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Johns Hopkins Engineering Students Customize Stroller for Syrian Child with Special Needs
Published April 26, 2017
In an effort to enhance his quality of life, undergraduate engineering students from Johns Hopkins University have customized a stroller for a local child with special needs, adding improvements that will... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Two Scholarships to Displaced Syrians
Published April 26, 2017
Two Syrian medical doctors receive full tuition to the Bloomberg School’s Master of Public Health program / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Awarded Seven-Year Grant
Published April 26, 2017
Renewal of original grant will enable continuation of malaria control and elimination research in southern Africa, new site to be added in central Africa. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Media Advisory: Astronaut Kate Rubins to Speak at Johns Hopkins University
Published April 26, 2017
Kate Rubins, the first person to sequence DNA in space aboard the International Space Station last year, will talk about her work as a scientist and astronaut. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
El Nino Shifts Geographic Distribution of Cholera Cases in Africa
Published April 26, 2017
During the warmer, wetter weather, 50,000 additional cases occur in East Africa as compared to years without El Niño. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
With Just One Black Teacher, Black Students More Likely to Graduate
Published April 26, 2017
Low-income black students who have at least one black teacher in elementary school are significantly more likely to graduate high school and consider attending college, concludes a new study co-authored... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Columnist Frank Bruni to Give Commencement Address
Published April 26, 2017
March 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jill Rosen Office: 443-997-9906 Cell: 443-547-8805 jrosen@jhu.edu Journalist Frank Bruni, whose 22-year career at The New York Times has included stints as... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Former White House Drug Czar To Join Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
Published April 26, 2017
Michael Botticelli, MEd, former White House Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, will join the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as its Distinguished Policy Scholar beginning... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Most Dengue Infections Transmitted In and Around Home
Published April 26, 2017
Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Christopher Morphew Named Dean of Education
Published April 26, 2017
Christopher C. Morphew, an experienced academic leader and prominent scholar at the University of Iowa College of Education, has been appointed dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Education. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders
Published April 26, 2017
People who lose a partner to suicide are at increased risk for a number of mental and physical disorders, including cancer, depression, herniated discs and mood disorders than those in the general population. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Nine Johns Hopkins Engineers Named AIMBE Fellows
Published April 26, 2017
Nine faculty members from The Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering have been named Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Change-makers Admitted to Johns Hopkins Class of 2021
Published April 26, 2017
The Johns Hopkins University has admitted 2,542 students to the Class of 2021 — civic leaders, social activists, and young people already making a mark on their world. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Illustrator Barry Blitt to Speak at Johns Hopkins
Published April 26, 2017
Award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt will speak Monday April 3 at Johns Hopkins University. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Scientists Make the Case to Restore Pluto’s Planet Status
Published April 26, 2017
Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what one prestigious scientific organization says to the contrary, Pluto is a planet. So is Europa, commonly... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
More Transparency at FDA Needed, Researchers Say
Published April 26, 2017
As the new administration considers the future direction of the Food and Drug Administration, a group of leading researchers has created a Blueprint for Transparency at the agency to advance the development... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Graduate Programs Rank Among U.S. News Best
Published April 26, 2017
Johns Hopkins University graduate programs in nursing, education, medicine, and biomedical engineering are considered among the best in the country, according to the newest U.S. News & World Report... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Severe Hypoglycemia Linked to Increased Risk of Death in People With Diabetes
Published April 26, 2017
Within three years of dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring emergency department visit, one-third of those in study died / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
JHU Museums Spring Calendar Highlights
Published April 26, 2017
March 13, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather Stalfort Office: 410-516-8329 Cell: 443-794-9164 hestalfort@jhu.edu TREASURES OF CHINESE EXPORT ART AT HOMEWOOD MUSEUM On view through Apr. 2, 2017... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Rapid Blood Pressure Drops In Middle Age Linked to Dementia in Old Age
Published April 26, 2017
Temporary episodes of dizziness or light-headedness when standing could reduce blood flow to the brain with lasting impacts. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health To Offer Three New Online Graduate Programs
Published April 26, 2017
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will offer three new online, part-time graduate programs beginning this fall. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Makes Progress in Goal to Build, Hire and Buy Locally
Published April 26, 2017
The Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Health System hired 304 workers from Baltimore’s distressed neighborhoods and campus-area communities and committed $55.5 million of construction project... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
MEDIA ADVISORY: HopkinsLocal One-Year Progress Report
Published April 26, 2017
Ronald J. Daniels, President of Johns Hopkins University and Ronald R. Peterson, President of the Health System and Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine, will discuss the progress that has... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Don’t Be Distracted: The Real Issues in Autism Are Threats to Funding, Services
Published April 26, 2017
Researchers argue that renewed debate about debunked science is diverting attention from real risks to crucial care and services for autism. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
When Women’s Health Improves, Domestic Violence Diminishes
Published April 26, 2017
Chronically ill, low-income women who thought they were dying, experienced a sharp reduction in domestic violence after getting access to a life-saving treatment, a Johns Hopkins University-led study found. / News from The Johns Hopkins University