Johns Hopkins Gazette | March 6, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University March 6, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 24



AAALAC Site Visit

The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International site visit will take place March 20-24. All animal facilities and laboratories at East Baltimore, Bayview and Homewood will be visited, and a knowledgeable individual should be available to speak with the visitors. Investigators and laboratory personnel should be familiar with their approved animal use protocol The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and Use of Laboratory Animals at Johns Hopkins (The Blue Book).

For more information, contact Patricia Matos at 443-287-3738 or


Research Coordinator Training Program

The Research Coordinator Training Program will offer Fundamentals for the Research Coordinator March 15 to March 17 at the School of Nursing.

This daylong 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.

Tuition is $1,500, which is payable by JHU tuition remission.

For more information, call 410-502-1897, e-mail or go to


SoN Open House

Students interested in baccalaureate nursing programs are invited to a School of Nursing open house, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, in the Anne M. Pinkard Building. Academic program seminars will cover the traditional baccalaureate program (21 months), accelerated baccalaureate program (13.5 months), RN to BS program, and BS to MSN program.

Discussions will clarify application requirements and provide details regarding financial aid. Attendees will have the opportunity to take tours of the school and to speak with representatives from the student body, faculty, administration and admissions office.

For more information or to RSVP, contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at 410-955-7548.


East Baltimore Talent Show

The School of Medicine is sponsoring a talent show and is looking for talent in music, dance and poetry. The show is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, in Turner Auditorium. There will be prizes and a raffle.

For more information and to obtain free tickets, e-mail To enroll an act, e-mail


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