Health Policy and Management
We develop rational, evidence-based arguments in support of new and improved public health policies.
The bill has enormous potential to improve equity—if communities themselves have a say in how it’s implemented.
Addressing the treatment of public health workers is paramount to ensure we’re prepared for the next public health crisis.
Two Bloomberg School Faculty Among 10 Johns Hopkins Researchers Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Professor Darrell Gaskin, PhD, MS, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, as has Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS. Eight Johns Hopkins colleagues from the School of Medicine were also elected to the NAM.
What We Do
Our faculty work to affect constructive systemic changes for promoting health, monitoring and evaluating the results of those changes, and training tomorrow’s leading policymakers and administrators.
students and 3,000+ alumni
full-time faculty, and 250+ affiliated faculty
in grants and contracts in 2020
Our Degree Programs
As one of the largest health policy and management programs in the country, we are dedicated to advancing local, national, and global health policy to make a difference.
Within six degree programs (four master’s and two doctoral), students have opportunities to engage directly with faculty, study internationally, and complete practicums in the field, contributing directly to global policy.
Our students graduate with marketable skills and real-world experience, ready to make an impact, from the #1 school of public health.
Our PhD program trains students to conduct original investigator-initiated research through a combination of coursework and research mentoring.
MSPH students evaluate health care and work with decision makers to identify relevant regulatory policies, strategies, and interventions. This program also prepares students for further doctoral training in economics and health policy.
The MHA is a graduate professional degree that prepares future health care executives for management and leadership positions dedicated to improving health and health services delivery across all sectors.
The MHS in Health Economics and Outcomes Research is a professionally-oriented degree program designed for individuals seeking specialized academic training to establish or expand their careers as health policy analysts.
Centers and Institutes
We are home to 16 research and practice-based centers and institutes that focus on a range of public health issues. We also co-direct the Johns Hopkins-Pompeu Fabra University Public Policy Center, a collaboration between Johns Hopkins University, the Bloomberg School and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain
Meet Our Job-Seeking PhD Candidates
Our PhD candidates are seeking solutions to major health policy challenges. Read about their work and where they are headed with their careers.
Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD '06, MPH,
uses research to advance policies that promote health equity, especially where people live, work, play, and travel.
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