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Plans for 2021 Fall Term
April 9, 2021
Assuming continued improvements in vaccine availability and uptake over the summer and beyond, combined with improvements in public health measures and a reduced rate of community prevalence, we will return to something more similar to our pre-pandemic operations as described in today’s message from the University.
Bloomberg School Tops U.S. News & World Report Rankings
March 30, 2021
The publication’s latest rankings of schools of public health named our School #1—an honor we’ve enjoyed since the publication began the rankings in 1994.
Sharing our IDARE Action Plan
March 25, 2021
We are pleased to share the first public-facing schoolwide Inclusion, Diversity, Anti-Racism, and Equity (IDARE) Action Plan for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
In Memoriam: Sid Lerner, 1930–2021
January 15, 2021
A longtime friend of public health and the founder of Meatless Mondays and other campaigns, Sid Lerner will be missed. But his marketing acumen and visionary generosity leaves a lasting imprint on the School.
In Memoriam: Edyth Hull Schoenrich, 1919–2020
September 15, 2020
A pathbreaking public health leader and “a force of nature,” Edyth Hull Schoenrich, MD, MPH ’71, passed away at age 101. She was a vital part of Johns Hopkins for more than 70 years and shaped the Bloomberg School in profound ways.
Bloomberg School awards highest honor to Poonawalla and Casals
August 17, 2020
A pioneer in mass vaccine production and a philosopher committed to improving health and social policy have been awarded the Bloomberg School Dean’s Medal.
In Memoriam: Noel R. Rose, 1927–2020
August 3, 2020
Recognized as a father of autoimmune disease research, Noel R. Rose, MD, PhD, former chair of what is now the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, passed away at age 92.
Introducing the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School’s Virtual Plus Campus
July 23, 2020
After considering how to achieve our collective teaching mission in this pandemic year, we have decided to offer only online and virtual instruction and learning for the first and second terms of the 2020-2021 academic year.
Committing to Inclusion, Diversity, Anti-Racism, and Equity (IDARE)
JULY 10, 2020
We are developing an IDARE strategy that will integrate with our "Power of Public Health" strategic plan. We will also begin to address in earnest eight priorities that were identified by the BSPH community as needed immediate attention.
Next steps to inform local and national action on public safety
JUNE 16, 2020
We must fully engage in this and bring the lens of public health and health equity to the debate with a focus on what we can do to address the root causes of violence, including racism.
Video: Progress on Our Strategic Goals
February 7, 2020
Guided by our five strategic priorities, we are working around the clock and around the globe to move our vision forward.
Bloomberg School Retains Top Ranking from US News & World Report
March 12, 2019
This year’s ranking for the first time includes more than 60 public health schools and over 100 programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
Dean MacKenzie's Reflections on #ICFP2018 in Kigali, Rwanda
November 26, 2018
Dean Ellen J. MacKenzie left the fifth International Conference on Family Planning invigorated with optimism that public health has the power to advance family planning goals.
Dean MacKenzie and Xiaobin Wang elected to the National Academy of Medicine
October 15, 2018
Dean Ellen J. MacKenzie, PhD ’79, MSc ’75, and Xiaobin Wang, MD, ScD ’91, MPH, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Announcing Our New Strategic Plan
October 9, 2018
The Bloomberg School’s new strategic plan aims to unleash the power of public health to pursue the greatest public health challenges globally, nationally and in our own hometown of Baltimore.
Forum on New JHU Public Safety Initiative
March 13, 2018
Forum for Bloomberg School of Public Health Students, Faculty & Staff on JHU Police Department.
Two Updates from the Dean's Office
March 13, 2018
Joshua Sharfstein has been promoted to Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement and Katherine Parris Frey will assume a part-time position as Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives.
JHU New Public Safety Initiative
March 6, 2018
This is an opportunity to build a model that upholds the core values of Johns Hopkins.
Daniel Webster Named First Endowed Bloomberg Professor of American Health
January 18, 2018
Daniel Webster Named First Endowed Bloomberg Professor of American Health.
Congratulations to David Holtgrave
November 16, 2017
Congratulations to David Holtgrave, chair of Health, Behavior and Society, who will assume the deanship at the School of Public Health at the University at Albany, State University of New York in March, 2018.
Protector and Promoter
October 24, 2017
Inside the mind of the 11th dean of the Bloomberg School. In this Q&A, MacKenzie reflects on her appointment as the Bloomberg School dean, her leadership style and her short- and long-term priorities.
Ellen J. MacKenzie Named Next Bloomberg School Dean
August 7, 2017
Ellen J. MacKenzie, an expert on improving trauma care systems and policy, has been named the 11th dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Hopkins school of public health names new dean
August 4, 2017
Hopkins school of public health names a new dean.
Ellen J. MacKenzie Named 11th Dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health
August 4, 2017
Ellen J. MacKenzie, a trauma care expert and a Johns Hopkins faculty member since 1979, will be the 11th dean of the university’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, effective Oct 1.
Trauma Care Expert Will Be 11th Dean
August 4, 2017
Trauma care expert Ellen J. MacKenzie will be the 11th dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Trauma Care Expert Named Dean
August 4, 2017
Longtime faculty member Ellen J. MacKenzie, who was recently named a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, will assume the role of the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s 11th dean on October 1.