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Public health

Coronavirus
Winning hearts and minds
Published June 30, 2021
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jennifer Nuzzo encourages empathy in conversations with COVID-19 vaccine skeptics
'Safe System' approach could dramatically reduce road deaths while improving equity
Published May 13, 2021
Safe System roads are designed to minimize mistakes made by drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists and to limit the damage when accidents do occur
Politics+perspective
Class examines public health through the lens of Africana studies
Published April 13, 2021
Alexandre White and Robbie Shilliam challenge students to probe the ongoing effects of colonialism, slavery, and racial oppression in public health practices
Public health
What the American Rescue Plan means for public health
Published April 12, 2021
Experts discuss implications of the historic bill and its impact on health equity issues, local health departments, and schools of public health
What our wastewater can tell us
Published Spring 2021
Our sewage contains important biomarkers that can tell researchers about a community's diet, drug intake, and even the presence of COVID-19 / Johns Hopkins Magazine
#WeStandByPublicHealth
Public health under attack
Published Feb 25, 2021
Leading health officials share accounts of harassment and other struggles as they respond to COVID-19
Public health
Survey finds frequent reports of missed medical care during pandemic
Published Jan 28, 2021
Survey also finds fear of being exposed to COVID-19 and financial setbacks as common reasons for missing medical care
Q+A
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?