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  1. Jacobs-Lorena Named “Scientific American 50” for Transgenic Mosquito Research

    Jacobs-Lorena Named “Scientific American 50” for Transgenic Mosquito Research
    Fri, 21 Dec 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/jacobs-lorena-sciam-50.html
  2. Time Magazine 2007 Award Circumcision Study

    Fri, 21 Dec 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/time-magazine-circumcision-study-2007-award.html
  3. Marie Charles Bloomberg Series

    Thu, 20 Dec 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/marie-charles-bloomberg-series.html
  4. Urban Health Culprits: Renewal and Corporations

    A long legacy of displacement...From the land grabs perpetrated against Native Americans, to the slave trade, to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, to the bulldozing of entire low-income neighborhoods in the name of urban renewal...
    Wed, 19 Dec 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/health-and-city.html
  5. First Global Health Scholars Chosen

    The first recipients of the Johns Hopkins Global Health Scholarships approach international public health from different vantage points.
    Thu, 13 Dec 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/cgh-2007-scholars.html
  6. Ecologist Argues for Progress over Profit

    Money can’t buy happiness. Life satisfaction levels have held steady, despite an ever-increasing rise in gross domestic product (GDP). A better measure of human well-being, argues ecologist Robert Costanza, PhD, is the genuine progress indicator, or GPI.
    Fri, 07 Dec 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/costanza-clf-dodge.html
  7. Darfur Doctor at JHSPH

    Fri, 30 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/darfur-doctor.html
  8. Ed Dodge: Remembering Africa

    Dr. Edward Dodge's presentation, “Africa through the Years: Angola to Zimbabwe,” perspectives on his Angolan childhood home, on Ethiopia, and on Zimbabwe.
    Thu, 29 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/dodge-africa.html
  9. Seminal HIV Study Marks 20th Anniversary

    Celebrating two decades of research on HIV infection among injection drug users, the AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience (ALIVE) study has become the longest-running investigation of its kind and has made myriad contributions to the study of HIV.
    Wed, 21 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/kirk-alive-anniversary.html
  10. Baltimore 2007 flu season

    Tue, 20 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/links-baltimore-flu.html
  11. Jeffrey Sachs Invokes Moral Obligation to Indigenous Peoples

    In a November 12 presentation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in honor of Native American Heritage Month, Jeffrey Sachs, director of the UN Millennium Project, spoke about the global health challenges of indigenous communities.
    Fri, 16 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/sachs.html
  12. Drinking Water Symposium

    Wed, 14 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/water-symposium.html
  13. Burke Receives Inaugural ASPH Faculty Award for Excellence

    Thomas Burke, PhD, MPH was awarded the inaugural 2007 Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Public Health Practice from the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) and Pfizer Inc.’s Public Health and Government Group.
    Wed, 14 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/burke-asph-award.html
  14. Ambassador Urges Other Nations To Step Up AIDS Relief

    Ambassador Mark Dybul speaks about the success and reauthorization of PEPFAR, November 2007.
    Wed, 14 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/dybul-pepfar.html
  15. Hopkins Center Receives 2007 Injury Prevention and Control Health Impact Award

    The Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is among two organizations to receive the inaugural Injury Prevention and Control Health Impact Award.
    Wed, 07 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/cirp-award.html
  16. NBPHE exam

    Tue, 06 Nov 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/nbphe-exam-2.html
  17. NBPHE exam

    Wed, 17 Oct 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/nbphe-exam.html
  18. Memorial for George W. Comstock

    Keep it short. Be kind. These instructions are just a few of the important lessons taken to heart by students, colleagues, friends and family of George Wills Comstock, whose life was celebrated at the Bloomberg School on September 28, 2007.
    Fri, 05 Oct 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/comstock-memorial.html
  19. Food and the Farm Bill

    Homestead farmer and environmental activist Dan Imhoff discusses the Farm Bill and its effects on nutrition, public health, conservation and the environment.
    Thu, 04 Oct 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/farm-bill.html
  20. Bertrand Receives Marjorie C. Horn Operations Research Award

    Bertrand Receives Marjorie C. Horn Operations Research Award
    Tue, 02 Oct 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/bertrand-horn-award.html
  21. Burney Lecturer: The Future of Urban Health

    Burney Lecturer: The Future of Urban Health
    Thu, 27 Sep 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/vlahov-urban-health.html
  22. We Three Deans 2007

    Wed, 26 Sep 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/we-three-deans.html
  23. Bloomberg School Recognized for Malaria Education

    Bloomberg School Recognized for Malaria Education
    Fri, 21 Sep 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/mfl-awards.html
  24. Free Evidence-Based Health Care Course Offered by Johns Hopkins

    The U.S. Cochrane Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has launched a new online course on evidence-based health care.
    Wed, 19 Sep 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/dickersin-course.html
  25. Computer Maintenance Notice

    Fri, 24 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/computer-maintenance.html
  26. Nanotechnology and Public Health: Interview with Jonathan Links

    Nanotechnology and Public Health: Interview with Jonathan Links
    Thu, 23 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/links-nano.html
  27. Bloomberg School Receives Seven Year Accreditation

    Bloomberg School Receives Seven Year Accreditation
    Tue, 14 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/accreditation-2007.html
  28. New Associate Dean for Research Administration

    New Associate Dean for Research Administration
    Wed, 08 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/mckeown.html
  29. New Associate Dean for Development and External Relations

    New Associate Dean for Development and External Relations
    Wed, 08 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/seifert.html
  30. Little Evidence to Support More U.S. and U.K. Doctors

    In a new analysis of the American physician workforce Jonathan P. Weiner, DrPH, reports that increasing the number of medical students is not the answer to the projected shortage of doctors.
    Fri, 03 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/weiner-medical-workforce.html
  31. Targeting Mosquito Antigens Can Block Malaria Transmission

    Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute scientists have taken one step closer to a universal malaria transmission-blocking vaccine by creating a new technique for preventing the development of malaria parasites in multiple mosquito species.
    Fri, 03 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/jacobs-lorena-antigen.html
  32. Fulbright Scholars 2007

    Thu, 02 Aug 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/fulbright-2007.html
  33. Global Tobacco Control Program

    Tue, 24 Jul 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/global-tobacco-control-program.html
  34. Training Institute to Address Health Disparities Among Indigenous Peoples

    Training Institute to Address Health Disparities Among Indigenous Peoples
    Fri, 20 Jul 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/indigenous-institute.html
  35. George Comstock 1915-2007

    George Comstock 1915-2007
    Tue, 17 Jul 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/comstock.html
  36. 2007 Postdoctoral Poster Competition

    Sun, 08 Jul 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/postdoctoral-2007.html
  37. De Beers African Health Scholars Named

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has named the 2007–2008 De Beers African Health Scholars. The program aims to strengthen Africa’s public health infrastructure by training African leaders to improve the health system.
    Tue, 03 Jul 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/debeers-2008.html
  38. UC Berkeley-Johns Hopkins report aults Burma’s military junta for proliferation of infectious diseases

    UC Berkeley-Johns Hopkins report aults Burma’s military junta for proliferation of infectious diseases
    Fri, 29 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/beyrer-burma-2007.html
  39. Interview: Lead in Toys Poses Health Risk

    Interview: Lead in Toys Poses Health Risk
    Thu, 28 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/goldman-lead-toys.html
  40. Grassroots Efforts Reduce Newborn Deaths in Northern India

    Grassroots Efforts Reduce Newborn Deaths in Northern India
    Fri, 15 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/darmstadt-video.html
  41. Bloomberg School Student Named Luce Scholar

    Wen-Chih Yu, a master of public health/master of business administration student in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of International Health, was named a 2007–2008 Luce Scholar.
    Thu, 14 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/yu-lucescholar.html
  42. Cooley Named to NIH Child Psychopathology Study Section

    Michele R. Cooley, PhD, MEd, an associate professor in the JHSPH Department of Mental Health, has been appointed to a four-year term as a member of the Child Psychopathology and Developmental Disabilities Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
    Wed, 06 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/cooley-csr.html
  43. Samet Honored by PAHO for Contributions to Smoke-Free Environments

    Samet Honored by PAHO for Contributions to Smoke-Free Environments
    Sat, 02 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/samet-paho.html
  44. Excess Black Preterm Births Account for Majority of Infant Mortality Gap

    The excess rate of extreme preterm birth among black infants in the United States accounts for more than half of the infant mortality gap between blacks and whites, according to researchers from the JHSPH.
    Fri, 01 Jun 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/schempf-infant-mortality-gap.html
  45. Q&A: Vision 2020 Gender Equity at Johns Hopkins

    Universities and colleges across the country are making headway in their efforts to address the career obstacles faced by female faculty, staff and students. To learn more about this issue at Johns Hopkins, we spoke to Francesca Dominici.
    Thu, 31 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/vision-2020.html
  46. Q&A: Health Informatics

    What exactly is health informatics? A Q& A with Scott Zeger, chair of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Committee on Health Informatics.
    Wed, 30 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/health-informatics.html
  47. DiPietro Named Associate Dean of Research

    DiPietro Named Associate Dean of Research
    Thu, 24 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/dipietro-associate-dean.html
  48. Unraveling the Genes of the Yellow Fever Mosquito Genome

    Unraveling the Genes of the Yellow Fever Mosquito Genome
    Fri, 18 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/dimopoulos-genome.html
  49. 2007 Golden Apple Award Winners

    2007 JHSPH Golden Apple Award Winners
    Tue, 15 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/golden-apple-awards.html
  50. Q&A: Gun Violence in the United States

    Q&A: Gun Violence in the United States
    Tue, 15 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/vernick-gun-trafficking.html
  51. 2007 Golden Apple Award Winners

    2007 JHSPH Golden Apple Award Winners
    Tue, 15 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/golden-apple-award-bios.html
  52. Pharmacy Data Could Be Simple Tool for Monitoring Adherence to HIV Therapy

    Pharmacy data can be used as a simple, low-cost tool for monitoring a patient’s adherence to HIV therapy in resource-limited areas, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other organizations.
    Thu, 03 May 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/nachega-nnrti.html
  53. malaria awareness day 2007

    Thu, 26 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/malaria-day/index.html
  54. History of Drinking Increases Risk of Fatal Injury in Elderly

    A history of drinking alcohol may contribute to fatal injuries in the elderly, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other institutions.
    Tue, 24 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/sorock-alcohol.html
  55. Global Road Safety Week

    The Office of Communications and Public Affair spoke with Adnan A. Hyder, MD, PhD, MPH, is an international road safety expert, about Global Road Safety Week and the state of road safety worldwide.
    Tue, 24 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/hyder-road-safety.html
  56. Morgan O'Brien: Bloomberg Leadership Series

    Sat, 21 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/obrien-leadership-series.html
  57. bloomberg leadership series tom peters

    Fri, 20 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/peters-leadership-series.html
  58. Colin Powell Bloomberg Leadership Series

    Sat, 14 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/colin-powell-leadership.html
  59. MPH Students Help Establish Relationship with Nicaraguan NGOs

    Nine Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health students traveled to Nicaragua January 1-15, 2007, to establish the Nicaraguan Community Partnership (NCP).
    Tue, 10 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/nicaragua-tour.html/index.html
  60. American Association for Cancer Research-American Cancer Society Award

    Thomas Kensler, PhD, a renowned cancer researcher at the JHSPH, will receive the 16th annual American Association for Cancer Research-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention.
    Tue, 03 Apr 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/kensler-acr.html
  61. Ranked #1 school of public health by U.S. News and World Report

    Sat, 31 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/us-news-world-report-07.html
  62. Bloomberg School Iraq Symposium

    Thu, 29 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/iraq-symposium.html
  63. Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Thrive in Lab

    Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Thrive in Lab Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
    Thu, 22 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/jacobs-lorena-mosquito.html
  64. Americans Don’t Consume Enough Fruits and Vegetables

    According to USDA guidelines, Americans should consume at least two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables each day as part of a healthy diet. JHSPH researchers report that Americans are not meeting these minimum levels.
    Tue, 20 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/gary-ajpm.html
  65. Bloomberg School Student Named Gates Cambridge Scholar

    Elizabeth Dzeng, a master of public health student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, received a 2007 Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
    Sat, 17 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/dzeng-cambridge.html
  66. Kumar to Receive Ranbaxy Award for Malaria Research

    Kumar to Receive Ranbaxy Award for Malaria Research
    Wed, 14 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/kumar-ranbaxy.html
  67. Bloomberg Students Help with New Orleans Relief Efforts

    Ten Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health students spent their winter break doing demolition work and applying some of their classroom knowledge to real world problems.
    Thu, 08 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/new-orleans-tour/index.html
  68. CARES Safety Center to Receive National Injury Prevention Award

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Baltimore City Fire Department will receive the Nicholas Rosecrans Award, a national injury prevention award, later this month.
    Tue, 06 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/cares-ems-award.html
  69. Astronaut Provides Lessons in Leadership

    Astronaut Provides Lessons in Leadership
    Fri, 02 Mar 2007 17:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/satcher-astronaut.html
  70. Tachi Yamada Gates Global Health

    Thu, 01 Mar 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/yamada-talk.html
  71. Challenges to Successful Global Health Policy

    Challenges to Successful Global Health Policy
    Tue, 20 Feb 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/levine-amc.html
  72. CDC Releases New Data on the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Approximately 1 in 150 children—representing various communities in the United States—have an autism spectrum disorder, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention working group.
    Fri, 09 Feb 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/lee-autism.html
  73. New York City’s Tobacco Control Success Story

    More than three years after New York City prohibited smoking in its bars and restaurants, city health officials say that the ban is partly responsible for improving city air quality and reducing smoking prevalence among residents
    Thu, 01 Feb 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/bassett-smoking-ban.html
  74. Barlow Receives 2006 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Community Service

    Allison Barlow, MA, MPH, research associate in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of International Health, received a 2006 Martin Luther King, Jr. award for community service from Johns Hopkins University.
    Thu, 25 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/barlow-mlk-award.html
  75. Alexander to Receive Preventive Medicine Service Award

    Miriam H. Alexander, MD, MPH, will receive the 2007 Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) on Feb. 24 in Miami, Fla.
    Fri, 19 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/alexander-acpm-award.html
  76. George G. Graham 1923-2007

    George G. Graham 1923-2007
    Thu, 18 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/graham-obit.html
  77. Sommer Scholars Tour South Africa

    Sommer Scholars Tour South Africa
    Sun, 14 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/south-africa-tour/index.html
  78. James Yager Named Edyth Schoenrich Professor in Preventive Medicine

    James Yager Named Edyth Schoenrich Professor in Preventive Medicine
    Thu, 11 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/yager-professor.html
  79. Muppets, Pharmacists and Journalists All Part of Avian Flu Prevention Campaign

    Muppets, Pharmacists and Journalists All Part of Avian Flu Prevention Campaign
    Thu, 04 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/safi-avian-flu.html
  80. Vaccines for the vulnerable around the world

    Vaccines for the vulnerable around the world
    Thu, 04 Jan 2007 03:29:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2007/klag-levine-oped.html
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