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  • Monday, April 25, 2022

    • Malaria in Africa: Translating Science into Practice | World Malaria Day Symposium Time: 7:00am - 4:30pm Locations: Online Details: The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute will host "Malaria in Africa: Translating Science into Practice" on World Malaria Day.

      The symposium will feature presentations by the five NIH International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMRs) that are actively working in Africa (Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, and Zambia). 

      Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organization will present one of the keynote addresses. Additional speaker confirmations are forthcoming. 

      Abstracts for poster consideration are due by March 28, 2022.

      Organized by Drs. William Moss, Matthew Ippolito, and Amy Wesolowski at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


    • SOURCE Toiletries Donation Drive Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm Locations: SON Front Lobby-Pinkard Bldg Details:

      Donate new and unopened toiletries for Baltimore families! SOURCE is collecting soap, shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, razors, Q-tips, lotions, sanitary products, toothpaste and mouthwash to be donated to families through SOURCE partnering community-based organizations.

      Drive running from Mon, April 25 - Fri, May 6

      Drop-off Box Located in SON Lobby

      Co-sponsored by the Student Nurses Association and Epidemiology Student Organization.

      Questions? Email

    • Interprofessional Education Using Multiplayer Virtual Reality Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: None or Online Details:

      Webinar Description: 
      Virtual reality (VR) is a tool that can shape the way we deliver experiential learning. Interprofessional education (IPE) training is a crucial to the development of collaborative team communication. However, finding adequate time and resources for team training is challenging. The need to support alternative methods of delivery of education has never been more critical. Using a virtual environment for IPE training may allow for more frequent training opportunities not only in the academic setting, but also the clinical setting. Dr. Brown will discuss her work with a multi-player VR platform with real-time voice communication between participants to allow for collaborative engagement and education while stepping outside of the silos and restraints of a traditional training model. 

      Course Objectives:
      1. Discuss the current state of interprofessional education 
      2. Discuss the current literature related to virtual reality (VR) in healthcare education 
      3. Describe a multi-player VR pilot study utilizing medical and nursing trainees at a large academic university. This will include the design, implementation, and evaluation of the project. 


      Kristen Brown, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-AC, CHSE-A, FAAN
      Assistant Professor
      Direction of Immersive Learning & Digital Innovation Practice 
      Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

      April 25, 2022 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
      Register in advance for this meeting:
      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

      Hosted by:
      Center for Immersive Learning and Digital Innovations & 
      Student Nursing and Healthcare Innovation Interest Group

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