News & Announcements Archive

June 13, 2016

2016 Commencement – PHS Awards and Honors


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!


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

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.

May 24, 2016

Public Health Undergrads Undertake Data Visualization


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

Undergraduate Research Day

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

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the First Annual Goodyear Award


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.

October 16, 2015

A year in the life of the #1 school of public health.

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the number one public health school in the world, has had quite a year! Check out some of the stories included in this year’s review, and learn more about what faculty and students at JHSPH are up to.

October 7, 2015

Epidemic Proportions Is Now Soliciting Submissions!

Epidemic Proportions, JHU’s undergraduate public health journal, is now soliciting submissions for their Spring 2016 edition. This is the perfect opportunity to discuss your research, public health experiences (either in the US or abroad), or opinions about issues in the realm of public health.

September 21, 2015

PHS Alum Ana Bogdanovski is a Finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year


Swimmer Ana Bogdanovski, a 2015 Johns Hopkins University graduate and Public Health Studies major, has been selected as an NCAA Woman of the Year top 30 nominee, the first-ever Hopkins athlete included among the 30 finalists for this prestigious honor.

September 15, 2015

Check Out This Video From Last Year’s Intersession Program in Uganda, and Come to the Info Session for the 2016 Trip!


Last year the Public Health Studies program led an intersession trip to Uganda, where students learned about the strengths and challenges of urban and rural child health and education initiatives in Uganda. Check out a video of their experiences!