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bloomberg distinguished professorships

Interdisciplinary scholar
Cancer screening, prevention expert Otis Brawley joins faculty
Published Jan 23, 2019
JHU's 39th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor will lead research of cancer health disparities at the School of Public Health, Kimmel Cancer Center
Pioneering immunologist joins Hopkins faculty
Published Dec 12, 2018
Nilabh Shastri becomes university's 38th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor after spending past 30 years pursuing immune surveillance research at UC Berkeley
International economics
Political economist named BDP
Published Nov 27, 2018
Filipe Campante's research examines what constrains politicians and policymakers beyond formal checks and balances
Interdiscplinary scholar
Renowned chemical engineer named BDP
Published Sept 18, 2018
Michael Tsapatsis creates molecular sieve membranes and catalysts to improve industrial efficiency and reduce waste, pollution
Microbiology
Microbes go dark to stay warm in cooler climates
Published Aug 2, 2018
Microbes and fungi that darken when in colder climates have better survival and may be an important variable in modeling climate change, researchers find
Planetary science
Exoplanet expert named BDP
Published July 30, 2018
David Sing, who heads the largest Hubble research program on exoplanets, will hold appointments in two departments within the Krieger School
Interdisciplinary scholar
Global health policy expert named 34th BDP
Published July 2, 2018
Jeremy Shiffman, who comes from American University, views health care policy through the lens of political science
Neuroscience
Neuroscientist Richard Huganir named BDP
Published May 21, 2018
A Hopkins faculty member since 1988, his research has provided groundbreaking insights into how the brain works
Hopkins-led cancer research team shortlisted for £20M award
Published Feb 13, 2018
Team led by Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Rong Li among 10 finalists in Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge
Interdisciplinary scholars
Trailblazing social scientist joins JHU
Published Nov 6, 2017
Vesla Weaver is a leading scholar on racial inequality, criminal justice issues