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Stories from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
  1. How Broadcaster Hugh Downs Helped to Change the Course of JHSPH

    Hugh Downs, who passed away on July 1, told the story of Al Sommer’s vitamin A work on ABC’s 20/20 in a way that got an entire nation of scientists and generalists to see public health, and the role of nutrition, in a whole new light.
    Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:50:18 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/how-broadcaster-hugh-downs-helped-to-change-the-course-of-jhsph.html
  2. Juneteenth: Commemorate, Celebrate, and Elevate

    A renewed focus on Juneteeth arose after a month of anguish and protests following the homicide of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. But how do we continue to center the attention on antiracism and Black Lives Matter?”
    Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:26:14 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/juneteenth-commemorate-celebrate-elevate.html
  3. Reducing Law Enforcement Violence and Building Trust: Q&A on a Report on Gun Laws in Baltimore

    Researchers share the background, findings, and takeaways from a report on the enforcement of gun laws in Baltimore.
    Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:47:13 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/reducing-law-enforcement-violence-and-building-trust-q-and-a-on-a-report-on-gun-laws-in-baltimore.html
  4. Our Online Master’s Degree Programs Are Still Accepting Applications For Fall

    Get a Bloomberg degree from anywhere in the world: Our fully online degree programs are still accepting applications for fall matriculation!
    Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:55:28 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/our-online-masters-degree-programs-are-still-accepting-applications-for-fall.html
  5. Funding Opportunities for Master’s Students

    A guide to funding for master's students at the Bloomberg School.
    Tue, 18 Feb 2020 20:44:26 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/funding-opportunities-for-public-health-masters-students.html
  6. Keeping Drinking Water Safe

    In cities across the U.S., water systems are under threat as aging infrastructure is being stressed by climate change.
    Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:35:42 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/protecting-drinking-water-from-aging-infrastructure-and-climate-change.html
  7. What Measles Outbreaks May Mean For You

    It’s one of the most contagious diseases in the world. We have a very effective vaccine that protects us—but vaccines only work if they are used. William Moss of the International Vaccine Access Center answers some basic questions.
    Fri, 10 Jan 2020 14:50:21 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2020/what-measles-outbreaks-may-mean-for-you.html