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Vaccine Education at JHSPH

classroomThe Bloomberg School of Public Health offers a comprehensive academic program in vaccinology. Students have multiple opportunities to engage with faculty in the classroom, the laboratory, the clinic, and the field.

Vaccine-related educational opportunities are available for students in masters degree programs (MHS, ScM and MPH) and doctoral programs (PhD, ScD, and DrPH).

For more information on:

Masters degree programs click here.

Doctoral degree programs click here.

The Bloomberg School of Public Health offers a diverse set of vaccine-related courses that are designed to prepare students for careers in vaccine research and/or policy. To view and learn more about specific course offerings click here.

For more details about current and former students at JHSPH focusing on vaccine-related topics, view the student projects page.


Internal Vaccine Related Funding

Title: The Clements-Mann Scholarship
Institute: JHSPH/ International Health
Amount: $9,000
Deadline: February of each year


Title: The David and Elinor Bodian Scholarship Fund
Institute: JHSPH
Amount: $3,450
Deadline: March of each year

Title: Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Fellowships
Institute: JHSPH/JHMRI
The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI) was established for the generation of basic knowledge on the malaria parasite, human host, mosquito vector and their interactions in order to provide the tools necessary for effective malaria treatment, prevention and control in the future.
The Fellowship program was established to provide a maximum of two years fellowship and health insurance support for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows interested in malaria research

External Vaccine Related Opportunities

Title: FDA Commissioner’s Fellowship Program
Institute: FDA
Eligibility: Doctoral level degree required
FDA invites outstanding healthcare professionals, scientists, and engineers to apply to its two-year Fellowship Program, where they will receive regulatory science training and the chance to conduct cutting-edge research on targeted scientific or regulatory issues under the mentorship of an FDA senior scientist.

Title: Student Research Participation at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Institute: ORISE

Deadline: continuous
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides well-rounded laboratory experiences that expand graduate students’ expertise beyond the traditional university setting. Some graduate students come to ORISE looking for the right setting to conduct their thesis research; some are master’s students preparing to pursue their doctorates; some are looking for a program to help fund their education; others seek or a short-term experience, like a summer internship.

Title: ORISE Research Participation Programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Eligibility: Masters and PhD
The ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC are educational and training programs designed to provide students, recent graduates, and university faculty opportunities to participate in project-specific CDC research, current public health research and developmental activities.


Student Testimonial

Ami Shah Brown, PhD, MPH

"The rigorous academic curriculum, distinguished faculty, and access to professionals engaging in a variety of vaccine-related activities provided the essential skill set for my work in management and regulatory affairs for the Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative, a product development partnership based at the Sabin Vaccine Institute. Key connections made during my time at Hopkins have turned into lasting professional collaborations."  

Ami Shah Brown, PhD (‘05), MPH
Director, Vaccine Operations
Sabin Vaccine Institute

Global Project Map

JHVI Global Project Map

JHSPH Faculty members are engaged in vaccine-related research projects around the world. Click here or on the map to learn more about these projects.

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