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MSPH Field Placements

MSPH students participate in a 680-hour supervised field placement in domestic and/or international settings during the first half of the second year. The field placement provides the opportunity to integrate formal classroom teaching with practical experience in the student's chosen field.

Placement by Setting and Sectors

PFRH Field Placements

Domestic Field Placements

PFRH Domestic Field Placements by Sector



  • BSPH- Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
    • Center for Adolescent Health
    • Center for Early Life Origins and Disease
    • Early Childhood Services Research Program
    • WIC Program
    • William H. Gates Sr. Institute for Population and Reproductive Health 
  • Center for Innovative Public Health Research (CiPHR)
  • Diversity and Academic Advancement Summer Institute Incentive Mentoring Program
  • International Vaccine Access Center
  • Jhpiego
  • BSPH - Court Robinson - Migrant Worker Occupational Safety and Health Outcomes
  • BSPH - Department of Mental Health
  • BSPH - Dept. of Health, Behavior and Society
  • BSPH - Global Health
  • BSPH - Institute for International Programs
  • JHU CCP: B'more for Healthy Babies
  • JHU Center for Communication Programs
  • JHU SOM - Dept. of OB/Gyn- Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • JHU: Center for Health Education and Wellness
  • JHU SOM - Department of Pediatrics
  • JHU SOM - Fetus to Five Study
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute: PACT, MCDD
  • Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
  • Mercy Hospital Community Benefit Initiative: A Look at Low Birth Weight Outcomes
  • Peter C. Alderman Foundation
  • PRC for Family and Child Health
  • Rakai Health Sciences Program
  • Social Development Research Group, Univ of Washington
  • Stanford University School of Medicine: Division of Reproductive, Endocrinology and Infertility Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Teen Health Clinics-Baylor College of Medicine
  • The Center for Public Health and Human Rights, BSPH and the Human Sciences Research Council
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
  • Child Trends
  • Children's Defense Fund
  • Council of Women World Leaders - Public Health Policy Graduate Leader Program - Aspen Institute
  • EngenderHealth
  • GBMC
  • Global Health Fellow Program II -- USAID
  • Guttmacher Institute
  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, Text4Baby
  • International Center for Research on Women
  • International Mother Baby Childbirth Org
  • IPAS
  • Kaiser Family Foundation   (Women's Health Policy Summer Internship
  • National Abortion Federation
  • National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
  • National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
  • National Research Center for Women and Families
  • Nemours- Office of Health Equity and Inclusion
  • Pathfinder International
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Population Action International
  • Population Council
  • Population Council- Evidence
  • Population Council-HIV
  • Population Reference Bureau
  • Project Connect
  • Safe Streets Baltimore
  • Save the Children
  • Share Our Strength
  • Social Impact
  • St. Mary's Outreach Center
  • The Clinton Foundation
  • The Gates Foundation
  • The National Research Center for Women and Families
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict
  • William H. Gates Sr. Institute for Population and Reproductive Health
  • Arkansas Department of Health - HRSA MCH
  • Baltimore City Health Department-Maternal and Infant Care
  • Center for Disease Control
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Health and Human Services, Office of Global Affairs
  • Maine CDC - Division of Family Health - MCH Group
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Massachusetts Public Health Association
  • Maternal & Child Health Bureau, Health (MCHB) & (HRSA)
  • Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)
  • Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Missoula City-County Health Department
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Rhode Island Department of Health
  • San Francisco Department of Public Health - MC&AH Division
  • The District of Columbia: Department of Health
  • United Nations Foundation
  • Washington State Department of Health
  • Western Upper Peninsula Health Department
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, Office of Policy and Practice Alignment
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Harriet Lane Clinic
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Div of General Pediatrics and Ado Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dept. of Pediatrics
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital: Global Alliance of Perioperative Professionals
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine - Duggan Division
  • Johns Hopkins, WIC
  • Massechusetts WIC Program
  • New York Presbyterian-Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • The Access Partnership (TAP) Evaluation, East Baltimore Medical Center
For Profit
  • Abt Associates
  • John Snow Inc.

International Field Placements

PFRH International Field Placements by Sector


  • Botswana- Harvard AIDS Institute
  • Center for Communication Programs - Tanzania Office
  • Center for Communication Programs - Indonesia
  • Center for Health and Human Rights
  • Center for Reproductive Health - College of Medicine (Gates)
  • Center for Reproductive Health, University of Malawi School of Medicine
  • Gates Institute
  • JH CCP Bangladesh
  • Jhpiego - Burkina Faso
  • Jhpiego - Ethiopia
  • Jhpiego - Kenya
  • Jhpiego - India
  • JHU School of Public Health CARE Cameroon
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
  • Kersa Demographic Surveillance and Health Research Center (KDS-HRC) Haramaya University
  • Kwame Nkrumah Univeristy of Science and Technology - Dept of Community Health
  • Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
  • Nanjing College of Pop Pgm Mgmt
  • National Institute of Public Health Universidad: Health Economics and Health Systems Innovations Division Centre for Health Systems Research
  • TB HIV Care Organization (Siyaphmbili Project)
  • The Center for Public Health and Human Rights,
  • JHSPH and The Human Sciences Research Council
  • University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health: Human Early Learning Partnership
  • University of Chile- School of Midwifery
  • University of Macau
  • University of Medical Sciences & Technology
  • University Research Co., LLC
  • CARE Ethiopia
  • Caris Foundation International
  • Center for Research on Environment, Health, and Population Activities (CREHPA), Kusunti
  • Ethiopian HIV/AIDS ART Initiative
  • FHI Uganda
  • Gates - Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
  • Global Health
  • Global Health Established Field Placement Program
  • Integrated Maternal and Newborn Health Program
  • Interact Worldwide
  • Nigerian Urban Reproductive Initiative
  • Pathfinder International
  • Peter C. Alderman Foundation
  • Plan UK
  • Population Council
  • Project San Francisco
  • The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, WHO
  • The World Health Organization: Dept. of Reproductive Health and Research, The Maternal and Perinatal Health and Preventing Unsafe Abortion Team (MPA)
  • TREATAsia
  • Uganda Village Project
  • WHO
  • Women for Human Rights: A Single Women Group
  • World Health Org, Dept of Emergency and Institutional Readiness
  • World Health Organization
  • World Health Organization - Dept of Reproductive Health Research
  • USAID, Alianzas
  • Ad Lucem Hospital
For Profit
  • Allison Ruark Counseling