James Yager, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
In his role as senior associate dean for academic affairs, Yager is responsible for overseeing, facilitating and coordinating academic, training and continuing education programs. He was instrumental in facilitating the development of the Bloomberg School's OpenCourseWare program.
Jane Schlegel, MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Prior to her role as senior associate dean for finance and administration, Schlegel held several other leadership positions at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School. She manages the Bloomberg School's budget, among other responsibilities.
Thomas Burke, PhD, MPH
Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training
In addition to his role as associate dean for public health practice and training, Burke serves as a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. He also directs the Johns Hopkins Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute, and hosts the Public Health: On the Inside podcast.
Janet DiPietro, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
In addition to her role as associate dean for research, DiPietro serves as a professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health where her work centers on fetal development and the relationship between exposures during pregnancy and early childhood development.
Joshua Else, MBA
Associate Dean for External Affairs
As associate dean for the external affairs, Else oversees fundraising, alumni relations and communications activities. Previously, he led development initiatives for the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries and Museums, the American Red Cross, and Wake Forest University.
Alexandra McKeown, MBA, JD
Associate Dean for Research Administration
McKeown oversees research grants for the Bloomberg School. Previously, she served as the assistant vice president for research administration and advancement at the University of Maryland. She has held a number of positions in grants administration throughout Johns Hopkins University.
Laura Morlock, PhD
Associate Dean for Education
In her role as associate dean for education, Morlock is responsible for enhancing the educational excellence of the Bloomberg School and assisting faculty in achieving their career goals. In addition, she serves as a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management.
Michael Ward, MEd
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Ward is responsible for the Bloomberg School's Student Affairs Office. Student Affairs includes the Office of Student Life, the Admissions Office, the Financial Aid Office, Operations, Career Services, SOURCE, and Records and Registration. He also handles issues related to academic ethics.