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Office of

External Affairs

We engage external audiences, prospective students, alumni, donors, partners, and others with the School's work and expertise.

Services Overview

The Office of External Affairs comprises the Alumni Relations, Communications and Marketing, Development, and Finance and Administration teams of the Bloomberg School.

The Office shares trusted public health information with broad audiences; develops philanthropic support for public health research, education, and practice at the School; and nurtures strong relationships with our global alumni community.

The Office also collaborates regularly with the media and external groups such as research organizations, NGOs, foundations, corporations, communities, civic organizations, and individual donors to advance the mission of the School.

Communications and Marketing

Produces articles, a magazine, podcast, social media content, and more. 2021 winner of PRSA Public Relations Professional of the Year Award

Alumni Relations

Engages the School's expansive community of more than 25,000 graduates around the world


Leads private fundraising efforts to support scholarships, research, infrastructure, and other strategic priorities

Finance and Administration

Manages budgets, processes gifts, plans special events, and provides project management support

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Nonprofit 360—An Engage Baltimore Project

In collaboration with SOURCE, each year the Office of External Affairs provides capacity-building assistance to the professional staff of a small cohort of Baltimore city organizations through a one-day intensive training and yearlong mentoring program in the areas of fundraising, marketing and communications, and board development.

SOURCE-partnering, community-based organizations are eligible to participate if they primarily serve Baltimore residents and have a minimum of two full-time-equivalent staff members dedicated to fundraising and marketing/communications. Applications open in early fall of each year. Please contact our Office for information. 

Nonprofit 360 participants in 2019:

Contact Us

Office of External Affairs
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, E2132
Baltimore, MD 21205-2179

P. 410-955-5194
F. 410-614-2405

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to  5 p.m., Monday through Friday