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March 3, 2005

Schoenrich Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

On March 2, Edyth Schoenrich, MD, MPH, deputy director of Master of Public Health Programs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame, which is managed by the Maryland Commission for Women, honors Maryland women who make unique and lasting contributions to the economic, political, cultural and social life of the state and provides models of achievement for tomorrow’s female leaders.

Edyth Schoenrich

Edyth Schoenrich, MD, MPH

Dr. Schoenrich, a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, was recognized for her clinical preparation and practice in internal medicine, hematology and general preventive medicine. At one time, she was in charge of adult preventive services in Maryland when she worked at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

During her time at the Bloomberg School, which began in 1974, Dr. Schoenrich was director of the Division of Public Health Administration and senior associate dean of the School. Most recently, she has been involved in designing and implementing flexible programs to facilitate public health graduate study programs for working health professionals. She is currently the director of part-time professional programs at the Bloomberg School.

The Hall of Fame is located in the Maryland Law Library in Annapolis, which is adorned with a plaque and information about the honorees. Among those honored are legislators, political and social activists, scientists, educators, writers and business, spiritual and community leaders. They represent women who have helped to shape the State of Maryland, the United States and the world. 

The induction, which was open to the public, began at 5:30 p.m. and took place in the West Wing of the Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. Senate Building, in Annapolis, Md. – Kenna L. Lowe

Public Affairs media contacts for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Kenna Lowe or Tim Parsons at 410-955-6878 or paffairs@jhsph.edu.