Events conducted by the ASPIRE IRACDA program.

2022 Open House

Celebrating the achievements of ASPIRE, established in 2018 as a joint endeavor among Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University and Coppin State University. 

Highlights included:

  • Introduction of ASPIRE Program : Les Tung, co-Director, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Presentation of Morgan State University’s ASPIRE Program : Lisa Brown, co-Director, Interim Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Director, Office Of Undergraduate Research
  • Presentation of Coppin State University’s ASPIRE Program : Hany Sobhi, co-Director, Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Chemistry, Director Center for Organic Synthesis
  • Diversity Initiatives and Opportunities to Engage : Darlene Saporu, Asst. Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Whiting School of Education
  • Introduction of ASPIRE Scholars and 5 minute Lightning Talks about their ASPIRE work : Sri Sarma, co-Director, Vice Dean for Graduate Education WSE:
  1. Allister Suarez, SOM BME Neurosci and Neuroengineering
  2. Daniel Dorman, WSE Department of Biomedical Engineering
  3. Elissa Leonard, SOM BME Cell and Tissue Engineering
  4. Nzinga Mack, WSE Department of Biomedical Engineering
  5. Rachel Smith, WSE Department of Biomedical Engineering
  6. Rebecca Keener, WSE Department of Biomedical Engineering