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June 22-26, 2020

June 22-26, 2020

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  • FY20 Key Closing Dates

    Here is a list of upcoming FY 20 closing dates for JHU that people need to know:

    June 29 – 5 p.m.

    PURCH – FY20 JP Morgan Executive Card (Concur Expense Waves 1-9) & Corporate Travel Card (Concur Expense Waves 1-9) expense reports with final approvals by managers and cost object approvers in Concur Expense for transactions > 90 days old

    June 30 – 12 p.m.

    CA – Cash bank deposits & remote check deposits due to Cash Accounting

    June 30 – 3 p.m.

    PURCH – Last day for departments and Central Finance Office to process Goods Receipts for expense to post in FY20

    June 30 – 5 p.m.

    AP – Last day for Accounts Payable to post employee / non-employee Travel & Online Payment Requests

    AP – Final approval for June parked invoices

    ARSSC – Billing approves & releases parked invoices and runs billing plan program

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    SON Experts in the Media

    The latest media mentions and appearances by members of the SON community:

    On the Front Lines: Acts of Courage and Kindness in the Age of CoronavirusBaltimore Magazine (Kathleen Bailey, 2013 MSN alumna)

    COVID-19 and Disabilities: Inclusive Disaster Planning Is Crucial for Vulnerable Populations—National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (Gloria Ramsey)

    AHW Researchers Win $2.8M Grant for Intimate Partner Violence Research—JH Alliance for a Healthier World (Nancy Glass)

    Nurse Understaffing and Increased Workload Associated With Multiple Organ Failure—Medscape (Dean Davidson)

    U.S. Hospitals Face Pressure on ICU Beds as Cases Surge—Bloomberg TV (Jason Farley)

    All private nursing facilities will be tested for COVID-19 through partnership between DHHS and CVSWinston-Salem Journal (Alice Bonner)

  • Nursing ethics expert Cynda Rushton
    Podcast on Moral Distress

    Nurses face complex ethical decisions on a daily basis, making us susceptible to moral distress. The risks and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic have intensified this distress. On the podcast episode “Moral Distress in a Crisis: What, Why and How to Cope,” Cynda Rushton, Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics, talks about what moral distress is, why it occurs, and how it affects us physically and psychologically. She also explores shifts in thinking that can help alleviate distress. The episode is part of the COVID-19 Resources Podcast Series from the American Association of Clinical-Care Nurses.

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    'COVID Considerations': Dean's Podcast
    To spread the word on the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, Dean Patricia Davidson has launched a regular podcast. A recent entry talks about delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine, and the complex and multifaceted reasons people choose vaccination or not. Listen in.
  • Image of members of a population in need
    HELP Course in Public Health Response

    For more than 20 years, Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) has offered humanitarian workers an intensive training experience in public health principles and disaster epidemiology. Registration is now open for the January 2021 Winter Session. Gain the skills necessary to effectively respond to public health emergencies in large populations through this two-week course in public health response. Questions? Direct inquiries to course faculty.

  • Historic Figures

    If you were not able to participate in the Lavinia Dock & Isabel Hampton Robb Lecture Series programs by Drs. Sarah Szanton (Dock) and Mona Shattell (Hampton Robb), recordings of the events are available:

    Lavina Dock Lecture Series

    Isabel Hampton Robb Lecture Series

  • Assistant Professors Yvonne Commodore-Mensah (left) and Laura Samuel
    Catalyst Award Recipients

    Assistant Professors Yvonne Commodore-Mensah and Laura Samuel are among 36 talented early-career faculty members across the university to earn 2020 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, which will recipients to tackle projects across the spectrum of discovery. Congratulations.

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    On YouTube: 'Emotional Toll of COVID'

    “The Emotional Toll of COVID: PTSD, Domestic Violence, and Suicide,” part of the A Woman’s Journey series, is now available on YouTube. Professor Jacquelyn Campbell is a featured speaker.

  • Assistant Professor Kelly Bower
    Kelly Bower Joins UHI Leadership

    Assistant Professor Kelly Bower is one of four new associate directors of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, effective July 1. UHI works to advance health and health equity in Baltimore. Congratulations, Kelly.

  • DNP Student Publication on Advance Care Planning

    DNP-Executive student Sojung Suk is lead author (with faculty members Sharon Kozachik and Valerie Cotter) of “Integrating Culturally Competent Advance Care Planning for Korean Immigrants: An Integrative Review” in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Read the publication here.

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    Getting an Accurate Count of Infections

    Just how many people in the U.S. have been infected with COVID-19? It’s the topic of the newly released report “Developing a National Strategy for SARS-CoV-2 Serosurveys in the United States” by Professor Jason Farley and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Read a blog post in On the Pulse, or read the full report here.

  • Logo for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health
    CUGH Webinar: Strengthening Nursing

    Nurses represent 59 percent of all health care professionals and are the backbone of health systems worldwide. How can this sector be strengthened and what are the challenges, now and in the future? Dean Patricia Davidson and Associate Dean Nancy Reynolds, one of the authors of the WHO State of the World's Nursing Report, join Sheila Tlou, Botswana’s former minister of health from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30. Register here.