News & Announcements Archive

Public Health Studies in Uganda

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!


Public Health Studies Major George Mwinnyaa is One of Two JHU Students to Win a NIH Undergraduate Scholarship

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.


PHS Alum Ana Bogdanovski Swims at the 2016 Olympics

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.


Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Public Health Studies Gordis Teaching Fellowship

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.