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Health

Faculty spotlight
Lyme disease expert named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Published Dec 19, 2022
Nicole Baumgarth, whose background blends immunology, veterinary medicine, and infectious disease, serves as inaugural director of the Lyme and Tickborne Diseases Research and Education Institute
What's troubling our teens?
Published Winter 2022
Clinical psychologist Tamar Mendelson warns that the United States faces a gathering storm in the form of a teen mental health crisis. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Health Policy Forum
JHU to host conversation with HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra
Published Dec 12, 2022
Becerra will join Nursing Dean Sarah Szanton on Dec. 15 to discuss nursing leadership, access to health care, health equity, and other topics
Opioids
Archive shows how fentanyl promotion helped drive opioid epidemic
Published Dec 9, 2022
Internal documents disclosed by court reveal Insys Therapeutics promoted cancer painkiller for off-label uses
Three from Hopkins join National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 8, 2022
Krishan Sabnani, Ru Chih Huang, and Saraswati Sukumar are among 169 academic inventors selected for membership into the prestigious society this year
Indigenous health
A 'world of play' for Indigenous children
Published Dec 6, 2022
Through a LEGO Foundation grant, the Johns Hopkins Center for Indigenous Health will expand its Family Spirit home-visiting program and develop Indigenous-designed outdoor playspaces in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Public health
Life expectancy is declining in the U.S. It doesn't have to be.
Published Dec 6, 2022
A new report authored by experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health identify solutions to pressing public health concerns that are causing the average American life expectancy to fall
Health Care
Finding solutions for Native Americans in need of end-of-life care
Published Nov 30, 2022
Graduate students are finding business solutions to honor Native American culture and traditions during end-of-life care
Biomedical engineering
New tools map seizures in the brain, improve epilepsy treatment
Published Nov 29, 2022
Two new models could solve a problem that's long frustrated millions of people with epilepsy and the doctors who treat them: how to find precisely where seizures originate to treat exactly that part of the brain.
Public Health
Can guaranteed income improve health?
Published Nov 21, 2022
Hopkins researchers studying a guaranteed income pilot program in California found the program stabilized finances, led to more full-time employment, and improved participants' mental health