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COVID-19 Real-Time Response

"COVID-19 REAL-TIME RESPONSE: Stories from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Community" presents firsthand accounts from faculty, alumni, and students as they battle the pandemic.

These profiles offer an inside look at the central role and broad reach of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School community in addressing the gravest global health crisis in more than a century.


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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health presents firsthand accounts from faculty, alumni, and students as they battle the pandemic.

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Dr. Josh Sharfstein

For months, Dr. Josh Sharfstein has been a trusted adviser to the public, media, and policymakers about the pandemic.

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Drs. Heather and J.W. Awori Hayanga

Drs. Heather and J.W. Awori Hayanga are on the front line of caring not only for patients with COVID-19, but the sickest ones.

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Dr. Roberta Schwartz

At Houston Methodist Hospital, Roberta Schwartz made sure that when community transmission began, her team was ready.

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Dr. Tom Inglesby

From galvanizing the public to advising governments around the world, Dr. Tom Inglesby has been at the forefront of the world's pandemic response.

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Dr. Lisa Cooper

The COVID-19 pandemic and the epidemic of racism both present an incredible opportunity for public health, says Dr. Lisa Cooper, who's leading a multidisciplinary effort to address issues of health equity and racism.

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Dr. Houssam Alnahhas

Houssam Alnahhas, a Syrian doctor and former mobile medic trainer in war-torn Aleppo, sees certain parallels between his work then and his work now at Baltimore’s Bayview Medical Center in the emergency department’s COVID-19 unit.

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Dr. Laura Hammitt

Navajo Nation, like many tribal communities around the US, has been hit especially hard by COVID-19. Dr. Laura Hammitt shares the work being done by Johns Hopkins to support these communities.

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Tolbert Nyenswah

Tolbert Nyenswah

"Contact tracing helped end the Ebola outbreak in West Africa," says Tolbert Nyenswah. "It can help end COVID-19."

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Emily Gurley

Emily Gurley

Contact tracing can reduce suffering and death while we wait for a vaccine. Emily Gurley is helping people learn more about it—and train to do it themselves.

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Jaimie Shaff

Jaimie Shaff

"Our team's data analysis and outputs were literally changing the decisions that were made by leadership in the emergency response," says Jaimie Shaff, integrated data team leader at the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Dr. Arturo Casadevall 

On March 1, 2020, convalescent plasma was not being used to treat or prevent COVID-19 in the US. Now, over a thousand hospitals use it each day—thanks to an "all-hands effort" Arturo Casadevall helped orchestrate.

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Chen Chien-jen, Former Vice President of Taiwan

Taiwan emerged as a success story in the global battle against COVID-19, and was credited with taking early action to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as it emerged, as well as for avoiding the lockdown measures many other countries implemented.

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Dr. Elizabeth Stuart

How do you measure and analyze the pandemic's impacts on mental health? Elizabeth Stuart explains in her "COVID-19 Real-Time Response."

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