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”

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.

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.