Johns Hopkins Gazette | July 25, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University July 25, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 40

Weekly Calendar

Information Sessions | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia | Workshops


Information Sessions

Mon., July 25, noon to 1 p.m. MS in Bioscience Regulatory Affairs information session. 134 Central Bldg., Montgomery County Campus.

School of Nursing information sessions for prospective master's applicants, with experts from the SoN master's specialties. To RSVP, contact the SoN Office of Admissions at 410-955-7548 or by e-mail to EB

Tues., July 26, 4 p.m. "Clinical Nurse Specialist: Forensic Nursing Focus."

Wed., July 27, 4 p.m. "Health Systems Management: Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Response."

Sat., July 30, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Undergraduate Admissions summer open house, with representatives from staff, faculty and students; for prospective undergraduates and their families. For more information or to RSVP, call 410-516-6881 or go to Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., July 25, 9 a.m. "Genetic Association Study on Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip With or Without Palate and Cleft Palate in Different Ethnic Groups," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Ji Wan Park; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., July 25, 10 a.m. "Insulin-like Growth Factors, Sex Hormones, C-Reactive Protein and Ovarian Cancer Risk," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Meghan Ann McSorley; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., July 25, noon. "Introducing Uniform Cigarette Tax in Vietnam," a Health Policy and Management seminar with Hana Ross; 688 Hampton House. EB

Tues., July 26, 11 a.m. "Managed Care Controls and Physicians' Perception of Their Ability to Deliver Quality Care and Maintain a Continuing Relationship with Patients," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Betsy Brigantti; 744 Hampton House. EB

Tues., July 26, 2 p.m. "The Development and Clinical Trialing of Triaxial Accelerometers for Ambulatory Monitoring and Falls Prevention of the Frail Elderly," a Mechanical Engineering/CAMCS seminar with Branko Celler, University of New South Wales, Australia; 106 Latrobe. HW

Wed., July 27, noon. "Trends in Socioeconomic Inequality Among Overweight Adolescents," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Qi "Harry" Zhang; 688 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., July 28, noon. "Record Keeping," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with Michelle Browning; 403 Ross. EB

Thurs., July 28, 1 p.m. "Walking Behavior and the Built Environment: An Examination of School Transport Mode," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Erin Dreyling; 339 Hampton House. EB

Fri., July 29, 10 a.m. "The Effect of Zero Tolerance Laws on Underage Drinking and Driving Behaviors," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Gwendolyn Sue Bergen; 461 Hampton House. EB

Mon., Aug. 1, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Postinhibitory Facilitation: A New Inhibition Induced Excitability" with Ramana Reddy Dodla, New York University; 338 Krieger. HW

Wed., Aug. 3, 2 p.m. "Loss Function Based Ranking Methods with Applications to Health Services Research and Gene Expression," a Biostatistics thesis defense seminar with Rongheng Lin; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., Aug. 8, 10 a.m. "High Strain-Rate Studies at the Cavendish Laboratory," a Mechanical Engineering/CAMCS seminar with W.G. Proud, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, UK; 106 Latrobe. HW

Mon., Aug. 8, noon. "Mitochondrial Morphogenesis by Fusion and Division," a Cell Biology seminar with Hiromi Sesaki; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB


Special Events

Fri., Aug. 5, 7 p.m. "Buster, Boister and 'Anything Goes'," an evening at Evergreen House featuring John Dean singing Cole Porter tunes and a screening of Buster Keaton's Our Hospitality with a new film score performed by Anne Watts and Boister. (See "Cole Porter, Buster Keaton and Boister of Baltimore: Indoors and out at Evergreen," in this issue.) Bring a picnic (rain location: Carriage House); refreshments and popcorn will be on sale. $12 per person; $6 for children 12 and under; free for babies in arms. 410-516-0341 or Co-sponsored by the Creative Alliance. Evergreen



Thurs., July 28, and Friday, July 29, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. "Prevention and Treatment of Obstet-ric Fistula: Identifying Research Needs and Public Health Priorities," sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health; free to JHU faculty, students and staff, $100 for others. For information on registration, go to E2030 SPH. EB



Wed., July 27, and Wed., Aug. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. "Tablet PCs and In-Class Voting," a Center for Educational Resources demonstration and discussion with Richard Shingles and Theron Feist; 301 Hodson. HW

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