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Public health

University News
Jane Carlton joins malaria research institute as director
Published Aug 18, 2023
Carlton is recognized for her collaborative efforts with researchers and clinicians working in global public health to transfer her research from the lab to the field
The science and safety of marijuana
Published July 10, 2023
Experimental psychologist Ryan Vandrey discusses the science and safety of recreational cannabis on the heels of legalization in Maryland
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
Lujan Grisham champions power of policy during JHU talk
Published May 9, 2023
New Mexico governor urges students to lean into public health policy to 'create a sea change for the country'
What does the end of the COVID federal emergency mean?
Published May 8, 2023
The federal government rolls back certain pandemic protections May 11. What are the ramifications? Johns Hopkins experts weigh in.
Public health
Chronic health conditions may be severely undertreated in U.S. prisons
Published April 19, 2023
Analysis by experts at the Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests conditions go untreated among incarcerated people compared to general public
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
University news
Shawn McKenzie named director of Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
Published Jan 31, 2023
McKenzie has nearly 20 years of leadership experience at the center, most recently serving as its deputy director
Environmental health
Hairdressers of color exposed to 'concerning' mix of chemicals
Published Jan 26, 2023
A study finds hairdressers of color, compared to women who work in offices, have higher levels of chemicals in their bodies
Health Policy Forum
HHS Secretary emphasizes the importance of health care for all
Published Dec 20, 2022
Xavier Becerra champions health care workers who pursue their mission with energy and spirt in seventh installment of the JHU's Health Policy Forum series