Meet Our Members
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Advisory Board was established in 1981 to provide a dialogue between external audiences and the School's Dean and faculty. The activities and interests of the Board include all areas of the School's work. The Board's diverse membership includes University Trustees, alumni, and friends from corporations, foundations, private organizations, and those with specific interests in the School's research, education, and professional practice programs.
The relationship between the deans and faculty of the School and the members of the Advisory Board has been a unique and catalytic one. The Advisory Board has worked with the School to create new programs, to support key initiatives, and to offer critical advice and counsel on the wide variety of efforts.
Friday, Oct. 12th: 9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Fall 2018 HAB PHIA Tours
Friday, Oct. 12th: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Committee meetings
Saturday, Oct. 13th: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fall 2018 HAB Full Meeting
- Increasing one’s level of physical activity may be an effective way to boost one’s mood, according to a new study from a team including scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:46:12 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/increased-motor-activity-linked-to-improved-mood.html
- When households in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have an adequate number of insecticide-treated bed nets, pregnant women and children under five are most likely to sleep under the ones they have, leaving men and school-aged children more exposed to malaria.Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:07:49 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/pregnant-women-young-children-most-likely-to-use-bed-nets-to-prevent-malaria.html
- Analysis by researchers at Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health identifies 20 top recommendations to mitigate future cholera outbreaks in Yemen and other humanitarian emergencies.Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:52:54 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/lack-of-preparedness-and-insecurity-hampered-response-to-cholera-epidemic-in-yemen.html
- Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:54:38 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/essential-oils-from-garlic-and-other-herbs-and-spices-kill-persister-lyme-disease-bacteria.html
- Women diagnosed with breast cancer who are 50 or younger face a much higher risk of the bone-loss condition osteoporosis compared to women of the same age who do not have cancer.Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:49:38 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/osteoporosis-risk-rises-sharply-even-for-younger-breast-cancer-survivors.html
New Speakers Announced for Inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit, November 29 and 30 in Washington, D.C.Additional speakers are being announced today for the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit, which will be held November 29 and 30 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C.Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:37:33 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/new-speakers-announced-for-inaugural-bloomberg-american-health-summit.html
- At the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda, which took place November 12 to 15, 2018, four new research findings were presented.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:30:41 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/news-brief-2018-international-conference-on-family-planning-in-kigali-rwanda.html
- Women in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda are often pressured by family and through societal expectations to have more children, but commonly resort to covert or indirect means of contraception to maintain some reproductive autonomy.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:42:25 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/studies-examine-sexual-and-reproductive-empowerment-in-sub-saharan-in-africa.html
- Three presentations from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers at the 2018 APHA meeting in San Diego.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:44:16 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/news-brief-the-apha-meeting-in-san-diego.html
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Initiative Releases Special Public Health Reports SupplementWith U.S. life expectancy now on the decline for two consecutive years, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative is releasing a supplement to Public Health Reports, the scholarly journal of the U.S. Surgeon General.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:06:00 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-american-health-initiative-releases-special-public-health-reports-supplement.html