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Health

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Traumatic brain injury expert returns to Hopkins Nursing
Published Sept 28, 2021
Jess Gill studies biomarkers to try to understand why some recover well from traumatic brain injuries while others cope with lasting effects on their physical and mental health
Health Policy Forum
Hopkins to host conversation with Merck CEO Robert Davis
Published Sept 27, 2021
Davis, who leads one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, will discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and drug affordability on Oct. 4
Public Health
Higher bar for health care
Published Fall 2021
Reviewing Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity Lisa Cooper's 'Why Are Health Disparities Everyone's Problem?' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Lisa Cooper named to presidential advisory council
Published Sept 22, 2021
Cooper, a health disparities researcher at the schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, among experts appointed to President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Q+A
Diversity in the fight against cancer
Published Sept 22, 2021
Age, race, sex—new National Cancer Advisory Board member Ashani Weeraratna says we need to consider diversity to find a cure
Q+A
Pfizer moves toward booster approval, vaccine for children
Published Sept 22, 2021
FDA, CDC expected to finalize decisions about Pfizer booster doses in same week the company announced that studies of its vaccine for children show promising results
Education
Experts: Schools need better data to assess risks
Published Sept 20, 2021
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center aims to provide vital, localized views of the pandemic to help school leaders make difficult decisions
Two Hopkins scientists named to National Cancer Advisory Board
Published Sept 16, 2021
Ashi Weeraratna, Nilo Azad among seven selected to advise National Cancer Institute director on activities of the national cancer program
Coronavirus
The bioethics of boosters
Published Sept 15, 2021
Ethicist Ruth Faden urges wealthy nations to exercise restraint with COVID-19 vaccine boosters until more people around the world get their first doses
Data visualization
Demographic data tools tell story of COVID-19's U.S. impact
Published Sept 14, 2021
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center now collects, tracks, and displays data on race, gender, age, and ethnicity across cases, deaths, tests, and vaccinations