Sharing the news and events and celebrating the people and accomplishments of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
“From Erasure to Empowerment: A Call to Action for Missing and Murdered Black Women” is an educational briefing and policy discussion on an epidemic in the United States. Join civil rights leaders, social justice advocates, and academics (including SON Rising Professor Kamila Alexander) to discuss best policy practices and innovations to protect the lives of Black women and girls in the U.S., 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC (1000 H St NW, Washington, 20001).
This event is in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus, the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., National Organization for Women, Inc., Ujima, Inc.: the National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community, and Ready to Beauty, LLC. Featured guests and panelists at the educational briefing will include Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Representative Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D-NJ).
Sydnee Logan joins the Marcom team today as our new senior public relations manager & brand strategist, replacing Danielle Kress. Prior to leaving JHSON about a year ago, Sydnee served as the team’s social media coordinator. Welcome back, Sydnee!
During this month’s JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds, “Ensuring Breastfeeding Success in a Market-Driven World: The 2023 Lancet Breastfeeding Series,” Dr. Cecilia Tomori will discuss the health impacts of breastfeeding across the life course and the key determinants of breastfeeding success, how typical human infant behavior is reframed by commercial milk formula marketing to increase profits, the elements of the commercial milk formula marketing playbook that undermine breastfeeding, and how to implement enabling and equitable systems to support breastfeeding. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.
Join therapy dog Franklin for “Mondays with Franklin,” beginning September 18 and then the first Monday of each month from noon-1 p.m. Come to de-stress—chat with Health Promotion and Well-Being staff and get cuddles from Franklin. SON Courtyard or Carpenter Room B.
There are a variety of analytical approaches when working with hierarchical or nested data. This seminar will examine different approaches including multilevel modeling, random effects regression, and general estimating equations to help participants select the analytical strategy to best answer the research question.
Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)—commemorating the independence anniversaries of multiple Latin American countries—is an opportunity to lift up the culture, achievements, and diversity of Hispanic, Latino, and Latinx people.
Hispanic people have influenced and improved our world in all areas of society from business to health, creativity, and language. The values of family, faith, respect, tradition, and more—so powerfully displayed within Hispanic culture—significantly contribute to the rich diversity of our country.
Consider attending the following events:
Congratulations to Adam Beaman, Charlene Camponeschi, Florentina Costasche, Erika Klimecki, Shionna McCarty, and Anne Scoufalos, our Peer-to-Peer nominees for the month of August. Shionna will receive a half-day of paid time off. Congratulations to all!Nominations for September are now open! Link is here.