The Equal Access in Science and Medicine committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Raven Baxter to present our Spring 2023 lecture on Monday May 15th from 5:00–6:00 PM in both the Chevy Chase Auditorium (masks required) and via Zoom. Dr. Baxter, also known as Raven the Science Maven, is a science communicator, molecular biologist, STEM educator, and advocate for Continue reading “”

Join us Thursday, May 4th at 3:30 ET for our second webinar of the Disability Seminar Series, hosted by the Disability Health Research Center and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. “Ableism in Medicine: Understanding How Implicit Bias and Disabled Oppression Contribute to Health Disparities” will feature guest Yomi Sachiko Wrong, Health Equity Advocate Continue reading “”

Join the upcoming workshop hosted by the NIH on addressing ableism in medicine and clinical research. Our director, Dr. Bonnie Swenor, will speak at this event. Further information and registration available here. April 27-28, 2023 (10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Sponsor/Co-Sponsor(s) National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR), NICHD; Trans-NIH Medical Rehabilitation Coordinating Committee, Office of the Continue reading “”

Announcing the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center Public Transit #DisabilityDashboard Public transit websites can help ensure people with disabilities have equitable access to transportation. Online information about transit accessibility features and rider accommodation options is necessary for many people with disabilities to plan and prepare for transit travel. But too often, this information is not available or is Continue reading “”

Toolkit Flyer Alt text: Flyer for the Toolkit for Developing Accessible Scientific Meetings and Conferences by the Disability Health Research Center and the International Network of Visually Impaired Scientists and their Allies. Includes tips for as you plan, at the event, and what to require from presenters. Full toolkit at QR code embedded. Full Continue reading “”

Save the date for the Disrupting Ableism and Advancing STEM: A National Leadership Summit on June 5th.  This event aims to draw diverse leaders – from academia, professional organizations, advocacy sectors, philanthropy, industry, and government agencies. The intended audience spans those new to disability inclusion to seasoned practitioners. This summit will launch a series of virtual events that dig deeper into Disrupting Continue reading “”