Bloomberg School faculty in the news

A lifetime achievement award, a COVID-19 Hero, and more

Darrell Gaskin is one of 15 research associates in health economics appointed by the National Bureau of Economic Research during its board of directors meeting in April. These appointments are reserved for tenured faculty members and are recommended to the board by directors of NBER's 20 research programs after consultation with steering committees composed of leading scholars in each field.

Emily Gurley, an associate scientist in the Department of Epidemiology, taught the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course for which Johns Hopkins received the 2021 Coursera Innovation Outstanding Achievement Award. The course was created with the support of, among others, Ira Gooding in the Center for Teaching and Learning. The course, part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies–funded COVID-19 Training Initiative, has enrolled nearly 2 million students.

Sabra Klein, a professor in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, is this year's recipient of the Donna L. Vogel Women's Health Champion Award, presented by the Johns Hopkins Center for Women's Health, Sex and Gender Research. This annual recognition honors outstanding contributions by women's health and sex/gender investigators through their research, training, mentoring, and educational opportunities.

Ron Manderschied, an adjunct professor in the Department of Mental Health, received the National Council's Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals who have made a real, lasting, and far-reaching impact on the lives of vulnerable people in the U.S. living with mental illnesses and addictions.

Elizabeth Selvin, a professor in Epidemiology, has received a $2.6 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study how a modified DASH diet might affect glucose patterns in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Albert Wu, a professor in Health Policy and Management, was selected as one of The Daily Record's 2021 COVID-19 Heroes in recognition of his professional achievement and community involvement, and for being an inspiration for change and having an impact on the quality of health care in Maryland.

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