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November 18-19, 2019
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Another Year Better

Beginning on Mondays this month, just for fun, we’ll single out faculty and staff marking birthdays. November’s children: Teresa Brockie, Patrice Hamilton, Krysia Hudson, Ruth Hurd, Nicole Johnson, Karan Kverno, Shari Lynn, Robert Morstein, Sonaali Pandiri, Tamar Rodney, Lena Sciarratta, Marie Taylor, Jennifer Wenzel, Nikita Wilson, Patty Wilson, Susanna Young, Wen Zhang. Happy Birthday to all! (If we've missed you ... sing out.)

Building Update

Go to, click on the Important Links tab, scroll to the News & Information tab, and click on "Construction Updates." 

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Wellness Boot Camp

The Wald Community Nursing Center has partnered with the SON Wellness Community to plan an eight-week fitness boot camp for 20 people by February 2020, and they need input on best session times. If interested, please fill out a survey by Friday, November 22.

Hampton Robb lecturer Mona Shattell
Robb Lecture December 2
Associate Dean Mona Shattell, winner of the 2019 Outstanding Dissemination of Health Information Award from the Maryland Nurses Association, delivers the annual Isabel Hampton Robb lecture noon-1 p.m. Monday, December 2, Carpenter Room. RSVP to
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Research Symposium

Attend the 2019 Johns Hopkins Research Symposium on Engineering in Healthcare, with a keynote by Maryellen Giger of the University of Chicago, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday, November 25, Turner Auditorium. Register. Can’t make it? Livestream.

Motivational speaker Anne Mekalian
'Importance of Resilience'

Dean Davidson and SON Student Affairs talk with Anne Mekalian—a quadruple amputee and Johns Hopkins graduate—on “The Importance of Resilience and a Positive Attitude,” 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, Carpenter Room. RSVP.

Malene van Schaik, PhD candidate from the Netherlands.
Visiting Faculty: Malene van Schaik

Malene van Schaik, a junior researcher from Amsterdam UMC in the Netherlands, discusses caregiver support in morally challenging situations in palliative care, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 21, Room 217. RSVP: