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Discover Hopkins Medical School Intensive

The 2-week commuter program is designed to engage bright high school students who are interested in medicine. Taught and guided by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty and postdoctoral fellows, students will learn basic knowledge and techniques related to surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and biomedical science by participating in interactive lectures and labs, experiencing hands-on medical trainings at Johns Hopkins Medical Simulation Center, interviewing and networking with diverse medical professionals, and visiting the world-renowned hospital.

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Term: Discover Hopkins I

Dates: June 26 - July 7

Instructor: Yuejin Li

Campus: Montgomery/Rockville Campus

Credits: 1

Days & Times:

M - 9:00-4:30am

T - 9:00-4:30am

W - 9:00-4:30am

R - 9:00-4:30am

F - 9:00-4:30am



Applications of Precision Medicine in Public Health

This course will (1) introduce students to principles of precision medicine (PM) across the care continuum and (2) engage students to think critically about how PM will change the medical and public health landscape. Students will learn about the PM initiative and current examples of PM in disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and surveillance. Students will -identify challenges of incorporating PM into our health care systems and discuss strategies to reduce such challenges. * Prerequisites: None

Course Number: AS.280.232.78

Term: Non-Homewood 2-week, Term 3

Dates: July 24 - August 4

Instructor: Megan Roberts & Tamara Litwin

Campus: Montgomery/Rockville Campus

Credits: 1

Days & Times:

M - 830-945am

T - 830-945am

W - 830-945am

R - 830-945am

F - 830-945am

Cancer Related Health Behaviors and Disparities

This course will explore behaviors related to cancer prevention and control. Students will gain a basic understanding of cancer etiology and descriptive epidemiology. Additional topics will include primary and secondary cancer prevention strategies, drawing from recent research, including studies currently being conducted at the National Cancer Institute. Students will also learn about disparities in cancer prevention behaviors. Multiple learning formats will promote student learning and introduce different tools for behavioral cancer prevention research. * Prerequisites: N/A

Course Number: AS.280.233,77

Term: Non-Homewood 2-week, Term 3

Dates: July 24 - August 4

Instructor: Minal Patel & Melinda Krakow

Campus: Montgomery/Rockville Campus

Credits: 1

Days & Times:

M - 10:30 am-1:00pm

T - 10:30 am-1:00pm

F - 10:30 am-1:00pm


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