Every year, the Public Health Studies program leads a study abroad trip to Uganda during Intersession. JHU students are paired with students from Uganda’s Makerere University for a unique peer-to-peer learning experience. Students learn about the strengths and challenges of urban and rural child health and education initiatives in Uganda. Check out the blog written by the JHU students in Uganda now!
News & Announcements Archive
December 14, 2016
PHS Major Ashley Ezema is The Daily Record’s Leading Woman 2016 Scholarship Recipient By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
JHU senior and public health major Ashley Ezema has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Daily Record Leading Woman Scholarship. Read more about her impressive achievements at the link!
September 19, 2016
Miss The Grad School Info Session? Watch Video Here By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
On September 15th, admissions reps from top graduate schools in Public Health hosted an information session in Hodson 110. If you couldn’t make the session, check out the video and slideshow here.
August 24, 2016
PHS Senior Lara Gaffney Helps Baltimore’s Efforts in Tracking the Zika Virus By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
As a long-distance runner for the Johns Hopkins track and field team, Lara Gaffney has chased down foes before. This summer, the 21-year-old soon-to-be senior helped the Baltimore City Health Department run down a more elusive opponent: mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus.
August 19, 2016
Public Health Studies Major George Mwinnyaa is One of Two JHU Students to Win a NIH Undergraduate Scholarship By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
George Mwinnyaa is one of only 15 students in the country to win acceptance to the National Institutes of Health’s Undergraduate Scholarship Program, which gives him paid research training next summer, followed by year of full-time employment with an NIH research lab. The award also covers $20,000 of his senior-year tuition at Hopkins. Mwinnyaa is one of two winners from Johns Hopkins.
August 16, 2016
PHS Alum Ana Bogdanovski Swims at the 2016 Olympics By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Ana Bogdanovski (PHS class of 2015) Macedonia’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony, will swim the 200-meter freestyle, one of seven events in which she holds her birth country’s national record. Last year, at the world championships in Russia, she finished 35th in both the 200 and the 100 free.
July 21, 2016
Public Health Studies Alum Catie Edwards Finds Her Calling in AIDS Prevention Research By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Few Hopkins students would count among their seminal experiences an afternoon in a small room, counseling a recovering drug user, trying to persuade him to be tested for HIV. But Catie Edwards, a 2016 Krieger School alumna, does.
June 13, 2016
2016 Commencement – PHS Awards and Honors By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
On May 18, 2016, 150 public health studies seniors received their diplomas. The day before, we celebrated those students and their achievements at a special reception and award ceremony.
June 9, 2016
The Public Health Study Abroad Program in Uganda Will Run Again This Coming Intersession! By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Public Health Studies program is happy to continue to offer the unique opportunity to travel to Uganda during intersession this coming academic year.
May 26, 2016
Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Public Health Studies Gordis Teaching Fellowship By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Each year the Offices of the Dean of Arts and Sciences and Bloomberg School of Public Health sponsor the Gordis Teaching Fellowship Program. The fellowship is designed to foster innovation in the undergraduate public health curriculum, to give advanced graduate students in the Bloomberg School of Public Health experience teaching their own undergraduate courses, and offer undergraduates the opportunity to take seminar-size classes with 19 or fewer students.