Civic Engagement

Lending a Hand

Lending a Hand

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Nursing Matters

With the season of giving nearly upon us, the DOM nursing team felt inspired to help out Moveable Feast, a local Baltimore organization that aims to foster a community that cares for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illnesses by preparing and delivering nutritious meals and groceries and providing nutritional(...)

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Alex’s Million Mile Benefitting Childhood Cancer Research

Alex’s Million Mile Benefitting Childhood Cancer Research

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

On September 1, we launched our fundraising campaign for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to cure childhood cancer. Please visit our Million Mile Smile site and contribute to this important cause: https://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/1363043 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation was started by an inspirational 4 year old little girl, Alex Scott, after she was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer (neuroblastoma).(...)

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Brancati Center Annual Report 2017

Brancati Center Annual Report 2017

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

The Brancati Center aims to improve the health of communities both locally and nationally by developing, evaluating and disseminating new models of health care that leverage the skills of a diverse range of health care providers through community partnership, eduction and research. The 2017 Annual Report describes the successes of the center's programs including: Diabetes Prevention Programs,(...)

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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) invites you to attend the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus. Continental breakfast and check-in begin at 8 a.m. The keynote speaker is Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP, the director(...)

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The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

On Wednesday, June 21, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Medicine’s Civic Engagement Committee volunteered in the Douglas Homes Community Health Fair. The purpose of the fair was to educate and empower families to take actions and make good choices to be more self-sufficient. The fair connected families with community resources with health screenings for all ages,(...)

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Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Team Hopkins will be walking at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual Great Strides Walk on Thursday, May 25 at  Baltimore’s M&T Stadium. Registration at 5:30 p.m. Walk begins at 6 p.m. This is a short walk around the stadium followed by a happy hour with entertainment, food and drink. Participants are asked to have at least(...)

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Latino Health Conference

Latino Health Conference

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Research

Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute invite you to the 3rd Annual Latino Health Conference entitled "The Values of Latino Health Research during Changing Times" for a discussion of the relevance of an inclusive research agenda at this moment in U.S. political history. Featuring Joshua Sharfstein, associate dean public health practice, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg(...)

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Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Support Johns Hopkins IBD at the Batimore Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The walk will take place at the Canton Waterfront Park. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. There is no fee to sign up and walk! Join the Hopkins team or(...)

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MERIT College Decision Day

MERIT College Decision Day

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

College decisions are rolling in for MERIT scholars. MERIT Health Leadership Academy is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming Baltimore City high school students into health care leaders by preparing them for success in college and beyond. After months spent eagerly awaiting college decisions, MERIT seniors have received some very exciting news: Senior scholars have earned more(...)

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