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SON Joins Major Stand Against Opioid Misuse
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has joined more than 100 organizations across the U.S. and the National Academy of Medicine in a commitment to reverse trends in opioid misuse. Opioids kill 130 people every day and, according to the nonprofit research organization Altarum, cost more than $1 trillion from 2001 to 2017, with $500 billion more projected by 2020. Read more.
Faculty are invited to attend a Preceptor Guidebook Coming Out Party 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the Carpenter Room.
Your Opinion Matters
How can we improve the SON? Suggestion boxes have been placed in the Business Office (third floor), Faculty and Staff Lounge (fourth floor), and to the right of the elevator on the fifth floor as well as in the Student House. Be heard.
Peace Corps PitchA Peace Corps Connect pitch competition celebrates ideas that could change the world through social innovation. Chance to win $2,500. Submissions due May 15. Peace Corps Connect 2019 is June 20-22 in Austin, TX. Apply.
Herbert Pardes Research Award
The Herbert Pardes Family Award from Research!America recognizes individuals who have demonstrated distinguished leadership and sustained commitment to public engagement and advocacy for research. Submit your nomination no later than Friday, May 17.
Staff Day of Service
Join SON colleagues 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 as we assist Moveable Feast with food prep in its kitchen. Free lunch provided to volunteers. Email SOURCE@jhu.edu with the subject SON Day of Service Registration. Include your full name, email, cell phone, and any dietary restrictions. (And get advanced permission from your direct supervisor.) This event is co-sponsored by SOURCE and the SON Staff Committee.