Erica Avery maintains a leadership position in Equal Access in Science and Medicine Committee, an organization dedicated to students with disabilities at the schools on theEast Baltimore campus. The group has held book clubs, documentary watch parties, social events, a celebration for the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and seminar series givenContinue reading “Erica Avery wins National Disability Employment Awareness Month Achiever’s Award!”
Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, discusses how speech-to-text technology benefits people with hearing loss in this Society for Neuroscience article.
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.
The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research center announced winners of the Meyer-Beers essay contest- read about the winners here!
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.
Catherine Axe joins the university March 11 from a similar role at Brown. Read the Hub article here.
Alums Allysa Dittmar and Aaron Hsu are reinventing the surgical mask to make quality health care accessible. Read the Johns Hopkins magazine article here.