Dear Alumni, It was a busy start to the new year for both the Johns Hopkins Nurses’ Alumni Association board and the alumni office at the School of Nursing. Winter featured alumni visits by Erika Juengst, our director of constituent engagement, to Portland, Seattle, Philadelphia, and West Palm Beach, FL. If you are interested in
“it is my hope that the mentorship I have received at JHSON, and the schools before, will be demonstrated in the kind of nurse and mentor I am in return for others.” Bryan Hansen MSN '12, PhD '16 My experience as a student, and now faculty, at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been
Mary with a patient in the clinic. The Refugee Crisis Firsthand Mary McQuilkin, BSN ’09, MPH ’15, volunteered as manager for a clinic run by Team Rubicon at a camp for medically vulnerable refugees in Greece. The clinic provides primary care to 175 residents and sees an average of 20 patients daily. Outside of clinic
The weekend kicks off with Happy Hour at Bond Street Social and continues with opportunities to see the school, tour the hospital, and most importantly enjoy time with your classmates, School of Nursing students, faculty, and the dean. For more details, go to nursing.jhu.edu/alumniweekend.
By Susan E. Appling The United States officially entered World War I on April 6, 1917. In response, numerous hospitals across the country established units in Europe under the auspices of the U.S. Army. Johns Hopkins’ Base Hospital 18 opened with Bessie Baker, Class of 1902, as the chief nurse. Sixty-seven nursing graduates of the
By Deb Corteggiano Kennedy, ’73 2017 Reunion Weekend The 2017 Reunion weekend planning is well under way. To respect religious holidays, the traditional last weekend in September has been changed to October 5–8, 2017. Alumni were surveyed and many of the activities we have come to enjoy will be repeated. Also, the Hotel Indigo in
By Jane Marks, ’76 I learned early on that it really does take a team to provide care. Marion Wallace and Sandy M. are the two social workers I remember were always available to help problem solve. Another department that provided guidance and education included the pharmacists. Many times, Mrs. Greenberg would educate the team
Dear Alumni, Alumni Weekend was a huge success! Thank you to all who came to celebrate with classmates and friends. From the Bond Street Social, Hampton House tours, the WWI nurse performance, dinner and gala events, we shared many great memories and created new ones. See photos in this section and on our alumni website. A
1946 Emogene Fisher Martin traveled from Virginia with her daughter, Pamela Martin, and fellow JHH Nursing alumna Elsie Payton Jarvis, ’47, to celebrate her 70th reunion in September. 1953 Mary O’Connor Cobb enjoyed a long career managing a high-risk newborn follow-up clinic in Mississippi, and now keeps up with nursing through her nurse practitioner granddaughter.
Like It Was Yesterday The members of the 50th–anniversary Class of 1966 were the special guests as graduates, faculty, current students, and friends of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing toured, tasted, and toasted Alumni Weekend 2016. It was a great time to be a Hopkins Nurse, or know one. Making the rounds: Alums catch