Centennial Policy Scholar
Henry A. Waxman Named Centennial Policy Scholar at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Former Congressman Henry A. Waxman, one of the most accomplished legislators in the history of the U.S. Congress, joins the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for the coming year as its Centennial Policy Scholar. Waxman, who represented California’s 33rd Congressional District for 40 years in the U.S. Congress until he retired last year, joined the Department of Health Policy and Management on July 1, 2015 and will share his insights and expertise with students, faculty and staff for the next 12 months. To read more click here.
2015-2016 seminar titles included:
- Medicare at 50: Achievements and Challenges Moving Forward
- July 22, 2015 Noon – 1:30 p.m. in Sheldon Hall (W1214)
- Aging and Disability in America: The Role of the Federal Government in Long-Term Services and Supports
- September 10, 2015 Noon – 1:30 p.m. in Sheldon Hall (W1214)
- Closing the Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Gap through Policy
- October 21, 2015 Noon – 1:20 p.m. in Sheldon Hall (W1214)
- Constructing and Evaluating Public Policies to Achieve an End of HIV/AIDS in the United States
- November 18, 2015 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Seminar in Sheldon Hall (W1214)
- Can We Do What it Takes to Eliminate the Tobacco Epidemic?
- December 16, 2015 Noon - 1:30 p.m. in Feinstone Hall (E2030)
- The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Public Health in the Balance
- January 21, 2016 Noon - 1:30 p.m. in Sommer Hall (E2014)
- The Affordable Care Act at Six: Impact and Next Steps
- March 23, 2016 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. in Sheldon Hall (W1214)
For more information, contact Susan Murrow, (410) 955-7624.
Note: The Senior Policy Scholar program in the Department of Health Policy and Management invites a former member of the U.S. Congress, cabinet-level official or governor to come to the Bloomberg School of Public Health for a year-long residence to interact with, teach and share their policy experiences.