“My interdisciplinary training in the doctoral program provided me with the initial capacity to question, research, translate and engage communities in issues of critical importance to the public’s health.”
IN MEMORIAM - LAURIE SCHWAB ZABIN
It is with great sadness that we share that Laurie Schwab Zabin, emerita professor of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Bloomberg School passed away Monday, May 11, 2020.
Professor Emerita in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health in the Bloomberg School, and founding Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health in 1999, Laurie dedicated her professional life to protecting sexual and reproductive health, especially that of adolescents. READ MORE
The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health is grounded in a life course framework with domestic and international areas of interest including: adolescent health; child health; maternal, fetal and perinatal health; population and health; sexual and reproductive health; women's health. Skills emphasized in departmental training include: population sciences, behavioral science, program evaluation, evidence based advocacy and the translation of research for programs and policy.
The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is dedicated to improving health throughout the “life course” worldwide.