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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Public Health Studies program is happy to continue to offer the unique opportunity to travel to Uganda during intersession this coming academic year.
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.
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!
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!