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Johns Hopkins Health Disparities Researcher Lisa Cooper Appointed by Biden to President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Published Sept 22, 2021
Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH, a pioneering public health disparities researcher, general internist, and professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Expert Can Discuss Legality of Workplace, Government Vaccine Mandates
Published Sept 20, 2021
President Biden recently ordered that businesses with more than 100 employees require workers to get a COVID-19 shot or test negative for the virus at least once a week, joining many other workplaces nationwide... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
The Science Behind the Appeal of Pumpkin Spice
Published Sept 20, 2021
Fall is still days away but at coffee shops and grocery stores, it’s already peak autumn thanks to the arrival of a certain flavor that has come to signal the season’s unofficial start. Everyone knows,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Team Named Finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Sept 13, 2021
A team of Johns Hopkins University students are among the finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition for their invention of a device to reduce pain from nerve damage in people with amputations. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
MEDIA ADVISORY: Grand Opening Set for Henderson-Hopkins School, Community Track and Field
Published Sept 10, 2021
Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Johns Hopkins University President Ron Daniels will lace up their running shoes Monday for the grand opening of the Henderson-Hopkins school’s new track. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Vision for Baltimore Linked to Higher Test Scores for City Students
Published Sept 9, 2021
Baltimore students who received eyeglasses through the Vision for Baltimore program scored higher on reading and math tests, with students who struggle the most academically showing the greatest improvement,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Eyeglasses for School Kids Boosts Academic Performance
Published Sept 9, 2021
Students who received eyeglasses through a school-based program scored higher on reading and math tests, Johns Hopkins researchers from the Wilmer Eye Institute and School of Education found in the largest... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Educated Women Increasingly Likely to Have 1st Baby Before Marriage
Published Sept 7, 2021
Sept. 7, 2021 CONTACT: Jill Rosen Cell: 443-547-8805 jrosen@jhu.edu jhunews@jhu.edu College-educated women are much more likely than ever before to have a first child outside of marriage, a new Johns Hopkins... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Hurricane Ida: Johns Hopkins Experts Can Discuss What Lies Ahead for Hard-Hit Areas
Published Aug 30, 2021
August 30, 2021 Kait Howard Cell: 443-301-7993 kehoward@jhu.edu jhunews@jhu.edu As Louisiana officials assess the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, Johns Hopkins University experts can discuss anticipated... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Hurricane Ida: Johns Hopkins Experts Can Discuss Threats Posed by the Storm
Published Aug 30, 2021
August 29, 2021 Kait Howard Cell: 443-301-7993 kehoward@jhu.edu jhunews@jhu.edu As the Gulf Coast braces for a potentially devastating Category 4 hurricane, Johns Hopkins University experts can discuss... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
School Can be Scary in a Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Team Created App to Help Teachers Know How Kids are Feeling
Published Aug 18, 2021
Two Johns Hopkins University researchers who study classroom stress and the emotional well-being of students and teachers have released an app that allows teachers to get daily reports about how their... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Team Details Lack of Daily Data on COVID-19
Published Aug 17, 2021
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center today published a new graphic visualization and analysis detailing the troubling trend of U.S. states eliminating daily reporting of COVID-19 data. According... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Use of Dexamethasone, Remdesivir Against Covid-19 Varied Widely Across U.S. Health Systems
Published Aug 17, 2021
As many as one-fifth of patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19 in the U.S. who may have benefitted from treatment with dexamethasone or closely related drugs were not given such treatment at the height... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Blind People Can’t See Color but Understand It the Same Way as Sighted People
Published Aug 16, 2021
People born blind have never seen that bananas are yellow but Johns Hopkins University researchers find that like any sighted person, they understand two bananas are likely to be the same color and why.... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Delta, Mask Mandates, Worried Parents: JHU Experts Can Discuss Back-to-School Concerns
Published Aug 12, 2021
Children nationwide are returning to school but not all regions are following CDC guidance on mask-wearing. Johns Hopkins University experts can offer perspective and context on the mixed messages parents,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Keshia M. Pollack Porter as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor
Published Aug 10, 2021
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Expert Can Discuss Apple’s Plan to Monitor iPhones for Child Sexual Abuse
Published Aug 5, 2021
Apple has announced plans to scan iPhones and other Apple devices for images of child sexual abuse and report them to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. A Johns Hopkins University... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Marsha Wills-Karp as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor
Published Aug 5, 2021
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Marsha Wills-Karp, PhD, MS, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints M. Daniele Fallin as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor
Published Aug 3, 2021
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Margaret Daniele Fallin, PhD, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Statement from Public Health Experts on Announcement of Opioid Settlement
Published July 21, 2021
Members of a coalition of 50+ leading public health groups who issued a set of five guiding principles for spending opioid settlement funds in January are reacting to the announcement of the $26 billion... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Brain Organoid Study Highlights Potential Role of Genetic and Environmental Interaction in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Published July 14, 2021
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have shown in a brain organoid study that exposure to a common pesticide synergizes with a frequent autism-linked gene mutation. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Honored for COVID-19 Communications Efforts
Published June 23, 2021
The Communications and Marketing team in the Office of External Affairs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has won three awards in recognition of its work across content platforms and... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Higher Selenium and Manganese Levels During Pregnancy May Protect Babies From Future High Blood Pressure
Published June 23, 2021
Children who were exposed to higher levels of trace minerals manganese and selenium during their mothers’ pregnancy had a lower risk of high blood pressure in childhood. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Chef José Andrés and His World Central Kitchen to Receive Goodermote Humanitarian Award
Published June 17, 2021
Chef and restaurateur José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen will receive the 2021 Goodermote Humanitarian Award from the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Humanitarian... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Major Study of Diabetes Trends Shows Americans’ Blood Sugar Control is Getting Worse
Published June 9, 2021
Blood sugar control among adults with diabetes in the United States declined significantly in the past decade, according to a nationwide study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins