Announcing the Meyer-Beers Essay Contest Winners

The JHSPH Mental Health Grad Network and the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center announced the winners of the Meyer-Beers Essay Contest, which aimed to crowdsource innovative ideas for recruiting and retaining students with mental health conditions.

Idea Lab funds projects that support disability goals

Idea Lab funded the 10×20 project Establishing the Johns Hopkins Disability Coalition and the Disability Innovation Grant project Students for Disability Justice.

High Sights for Low Vision

Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins’ Wilmer Eye Institute, discusses her experience as a researcher with myopic macular degeneration.

What Medicine Can Learn From Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities

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.