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.”
Aug 5, 2020 2 comments
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.
Jun 30, 2020
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.
Jun 3, 2020
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.
Apr 17, 2020
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.
Feb 28, 2020
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.
Oct 8, 2019
Jonathan Grima Hometown: I am a Maltese-American. I was born and raised in New York City with my three younger siblings. My parents and extended family, on the other hand, were all born and raised in Malta, a tiny, beautiful island country in the heart of the Mediterranean. My parents migrated from Malta to NYC […]
Feb 14, 2019
A Conversation with Kapil Ramachandran, Johns Hopkins Graduate Student and Incoming Member of the Harvard Society of FellowsPosted by David Ottenheimer | Honor Roll
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Kapil Ramachandran, a graduate student in the Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) Graduate Program who has been named an incoming junior fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows. This prestigious position grants Kapil the resources to work as an independent investigator immediately following completion of […]
Apr 13, 2018