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Health policy

Hopkins in D.C.
JHU to launch new School of Government and Policy
Published Oct 6, 2023
The university's 10th academic division, based in Washington, D.C., will build on JHU's longstanding leadership in research and discovery to develop solutions to contemporary policy challenges
An advocate for health policy solutions
Published Summer 2023
Atul Grover, BSPH '04 (PhD), leads what he calls a 'think—and do—tank' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Health Policy Forum
JHU to host conversation with New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham
Published April 28, 2023
She will join Bloomberg School of Public Health Dean Ellen J. MacKenzie on May 5 to discuss strategies for leading on public health and policy issues
Opioid crisis
OTC Narcan: A big win for public health
Published April 3, 2023
Public health experts from Johns Hopkins share their insights on the FDA's approval of over-the-counter Narcan, which puts the lifesaving medicine in everyone's reach
Donna Shalala reflects on a career of health care leadership
Published July 5, 2022
The former Health and Human Services secretary joined the Johns Hopkins Health Policy Forum for a discussion of her decades of leadership in health care policy
Public health
Study: Harassment of public health officials widespread during initial phase of COVID-19 pandemic
Published March 17, 2022
Among local and state public health officials who resigned or were fired during the first 11 months of the pandemic, more than a third reported incidents of harassment
Health Policy Forum
Hopkins to host conversation with Merck CEO Robert Davis
Published Sept 27, 2021
Davis, who leads one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, will discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and drug affordability on Oct. 4
A conversation with CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky
Published April 30, 2021
Walensky, a School of Medicine alum, shares how Hopkins has influenced her career and shaped her vision for leading the country out of the COVID-19 pandemic
Health Policy Forum
Hopkins to host CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
Published April 22, 2021
Discussion with Walensky and Paul B. Rothman of JHM will cover COVID strategy and the powerful combination of medicine and public health
Health care costs
Study: Charitable care provided by hospitals doesn't measure up to their tax exemptions
Published April 7, 2021
The amount of charity care hospitals provide and the favorable tax treatment they enjoy is 'badly out of sync,' researchers say