MassCPR July Public Briefing

The Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness presents its July 2020 virtual Public Briefing on Vaccines: The Ultimate Quest in COVID-19, taking place on Tuesday, July 28 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm ET.

Researchers and physician-scientists from the Harvard Medical School-led Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness will discuss vaccine design, the latest vaccine development efforts, updates on next steps, and clinical trials underway and others expected to launch soon. The presentations will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Click here to register for the webinar and for further details.

Learn About Careers in Nursing Research: Panel Discussion

On July 10, 2020 at 2:00pm EDT, the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education will hold a panel on careers in nursing research. Attendees will hear about the many career opportunities open to nurses with PhDs and learn how nurses ask research questions which are person-centered and patient-focused.

Featured NINR speakers include:

  • Dr. Patrica Brennan, RN, PhD, Director, National Library of Medicine and Adjunct Investigator, NINR Advanced Visualization Branch
  • Dr. Leorey Saligan, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, Acting Chief, Symptom Science Management
  • Dr. Paule V. Joseph, PhD, MS, FNP-BC, RN, CTN-B, Lasker Clinical Research Scholar

Click here to learn more and for online meeting information

NINR Artificial Intelligence Virtual Boot Camp

Registration for NINR’s Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp is now open. The Boot Camp will take place August 3-6, 2020 and will be held virtually. It will explore the impact that Artificial Intelligence has in the evolving healthcare environment, and overall efforts to improve the quality of care for patients and families. Graduate students, faculty, and clinicians are encouraged to attend.

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Anti-Racism: Moving to Action. A Conversation with Dr. Camara Phyliss Jones

Date: July 7, 2020

Time: 4:00pm ET

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This event will take place via Zoom

Join the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity at Simmons University and MPH Health Equity for a conversation with Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones on activism, systematic oppression and next steps.

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD is a 2019-2020 Radcliffe Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. She is a Past President of the American Public Health Association (2015-2016) and a Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. She seeks to broaden the national health debate to include not only universal access to high quality health care, but also attention to the social determinants of health (including poverty) and the social determinants of equity (including racism).