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Events 2011-2012
February 1st

mHealth in the Field with Dr. Larry Chang, MD MPH

What do mHealth applications look like? How can they be applied to public health issues such as HIV control in settings as diverse as Uganda, Afghanistan and Baltimore? 

Dr. Larry Chang, Director of Science and Implementation for electronic Mobile Open-source Comprehensive Health Application (eMOCHA), will share insights from eMOCHA in the field and demonstrate how it can be applied to a variety of public health programs and research settings.

When: 12:15 - 1:20pm

Where: W3030

Sponsored by Anna Baetjer Society for Public Health Practice, the JB Grant Global Health Society and the JHU Global mHealth Initiative. 

Questions? Please contact Karen Wiswall 


Free Yoga with Jenny!

Join us for free morning yoga from 7 a.m.8 a.m. Give yourself an hour to wake up, relieve stress, build strength, focus and have fun with a dynamic and energizing Vinyasa Yoga class. All ability levels are welcome, all you need is a yoga mat, clothes you can move in and an open mind!

Jenny McManus (RYT) received her 200 hr teacher training certificate from Yoga to the People in New York City in August 2010. Since her certification, she has taught power Vinyasa classes at Yoga to the People and individualized Vinyasa classes to private clients around New York City. She's also a member of the MPH class of 2012.


  • Tuesday, September 13th in the Student Lounge
  • Monday, September 19th in the Anna Baejter Room

Refugee Youth Program

The Refugee Youth Project (RYP) is an after-school program that helps refugee children resettle in Baltimore by assisting them in their reading and writing skills, helping them know and adjust to American culture, and engaging them in extracurricular activities.

...And they need volunteers!

Fall Training Schedule:

  • Saturday, September 17th: 9 a.m.12 p.m. at Loyola University
  • Wednesday, September 21st: 6 p.m.9 p.m. at Johns Hopkins Homewood campus
  • Thursday, October 6th: 3 p.m.6 p.m. at UMBC campus
  • Thursday, October 12th: 6 p.m.9 p.m. at the Baltimore Resettlement Center (3516 Eastern Ave, Baltimore MD, 21224)

Program Start Dates:
  • 9/21: Upton Elementary/Middle School site in W Baltimore, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m., MondayThursday. **Site most in need of volunteers** Help students who have been in the US for the past 34 years, but still need help with grammar, writing, reading and behavior.
  • 9/26: Moravia Elementary School in NE Baltimore, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m., MondayThursday. This site is where most of the newcomer students are. They need help with all aspects of learning English, as well as homework support. Returning volunteers preferred.
  • 9/28: Patterson High School, 3:45 p.m.5:45 p.m., Wednesday & Thursday. This site is split into two groups: one will focus on ESL and homework help while the other will focus on homework help, as well as HSA/SAT prep.
  • Ongoing: Individual Mentoring/Tutoring Single Mothers.

For more information about RYP, please visit their website.