Alumni to Watch

By mrandal5@johnshopkins.edu

Benjamin Ackerman ’15 (public health) was chosen to be one of 13 public health ambassadors in the U.S. by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. Ambassadors elevate awareness of public health and serve as liaisons for prospective students of public health.


Michael Edward Walsh ’02 (international studies) received the award for student entrepreneurship at the 2018 Make a Difference Awards from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. He is the founder of the Islands Society and a volunteer at the Red Cross, where he creates maps of remote areas to help responders deliver aid.