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Beth A. Resnick, DrPH

  • Associate Scientist

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624 N. Broadway
Hampton House 457
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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DrPH, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, 2016
MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1982


Beth A. Resnick is an Associate Scientist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management. She is the Director of the Office of Public Health Practice and Training and the MSPH Program in Health Policy. Her research and practice interests include assessing and improving the public health infrastructure, enhancing knowledge of potential environment and health connections, and developing effective public health policies.

Prior to her appointment at Johns Hopkins, Beth Resnick was Director of Environmental Health at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). She provided education, information, research, and technical assistance to the nation’s 3,000 local health departments and facilitated partnerships among local, state, and federal agencies in order to promote and strengthen local environmental public health practice.

Honors and Awards

2012 SOURCE Service Learning Faculty Fellow 

2004-2006 American Public Health Association Environment Section Governing Council Representative

2002 National Public Health Leadership Institute Scholar

1999 Mid-Atlantic Public Health Leadership Institute Scholar

  • public health practice, environmental public health tracking, public health infrastructure, Department of Health Policy and Management
  • Jarris, P., Leider J., Resnick, B., Sellers, K., Young, J. (2012) Budgetary Decision Making During Times of Scarcity. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 18(4):390-392

  • Zablotsky Kufel  J., Resnick B.,  Fox M., Frattaroli S., Gielen A., Burke T.  (2011) The Impact of Local Environmental Health Capacity on Foodborne Illness Morbidity in Maryland.  American Journal of Public Health;101(8):1495-500

  • Resnick B., Zablotsky J, Janus E, Maggy B,  Burke T. (2009) Do Environmental Public Health Organization and Workforce Configurations Matter?  An Examination of State and Local Environmental Public Health Structure and Workforce in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic United States.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice; 15(6):509-17.

  • Resnick, B., Zablotsky, J., & Burke, T. (2009). Protecting and Promoting the Nation's Health: The Environmental Public Health Workforce as a Critical Component. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  November (suppl), S40-S45.

  • Fox, M., Curriero, F., Kulbicki, K., Resnick, B., Burke, T. (2009) Evaluating the community health legacy of WWI chemical weapons testing.  Journal of Community Health: DOI 10.1007/s10900-009-9188-y