Race, Racism, & Health

HIV/AIDS Education & Messaging Exhibits @ the Welch Medical Library

by Marian Robbins • February 8, 2024

The Welch Medical Library is hosting two complementary exhibitions highlighting the illustrated history of public health messaging as a response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. These exhibitions will be on display in the second floor gallery of the Welch Medical Library building. The building is open form 9-5, M-F. National Library of Medicine Exhibition: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/aids-posters/index.html  AIDS, […]

CFP: New Perspectives in the History of Child Health

by Marian Robbins • September 7, 2023

**2024 Workshop and Special Issue: Call for Proposals** Call for paper proposals for an international workshop on child health history hosted at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, on June 21-22, 2024. There is support available for travel and lodging. The workshop is sponsored by: The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the University of Fribourg In […]

Conference: Achieving Health Equity in a World of Data

by Marian Robbins • October 18, 2022

For more information and to join us live, or to watch a replay, visit https://hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/events/achieving-health-equity-data-conf/

Conference: Reckoning with Race & Racism in Academic Medicine

by Marian Robbins • May 25, 2022

Title: Reckoning with Race & Racism in Academic Medicine What: Two-day hybrid conference, for more information visit https://hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/conf-reckoning-with-racism-med/  Where: Hybrid – Virtual & Armstrong 150 West When: Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th Who: All are welcome to attend virtually. In person registration is limited to invited speakers and guests and Hopkins Affiliates. Numbers will […]

Susceptibility, Surveillance, and Stigma: A Conversation on History, Infectious Disease, and Genomics

by Marian Robbins • September 21, 2021

Robert H. Levi Leadership Symposium in Bioethics and Health Policy Susceptibility, Surveillance, and Stigma: A Conversation on History, Infectious Disease, and Genomics Modern public health practices for both infectious and noninfectious diseases rely heavily on screening technologies that can predict disease or susceptibility to disease before symptoms are present. Testing technologies have focused on transmission […]

Black Beyond Data: Combating Racial Injustice Through the Digital Humanities: An Introduction

by Marian Robbins • September 9, 2021

The Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data (a grant co-sponsored with Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine’s and the Department of Anthropology) presents “Black Beyond Data: Combating Racial Injustice Through the Digital Humanities: An Introduction” on Friday, September 17th at 9am. Register here for event link. For more information […]

Bioethics: Reckoning with Structures

by Marian Robbins • May 13, 2021

Featuring Dr. Robbie Shilliam and Dr. Jeffrey Kahn of Johns Hopkins University. To register, visit Zoom Webinar. Part of the “Epidemic//Endemic” year-long speaker series sponsored by the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine. Moderated by Dr. Alexandre White, Associate Director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine. About the Epidemic//Endemic Speaker Series: […]

Health, Medicine, & Civil Unrest

by pendari • January 31, 2021

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Register here. NEW: Preliminary schedule of events: pdf. NEW: Conference Visitor Packet: pdf Please direct any questions or inquiries to hopkinsmedicalhumanities@gmail.com. In lieu of a registration fee, please donate to the East Baltimore Historical Library. Visit http://www.fusiongroup.org/donate and click donate. Click “add special instructions to the seller” and type “East Baltimore […]

Race and Health in the Classroom with Alexandre White & Iro Filippaki

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Welch Library Building, Room 303 POSTPONEMENT OF 11/30 SESSION: RACE AND HEALTH IN THE CLASSROOM. The session is rescheduled for January 2019, with the purpose of fostering conversation amongst interdisciplinary tutors of race, health, and gender. More information on session content will be uploaded here. Any suggestions or comments, please email afilipp6@jhmi.edu

30th Anniversary of “Seize Control of the FDA”

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Bloomberg School of Public Health, Sommer Hall In collaboration with the Office of Public Health Practice and Training   A webcast on October 11, 2018 from 4-5:30 p.m. Introduction: Joshua M. Sharfstein, MDVice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement Professor of the Practice Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Panel: A Landmark […]