When students begin their degree program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, they are usually thinking of what they are about to learn and the changes they hope to make in the world. They don’t usually think about falling in love. But that’s exactly what two MPH students did when they met at the annual Activities Fair in 2007.

Tara Loyd, MPH ’08 and James Keck, MD, MPH ’08 came to the Bloomberg School with two very different plans. Tara was focusing on a public health career in global health while James was completing the MPH/Preventative Medicine Residency program.

Read how their love story changed their public health careers and how it is making a difference in their family life.