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September 18-20, 2019
2019 Heinz Award

Professor Sarah Szanton has earned a 2019 Heinz Award for her work as founder and head of CAPABLE, an innovative program to improve health and independence while lowering costs for low-income adults aging at home. The Heinz Awards were established by Teresa Heinz to honor the memory of her late husband, U.S. Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Dr. Szanton!

Gear Up for Hackathon
At MedHacks, students seek solutions to specific health needs in a competitive 48-hour window. Prizes help get the best ideas funded. the SON is co-sponsoring the Global Management of Chronic Disease track. Get ready to innovate, cooperate, and lead. Sign up for the September 27-29 competition at
ICTR Recruitment Resources

The Office for Science and Innovation welcomes Cassie Lewis-Land and Hailey Miller to lead a workshop on Institute for Clinical and Translational Research recruitment tools noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, Room 217. RSVP to the OSI.

Rock Your Socks 5K

The Health Care for the Homeless Rock Your Socks 5K—Saturday, November 2, Lake Montebello—raises money for the children it serves. Every $250 raised sponsors a year of care for two kids. Register as an individual or build a team. (There’s also a 1.5-mile family fun lap.) Run don’t walk for early-bird registration: $30.

SON Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling plays a significant role in nursing and embracing wellness in our personal lives. A Wednesday, September 18 workshop led by Laura Wexler from The Stoop Storytelling can enhance your understanding of storytelling as a powerful tool of communication. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Carpenter Room. Register. Questions? Contact Matt Padgett 

10th Henrietta Lacks Lecture

Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, will be keynote speaker for the 10th Anniversary Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 5, Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Avenue. The 2019 winners of the Urban Health Institute’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award and the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship will be announced at the event. Free and open to all. But register here.


Join SOURCE for its annual Community Involvement Fair noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, September 18 at the Bloomberg School of Public Health (Feinstone Hall, E2030). Eat free ice cream, win prizes, and learn how you can become involved with local non-profits and community groups.