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  • Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    • Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award Time: All Day Locations: None Details:

      The Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award was established in honor of former Turner Station resident and Johns Hopkins cancer patient Henrietta Lacks, whose cells helped make possible ground-breaking advances in medical research. The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) offers this $15,000 award to Baltimore City community-based programs working in partnership with Johns Hopkins faculty, students, or staff to highlight the importance of community-university collaborations, recognize the accomplishments which can be achieved by such partnerships, and continue to support the efforts of the partnership. 

      Nominations are due by October 11, 2021 at 5:00 pm. 

    • How to Write Op-Eds / A Science Communication Webinar by Patrick Skerrett, of STAT News Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Online Details:

      Writing and Pitching Life-Science-Related Op-Eds

      A Science Communication Webinar by Patrick Skerrett, editor of STAT News’ First Opinion




      Op-eds are a critical tool for influencing public opinion and policy, sharing your informed perspective on important issues, and translating your research.


      How do you write an effective op-ed? Patrick Skerrett, who runs the opinion section for STAT News, will introduce students and faculty to the art of writing opinion articles. He’ll explain why op-eds are worth writing, how basic elements can be used to create an effective op-ed, and how to pitch your idea to an editor.


      The webinar is free and open to doctoral and graduate students, faculty, and others in the Johns Hopkins community. 



      12 – 1 p.m. Eastern US Time

      Wednesday, October 6, 2021

      Register here ( )


      The lecture is the third in a series of talks on communications skills sponsored by the R3 Science Communications Leadership Program, which is supported by the Provost’s PhD Professional Development Initiative. 

      Join the conversations online at #R3ISEnetwork! 


      For more information, please contact the program directors, Brian Klaas ( and Brian Simpson (  

      Patrick Skerrett

      Patrick Skerrett is the editor of STAT's First Opinion and host of the First Opinion Podcast. Before helping launch STAT in 2015, he was executive editor of Harvard Health Publications, the consumer publishing division of Harvard Medical School, a freelance science writer, and a high school biology and chemistry teacher. He is the coauthor of “Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating” and several other books.

    • Virtual East Baltimore Bus Tour Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Online Details:

      Join our SOURCE "Virtual" East Baltimore Bus Tour on Wednesday, October 6 and learn more about our hyper-local community partner sites on this engaging tour! We will provide information about the history between JHU and East Baltimore, as well as issues impacting our East Baltimore community. Following the virtual online tour, we will have a discussion and debrief with SOURCE’s Community Consultant, Glenn Ross.

      SOURCE Baltimore Week 2021 - For more details visit

    • DNP Pediatric Nurse Practitioner tracks and Post-Master’s Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Virtual Information Session Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Online Details: Join our virtual information session designed for students interested in DNP Pediatric Primary Care NP program, the DNP Pediatric Primary/Acute Care NP dual degree program, or the Post-Degree Certificate Pediatric Acute Care NP. Registration is required.
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