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Student Groups

Student Groups are the heart and soul of the Student Assembly's work and presence on campus.

Interested in starting a student group? Review our guidelines for starting a new student group today. If you have additional questions or concerns related to student groups, you can contact the vice president for student groups at

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Current Bloomberg School Student Groups

African Public Health Network

Promoting the cultural diversity of African culture and raising awareness of the public health concerns within the continent.

Anna Baetjer Society

The academic, professional and social home for MPH students interested in programs aimed at solving a broad range of problems affecting the health of populations.

Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition (BSHRC)

The Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition aims to build a network of health and social service students, alumnae/i, and professionals committed to harm reduction principles & to serve as a conduit for direct community involvement and advocacy.

Bienstar Baltimore

Bienstar Baltimore is a tri-school organization dedicated to partnering with the Latino community in Baltimore to meet its needs through service, advocacy and development activities.

Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA)

The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health dedicates itself to the enhancement of the graduate experience for African-American students. class="apple-converted-space" 

Bloomberg South Asian Graduate Association (SAGA)

SAGA is a student group based at the Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Nursing that seeks to bring together interested members of the Hopkins community and promote professional, social and cultural interaction.

Child Health Society

The Child Health Society (CHS) aims to heighten awareness and promote advocacy within the school and surrounding community about public health concerns that affect children.

Environmental Health Sciences Student Organization (EHSSO)

EHSSO facilitates social, intellectual, and service-oriented interaction between students, staff, and faculty of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

Gerontology Interest Group

The Gerontology Interest Group is dedicated to providing opportunities to address public health issues of the elderly population through the sharing of experiences, interests, and information.

Gertrude Stein Society

The Gertrude Stein Society is an organization for lesbian, gay and bisexual members of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, including the Schools of Nursing, Public Health, and Medicine.

Global mHealth Initiative (GmI)


Green Student Group

The purpose of the Green Student Group (GSG) is to facilitate student action to increase the environmental sustainability of JHSPH.

Health and Human Rights Student Group (HHR)

HHR is a student-led organization dedicated to promoting involvement in local, national and international health and human rights issues. 

Health Behavior and Society Student Organization (HBSSO)

HBSSO is an official communication vehicle between students, staff and faculty to discuss curriculum, student life, advising, research, and other HBS student issues.

Health Finance and Management Student Association


Health Network for Asia Pacific (HNAP)


Health Policy and Management Student Coordinating Committee (HPM SCC)

HPM SCC is responsible for listening to student concerns, representing student interests and perspectives on departmental committees, and working to improve student quality of life in the department.

Hopkins Marathon Team (HMT)


International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) Student Chapter

The International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) is an international organization dedicated to advancing the health of the public by providing a forum for the open exchange of scientific information and for the development of policy, education, and advocacy for the field of pharmacoepidemiology, including such areas as pharmacovigilance, drug utilization research, comparative effectiveness research, and therapeutic risk management.

J.B. Grant Society

An opportunity for students to come together with faculty and alumni to discuss current health problems in developing countries, and to explore solutions to those health problems.

Jewish Student Association


JHU Peace Corps Group (JHUPCG)


Latino Public Health Network (Nuestra America)

Fostering a strong awareness among the Bloomberg School community about Latin America through cultural, educational and social activities.

Mental Health Student Group (MHSG)


Modeling of Spatial & Temporal Data: Epidemiology Forum (MOST-DEF)

MOST-DEF provides a forum for students to discuss issues related to modeling of disease, with particular attention to models that address spatial and temporal variation in disease.

Native Circle

Native Circle is committed to training, educating, supporting and advancing the well being of Native American people through self-determination, academic achievement and community service. class="apple-converted-space" 

Public Health Christian Fellowship (PHCF)

PHCF is a non-denominational christian community that seeks to encourage believers to grow in their relationship with God, introduce others to Him, and inspire people to glorify God through the training they receive at the School of Public Health.

Social Entrepreneurs in Public Health (SEiPH)


Social Innovation Lab (SIL)

SIL fosters innovation for social change by providing the support and coordination necessary to create and sustain collaborative student-run social innovation projects.



Surgery and Public Health

Surgery and Public Health is a student-led organization supporting the advancement of surgical care¾including that of surgical subspecialties¾through the public health spectrum.