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Public Health Studies in Uganda

Every year, the Public Health Studies program leads a study abroad trip to Uganda during Intersession. JHU students are paired with students from Uganda’s Makerere University for a unique peer-to-peer learning experience. Students learn about the strengths and challenges of urban and rural child health and education initiatives in Uganda. Check out the blog written by the JHU students in Uganda now!

Miss The Grad School Info Session? Watch Video Here

On September 15, admissions reps from top graduate schools in Public Health hosted an information session in Hodson 110. If you couldn’t make the session, view the videos and slideshow.

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.

PHS Alum Ana Bogdanovski Swims at the 2016 Olympics

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.

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.

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!

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!