The meetings provide an educational forum covering such topics as updates and activities of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute; substance abuse issues, services and treatment; community programs and updates; managed care policies; and federal and state initiatives and how they have an impact on Baltimore.
The next meeting is scheduled for May 31, and will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Tilghman Auditorium, Ross Building, on the East Baltimore campus.
For information, contact Julia Ro at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the Urban Health Institute, or the agenda for the May 31 meeting, visit the Web site at www.med.jhu.edu/urbanhealth click on "Phase III," and then "May 31, 2001."
Conference on Nursing -- "Outcomes Research: Why Do It? is the theme of the annual Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association education program to be held Friday, June 8, from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Inner Harbor Hotel.
The conference will focus on how outcomes research contributes to evidence-based nursing practice. The featured speakers are Marie Nolan, nurse researcher for nursing administration at The Johns Hopkins Hospital; Peggy Parks, psychologist and health insurance specialist with Health Care Financing Administration; Brenda Shelton, critical care clinical nurse specialist, Johns Hopkins Oncology Center; and Mary Beachley, president, Maryland Nurses Association.
Cost for the day is $70, $60 for Hopkins School of Nursing alumni, $30 for students and $20 for Hopkins School of Nursing students. For registration information, contact Melinda Rose at 410-955-4285 or email@example.com.
New York Business Tour -- The JHU Delta Sigma Pi fraternity and the MBA Association are sponsoring a tour to several businesses in New York City. Participants will tour the New York Stock Exchange, NBC Studios and Rockefeller Center. The event is open to everyone, but seats are limited.
The trip is scheduled for Friday, June 15, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $50. The bus will leave from the Columbia Center at 6 a.m.
For more information, contact Veronica Black, 410-955-8132 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Youth Employment Program -- The university is teaming up with the Futures Program in Baltimore City and the Mayor's Office of Employment Development to increase the chances of Baltimore city high school students staying in school. The career exploration program will run from Monday, July 2, through Friday, Aug. 3. The students will work a 30-hour week and will be paid minimum wage by the Office of Employment Development.
By providing quality experiences, a chance to perform learning-rich assignments and to acquire or practice workplace know-how, it is hoped that the youth will be motivated to meet academic expectations, earn a high school diploma and enter meaningful employment or further schooling.
Departments interested in working with a city high school student through the summer program should contact Eden Blum at 410-516-0345 or email@example.com or Judy Peregoff at 410-516-6060 or go to www.jhu.edu/~hr1/fsrp/disc_car.html.