The Johns Hopkins Gazette: July 20, 1998

July 20-Aug. 2

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Theatre Hopkins will hold its annual open call for actors, backstage volunteers and skilled technical help on Saturday, July 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. Auditions will be held at the Merrick Barn on the Homewood campus.

Actors should bring a photo and a resume and have at least one prepared audition monologue. Those interested in backstage or technical work may also bring resumes. Appointments should be made in advance by calling 410-516-7159, weekdays between 1:30 and 5:30 p.m.

"Topics in International Medical Care Travel Medicine" is a two-and-a-half-day course intended for medical professionals who care for employees and their families who travel or work in the global community.

Scheduled for Sept. 16 18, this course will take a comprehensive approach to providing medical care to employees abroad, including updates on travel vaccines, ways to reduce health risks for expatriates living abroad and discussions of recent medical and surgical advances. Tuition is $595. The course will take place in Suite 2140, Outpatient Center, on the East Baltimore campus.

Speakers will include Neal Halsey, Mary Lou Clements-Mann, John Bartlett, David Thorne, Frederick M. Wigley, Donlin M. Long, Patrick C. Walsh, Jonathon A. Patz and David A. Sack, of the schools of Medicine and Public Health; David Gootnick, of the U.S. Peace Corps; Gershon Bergeisen, of the Environmental Protection Agency; Nils M.P. Daulaire, of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); Allen Koski, of CIGNA; and Martin S. Wolfe, of the Traveler's Medical Service.

Direct deposit service for travel advances, travel expense reports and other employee reimbursements will be offered beginning Aug. 3. Faculty and staff members receiving direct deposit for payroll will receive these payments using the same banking information supplied for payroll purposes. Deposit advices will be sent to home addresses detailing payments made to bank accounts.

Direct deposit will provide a higher level of security and convenience for university faculty and staff, as well as achieving earlier availability of funds. As with payments made for medical/dental and dependent care reimbursements, direct deposit will apply to all those currently enrolled in direct deposit for payroll purposes.

WORKlife Programs, offers resources and services for older adults and their caregivers. The Services for Caregivers program provides confidential consultation and assistance for all stages of the caregiving process.

WORKlife Programs sponsors educational workshops and lectures on aging and caregiving issues and a caregiver's discussion group. The office also offers library books and pamphlets on a variety of related topics. Individual situations, questions and concerns will be addressed, and alternatives and options recommended, to assist in decision making.

For information on caregiver resources, call 410-516-6605 or e-mail

For more information about all available WORKlife programs and services, visit the WORKlife Programs Web site at

Tours of the new Anne M. Pinkard Building, the School of Nursing's first permanent home, will be given on Fridays at 10 a.m. during July.

The Pinkard Building is located on the East Baltimore campus at the corner of Wolfe and McElderry streets. To R.S.V.P., call 410-955-7548.