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”
This month is Disability Pride Month and our student-run EASM Committee here at Johns Hopkins in collaboration with Hopkins Student Disability Services will be hosting a Fireside chat with author and disability advocate Emily Ladau! Here is more information about the eventDemystifying Disability: A Fireside Chat with Emily Ladau Date: July 19 from 12:00 noon toContinue reading “Disability Pride Month is here! Get ready for a Fireside Chat with author of “Demystifying Disability”, Emily Ladau”
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!”
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”
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, 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.
Alums Allysa Dittmar and Aaron Hsu are reinventing the surgical mask to make quality health care accessible. Read the Johns Hopkins magazine article here.
Johns Hopkins University graduate student Erica Avery discusses her experience with fibromyalgia and graduate school in this ASBMB Today opinion piece.