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Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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2020 Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium. Keynote Speaker Jessica Long, Decorated US Paralympian Swimmer. Topic: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. November 10, 2020. 12-1 PM Keynote, 1:30-3 PM Panel. Moderator Colleen Christmas, MD. Panelists Tracy Friedlander, MD, Bonnielin Swenor, MPH, PhD, Harry Paul, Jessica Campanile, Trevon Jennifer, AJ Nanayakkara

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Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center & SON Resilience Center present: The Johns Hopkins Disability Seminar Series, October 2, 2020

Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center & SON Resilience Center present: The Johns Hopkins Disability Seminar Series

This Hopkins-wide, quarterly seminar series is co-lead by Bonnielin Swenor (SOM), Janiece Taylor (SON), and Roland Thorpe (SPH) and sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center and the SON RESILIENCE Center. This seminar series invites researchers from across Hopkins, many of whom may not have a background in disability or disability focus in their work. The overall goal of this seminar series is to encourage broader thinking about how disability is included and discussed in research and clinical settings. 

This initial seminar is titled Defining Disability: From personal, research, and policy perspectives and will feature three panelists:

Dr. Judith Kasper, a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Principal Investigator of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)

Dr. Monika Mitra, the Nancy Lurie Marks Associate Professor of Disability Policy, and Director of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Dr. Gloria Ramsey, the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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This Hopkins-wide, quarterly seminar series is co-lead by Bonnielin Swenor (SOM), Janiece Taylor (SON), and Roland Thorpe (SPH) and sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center and the SON RESILIENCE Center. This seminar series invites researchers from across Hopkins, many of whom may not have a background in disability or disability focus in their work. The overall goal of this seminar series is to encourage broader thinking about how disability is included and discussed in research and clinical settings. 

This initial seminar is titled Defining Disability: From personal, research, and policy perspectives and will feature three panelists:

Dr. Judith Kasper, a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Principal Investigator of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)

Dr. Monika Mitra, the Nancy Lurie Marks Associate Professor of Disability Policy, and Director of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Dr. Gloria Ramsey, the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Equal Access in Science and Medicine Lecture with Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, February 2020

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Inaugural Equal Access in Science and Medicine Lecture

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Dalio Professor in Mood Disorders, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, discusses how her experiences with bipolar illness have shaped her personal life and career. This lecture was delivered at the inaugural Equal Access in Science and Medicine lecture on February 25, 2020.

The Equal Access in Science and Medicine lecture series is a student-led effort to feature the perspectives of scientists and clinicians with mental health conditions, disabilities, and chronic illnesses.

The lecture series is made possible by the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center, Johns Hopkins Students for Disability Justice, the Johns Hopkins Alumni AssociationUHS Wellness, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of Graduate Biomedical Education, the Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equitythe Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Graduate Student Association, the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Human Genetics Program.