Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 9, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 9, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 33



Research Coordinator Training Program

Summer session for the three-day course Fundamentals for the Research Coordinator will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, to Friday, June 24.

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the core competencies needed to administer and direct human subject research projects. Topics include IRB, recruiting, data management, informed consent and study administration.

For more information, call 443-287-4746, e-mail or go to


Volunteer Readers Needed

JHHS Community Services is sponsoring a reading event at William Paca Elementary School in East Baltimore from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 19.

Faculty, students and staff are invited to volunteer to read to the children. Transportation from the East Baltimore medical campus and reading materials will be provided.

To register, call Elena Omari at 410-614-0744.


The Great Neighborhood Bike Ride

A bike tour with routes of 13, 20 or 50 miles through interesting Baltimore neighborhoods is scheduled for Sunday, June 5. Sponsored by the Women's Housing Coalition, the tour begins with registration at 7 a.m. on Garland Field, Homewood campus.

For more information, call 410-235-5782 or go to


Sports Volunteers Needed

The Johns Hopkins' Sports Clinic, for children in grades three through five (ages 8 to 12) from the area around the East Baltimore campus will be held on Saturdays, May 14, 21 and 28, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (with registration from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on the first day) at 1620 McElderry St., next to the tennis court.

Each day, participants will attend two of eight different stations--basketball, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, softball, tennis, football, soccer and track--and will receive instruction in sportsmanship and teamwork as well as in the activities. Johns Hopkins participants are needed. To sign up, contact Giannina Garces at 410-502-6357 or


ESL Summer Intensive

Johns Hopkins is offering a summer intensive course in English as a Second Language. The program runs from July 5 through Aug. 6. The registration deadline is June 24. The full immersion program includes classes in Strengthening Oral Communication, Reading and Writing English, American Culture, TOEFL Prep and English for Medical Professionals.

Tuition for the full immersion program is $2,300. To register or for more information, call the Language Teaching Center at 410-516-4466 or send e-mail to


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