PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1983
Jonathan M. Links, Ph.D. is a medical physicist, with a B.A. in Medical Physics from the University of California, Berkeley (1977), and a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences (with a concentration in Radiation Health Sciences) from Johns Hopkins University (1983). Dr. Links is currently Professor of Environmental Health & Engineering in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with joint appointments in Health Policy & Management, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Public Safety Leadership, Civil Engineering, and Business. Dr. Links is a member of the Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society.
Dr. Links directs the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness. He is a past president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, a 16,000 member professional medical society that deals with the use of radioactivity and radiation in medicine. Dr. Links is currently Baltimore City’s terrorism and pandemic influenza planning expert, working with the Health, Fire, and Police Departments. His interests include public health preparedness and response for all hazards, ionizing radiation, biomarkers, mathematical modeling, and non-invasive medical imaging.
Honors and Awards
1983 Delta Omega Society
2001 President, Society of Nuclear Medicine
2002 President, JHBSPH Faculty Senate
2006 JHBSPH Golden Apple Award
2012 JHBSPH Stebbins Medal