I recently sat down with Andrew Lea, a fourth-year medical student who holds a Ph.D. in the history of science and medicine. We discussed his forthcoming book, Digitizing Diagnosis: Minds, Medicine, and Machines in Twentieth-Century America, and the importance of historical perspective in medicine. Welcome! Tell us about your book. The book is about early […]
The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Mental Health Grad Network honor winners of the Meyer-Beers essay contest, which aimed to raise awareness about the high prevalence of mental health conditions and neurodiversity in academia.
Lisa Learman, a Ph.D. candidate in cellular and molecular medicine, is among the winners of The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2020 essay contest. Read her award-winning essay about scientist Barbara McClintock, whose approach to science inspired Learman to “embrace complexity and diverse perspectives in science to arrive at a more complete truth.”
In the middle of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, history of medicine Ph.D. candidate Anna Weerasinghe won a Fulbright award for 2020–21. Her story highlights the privileged yet precarious nature of receiving a grant in a pandemic world.
In a new effort comprised of 8 teams of faculty and students from Hopkins as well as other institutions, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 literature is curated and assessed to inform the public health community.
When Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine students heard their clerkships were cancelled due to COVID-19, they sprang into action, creating a way to help from home. CovidUp2Date, a social media campaign, confronts COVID-19 rumors with facts by providing daily updates about the pandemic from reputable sources.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a graduate student in possession of a stipend must be in want of free food. It is this fact that the Graduate Student Association (GSA) uses to draw students to their multitude of events, but there is more to the GSA than you may expect.
The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be a challenging place for parents and staff members. Explore how Kat Kowalski, NICU chaplain, helps support struggling infants and those connected to them.