News & Announcements Archive
May 26, 2016
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.
August 24, 2016
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
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
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
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
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 Studies program is happy to continue to offer the unique opportunity to travel to Uganda during intersession this coming academic year.
May 24, 2016
This spring the Public Health Studies program offered a brand new course on data analysis, taught by postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Rebecca Yates Coley. The course, entitled “Data Analysis and Visualization Practicum for Individualized Health,” introduced undergrads to data visualization, or the art and science of graphically communicating statistics and research findings in meaningful ways. Learn more about the course here!
January 15, 2016
Johns Hopkins will hold its Undergraduate Research Day (URD) on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. in the Ralph S. O’Connor Recreational Center (Homewood Campus).
If you are currently working on research that you would like to use as part of the requirement for your departmental honors, please contact your faculty adviser or the department administrator to get more information. We look forward to this exciting collaborative opportunity to showcase undergraduate achievement!
December 3, 2015
The Public Health Studies program is now accepting applications for the first James D. Goodyear Public Health Service in Baltimore Award. Named in honor of the former Associate Director of Public Health Studies, this award will provide a stipend of $3000 to one Public Health Studies undergraduate student per year, allowing the student to complete an otherwise unpaid public health service internship based in Baltimore City.