Center for Public Health Advocacy
If we want demonstrable improvements in the public’s health, we need to intervene in the larger political and social arena and more fully engage in advocacy to inform decision making in our society.
— Ellen J. MacKenzie PhD ’79, MSc ’75, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Advocacy—working for policy change and better implementation of existing policies—is crucial to public health. We envision a world where knowledge is generated and translated into policy and action to create lasting change for communities and the public’s health. Read more about the School's commitment to public health advocacy.