Johns Hopkins Gazette | July 21, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University July 21, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 40

Weekly Calendar

Lectures | Open House | Seminars | Workshops



Thurs., July 24, 7 p.m. Family Night at the 'Tute, a family-geared astronomy lecture followed by night stellar observations, with Mario Livio. Sponsored by the Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Program at the Space Telescope Science Institute. Muller Building Auditorium. HW


Open House

Wed., July 30, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monthly drop-in at the Research Ethics Consulting Services' for SPH faculty and students. (See "In Brief," in this issue.) Wall of Wonder, 1st floor, SPH.



Tues., July 22, 10 a.m. "The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections From South Africa," a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Allyssa Sharkey. E4130 SPH.

Thurs., July 24, noon. "Prevalence, Predictors and Effectiveness of the Influenza Vaccination in HIV+ Women: Nested Studies in the Women's Interagency HIV Study," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Keri Althoff. W2030 SPH.

Fri., July 25, 12:15 p.m. "Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Mortality Risk in the U.S.," an Epidemiology doctoral research proposal seminar with Mariana Lazo Elizondo. W2030 SPH.

Tues., July 29, 12:15 p.m. "Zoonotic and Community Origins of MRSA in a Tertiary-Care Hospital Serving a Rural Population-Base: An Analysis of Risk Factors Associated with MRSA Nasal Carriage and MRSA-Type Present at Time of Admission," an Epidemiology doctoral research proposal seminar with Amy Peterson. W2030 SPH.

Wed., July 30, 10 a.m. "Early Childhood Predictors of Adolescent Suicidal Behavior," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Tracy Patterson. 845 Hampton House, SPH.

Fri., Aug. 1, 12:15 p.m. "Cervical PAP Testing, Cervical Cytologic Abnormalities and HPV Knowledge in HIV Infected Adolescents," an Epidemiology doctoral proposal seminar with Rosanna Setse. W2030 SPH.

Fri., Aug. 1, 1 p.m. "Sexual Violence and HIV Risk Behaviors in a Nationally Representative Sample of American Women," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Jamila Stockman. W2017 SPH.

Mon., Aug. 4, 2 p.m. "Understanding the Factors of Retention for Employees of Continuing Care Retirement Communities," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Jacquelyn Kung. 688 Hampton House, SPH.



Tues., July 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grantcraft, a JHMI Professional Development Office workshop designed to assist with preparing an NIH or other peer-reviewed grant application, with Peter Maloney and Donna Vogel. The one-day didactic session focusing on the nature of the federal grant process will be followed by small discussion sessions (TBA) during which participants carry out mock reviews. $1,250 for faculty and staff (may be payable with professional development tuition remission funds); $625 for postdoctoral and clinical fellows. For admission information, e-mail

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