Applications Open for Funded PhD Programs for Diverse Students in STEM
The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative is dedicated to nurturing, mentoring, and connecting the exceptional diverse talent that exists at historically black colleges and universities and other minority serving institutions to STEM graduate education and future leadership in STEM careers. Apply by November 15.
Arrests and incarceration won’t stop urban gun violence. Instead, a growing number of researchers say community violence prevention is the most promising solution.
Proposed rules for over-the-counter sales of hearing aids may drive down costs and increase use.
Baltimore’s No-Prosecution Policy for Low-Level Drug Possession and Prostitution Finds Almost No Rearrests for Serious Offenses
The findings suggest the new no-prosecution policies did not result in increased public complaints about drug use or sex work in Baltimore, and that those who had charges dropped did not go on to commit serious crimes.
A Q&A about the experimental drug that could soon be granted emergency use authorization for some people with mild to moderate COVID-19.
Bloomberg American Health Summit 2021
Join us November 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. as speakers explore the most pressing topics in public health from the past year, including how to advance equity in underserved communities, lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, and how best to prepare for the next public health crisis. Initiative fellows and faculty will highlight how their work is pushing U.S. public health forward.
Our Academic Program Offerings
Our programs welcome those from within and outside the traditional boundaries of public health. Whether you're a future college graduate, a midcareer public health leader, or someone looking to make a career change, we have a program for you.
Meet Our Faculty
Our faculty are world-renowned experts, and trusted advisers to our students, public health leaders, and the public.
Barry Zirkin, PhD, is a reproductive biologist who conducts mechanistic studies of testosterone production in aging Leydig cells of the mammalian testis.
Renee M. Johnson, PhD, MPH studies how psychosocial factors shape risk for unhealthy alcohol and drug use among adolescents.
Roger Peng, PhD, MS, develops data science and machine learning approaches to studying how the indoor and outdoor environment affects human health.
Suzanne Bell, PhD ’18, MPH, studies patterns of contraceptive use and abortion, particularly in the context of population-based surveys.
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Voices on Vax
This initiative is bringing Baltimore’s youth voices to the conversation about the COVID vaccine with vaccine stories by and for Baltimore teens and their families, complete with a helpful step-by-step guide for creating videos.
Support Our Work
Our work is made possible in part by contributions from Bloomberg School donors.