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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.

Learn More Qualifying Degree Programs



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. 


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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.

Dean MacKenzie’s Fall 2021 Letter

How Collaborative Leadership Is Helping Us Through Tough Times

"The pandemic has been my greatest test as a leader, but I took comfort in knowing I wouldn’t be making decisions alone."



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Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty are world-renowned experts, and trusted advisers to our students, public health leaders, and the public.

Barry Zirkin

Barry Zirkin

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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

Renee M. Johnson

Associate Professor
Mental Health

Renee M. Johnson, PhD, MPH studies how psychosocial factors shape risk for unhealthy alcohol and drug use among adolescents.

Roger Peng

Roger Peng


Roger Peng, PhD, MS, develops data science and machine learning approaches to studying how the indoor and outdoor environment affects human health.

Suzanne Bell

Suzanne Bell

Assistant Professor
Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Suzanne Bell, PhD ’18, MPH, studies patterns of contraceptive use and abortion, particularly in the context of population-based surveys.

Why Choose the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health?


Ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1994


and Largest School of Public Health


Courses Offered


Research Centers and Institutes


Alumni Living in over 150 Countries


Degree Programs


Certificate Programs


Student-to-Primary-Faculty Ratio

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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.