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In this section of the website, we highlight individual Welch Center faculty, research programs, and study findings.

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100 Years of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins

The Department of Epidemiology is the oldest and one of the largest in the world. During the Hopkins Epidemiology Centennial Symposium, a documentary was shown to celebrate the history of research and achievement over the past 100 years. For those of you who missed it ... Read More

Crews Frontier Award

Deidra Crews at the President's Frontier Award Lecture

Deidra Crews, MD, ScM, has become a national leader in the study of chronic kidney disease by examining not just its medical causes and effects, but also the socioeconomic factors that can explain profound racial disparities in who has the condition and how well it is managed. In 2018 ... Read More

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Striving for Health Equity


Health outcomes may vary according to an individual’s race, sex, socioeconomic status and/or geographic location; and not all people have the same experience with the healthcare system. Such health inequities result from differences in social and physical environmental ... Read More