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Bloomberg american health initiative

Public health
Life expectancy is declining in the U.S. It doesn't have to be.
Published Dec 6, 2022
A new report authored by experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health identify solutions to pressing public health concerns that are causing the average American life expectancy to fall
Public Health
Report advises on state and local spending of opioid litigation settlement funds
Published Jan 27, 2021
Guidelines call for states and local governments to focus on addiction treatment and prevention and to avoid diverting funds to close budget gaps
Public health
A moment of truth for public health in America
Published Dec 10, 2020
Gathering Anthony Fauci and other leading public health figures, the Bloomberg American Health Summit examines COVID-19's far-ranging impact on U.S. health challenges
Bloomberg invests $50M to address opioid epidemic
Published Nov 30, 2018
New CDC figures show recent decline in U.S. life expectancy tied to record number of drug and opioid overdose deaths
American health
Connections that matter
Published Nov 29, 2018
Researchers outline a public health plan to reengage disconnected youth, young adults age 16 to 24 who are both out of school and out of work
U.S. health
Experts at summit examine public health challenges facing U.S.
Published Nov 16, 2018
Speakers at inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit include Michael R. Bloomberg, Arne Duncan, Walter Isaacson, Leana Wen, Tom Wolf, and others
Opioid Epidemic
Test strips could help prevent overdoses
Published Feb 6, 2018 Video
Vast majority of people who use street drugs say they are interested in testing for presence of fentanyl
First Bloomberg Professor of American Health
Published Jan 18, 2018
Daniel Webster, director of Center for Gun Policy and Research, is a leading expert on gun violence prevention
Public health
3 proposals earn BAHI seed grants
Published Aug 10, 2017
Bloomberg American Health Initiative support projects addressing climate change, sexual assault
Sharfstein to lead public health initiative
Published Oct 27, 2016
Associate dean at BSPH named inaugural director of JHU's Bloomberg American Health Initiative