This past Dec. 3, 2021 EASM held its first annual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in conjunction with 500 Women Scientists and sponsored by the Disability Health Research Center. Read more about it HERE in the Hopkins News-Letter and read some quote excerpts below about the event (and be sure to be on the lookout for the returnContinue reading “We held a disability-themed Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on International Day of People with Disabilities, Dec. 3, 2021”
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Erica Avery wins National Disability Employment Awareness Month Achiever’s Award!
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!”
Lessons from the effects of the pandemic on disabled trainees
On behalf of the “JH Needs U” campaign we present “Lessons from the effects of the pandemic on disabled trainees” a listening session and panel event hosted by the EASM committee’s Erica Avery and Nicole Pannullo and moderated by Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, Director of Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center. This event was originally heldContinue reading “Lessons from the effects of the pandemic on disabled trainees”
Disability Health Research Center Webinar: COVID-19 and Disability
The Johns Hopkins University Disability Health Research Center discusses how COVID-19 has affected people with disabilities.
Disability Health Research Center Webinar: 30 Years of ADA
The Johns Hopkins University Disability Health Research Center discusses the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
COVID-19 poses unique challenges for people with disabilities
Q&A with Johns Hopkins professor Dr. Bonnielin Swenor about the challenges people with disabilities face during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.