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Brain science
Brain scans of ex-NFL players show impact of collision sports
Published Nov 29, 2023
Hopkins Medicine adds to growing stack of evidence that collision sports involving repeated blows to the head may lead to dementia and other forms of cognitive disorders
Disability Research
STEM PhDs with disabilities are underpaid, underrepresented
Published Nov 27, 2023
New research from the Disability Health Research Center reveals significant pay disparities among STEM PhD holders across all employment sectors
Congressional briefing
Studying the healing power of psychedelics
Published Nov 21, 2023
JHU Congressional Briefing panelists explain how the controlled substances could transform mental health treatment
Health Policy Forum
How AI can revolutionize health care
Published Nov 20, 2023
Becton Dickinson CEO Tom Polen discusses issues facing modern health care—and how AI can help—during Johns Hopkins Health Policy Forum
Health policy forum
JHU to host conversation with Becton Dickinson CEO Tom Polen
Published Nov 3, 2023
He will speak with Carey Business School Dean Alex Triantis as part of the university's Health Policy Forum series on Nov. 7
Brain science
Marijuana and the teenage brain
Published Oct 31, 2023
Researchers found that high levels of THC in adolescent mice caused brain immune cell changes linked to increased risk of psychiatric disorders and learning problems
Public health
New name for Gates Institute
Published Oct 25, 2023
The newly renamed William H. Gates Sr. Institute for Population and Reproductive Health also unveiled new strategic priorities synthesizing five interconnected global programs with its cross-cutting gender equity work
Humanitarian health in Gaza
Published Oct 20, 2023
Frayed health care and an overwhelmed global humanitarian system imperil the health of civilians in Gaza, cautions Hopkins expert Paul Spiegel
Global health
Jhpiego's Leslie Mancuso receives Academy of Public Health honor
Published Oct 20, 2023
She is among eight recognized by the Nigeria-based organization for 'exceptional leadership, scholarship, and service in the field of public health'
Food insecurity
The benefits of SNAP
Published Fall 2023
A nursing professor's personal experiences inform her research into economic and racial disparities and their effects on health / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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