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public health

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 trained 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
Johns Hopkins launches dual nursing and public health degree
Published Sept 2, 2020
The Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive/Master of Public Health program prepares students for careers at the highest level of nursing and public health leadership
Public health
How contact tracing breaks the chain of COVID-19 transmission
Published July 14, 2020
One COVID-19 patient could lead to thousands of new cases. Contact tracers use calls, texts, and personal persuasion to prevent that from happening.
Pandemic response
COVID-19: Six months in
Published June 18, 2020
Johns Hopkins experts take stock of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the challenges that lie ahead
Risk/Reward
AN EYE FOR THE NEXT BIG THING
Published Summer 2020
Nan Zhang asks, "Why can't we shop in a new way that allows you to purchase directly with what you already own and save money from bypassing resale?" / Johns Hopkins Magazine