Johns Hopkins Gazette | February 5, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University February 5, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 20



GSA Volunteer Opportunity

The Graduate Student Association of the School of Medicine is seeking volunteers to sort and pack food at the Maryland Food Bank, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Maryland Food Bank is located at 2200 Halethorpe Farms Rd. To sign up to volunteer, e-mail


SoM Disaster-Related Education and Training

The Office of Emergency Management, directed by Howard Gwon, will begin its educational sessions for 2007 in March and will continue its sessions through October for departmental disaster coordinators and their respective management team members.

These sessions, scheduled to take place monthly in 1-191 Meyer, will include updates on existing policies and also introduce new policies and procedures to enhance Hopkins' response to disasters and major crises on the East Baltimore campus. The primary focus is to make each of the sessions interactive and applicable to disaster coordinators, managers and supervisors.

To help the Office of Emergency Management meet its objective, forward any questions or areas of interest to or


Parkinson's Support Groups

The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center is sponsoring two support groups.

The Young Onset/Deep Brain Stimulation Parkinson's Disease Education and Support Group meets every other month on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 2140 at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St. Upcoming meetings are scheduled for Feb. 10 and April 14.

The Howard County Parkinson's Disease Education and Support Group meets the third Monday of every month, at 7 p.m. at the Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center of Maryland, 8180 Lark Brown Rd., Elkridge, Md. Upcoming meetings are scheduled for Feb. 19 and March 19.

For more information contact Sandy Pollock, 410-315-9953, Becky Dunlop at 410-955-8795, John Kellermann at 410-494-0398 or Bill Innanen at 410-997-2195.


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