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Health Advisory Board
Meet Our Members


The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Advisory Board was established in 1981 to provide a dialogue between external audiences and the School's Dean and faculty. The activities and interests of the Board include all areas of the School's work. The Board's diverse membership includes University Trustees, alumni, and friends from corporations, foundations, private organizations, and those with specific interests in the School's research, education, and professional practice programs.

The relationship between the deans and faculty of the School and the members of the Advisory Board has been a unique and catalytic one. The Advisory Board has worked with the School to create new programs, to support key initiatives, and to offer critical advice and counsel on the wide variety of efforts.

Upcoming Events 

March 3 - 4, 2017: Spring 2017 HAB Meeting in New York City
April 2 - 8, 2017: Public Health in Action trip to Nepal
June 3, 2017: A celebration of Michael J. Klag’s Deanship.  Baltimore.  Time and event location TBD. 
October 6-7, 2017: Fall 2017 HAB Meeting in Baltimore


Latest News

Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is dedicated to protecting health and saving lives.
  1. Most Dengue Infections Transmitted In and Around Home

    Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live less than 200 meters apart,.
    Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:06:56 GMT
  2. Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders

    People who lose a partner to suicide are at increased risk for a number of mental and physical disorders, including cancer, depression, herniated discs and mood disorders than those in the general population.
    Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:06:50 GMT
  3. More Transparency at FDA Needed, Researchers Say

    As the new administration considers the future direction of the Food and Drug Administration, a group of leading researchers has created a Blueprint for Transparency at the agency to advance the development of safe and effective new products.
    Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:24:59 GMT
  4. Severe Hypoglycemia Linked to Increased Risk of Death in People With Diabetes

    Within three years of dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring emergency department visit, one-third of those in study died
    Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:12:00 GMT
  5. Rapid Blood Pressure Drops In Middle Age Linked to Dementia in Old Age

    Temporary episodes of dizziness or light-headedness when standing could reduce blood flow to the brain with lasting impacts.
    Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:20:40 GMT
  6. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health To Offer Three New Online Graduate Programs

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will offer three new online, part-time graduate programs beginning this fall.
    Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:22:10 GMT
  7. Don’t Be Distracted: The Real Issues in Autism Are Threats to Funding, Services

    Researchers argue that renewed debate about debunked science is diverting attention from real risks to crucial care and services for autism.
    Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:15:32 GMT
  8. Study Identifies Common Gene Variants Associated With Gallbladder Cancer

    Researchers say they have found several gene variants which may predispose individuals to develop gallbladder cancer.
    Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:06:48 GMT
  9. Many Patients Receive Prescription Opioids During Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

    More than two in five people receiving buprenorphine, a drug commonly used to treat opioid addiction, are also given prescriptions for other opioid painkillers – and two-thirds are prescribed opioids after their treatment is complete.
    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:59:04 GMT
  10. Zika May Cause Miscarriages, Thin Brain Tissue in Babies Carried to Term

    In mice, Zika virus appears to lead to a high percentage of miscarriages and to babies born with thin brain tissue and inflammation in brain cells.
    Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:28:43 GMT -term.html