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Spring 2014 magazineHave you seen the latest issue of Johns Hopkins Public Health?

The Spring 2014 issue of the School magazine is filled with compelling public health stories.

From the horrors faced by asylum seekers in the Sinai to new discoveries in the fight against prostate cancer, it’s a page-turning read no matter where you are in your public health journey.

Fall magazine coverLast Spring, we profiled the award-winning Johns Hopkins Public Health magazine. In that post, we recommended the publication as a resource for prospective students.

We still recommend it!

The magazine is a wonderful way to see the breadth of research our School is conducting all over the world. The latest issue (Fall 2013) covers women’s health, a Native American summer camp, asthma, global health communications and dowry violence in India.

Check it out!

Since September, we’ve highlighted resources for prospective students considering our School. One resource we’ve neglected is the School’s award-winning magazine.

Johns Hopkins Public Health tells the stories behind public health – the people, places and science.  It’s published in the spring and fall, with occasional special issues covering topics like technology and malaria. The current edition is a special issue about death.

Don’t be misled and dismiss this topic as depressing. Consider our tagline: “Protecting Health, Saving Lives – Millions at a Time.” In order to protect and save, doesn’t it make sense to study what you’re saving from?

We think so.

The discussion of death is separated into three sections:

It’s a thought-provoking and sometimes beautiful read.