Read the winning entries of the Meyer-Beers Essay contest and learn more about the winners on the Disability Health Research Center site.
Andrea Dalzell, Ryann Kress and Lindsey Runkel discuss their experiences as nurses with disabilities in this Forbes article.
Johns Hopkins professor Dr. Bonnielin Swenor and Anna Moyer received acknowledgement from the Diversity Leadership Council for their disability-related advocacy. Read the Hub article and announcement from the Diversity Leadership Council.
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing recently received a $4.3M grant to launch a national center to improve care for people with disabilities. Read the full announcement here.
Q&A with Johns Hopkins professor Dr. Bonnielin Swenor about the challenges people with disabilities face during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the Hub article here.
The PeabodyHacks program challenges participants to consider how to address accessibility issues in music composition, performance, and education. Read the Hub article here.
Idea Lab funded the 10×20 project Establishing the Johns Hopkins Disability Coalition and the Disability Innovation Grant project Students for Disability Justice. Read the Hub article here.
Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins’ Wilmer Eye Institute, discusses her experience as a researcher with myopic macular degeneration. Read the full article here.
Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University, discusses how scientists with disabilities can benefit biomedical research in this NPR article.
Johns Hopkins University graduate student Anna Moyer writes about the challenges of navigating graduate school with an invisible illness in this Biomedical Odyssey Blog post.