School News Releases
- A new study led by researchers at the Bloomberg School and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors found Medicare beneficiaries who go on to be diagnosed with dementia are more likely to miss payments on bills as early as six years before a diagnosis.Mon, 30 Nov 2020 16:19:30 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/older-adults-with-dementia-exhibit-financial-symptoms-up-to-six-years-before-diagnosis.html
- A basic science discovery by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals a fundamental way cells interpret signals from their environment and may eventually pave the way for potential new therapies.Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:29:29 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/discovery-illuminates-how-cell-growth-pathway-responds-to-signals.html
- A new saliva-based test developed by a team at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been found to accurately detect the presence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.Fri, 13 Nov 2020 14:33:43 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/new-saliva-based-antibody-test-for-sars-cov-2-highly-accurate-in-initial-study.html
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Sean Allen as New Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American HealthJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Sean T. Allen, DrPH, as a Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society.Wed, 11 Nov 2020 15:37:36 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-appoints-sean-allen-as-new-bloomberg-assistant-professor-of-american-health.html
- Lessons on healthy feeding practices delivered to young mothers through a brief home-visiting intervention put Native American infants on a healthier growth trajectory, lowering their risks for obesity.Mon, 09 Nov 2020 16:24:00 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/home-visiting-program-shows-promise-of-reducing-risk-of-obesity-among-native-american-children.html
- Researchers at the Bloomberg School and School of Medicine have been jointly awarded a major grant from the National Cancer Institute to set up a center for research on the human serological immune response to COVID-19.Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:49:01 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/new-johns-hopkins-center-for-research-on-covid-19-immunity.html
- Americans strongly reduced their visits to grocery stores, pharmacies, and transit stations following stay-at-home orders from mayors and governors earlier this year, but did not reduce their visits to parks and beaches.Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:19:26 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/americans-responses-to-covid-19-stay-home-orders-differed-according-to-population-density.html
- Sex, age, and severity of disease may be useful in identifying COVID-19 survivors who are likely to have high levels of antibodies that can protect against the disease.Mon, 19 Oct 2020 21:17:54 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/patients-who-had-more-severe-covid-19-may-be-the best-donors-for-convalescent-plasma-therapy.html
Survey: More U.S. Adults Want the Government to Have a Bigger Role in Improving Peoples’ Lives Than Before the PandemicThe share of U.S. adults who support an active government role in society increased by more than 40 percent during the initial pandemic response.Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:07:31 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/survey-more-u.s.-adults-want-the-government-to-have-a-bigger-role-in-improving-peoples-lives-than-before-the-pandemic.html
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints David Celentano as New Bloomberg Centennial ProfessorJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed David Celentano, ScD, MHS, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor.Thu, 15 Oct 2020 16:01:55 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-appoints-david-celentano-as-new-bloomberg-centennial-professor.html
- Taking into account two common kidney disease tests may greatly enhance doctors’ abilities to estimate patients’ cardiovascular disease risks, enabling millions of patients to have better preventive cardiovascular care.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:55:58 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/researchers-improve-the-standard-method-for-assessing-cardiovascular-disease-risk.html
Exposure to Vitamin D in the Womb Might Minimize Risk of High Blood Pressure for Children Born to Mothers with PreeclampsiaChildren appear to be at greater risk of having high blood pressure when their mothers had the high blood pressure condition called preeclampsia during pregnancy.Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:55:10 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/exposure-to-vitamin-d-in-the-womb-might-minimize-risk-of-high-blood-pressure-for-children-born-to-mothers-with-preeclampsia.html
Study Highlights Shortcomings in Telemedicine Despite Large Increases in Remote Consults During Covid-19 PandemicDespite increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have had significantly fewer consultations with primary care doctors and markedly fewer assessments of common cardiac risk factors.Fri, 02 Oct 2020 16:18:14 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/study-highlights-shortcomings-in-telemedicine-despite-large-increases-in-remote-consults-during-covid-19-pandemic.html
- Approvals of prescription opioids by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over more than two decades have been based on evaluations in narrowly defined patient groups for which certain safety-related outcomes have been rarely systematically assessed.Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:08:21 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/study-identifies-shortcomings-in-fda-evaluations-for-new-opioid-drug-approvals-over-two-decades.html
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Marie Diener-West as New Bloomberg Centennial ProfessorJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Marie Diener-West, PhD, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor. This is an endowed position made possible by a gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies.Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:48:05 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-appoints-marie-diener-west-as-new-bloomberg-centennial-professor.html
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Janice Bowie as New Bloomberg Centennial ProfessorJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Janice Bowie, PhD, MPH, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor.Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:51:04 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-appoints-janice-bowie-as-new-bloomberg-centennial-professor.html
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Tiara C. Willie as New Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American HealthJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Tiara C. Willie, PhD, MA, as a Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in the Department of Mental Health.Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:28:23 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-appoints-tiara-c-willie-as-new-bloomberg-assistant-professor-of-american-health.html
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Racism & Public Health
Exhausted by racism, I’m energized by the opportunity to advance anti-racism. By Keshia M. Pollack Porter
November 13, 2020
Five young Baltimoreans share what they see—and what needs to change.
November 13, 2020
A new office aims to break down structural racism and inequities at the School and beyond.
November 13, 2020
Deep-seated structural and systemic racism aren’t just obstacles to addressing Black women’s health issues—they are the health issue.
November 13, 2020
Multiple factors including socioeconomic status and access to health care have combined to erode Black men’s health.
November 13, 2020
Housing relocation programs aim to address health inequities linked to decades of discrimination.
October 28, 2020
Black Americans are more likely to live near pollution sources that set off a dangerous cascade of health problems.
October 14, 2020
Barriers to mobility have contributed to longstanding structural racism.
September 8, 2020
Health disparities in kidney disease contribute to suffering and premature death for Black people.