American Academy of Nursing elects two on JHU
Linda C. Pugh and Phyllis Sharps, both associate
professors in the
School of Nursing, have been elected fellows in the
American Academy of Nursing.
Director of the baccalaureate program, Pugh teaches
and conducts research on issues related to childbearing and
breast-feeding support for women.
Sharps, director of the master's program, teaches and
conducts research on intimate partner violence and its
effect on women's physical and mental health, pregnancy
outcomes and infant mortality.
The American Academy of Nursing is an organization of
nursing leaders who have been recognized by their peers for
their outstanding contributions to the profession and to
health care. Pugh and Sharps will be formally inducted into
the academy during its annual meeting and conference in
November, bringing to 15 the total number of JHU School of
Nursing faculty members who are fellows in the academy.
Hopkins 4K for Cancer riders complete cross-country
Twenty Hopkins students and five friends coasted their
racing bikes into San Francisco around 1 p.m. on July 29,
completing a 3,500-mile cross-country journey that raised
between $40,000 and $50,000 for the American Cancer
The students left the Homewood campus June 1 on their
Hopkins 4K for Cancer ride, stopping at the Inner Harbor to
dunk their back tires. Upon their arrival in San Francisco,
the students christened their front tires in the water near
the Golden Gate Bridge before a cheering crowd of family
This was the second group of Johns Hopkins students to
cross the country on two wheels. The 2002 inaugural ride
Celtic flutist Chris Norman to give concert in Wyman
Celtic flute player Chris Norman and his ensemble will
appear at Wyman Park at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8. The
concert is sponsored by the Jones Falls Watershed
Association, a program of Greater Homewood Community Corp.,
and will benefit the Stoney Run, a portion of which flows
behind the Homewood campus.
In addition to headlining the Chris Norman Ensemble,
Norman plays with the Baltimore Consort and appears
annually with Helicon at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony
Hall. Known for his high-spirited shows, Norman won much
acclaim for his flute work on the Titanic soundtrack. In
1999, Norman composed a piece titled Stoney Run that
appears on the CD Way Out to Hope Street by the Celtic
supergroup Skyedance, which featured the Nova Scotia native
The concert will be held at the Wyman Park sports
field, located just below the 3700 block of Tudor Arms
Avenue. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets or
garden chairs; a $10 contribution is recommended.
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