Race, Racism, & Health

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 […]


Indigenous Environments & the Anthropocene

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

(click for more details) Title: Indigenous Environments & the Anthropocene What: a symposium and roundtable discussion Who: Featuring Candis Calison of University of British Columbia, Timothy Neale of Alfred Deakin Institute, & Zoe Todd of Carleton University When: Monday, April 8, 2019 Where: 3rd Floor, Welch Library Building, 1900 East Monument Street, 21205


Psychiatry As Social Medicine Workshop

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Psychiatry as Social Medicine: History of Psychiatry Workshop To register, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page. The problem of integrating the social world into the medical body has appeared and reappeared many times in the history of psychiatry. While psychiatry has always been seen as one of the more evidently ‘social’ […]


Conference – Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues November 15-16, Baltimore Attendance is free for everyone. To register, scroll down or click here. For the program of the event, click here. THIS CONFERENCE IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE CENTER FOR MEDICAL HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL MEDICINE AND THE ALEXANDER GRASS HUMANITIES INSTITUTE Virtually all institutions are sustained through production of […]


Global Health, Justice, & Activism

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Featuring Dr. Gregg Gonsalves & Dr. Alexandre White Fourth iteration of speaker series – Epidemic//Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21 Zoom Webinar Registration For more information on the series, see below. The COVID-19 epidemic has starkly illuminated a series of structural forces in health and society that produce endemic disparities. As a result, older […]