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Public health

Bloomberg School creates new center to advance public health advocacy
Published Jan 18, 2022
With new gift, two existing centers will merge and expand to drive high-impact social and policy change
COVID-19
Should omicron close schools?
Published Jan 12, 2022
Experts from across Johns Hopkins weigh in on best practices for students, teachers, and families
Public Health
Stark transit inequity in Baltimore
Published Oct 7, 2021
Low-income people of color make up the majority of the city's transit users, and they are more likely to live near high-traffic roadways or heavily trafficked industrial areas, BSPH study finds
E-cigarettes
Vaping liquids, aerosols contain thousands of unknown chemicals
Published Oct 7, 2021
Study identifies compounds undisclosed by popular brands including industrial chemicals, caffeine
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