The following is a transcription of an interview between Lisa Young of Equal Access in Science and Medicine and Dr. Marlís González Fernández of Johns Hopkins Medicine LY: You joined the [Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation] Department as a faculty member in 2004 and have been here for 18 years. Why did you choose Johns HopkinsContinue reading “An interview with Dr. González Fernández, MD, PhD, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine”
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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!”
School of Nursing Receives $4.3M Grant to Launch Disability Center
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.
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.
The Beautiful Epiphyte
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.
Clearly a Better Mask
Alums Allysa Dittmar and Aaron Hsu are reinventing the surgical mask to make quality health care accessible. Read the Johns Hopkins magazine article here.
Novelist Porochista Khakpour explores a lifetime of feeling unwell in her debut memoir ‘Sick’
Read the Johns Hopkins Magazine article here.
I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.
Cheri A. Blauwet (@CheriBlauwetMD), an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, discusses her experience as a disabled doctor in this New York Times Opinion.
Schooled (and steeled) by invisible illness
Johns Hopkins University graduate student Erica Avery discusses her experience with fibromyalgia and graduate school in this ASBMB Today opinion piece.