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  • Public Health Professionals - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Biology Biostatistics Environmental Health Sciences Epidemiology Health Behavior Society Health Policy Management International Health Mental Health W Harry Feinstone Dept of Molecular Microbiology Immunology Population Family Reproductive Health Research Centers Institutes Global Projects Institutional Review Board Faculty Directory SciVal Experts Research Profiles SciVal Funding Student Life Events Activities Housing Dining Fitness Center International Students Career Services Visit Life in Baltimore Office of Student Life Student Assembly SOURCE Student Outreach Resource Center Sustainability Transportation Graduation Office of Student Affairs Practice Training Practice for Faculty Practice for Students Practice for Professionals Continuing Education Contact Us Online Trainings Graduate Training Programs in Clinical Investigation Mid Atlantic Public Health Training Center News About Us News Releases Stories Subscriptions Social Media Giving Ways to Give Make a Gift How Your Gift Helps Donor Stories Rising to the Challenge Contact Us FAQs Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Prospective Students Current Students Faculty Staff JHSPH Alumni Public Health Professionals Protecting Health Saving Lives Millions at a Time Global Projects Explore the Interactive Map Explore Map Make a Gift Your contribution can be used so many places so many ways Learn More Public Health Practice Training Learn More Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine Summer Issue 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.jhsph.edu/public-health-professionals/ (2015-10-15)
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  • in the Health Policy Trenches - 2015 - Stories - News - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Global Projects Explore the Interactive Map Explore Map Make a Gift Your contribution can be used so many places so many ways Learn More Public Health Practice Training Learn More Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine Summer Issue 2015 Read More or Subscribe Home News Stories 2015 In the Health Policy Trenches In the Health Policy Trenches Facebook Twitter Google Linked In Email Centennial Policy Scholar Series addresses pressing public health issues Sound research is the foundation of good public health policy But what does it take to transform data into the effective laws regulations and guidelines that can improve the health and save the lives of populations Central to the process are skilled legislators who can shepherd complex public health bills through Congress to effect meaningful change for the public s health Centennial Policy Scholar Henry A Waxman excelled at this work during his 40 years as California s 33rd Congressional District representative helping to shape key public health legislation As part of his 2015 2016 term at the School Waxman is hosting the Centennial Policy Scholar Seminar Series to discuss the past present and future of major public health issues from a policy perspective Each daylong event is organized by a faculty member and is devoted to an issue that Waxman worked on in Congress In addition to a public seminar Waxman participates in side events for students faculty and community members Often people see policies only in their immediate form after implementation They don t realize the history behind them says Joshua Sharfstein MD associate dean for public health practice and training He brings such tremendous experience with health policy and is responsible for much of the progress that has been made on key issues Waxman s many legislative accomplishments included the Ryan White Care Act on HIV

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  • Centennial Policy Scholar Henry A. Waxman-News and Events-Health Policy and Management-Departments-Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Closing the Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Gap through Policy News and Events Research Centers Faculty About Videos Contact Our People Congressman Henry A Waxman JD Centennial Policy Scholar Learn More Karen Davis PhD Recipient Robert M Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance Learn More Jennifer Wolff PhD Named to IOM s Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults Learn More Lauren Nicholas PhD Work featured in NY Times Editorial Learn More Lainie Rutkow PhD Faculty Director Sommer Scholars Program Learn More Colleen L Barry PhD Recently launched Center for Mental Health Addiction Policy Research Learn More Ellen MacKenzie PhD Named by CDC as one of nation s top 20 leaders in injury prevention Learn More Keshia Pollack PhD Named one of Baltimore Sun s Top 50 Women to Watch Learn More Sara Bleich PhD Recent Studies Covered by U S International Media Learn More Thomas A LaVeist PhD Featured in Engage Baltimore Initiative Learn More Follow Us on Twitter Department Videos Watch Now Home Departments Health Policy and Management Centennial Policy Scholar Centennial Policy Scholar Henry A Waxman Named Centennial Policy Scholar at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Former Congressman Henry A Waxman one of the most accomplished legislators in the history of the U S Congress joins the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for the coming year as its Centennial Policy Scholar Waxman who represented California s 33rd Congressional District for 40 years in the U S Congress until he retired last year joined the Department of Health Policy and Management on July 1 2015 and will share his insights and expertise with students faculty and staff for the next 12 months Waxman joins the School as it marks its 100 th year dating from a century ago when it became the first independent degree granting institution for public health research and training in the U S through the present honored with the No 1 ranking of public health schools by U S News World Report for more than 20 years During Waxman s four decades in the House of Representatives he served as chairman and ranking member of the House Energy Commerce Committee and the Committee on Oversight Government Reform He was also chairman and ranking member of the Energy Commerce Committee s Subcommittee on Health and the Environment His many legislative accomplishments included the Ryan White Care Act on HIV AIDS the Hatch Waxman Act establishing generic drugs multiple expansions of the Medicaid Program major improvements to the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act and the Affordable Care Act His oversight of the tobacco industry changed the nation s perceptions of cigarettes forever In addition to meeting with students and faculty Waxman will host a monthly seminar series throughout the School s Centennial year that will bring together public health leaders policymakers and others to explore some of the most pressing public health topics of our time including long term care Medicare mental health climate change and tobacco

    Original URL path: http://www.jhsph.edu/departments/health-policy-and-management/centennial-policy-scholar/ (2015-10-15)
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  • Problem, Meet Solution - 2015 - Stories - News - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    News About Us News Releases Stories Subscriptions Social Media Giving Ways to Give Make a Gift How Your Gift Helps Donor Stories Rising to the Challenge Contact Us FAQs Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Prospective Students Current Students Faculty Staff JHSPH Alumni Public Health Professionals Protecting Health Saving Lives Millions at a Time News About Us News Releases Stories 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 Subscribe Social Media Channels Global Projects Explore the Interactive Map Explore Map Make a Gift Your contribution can be used so many places so many ways Learn More Public Health Practice Training Learn More Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine Summer Issue 2015 Read More or Subscribe Home News Stories 2015 Problem Meet Solution Problem Meet Solution Facebook Twitter Google Linked In Email CLF Lerner Fellow Yukyan Lam seeks research skills that can make a difference Although a law degree empowered Yukyan Lam to stand up for vulnerable populations she knew she needed some extra know how to help communities affected by complex problems like climate change and environmental degradation So to learn the craft of evidence based solutions she turned in 2012 to the Bloomberg School I m here to gain research skills says Lam now a fourth year PhD student in International Health I want to be sure that any solution I m advocating for is truly effective With funding from the Center for a Livable Future CLF this CLF Lerner Fellow is exploring her inter related interests in human rights public health and the environment all in one doctoral dissertation Since January 2015 she has been based in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh where saltwater has been seeping into groundwater and surface water like rivers and lakes This issue of salinity intrusion has been

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  • Doctoral Fellowships - Education - Center for a Livable Future - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    named to honor Sid and Helaine Lerner whose generous support made it possible to establish the program Each CLF Lerner fellowship award provides up to one year of support to be used for tuition stipend and or research expenses related to individual needs The fellowship program also provides enrichment opportunities such as a journal club trainings meetings with leaders in the field and a network of current and former fellows Johns Hopkins students from all divisions within the university are eligible to receive support during any stage of their doctoral programs PhD DrPH etc Current or former CLF Lerner fellows who apply will be considered in equal competition with other new applicants While there is no official limit to the number of times an individual may be awarded a CLF Lerner Fellowship it is expected that students will seek other sources of funding as they progress through their academic programs Application Application Deadline Request for applications to be released on or around January 1 2016 for FY17 awards Announcement of Awards To be announced For further information contact Meg Burke Meet our Fellows The Center awarded fellowships to 17 Johns Hopkins University students for the 2015 2016 academic year from

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  • Fit to Serve - 2015 - Stories - News - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Learn More Public Health Practice Training Learn More Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine Summer Issue 2015 Read More or Subscribe Home News Stories 2015 Fit to Serve Fit to Serve Facebook Twitter Google Linked In Email Ebola Epidemic Liberia March 2015 July 2015 Khanna helped train more than 60 Ebola response health workers in Ebola infection prevention and control and occupational health and safety Ebola Epidemic Liberia March 2015 July 2015 One of Prerna Mona Khanna s training exercises at Fish Town Hospital for health workers was to perform facility site assessments This woman was in a prolonged labor while trying to deliver her fifth child and Khanna stepped in to assist with the delivery and newborn resuscitation Earthquake Nepal May 2015 This Nepalese woman s tin roof was destabilized by the powerful 7 8 quake and it fell on her head several days later causing a huge gash that Khanna treated LiveWell Initiative Nigeria July 2013 Khanna screened patients for hepatitis B C malaria and HIV at a health fair sponsored by LiveWell Initiative a Nigerian non profit organization Superstorm Sandy New York U S November 2012 Health care volunteers were asked to help treat evacuees who were temporarily housed in the Queens College gymnasium The medical complaints were common primary care illnesses including upper respiratory infections Hurricane Rita Texas U S October 2005 Khanna listens to a man s heart in Christus St Mary Hospital in Port Arthur Hurricane Katrina New Orleans U S September 2005 An unexpected task of Khanna s Disaster Medical Assistance Team during this indelible deployment was to escort evacuees off military aircraft to safety on the tarmac of the New Orleans International Airport 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Previous Next Dr Prerna Mona Khanna s advice to aspiring disaster volunteers Start young and stay in shape Swimming laps in a pool every morning has kept Prerna Mona Khanna fit enough for what she loves most Emergency response The physician has been rushing toward disasters since 1998 Her public health training in the Bloomberg School s General Preventive Medicine Residency completed in 1997 paved the way for her humanitarian work Not only could I provide expertise in public health but I could also treat patients says Khanna a recipient of the Global Achievement Award 2015 from the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association I had a dual skill set that was desperately needed in times of disasters Most doctors are unable to leave their private practice or surgery schedule to respond to a catastrophe in the U S let alone abroad But Khanna s career as an independent medical contractor and medical journalist has allowed her more flexibility to head to a disaster site with little advance notice As eager as she is to serve she has never worked alone in another country on emergency response I strongly recommend against self deploying as an individual You just don t know enough about the country says Khanna To avoid life threatening situations not having a

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  • Get This Centennial Started! - 2015 - Stories - News - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Stories Subscriptions Social Media Giving Ways to Give Make a Gift How Your Gift Helps Donor Stories Rising to the Challenge Contact Us FAQs Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Prospective Students Current Students Faculty Staff JHSPH Alumni Public Health Professionals Protecting Health Saving Lives Millions at a Time News About Us News Releases Stories 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 Subscribe Social Media Channels Global Projects Explore the Interactive Map Explore Map Make a Gift Your contribution can be used so many places so many ways Learn More Public Health Practice Training Learn More Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine Summer Issue 2015 Read More or Subscribe Home News Stories 2015 Get This Centennial Started Get This Centennial Started Facebook Twitter Google Linked In Email The Bloomberg School welcomes students faculty and staff to a celebratory year Students following a wide range of academic and career paths have arrived from 48 countries around the world to begin classes at the Bloomberg School Their common pursuit a stellar education in public health A total of 877 students including physicians and epidemiologists teachers and social workers chemists and dieticians to name a few will have the distinct privilege of taking part in the School s Centennial year Over the next several months the School will present a variety of celebratory events and programs to recognize 100 years of pioneering public health from Baltimore to Bangalore and look ahead to public health priorities for the next century Since its founding on June 13 1916 as the first independent degree granting institution for research and training in public health the School has advanced research education and practice to create population level solutions to public health problems around the world Our faculty staff and alumni have been at

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  • Centennial 2016 - About - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    understanding of mental and behavioral disorders develops implements and evaluates methods to prevent and control these disorders and promotes mental health in the population Learn More Centennial 100 Dinners We re inviting alumni students faculty and friends of the School to join us for 100 Centennial dinners across the globe Learn More How do you celebrate 100 years of groundbreaking public health Throughout the 2015 2016 academic year we ve planned an exciting itinerary of programs festivities and innovative projects to spotlight 100 years of pioneering public health connecting a century of achievements to the promise of new advances for the next century Since the Centennial year kickoff in late June with the arrival of the Centennial MPH Class of 2016 activities have included a Centennial Fun Festival for the School community special Centennial celebration months for the MPH Program and Department of Health Behavior and Society and the installation of the first Centennial panel display chronicling the School s role in identifying and controlling epidemics in the past century We re also well on our way to reaching our goal of 100 Centennial Dinners around the world Over the next year stay tuned for more department celebration months programs on the future of public health a second book on the School s history and the festive finale to a historic year on June 13 2016 complete with a Centennial birthday cake Join us as we celebrate the School s Centennial year A Century of Saving Lives Our Beginnings The School s story begins on June 13 1916 William Henry Welch the first dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a public health visionary announced that the University had received a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to establish the country s first school of public health the Johns

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