to understanding how inequality, trauma, and violence affect health. She died in 2017 after giving birth, calling national attention to high rates of maternal mortality among black women. RSVP.
Promoting Reproductive HealthExecutive DNP student Keitra Thompson was selected to support Power to Decide's campaign to prevent unintended pregnancy. She will join its inaugural National Cadre of Trainers to deliver One Key Question training and technical assistance across the U.S. One Key Question supports women's ability to transform health care experiences in light of reproductive justice and improved birth outcomes through pregnancy intention screenings.
International Pulpit for Women's Safety
Professor and pioneering researcher Jacquelyn Campbell has been chosen for “Precursors to Violence: Identifying, De-escalating, and Reducing Women’s Risks,” a parallel to the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, one of the most influential global conferences to furthering women’s rights. The March 11 presentation, a Sigma Theta Tau International event, will be at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York. Register. And read more here.
Faculty & Staff Diversity Retreat
Remember: Diversity Retreat, 9 a.m.-noon Monday, February 25, Alumni Auditorium. Continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Register here for a boxed lunch.
Course on Lipid Disorders
Are you up to date on evaluating and managing lipid disorders? A new course prepares you to utilize the latest practice guidelines and to take the clinical lipid specialist examination. Topics include pathophysiology, laboratory evaluation, and the genetic component of hyperlipidemia.
Eating Disorders PanelNational Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 25-March 3. Join the Baltimore Ambassadors for Project HEAL in welcoming a panel of experts 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, February 25, Room 217. The nonprofit Project HEAL (Help to Eat, Accept, and Live) promotes eating disorder recovery. RSVP.
Virtual Job Fair
HRSA Virtual Job Fairs are free online recruitment events that connect students, trainees, and clinicians with health care organizations. The East Coast event (which includes Maryland) is 4:45-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 26. Learn about open positions, benefit packages, and populations served.
JHU Day at Lewis MuseumVisit the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for free on Saturday, February 23 as part of Black History Month.
6.3 CNE for Free: Lipid Disorders
Are you up to date on evaluating and managing lipid disorders? A new course prepares you to utilize the latest practice guidelines and to take the clinical lipid specialist examination. Topics include pathophysiology, laboratory evaluation, and the genetic component of hyperlipidemia. Course is 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, March 29 in the Carpenter Room (lunch provided). Register now.