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EVENTS

Professorship Dedication Ceremonies

By providing stable financial support, an endowed professorship promotes exceptional research combined with pedagogical flexibility.

These prestigious positions enable the School to attract and retain outstanding faculty—visionaries in their fields who will chart new courses of research, teaching, and practice in support of our mission: to protect health and save lives—millions at a time.

Scheduled Dedication Ceremonies

No ceremonies currently scheduled, visit us again later for updates.

Future Dedication Ceremonies

  • Janice Bowie, PhD '97, MPH

    Bloomberg Centennial Professor of American Health
    Director, DrPH Program
    Date to be announced

  • David D. Celantano, ScD '77, MHS '75

    Bloomberg Centennial Professor of American Health 
    Professor and Charles Armstrong Chair of the Department of Epidemiology
    Date to be announced

  • Marie Diener-West, PhD '84

    Bloomberg Centennial Professor of American Health 
    Chair, Master of Public Health Program 
    Helen Abbey and Margaret Merrell Professorship
    Date to be announced

Watch Past Dedication Ceremonies

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    July 14, 2021

    Javier Cepeda, PhD, MPH

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    June 28, 2021

    Sean Allen, DrPH, MPH

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Society

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    May 18, 2021

    Maria Trent, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    April 7, 2021

    Tiara C. Willie, PhD, MA

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health

    Mathuram Santosham Chair in Native American Health

    March 16, 2021

    Victoria M. O'Keefe, PhD

    Mathuram Santosham Chair in Native American Health
    Assistant Professor, International Health

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    February 2, 2021

    Susan Sherman, PhD '00, MPH

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Society

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    January 7, 2021

    Brendan Saloner, PhD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management

    The Deans Sommer and Klag Professor of the Practice in Public Health Advocacy

    December 14, 2020

    Shelley A. Hearne, DrPH, MPH

    The Deans Sommer and Klag Professor of the Practice in Public Health Advocacy - Inaugural Recipient
    Professor of the Practice, Department of Health Policy and Management

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    November 18, 2020

    Elizabeth A. Stuart, PhD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Associate Dean for Education
    Professor, Department of Mental Health

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    October 27, 2020

    Michele R. Decker, ScD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Director, Women's Health & Rights Program, Center for Public Health & Human Rights
    Associate Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    September 16, 2020

    Melissa L. Walls, PhD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Focus Area: Obesity & The Food System
    Associate Professor, Department of International Health
    Director, Great Lakes Hub, Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    August 27, 2020

    Yeeli Mui, PhD ’17, MPH

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Focus Area: Obesity & The Food System
    Assistant Professor, Department of International Health

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    August 19, 2020

    Shima Hamidi, PhD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Focus Area: Environmental Challenges
    Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    July 23, 2020

    Aisha S. Dickerson, PhD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Focus Area: Environmental Challenges
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

    Robert S. Lawrence Professor

    December 4, 2019

    Martin W. Bloem, MD, PhD

    Robert S. Lawrence Professor - Inaugural Recipient
    Director, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
    Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering

    Second Century Distinguished Professor

    April 17, 2019

    Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH '87

    Second Century Distinguished Professor - Inaugural Recipient
    Dean Emeritus, Professor, Department of Epidemiology

    Bloomberg American Health Initiative Professorship Dedication Ceremony

    March 5, 2019

    Tamar Mendelson, PhD

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health
    Focus Area: Adolescent Health
    Professor, Department of Mental Health