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Dean Ellen J. MacKenzie

Dean MacKenzie in the News

  • March 12, 2019

    We’re honored to be named the top public health school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and we’re grateful for the attention these rankings bring to the field of public health.

    #1 School of Public Health

    News Release

  • February 6, 2019

    2019 presents major opportunities to build on our School’s deep strengths, long history and recent achievements to realize the power of public health.

    The Bloomberg School in 2019

  • November 26, 2018

    The fifth International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda, left Dean MacKenzie optimistic about the power of public health—and youth—to advance family planning goals.

    School news story

  • November 1, 2018

    The definition of sex proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contradicts scientific evidence on gender identity and has the potential to cause great harm.

    Dean’s statement

  • October 30, 2018

    The violence we saw in the U.S. last week is not normal or inevitable. In public health, we must address violence in all its forms and fight for policies and services that would prevent future tragedies. 

    Dean’s statement

  • October 24, 2018

    Defining the priorities that can help us achieve our vision of a healthier world for all.

    Fall 2018 Dean’s Letter

  • 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.

    School Announcement

    University Announcement

    NAM News Release

  • 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.

    Dean’s Announcement

    Setting the Course for the School’s Future
  • October 2, 2018

    Helping the Displaced: We must protect the health—and human rights—of those forced from their homes.

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Magazine
  • July 1, 2018

    The Case for Advocacy: Our work cannot stop with designing and executing a research study.

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Magazine
  • June 14, 2018

    There are many in our School and in our field who plan to use evidence and a commitment to human rights to seek an end to the unacceptable practice of separating children from their parents in search of asylum in the United States.

    Separating Families at U.S. Borders is a Public Health Issue
  • March 13, 2018

    Forum for Bloomberg School of Public Health Students, Faculty & Staff on JHU Police Department

    School Forum webcast information
  • 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.

    Dean’s Announcement
  • March 6, 2018

    This is an opportunity to build a model that upholds the core values of Johns Hopkins.

    JHU New Public Safety Initiative
  • February 26, 2018

    It is a critical time in the effort to reduce mass shootings and daily gun violence.

    Gun Violence and Public Health
  • January 25, 2018

    Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

    Dean’s Statement
  • January 18, 2018

    Daniel Webster Named First Endowed Bloomberg Professor of American Health

    Dean's Announcement
  • December 18, 2017

    Public health community is dismayed by reports of the CDC being instructed not to use certain words.

    Dean’s Letter
  • 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.

    Dean’s Announcement
  • November 8, 2017

    Essentials from Dean Ellen J. Mackenzie, PhD ’79, MSC ’75.

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Magazine
  • November 7, 2017

    Synergy and resilience in preparing for opportunities and challenges in the next 100 years.

    Fall 2017 Dean's Letter
  • October 24, 2017

    Ellen J. Mackenzie, Protector and Promoter – 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.

    Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health
  • August 4, 2017

    Hopkins school of public health names a new dean.

    The Baltimore Sun
  • 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.

    Global Health NOW
  • 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.

    The Daily Record
  • August 4, 2017

    Trauma care expert Ellen J. MacKenzie will be the 11th dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • 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.

    The Hub.