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Education and racial justice expert Odis Johnson joins Johns Hopkins
Published Dec 16, 2020
He is the principal investigator of a national study of fatal interactions with police and an expert in educational disparities
Opioids
A crisis within a crisis
Published Dec 14, 2020
More than 40 states have reported increased opioid deaths since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Will the Purdue Pharma settlement help right the ship?
Data to improve global diets
Published Winter 2020
Developed in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World, a new dashboard helps global leaders conduct complex analysis of food systems / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Investing in public health
Published Oct 26, 2020
America must invest in public health infrastructure rather than private interests if democracy is to be preserved, says physician and health policy expert Joshua Sharfstein
A carceral crisis
Published Oct 15, 2020
A new report published by Johns Hopkins provides recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the criminal justice system
Student experience
Tracing the path of COVID-19
Published Oct 12, 2020
Johns Hopkins students volunteer as contact tracers—an experience at once eye-opening, frustrating, monotonous, and rewarding
Lauren Underwood has hit her stride
Published Fall 2020
The first-term congresswoman made history with her 2018 election. Now, amid another historic moment, Underwood—herself a public health nurse—is certain she's the right person for the job. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
LISTENING FOR SOLUTIONS
Published Fall 2020
Shivani Mehta is working with rural villagers in India to craft on-the-ground solutions to their public health concerns / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Health disparities
Hidden in plain sight
Published Fall 2020
An ambitious project developed in partnership with Johns Hopkins aims to identify unique health challenges of Black men / Johns Hopkins Magazine