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JHSPH Measles Syposium Webinar

Speakers will discuss the history of measles, the efficacy of the vaccine, barriers to implementation and the public health impact of the current outbreak. The seminar will be held on-site at the Bloomberg School of Public Health on Monday, February 9, 2015 from 9am-1pm. For the link to the Live Stream please click here

MPH Practicum Awards 2014-2015 - Applications Now Open 

The Practice Office is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Practicum Awards.

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training, in partnership with the MPH Program Office, recognizes up to 10 MPH students each year for public health practice contributions made through their practicum experiences. Student Practicum Awards are self-nominated, but require a letter of support from the preceptor/supervisor.

For more information on the application process and requirements click here.

Webcasts from Johns Hopkins Ebola Symposium

If you missed the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Symposium on Ebola on Tuesday, October 14, you can view the recorded webcast here.


Partnerships with the U.S. Army Public Health Command

The U.S. Army Public Health Command is developing partnerships with local public health organizations and academic communities, including the Johns Hopkins University. Dean Klag recently signed a memorandum of understanding between the USAPHC and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Read more here.


Bloomberg Students Selected as NACCHO Policy Scholars

The National Association of County and City Health Officials has just announced their awardees for the 2014-2015 Policy Scholars Program. Four out of the twenty students selected were Bloomberg Students. Congratulations to Alexandra Jabs, Pooja Kothari, Lisa Landsman, and Daniel Rategui. To read more about what these students will be doing with NACCHO, click here


Maryland State Health Secretary to Join Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Read more in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's press release here.


"Public Health in Practice" - *NEWSLETTER* - Third Edition!

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training in collaboration with the Anna Baetjer Society for Public Health Practice has released the third edition of the "Public Health in Practice" newsletter. Learn about the Office of Public Health Practice and Training, read interviews with noted JHSPH faculty and see what students have been up to in school and in the field!

Read the Spring 2014 newsletter here.
See the archived newsletters here.


Podcast Series Shines Spotlight on Public Health Practice

Public Health: On the Inside is Now on iTunes!

Dr. Thomas Burke, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, explores the world of public health practice. Each month, Public Health: On the Inside takes listeners to the frontlines and explores how public health impacts our daily lives.

New episodes of Public Health: On the Inside will be available each month.

Listen and learn more here.
Listen on iTunes here.