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This page highlights some events around JHU that may be of interest to students in the MAGR program. 

The Global Monkeypox Outbreak

Open to: Faculty, Students, Staff, and General Public
Location: Online JHU Event
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 10:30 – 11:30 am EDT
Hosted by: Johns Hopkins Briefing
Registration: Required: Please register here

Johns Hopkins University will host a live virtual briefing about the global monkeypox outbreak, which the World Health Organization director-general declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in late July. In the U.S., the Biden administration has also declared a public health emergency for monkeypox.

The briefing will cover topics such as:

  • The prevention and treatment of monkeypox
  • How monkeypox is transmitted and ways to contain its spread
  • The social context for monkeypox and ways to reduce stigma around the outbreaks
  • The availability and distribution of monkeypox vaccines

Registrants can submit questions in advance or during the briefing. Please register below. The briefing will be streamed on this web page.

Doing the Right Thing: How Colleges and Universities Can Undo Systemic Racism in Faculty Hiring

Open to: Faculty, Students, Staff, and General Public
Location: Online Event
Date: August 24, 2022 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hosted by: Academic Innovation for the Public Good
Registration: Required: Please register here

Marybeth Gasman is Samuel DeWitt Proctor Distinguished Professor and associate dean of research in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University, where she also serves as executive director of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity & Justice and executive director of the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. Her book Doing the Right Thing: How Colleges and Universities Can Undo Systemic Racism in Faculty Hiring documents the institutional forces stymieing faculty diversification and explores how such deficiencies can be rectified. She will be interviewed by Mari Castañeda, professor of communications and dean of Commonwealth Honors College at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Protecting Human Subject Data Privacy: An Introduction

Open to: Faculty, Students, and Staff
Location: Online Event
Date: September 13, 2022 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT
Hosted by: Johns Hopkins Data Services
Registration: Required: Please register here

Protecting research participant and patients’ privacy is challenging not just for security, but also when anonymizing data for external collaborators, publications, and research databases. Join JHU Data Services for an overview of common privacy disclosure risks from personal and health identifiers in data. We discuss how to comply with IRB and HIPAA guidance for data security within the research team and introduce techniques for de-identifying data for external collaborators and public databases. You may preview session topics in our online module and guide