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December 27, 2011
FDA Withdraws Proposal To Limit Livestock Antibiotic Use, Raising Public Health Concerns.

December 22, 2011
Marsha Wills-Karp to Chair Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

December 1, 2011
Farming for Urban Tilapia.

December 1, 2011
Consumer Reports: Arsenic in Fruit Juices.

November 9, 2011
John Groopman Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Funding.

November 23, 2011
Plant Razing Concerns for East Baltimore Neighbors. Pat Tracey is quoted.

October 3, 2011
Thomas Kensler, PhD, recipient of The People's Republic of China Friendship Award.

September 20, 2011
CAAT Receives $6 Million NIH Director’s Grant to Pioneer Transformative Research in Toxicology Testing.

August 29, 2011
Huffington Post "Hurricane Irene's Health Risks Likely to Linger," Pat Breysse, PhD is quoted.

June 24, 2011
Aljazeera "Climate Change: It's Bad and Getting Worse." Brian Schwartz and Cindy Parker are quoted.

May 31, 2011
WBAL "Cancer Link to Cell Phone Use Raises More Questions." Pat Breysse, PhD is quoted.

April 13, 2011
Experimental Treatment for COPD in Development.

April 8, 2011
Indo-U.S. Center Established to Study Nonsmoking-Related Causes of COPD.

March 16, 2011
Q&A: Dr. Jonathan Links answers questions about Japan’s nuclear crisis.

September 2, 2010
The New York Times |"Cleaning the Henhouse," "The salmonella outbreak underscores that this industrial model of farms as meat and egg factories can be a health hazard. Ellen Silbergeld is quoted.

August 27, 2010
The Baltimore Sun | "Alternatives to Animal Testing Gaining Ground," Researchers, regulators develop new systems for experiments. Thomas Hartung is quoted.

Spring 2010
JHSPH Magazine | "Researcher DeLisa Fairweather studies the triggers of autoimmune reactions."

June 21, 2010
JHSPH News Center | "Teaching Excellence," Jacqueline Agnew, PhD, Peter Lees, PhD, Cindy Parker, MD, MPH, and Ana Maria Rule, PhD, recognized as "exceptional teachers."

May 24, 2010
The JHU Gazette | "Best in Class," Dr. Brian Schwartz, recipient of Golden Apple Award for Teaching.

April 7, 2010
Washington Post | "Baltimore Takes a Holistic Approach to Unhealthy Housing" Patrick Breysse, PhD and Elizabeth Kasameyer, DrPH student, are quoted.

April 5, 2010
Baltimore Sun | "Perdue Needs to Take Responsibility," co-written by Dr. Robert S. Lawrence.

April 1, 2010
EarthSky | "Kellogg Schwab on the Human Challenges of Clean Water."Listen now.

April 23, 2010
Science Magazine | "Congress Moves Toward Strengthening EPA's Hand on Chemical Safety" Paul Locke, DrPH, is quoted.

March 30, 2010
Baltimore Sun | "FDA Tobacco Panel to Examine Health Effects of Menthol Cigarettes: Most Believe Ban Unlikely." Institute for Global Tobacco Control is cited.

March 29, 2010
JHSPH News | Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing Europe Established.

February 25, 2010
M. Gordon 'Reds' Wolman: 1924-2010 | Baltimore Sun Guestbook: Tributes from Family, Friends and Colleagues.

February 13, 2010
The Capital | "Our Bay: There's Something in the Water." Dr. Robert Lawrence discusses "endocrine disruptors" in The Bay.

February 10, 2010
Dr. Ellen Silbergeld quoted in CBS News article, "Denmark's Case for Antibiotic-Free Animals."

February 2, 2010
Anna Baetjer Lecture | Nicholas D. Kristof, "A Farmboy Reconsiders Farming."

January 14, 2010
Take Part | "Peak Oil: Interview with Brian Schwartz."

January 25, 2010
View Dr. Paul Locke's presentation,"Incorporating Information from the DOE Low Dose Research Program into Regulatory Decision-making: Challenges and Opportunities."

January 18, 2010
Dr. Lynn Goldman quoted in Washington Post article, "Chemicals Coat Apples Decades After Alar Scare."

January 17, 2010
"OSR#1: Industrial Chemical Or Autism Treatment" Dr. Ellen Silbergeld quoted in the Chicago Tribune.

January 16, 2010
"In Haiti, Relief Agencies Rush to Meet Desperate Need for Water." Drs. Thomas Kirsch and Kellogg Schwab quoted in the Washington Post.

January 4, 2010
"Use of Potentially Harmful Chemicals Kept Secret Under Law." Dr. Lynn R. Goldman quoted in the Washington Post.


CLF Director, Dr. Robert S. Lawrence wins APHA's 2009 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health.

Dr. Thaddeus Graczyk and Talia Abbott Chalew on WYPR's, The Environment in Focus. Listen Now.

Environmental Health Engineering PhD student Andrew Azman, a 2009-10 Hopkins Sommer Scholar.

"Breastfeeding: An Ancient Paradigm in Today's World," Environmental Health Perspectives podcast with Dr. Lynn R. Goldman.

Tobacco Control publishes research findings from study co-authored by Drs. Ana Navas-Acien and Patrick Breysse: "Secondhand Smoke Levels Higher in Cars than in Bars or Restaurants."

Drs. Jacqueline Agnew, and Sheila Fitzgerald, featured in Baltimore Sun article, "Nurses Focus on Environment: Programs Aimed on Public Health."

EHS Professor, Patrick Breysse, PhD cited in award-winning special report in USA Today, "The Smokestack Effect: Toxic Air and America's Schools."

Drs. Groopman, Kensler and Biswal provide their insights for the Johns Hopkins Public Health magazine article, "A More Perfect Union: Basic Science Meets Public Health"

Ellen Silbergeld, PhD, named one of the "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet"by the Library of Congress Women's History Month.

A Baltimore Sun article quotes Dr. Thaddeus Graczyk, on his study about pathogens in the Chesapeake Bay. Read Dr. Graczyk's report here.

Two EHS Students Winners of the 2009 Delta Omega Scientific Poster Competition.

Lynn Goldman, MD, MPH,named one of Maryland's Top 100 Women.

Transporting Broiler Chickens Could Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms.

Drs. Lynn Goldman and Kellogg Schwab discuss Bisphenol A and Plastics.