News & Announcements

Public Health Studies Graduation Reception

This year, one hundred and seventy students graduated from JHU with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health Studies (PHS). Many students and their families attended the graduate reception hosted by the PHS program at Gillman Hall on May 22, 2019.

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Fourth Annual Goodyear Award

The Public Health Studies program is now accepting applications for the fourth 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.

Public Health Studies Grad Testifies Before Baltimore City Council

In December, Public Health Studies grad Vijay Ramasamy provided testimony on behalf of BCHD to the Baltimore City Council in support of Council Bill 18-0296 – an ordinance that requires adult-entertainment businesses, food services facilities, hotels, licensed construction contracting services, and massage establishments to post a National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline information sign in designated areas.

Public Health Studies Alum Named a Runner-Up for the CEHN Youth Leadership Award

Arshdeep Kaur, Public Health Studies class of 2017, was named a runner up for the Children's Environmental Health Network's Youth Leadership Award. In 2017, she partnered with another student as well as the local nonprofit Cool Green Schools to address environmental health challenges in Baltimore City public schools.