University Health Service Relocation
The University Health Service Clinic, located in 136
Carnegie, East Baltimore campus, will open in a new
location on Nov. 7 in order to triple its space and provide
new and improved services. The clinic will be closed on
Nov. 2, 3 and 6; anyone needing medical assistance during
this time should call 410-283-7927 for urgent care or
410-955-3250 for nonurgent care.
The new location is 401 N. Caroline St., close to the
Outpatient Center. Students, house staff, fellows, trainees
and their dependents will be able to have access to their
own full-time faculty physicians, whom they can continue to
see while they remain enrolled at Johns Hopkins; a
full-time experienced nurse practitioner, who is available
to provide general, primary and gynecological care;
additional secretarial and nursing support; and extended
evening and weekend hours.
The clinic will be accessible by the No. 2 shuttle,
which runs every 15 to 20 minutes Monday to Friday,
beginning at 6 a.m. with the last run starting at 9:45
In conjunction with the Biotechnical Institute of Maryland,
JHU Training and Education is conducting a series of
three-day scientific workshops, free to JHU faculty and
The workshops will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The schedule is as follows: Introduction to Cell Culture,
Oct. 30, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1; Introduction to Molecular
Biology, Oct. 24 to 26; Introduction to Protein Expression,
Nov. 8 to 10; and Introduction to PCR in late November or
December. Participants will receive information about
locations when they register. For more information and to
register go to
Reading to Children on Halloween
JHHS Community Services is seeking volunteers to read to
third- to fifth-grade students at Harford Heights
Elementary School, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 31.
Transportation will be provided to and from the East
Baltimore campus. Volunteers are asked to bring
age-appropriate books to read to the children.
To register, contact Elana Omari at 410-614-0744 or
Parkinson's Support Group
The Young Onset/Deep Brain Stimulation Parkinson's Disease
Education and Support Group meets monthly from 10 a.m. to 1
p.m., on Saturdays in room 2140 of the Johns Hopkins
Outpatient Center. Upcoming meetings are scheduled for Nov.
11 and Dec. 9.
For more information, contact Sandy Pollock at
410-315-9953, Becky Dunlop at 410-955-8795, John Kellermann
at 410-494-0398 or Bill Innanen at 410-997-2195.
United Voices Benefit for KAELA
Johns Hopkins United Voices gospel choir is sponsoring its
second annual fund-raiser, a concert and mini-auction to
benefit Caring for Kaela. The event, an evening of praise
and worship, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m., on Nov. 11,
at World Relief, 7 E. Baltimore St. Semi-formal attire is
suggested. Tickets are $20; seating is limited.
For reservations, call 410-602-5359. For additional
information go to
Washington Wizards Tickets
of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs announces a
partnership with the Washington Wizards for the 2006-2007
basketball season. Faculty, staff and retirees can order
discounted tickets online for selected Wizards home games.
Lower- and upper-level tickets are available at discounts
of up to 50 percent off.
For tickets to see the Wizards take on the Boston
Celtics on Saturday, Nov. 4, or the Nov. 25 game against
the Detroit Pistons at the Verizon Center, go to
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