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 Johns Hopkins University Disability Health Research Center discusses how COVID-19 has affected people with disabilities.
Medical student Maïté Van Hentenryck discusses her experiences as a disabled medical student in this JAMA opinion.
The Johns Hopkins University Disability Health Research Center discusses the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.
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.
Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins’ Wilmer Eye Institute, discusses her experience as a researcher with myopic macular degeneration.
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.
Catherine Axe joins the university March 11 from a similar role at Brown. Read the Hub article here.
Johns Hopkins University graduate student Erica Avery argues that scientific institutions need to work toward a more inclusive environment for disabled scientists in this Scientific American article.
Alums Allysa Dittmar and Aaron Hsu are reinventing the surgical mask to make quality health care accessible. Read the Johns Hopkins magazine article here.
Read the Johns Hopkins Magazine article here.
Emily Dorffer, a Johns Hopkins undergraduate who has cerebral palsy, explored stories by and about people with disabilities in a short story anthology.
Cheri A. Blauwet (@CheriBlauwetMD), an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, discusses her experience as a disabled doctor in this New York Times Opinion.
Johns Hopkins University graduate student Erica Avery discusses her experience with fibromyalgia and graduate school in this ASBMB Today opinion piece.