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Class of 2019: 962 Students Graduate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Published May 22, 2019
Graduates representing 50 countries received their degrees from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health at Convocation on Tuesday, May 21, at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Flamingoes, Elephants and Sharks: How Do Blind Adults Learn About Animal Appearance?
Published May 21, 2019
They’ve never seen animals like hippos and sharks but adults born blind have rich insight into what they look like, a new Johns Hopkins University study found. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
MEDIA ADVISORY: Johns Hopkins Commencement Set for May 23
Published May 20, 2019
More than 1,000 Johns Hopkins University students will claim their degrees Thursday, May 23, at the commencement ceremony for all of the University’s divisions and campuses. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Progress in Family Planning in Africa Accelerating
Published May 20, 2019
A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that women in eight sub-Saharan African countries are gaining access to and using modern contraception at a faster... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Gaps in Child Flourishing Narrow with Family Resilience and Connection
Published May 17, 2019
Study: Less than half of school-aged children in the U.S. are flourishing. Children living in families with higher levels of resilience and connection are much more likely to flourish. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Panel: Less Than Half of Approaches in Campus Alcohol Policies Get High Marks for Efficacy
Published May 16, 2019
A review of campus alcohol policies found that fewer than half of the specific approaches to reduce problematic alcohol consumption are “most effective.” / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Inaugural BLocal Effort Drives Millions of Dollars Into Baltimore
Published May 15, 2019
Twenty-five local companies that came together pledging to create more economic opportunity in Baltimore report after the first three years of that effort, they’re buying $50 million more from city and... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Progress Against Child Mortality Lags in Many Indian States
Published May 14, 2019
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study: India in 2015 had more deaths among children under five than any other country and had large disparities in the under-five mortality rate between... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Study: Treats Might Mask Animal Intelligence
Published May 14, 2019
Rewards are necessary for learning, but may actually mask true knowledge, finds a new Johns Hopkins University study with rodents and ferrets. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Model of Measles-Elimination Progress May Help Target Vaccination Efforts
Published May 10, 2019
A country’s progress towards measles elimination can be mapped on a “canonical path” that in turn can guide vaccination strategies, according to a study from scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
New Analysis Predicts Top 25 U.S. Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreaks
Published May 9, 2019
A new analysis co-led by The Johns Hopkins University identified 25 United States counties that are most likely to experience measles outbreaks in 2019. The analysis combined international air travel volume,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
How Nipah Virus Spreads From Person to Person
Published May 9, 2019
The deadly Nipah virus, which is carried by bats and occasionally infects people, is more likely to be transmitted from person to person when the infected patient is older according to a study co-led by... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Patients of Medicare Providers Committing Fraud, Abuse More Likely To Be Poor, Disabled
Published May 7, 2019
Beneficiaries were treated by Medicare providers committing fraud and abuse and later banned from receiving Medicare reimbursements / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
External Reference Drug Pricing Could Save Medicare Tens of Billions
Published May 6, 2019
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers found that prices for brand-name prescription drugs averaged 3.2 to 4.1 times higher in the U.S. when compared with prices in the U.K., Japan... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Announces 2019 Honorary Degree Recipients
Published May 6, 2019
A Canadian Supreme Court justice, a Johns Hopkins University board of trustees chair, an acclaimed economist, The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief, a former commander of the United States Strategic Command,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Centers for Civic Impact Launches at Johns Hopkins
Published April 29, 2019
The Centers for Civic Impact, an effort to help public organizations thoughtfully and masterfully use data and research to better understand and improve public life, has launched at Johns Hopkins University. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Study: Millennials Arrested More Often Than Their Predecessors—Even When Fewer Crimes Are Committed
Published April 29, 2019
Millennials are more likely to be arrested than their predecessor counterparts regardless of self-reported criminal activity, finds a new study by a Johns Hopkins University expert. Furthermore, black... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Hubble Measurements Confirm Universe Is Outpacing All Expectations of its Expansion Rate
Published April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019 CONTACT: Chanapa Tantibanchachai Office: 443-997-5056 / Cell: 928-458-9656 chanapa@jhu.edu @JHUmediareps New measurements from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope confirm that the Universe is... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Media Advisory: JHU Students Build 17-Hole Miniature Golf Course
Published April 23, 2019
Freshmen mechanical engineering students at the Johns Hopkins University have built an interactive 17-hole miniature golf course for 2019 JHU Spring Fair guests to enjoy. Working in teams of three or four,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Three-Antibiotic Cocktail Clears "Persister" Lyme Bacteria in Mouse Study
Published April 23, 2019
A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that a slow-growing variant form of Lyme bacteria caused severe symptoms in a mouse model. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Announces Major Solar Power Commitment
Published April 22, 2019
In the largest commitment to solar energy in Maryland and one of the most significant pledges to greenhouse gas reduction in higher education, Johns Hopkins University has entered into a long-term agreement... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
PCV10 Pneumococcal Vaccine Has Big Impact in Kenya, Even Among Unvaccinated Individuals
Published April 16, 2019
A vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae sharply reduced the incidence of serious pneumococcal disease among children in a large Kenyan community after it was introduced in 2011, according to a new study... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Rajiv Rimal Named Chair of Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Published April 9, 2019
Rajiv Rimal Named Chair of Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Mikulski statement on the death of Michael E. Busch
Published April 8, 2019
Retired U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD), who is now a professor of public policy at Johns Hopkins University, today issues the following statement remembering Maryland House of Delegates Speaker... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
JHU’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute Announces Inaugural Director
Published April 4, 2019
A political scientist who dedicated her career to understanding civic and political participation will now work to advance them as inaugural director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute... / News from The Johns Hopkins University