Johns Hopkins Gazette | April 4, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 4, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 28



Collaborative Intervention Research Grant

The Center for Collaborative Intervention Research at the School of Nursing is seeking applications for pilot and feasibility studies. Funds are available to full-time faculty from the School of Nursing and other disciplines across the university whose projects incorporate Nursing faculty team members. Special consideration will be given to innovative projects that develop, test and/or evaluate cost-effective interventions to improve patient-centered care and health outcomes, including quality of life for individuals, families and communities. Funds will be awarded to developing investigators who have not yet received R01-type funding as well as to experienced investigators wishing to move in new directions. Applicants may request up to $20,000.

CCIR services available to award recipients include data management and statistical consultation, technological support, result dissemination and translation assistance, as well as collaborative team interactions.

To apply, submit a letter of intent by May 11. For more information and application materials, contact Maggie Russillo, center manager, at 410-502-1114 or

The Center for Collaborative Intervention Research is a national model for interdisciplinary research teams in the development, testing and dissemination of innovative interventions to advance knowledge that promotes health and improves health services.


Summer Day Sports Camp

Applications are available for the Johns Hopkins Summer Day Sports Camp, which is operated primarily for the children of members of the Johns Hopkins community. The all-day program, which begins June 20, serves boys and girls ages 5 through 13.

Sports are the main activity of the camp, but some nonathletic activities are offered, particularly to younger campers. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. (Drop-off can be as early as 8:15 and pick-up as late as 5:10.) All campers are guaranteed a spot if registered with a non-refundable deposit by May 1. For more information and/or an application, call 410-516-7490.


Half-Price Tickets

Students, faculty and staff can explore Baltimore with half-price tickets to museums, stage shows, music and more. Offerings change each week. The program was created by the Baltimore Collegetown Network, of which Johns Hopkins is a founding member, and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance. For details go to


Nursing, JHPIEGO Offer International Consulting Course

An interactive six-day immersion course is being offered for nurses, physicians, midwives, physician assistants and other health care professionals interested in working internationally. Sponsored by the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and JHPIEGO, Healthcare Professional as an International Consultant allows participants to explore the roles of international consultants and network with the faculty and program staff of JHPIEGO and the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. The course will be given twice: April 10 to 15 and Aug. 7 to 12.

Experienced professionals who manage, implement and develop women's and family health international projects will introduce participants to case studies featuring international development and health care services delivery; licensing and regulation of health care across the world; planning, monitoring and evaluation in consultation; consultation management and administrative skills; and performance improvement process in international health. Participants will receive Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education units.

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