Archived articles

Health

The patient's advocates
Published Spring 2019
School of Nursing endows two professorships, granting faculty the freedom and funding to explore complex projects and make advances in their fields / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Race in America
Marc Morial on race and health equity
Published March 15, 2019
President of the National Urban League visits Hopkins as part of the JHU Forums on Race in America series
Food safety
'Best by' causes confusion, waste
Published March 14, 2019
Widespread misunderstanding of food safety labels leads to food disposal and waste, survey finds
Interdisciplinary scholar
Leading health economist Daniel Polsky named 40th BDP
Published March 12, 2019
Polsky, who has dedicated his career to exploring how health care is organized, managed, financed, and delivered, will hold joint appointments in the Bloomberg School and Carey School
Bioethics
Expert calls for solution to common drug shortages in the U.S.
Published March 5, 2019
Pediatric oncologist calls for government to address the shortage of critical cancer drugs for children
Cancer research
Immunotherapy better than chemo at treating rare form of skin cancer
Published March 5, 2019
Drug marketed as Keytruda shown to be more effective than chemotherapy at treating Merkel cell carcinoma
Gun policy
Recommendations for reducing gun violence
Published March 4, 2019
New report outlines ways of implementing new policies and strengthening existing laws in Illinois
Cancer research
Shedding light on radiation therapy resistance
Published March 4, 2019
Researchers develop a promising method for predicting whether a tumor will respond to radiation therapy before treatment begins
Q+A
Report outlines a path for reducing child poverty
Published Feb 28, 2019
Child poverty affects about 1 in 8 children in the U.S.; Hopkins economist Robert Moffitt discusses why it's a critical issue and what can be done about it
COMMENTARY
Not ordinary science
Published Feb 28, 2019
Public health experts condemn 'dangerous' research as government gives apparent green light to experiments that aim to create airborne bird flu / The Washington Post