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Lerner Center Battles Preventable Disease, Unhealthy Behaviors

October 10, 2019

The Lerner Center is preventing disease and promoting healthy living by providing the tools for behavior change on the individual, community, and societal levels

Syrian Doctor Wins Scholarship

June 7, 2018

Syrian refugee and scholarship recipient Mohammad Darwish, MD, explains how he hopes to use his education from the Bloomberg School of Public Health to one day help rebuild the healthcare system in Syria. Visit to learn more.

Tutu Professor Chris Beyrer Fights for Health and Human Rights

June 7, 2018

The inaugural Tutu Professor Chris Beyrer has dedicated his career to fighting for marginalized communities, particularly for those suffering with HIV and AIDS internationally and nationally. Currently, he is involved in a multi-city project to help improve outcomes for the 70 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. who are not effectively treated. Visit to learn more.

In the Same Vein: Joe Coresh and the Comstock Professorship

May 9, 2016

Comstock Professor advances understanding of kidney disease and dementia.

Childhood Interrupted: Unraveling the Mysteries of Autism

June 24, 2015

While each diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder begins a family’s search for answers, the Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities sees the bigger picture, bringing together world-class faculty and partners to examine key questions about autism on a population level.

Desmond Flagg: A Drive to Serve

March 20, 2014

Desmond Flagg, a PhD candidate and Brown Scholar, couldn't have attended JHSPH without philanthropic support. He's pursuing a public health career and serving the community in Baltimore.

Stories from Camp—NativeVision 2013

March 2, 2014

The Center for American Indian Health at JHSPH has become a national leader in partnering with tribes to achieve renewed health and well-being for America's first peoples. Each summer, NativeVision Camp brings young athletes from reservations across the country to develop their skills.

A Legacy Is—Susan Baker

October 9, 2013

JHSPH Professor Susan Baker, SPH '68, a pioneer in the area of injury prevention, describes the benefits of a charitable gift annuity. This life-income gift allows her and her husband to receive regular income payments for the rest of their lives while supporting Johns Hopkins' future scholars.

Scott Zeger: Using Biostatistics to Inform Clinical Decisions

October 9, 2013

Johns Hopkins University Vice Provost for Research Scott Zeger shares how the field of biostatistics allows us to use genetic and other medical information intelligently, looking at probability as well as gleaning useful data from many to help inform clinical decisions for the individual. To learn more about the Individualized Health Initiative, visit

Kellogg Schwab and The Heavy Toll of Lacking Potable Water

October 9, 2013

Kellogg Schwab, head of the Johns Hopkins Global Water Program and a leader in the new Institute for Water, explains the burden some people face in finding potable water and some of the strides Johns Hopkins is making to alleviate this. Visit to learn more.