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June 8-12, 2020

June 8-12, 2020

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  • Slide of the coronavirus
    '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.
  • Illustration of a spiral of PTSD
    'Emerging From COVID-19'

    Join Professor Jacquelyn Campbell and Johns Hopkins Medicine colleagues 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 for “Emerging from COVID-19: PTSD, Suicide and Domestic Violence" to learn common manifestations of stress from the pandemic, to identify early warning symptoms, and to help yourself and those you love. The seminar is free, but requires registration.

  • Strategic Plan 2020-2025
    Dean Announces Strategic Plan
    From Dean Davidson: "The 2020-2025 Strategic Plan is the result of a lengthy, inclusive, and thoughtful collaboration that included faculty, students, staff, our external partners, and the leadership of Executive Vice Dean Marie Nolan and Associate Dean Bruce Schoneboom. It represents a determined charge toward a future that will reflect changes in business practices, shifting priorities, emerging technologies and ways of teaching, new workforce skills and competencies, and a greater commitment to social justice and equity." View the plan in flipbook form.
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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)

  • faculty member Nancy Perrin
    Monthly Biostats: Hierarchically Structured Data

    Nancy Perrin, director of the Biostatistics and Methods Core in the Office for Science and Innovation, will lead a workshop focused on Working with Hierarchically Structured Data from noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. Zoom link. This seminar will examine different approaches to working with nested data, including multilevel modeling, random effects regression, and general estimating equations to help participants select the analytical strategy to best answer their research question.

  • COVID-19 Decision Modeling Grant

    With support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, researchers from JHSON, Duke University Margolis Center for Health Policy, University of Michigan Medical School, and the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) have partnered to form the COVID Decision Modeling Initiative to award high-impact decision modeling grants. Applications will be accepted through June 30 and award decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Information.

  • Professors Beth Sloand and Mona Shattell of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
    Promoted to Full Professor

    Beth Sloand and Mona Shattell have been promoted to full professor on the practice education track. (Dr. Shattell is also associate dean for faculty development.) Congratulations!

  • Researcher Yvonne Commodore-Mensah
    Emerging Leader

    The World Heart Federation has accepted researcher and Assistant Professor Yvonne Commodore-Mensah into its international Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Program to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease globally in line with World Health Organization and Sustainable Development Goals targets on noncommunicable diseases. Congratulations!

  • 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.

  • Flier for the Isabel Hampton Robb Lecture series
    Robb Lecture June 17
    As an active social media user, content developer, and public thought leader, Associate Dean Mona Shattell uses her digital voice to influence the health care conversation and to support the advancement of the nursing profession. Dr. Shattell will present the Isabel Hampton Robb Lecture from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 17. Register for the webinar here.
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    ”Standing in Solidarity Against Racism and Inequity”

    Join “A Virtual School Assembly: Standing in Solidarity Against Racism and Inequity” from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, June 12 to reflect, to process, and to honor those who have suffered through our commitment to change--individually and collectively--to unite in solidarity in the pursuit of justice. Led by the Office of the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Zoom link.

  • Image of musician Matthew Cha
    Music for Health Care

    Matthew Cha, a DC musician and friend of Gill Wylie of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, has released an album of songs dedicated to health care professionals, available on Bandcamp to any health care worker for free. For everyone else, the album is available on a pay-what-you-want basis, with 100 percent of the profits donated to the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing COVID-19 Response Fund. Hear it here. And watch a video here.

  • JHU from Charles Street
    Next JHU Town Hall June 12
    At the next virtual town hall event from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 12, Johns Hopkins University leaders will share workgroups’ latest thinking about COVID-19 screening, testing, and contact tracing to support the health of students, faculty, and staff during Phase 1 of reopening. Submit questions in advance or during the town hall at An archive of previous town halls is here.