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  • Ebola Forum - Events - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    a Time Special Event Ebola Forum October 14 2014 Agenda Video Archive Social Media Contact Information Global Projects Explore the Interactive Map Explore Map Make a Gift Your contribution can be used so many places so many ways Learn More Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine Summer Issue 2015 Read More or Subscribe Home Events 2014 Ebola Forum Dean s Symposium on Ebola Crisis Context and Response View the event videos here Image Credit Centers for Disease Control CDC On Tuesday October 14 the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health hosted a symposium on the Ebola epidemic one of the most significant public health challenges in recent memory WHO reports more than 8 000 cases and more than 3 800 deaths as of October 5 in Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone The situation in those three most affected countries continues to deteriorate with widespread and persistent transmission There is no evidence that the epidemic is being brought under control Most experts believe the known cases and deaths are significantly underreported WHO also reports that 401 health care workers have been infected and 232 have died An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been attributed to a separate introduction of the virus into humans There also have been imported cases in Senegal Nigeria and the U S In addition the first documented transmission of Ebola virus outside of the West Africa has occurred in Spain Speakers Speakers discussed the impact of the West Africa epidemic current and future response the status of vaccines and possible pharmacologic therapies recommendations to prevent spread of the disease outside of West Africa and other issues Ronald J Daniels JD LLM president Johns Hopkins University Michael J Klag MD MPH 87 dean JHSPH Andrew Pekosz PhD associate professor Molecular Microbiology and Immunology JHSPH

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  • Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities - Centers and Institutes - International Health - Departments - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Resources Videos Calendar of Events Contact Us Make a Gift Audiences For Students For Families For Faculty M Daniele Fallin PhD Professor Center Director Learn More Janet DiPietro PhD Professor Center Associate Director Learn More Li Ching Lee PhD Associate Scientist Center Core Faculty Learn More Elizabeth A Stuart PhD Associate Professor Center Associate Director Learn More Follow Us on Twitter See What Inspires Us View the Wendy Klag Center s short film Childhood Interrupted Unraveling the Mysteries of Autism Learn More A Bigger Mission A New Name A Bigger Mission Welcome to the Wendy Klag Center a new hub for developmental disabilities research at Hopkins Learn More Seeking Elusive Clues to Autism Two big epidemiological studies are identifying complex factors that underlie autism Learn More Research s Family Ties Our message to families is simple We thank you We value you We need you Learn More Measuring Autism in America How many children have autism A striking 1 in 68 based on surveillance in Maryland and elsewhere Learn More Autism Around the Globe Projects in Taiwan and Bangladesh shed a different light on perceptions prevalence and treatment Learn More Nurturing Scholars Ideas What puts autistic students at risk for bullying It s a question that propelled Benjamin Zablotsky toward his PhD Learn More 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Previous Next News Events Symposium webcast Can t make the Oct 13 Wendy Klag Center symposium in person It will be webcast live here starting at 12 30 p m Next WKC journal club Nov 16 Martha Brucato MD PhD student will present on autism after infection fever and antibiotic use during pregnancy See our calendar New around here Hopkins students faculty and staff who are interested in developmental disabilities and autism are invited to join the Wendy Klag Center listserve Email mlandru5 jhu edu Learn about the JHSPH Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative s new autism data sets In the news Wendy Klag Center director others publish paper showing epigenetic changes in father s sperm associated with early signs of autism in offspring Abstract here Did you miss our symposium A video of the entire Oct 15 2013 Wendy Klag Center Inaugural Symposium is online Find it here The Wendy Klag Center for Autism Developmental Disabilities unifies and expands current research and education efforts at the Bloomberg School including the Wendy Klag Scholars Program and the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology CADDE which the Klag Center has replaced The center encompasses a broad array of research and educational goals across the fields of public health including not only epidemiology but also health services research developmental research policy research population and family dynamics and beyond Learn about affiliated faculty at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute and become a member Spotlight Wendy Klag Center s Oct 13 symposium will be webcast live One Size Doesn t Fit All Learning about Autism from Studies Big and Small 12 30 4 30 p m Oct 13 Keynote

    Original URL path: http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/wendy-klag-center-for-autism-and-developmental-disabilities/index.html (2015-10-15)
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  • Vision, Mission, and Values - School at a Glance - About - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    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 About Dean s Corner School at a Glance Vision Mission Values Goals Objectives Accreditation Associate Deans Chairs Health Advisory Board International Declaration of Health Rights Centennial 2016 History What is Public Health Faculty Directory Lecture Series Honors Awards School wide Initiatives Offices Services Directions Maps Event Calendar Careers Contact Us Home About School at a Glance Vision Mission and Values Vision Mission and Values Vision Protecting Health Saving Lives Millions at a Time Mission Statement The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is dedicated to the improvement of health through discovery dissemination and translation of knowledge and the education of a diverse global community of research scientists and public health professionals Values Excellence integrity equity diversity and civility in all of our activities and initiatives Scholarship critical thinking innovation and scientific rigor Discovery dissemination and translation of knowledge into sustainable evidence based public health programs and policies Collaboration and capacity building with communities and

    Original URL path: http://www.jhsph.edu/about/school-at-a-glance/vision-mission-and-values/index.html (2015-10-15)
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  • Goals and Objectives - School at a Glance - About - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    at a Glance Goals and Objectives Goals and Objectives Education Academic Programs Instruction Goal 1 Prepare leaders in public health science and practice to address current and future public health challenges Measurable objectives At least 90 of master degree students graduate within 4 years At least 90 of FT doctoral degree students graduate within 7 years At least 90 of PT DrPH students graduate within 9 years Among those full time PhD students who passed their preliminary oral exam 90 are within 3 years of matriculation Among students and alumni who take the NBPHE exam 100 will pass Goal 2 Promote value and achieve excellence in teaching and learning Measurable objectives Primary instructors will be rated as excellent or good for at least 85 of regular on campus and on line courses Total student to primary faculty ratio will be less than 5 Doctoral student to primary faculty ratio will be less than 2 SPH will renovate and update at least 3 classrooms annually Renovate at least 3 research laboratory spaces yearly Research Practice and Service Goal 1 Advance and translate research leading to the discovery of knowledge to improve population health throughout the world Measurable objectives More than 2 000 publications in the SCOPUS database will be attributed to one or more SPH faculty annually At least 1 000 sponsored project proposals will be submitted by faculty annually Of all sponsored project proposals submitted at least 42 will be funded annually Of all DHHS sponsored project proposals submitted at least 25 will be funded Sponsored projects will be implemented in all 6 WHO regions of the world Goal 2 Advance the evidence base for the practice of public health and strengthen local national and global partnerships with public health practitioners Measurable objectives At least 30 percent of funded projects will collaborate with a health department At least 40 percent of funded projects will collaborate with an NGO Total enrollment in MOOC courses offered by SPH faculty will exceed 1 5M annually At least 30 MOOCs will be developed by SPH faculty by 2016 SPH will receive at least 425 000 hits on SPH OpenCourseWare Faculty and Students Goal 1 Recruit and retain diverse outstanding faculty and students Measurable objectives Faculty composition of underrepresented minority groups will be equal or greater than those populations in the country Maintain 50 female faculty leadership Student composition of underrepresented minority groups will be equal or greater than those populations in the state At least 95 of professorial faculty will have earned a doctoral degree Primary instructors will be rated as excellent or good for at least 85 of regular on campus and on line courses Less than 5 primary professorial faculty will leave SPH for reasons other than death or retirement 100 of search committees will have a meeting with a CEDC representative to discuss recruitment of diverse applicants More than 15 of individuals invited for an interview during primary professorial searches will be URM Goal 2 Empower faculty and students to achieve

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  • The Deans of the Bloomberg School
    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 About Dean s Corner School at a Glance Vision Mission Values Goals Objectives Accreditation Associate Deans Chairs Health Advisory Board International Declaration of Health Rights Centennial 2016 History What is Public Health Faculty Directory Lecture Series Honors Awards School wide Initiatives Offices Services Directions Maps Event Calendar Careers Contact Us Home About School at a Glance Associate Deans Associate Deans Jane Schlegel MBA Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration Prior to her role as senior associate dean for finance and administration Schlegel held several other leadership positions at the Johns Hopkins Hospital the School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School She manages the Bloomberg School s budget among other responsibilities Joshua M Sharfstein MD Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training Dr Sharfstein oversees the Office of Public Health Practice and Training the General Preventive Medicine Residency and major practice activities including collaboration with public health agencies He also holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management Previously he served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Janet DiPietro PhD Associate Dean for Research In addition to her role as associate dean for research DiPietro serves as a professor in the Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health where her work centers on fetal development and the relationship between exposures during pregnancy and early childhood development Joshua Else MBA Associate Dean for External Affairs As associate dean for the external affairs Else oversees fundraising alumni relations and communications activities Previously he led development initiatives for the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries and Museums the American Red Cross and Wake Forest University Alexandra McKeown MBA

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  • Chairs - School at a Glance - About - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Molecular Biology Pierre Coulombe a leading expert in the cytoskeleton and underlying causes of diseases affecting the skin joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as the E V McCollum Professor and Chair in 2008 He is also a professor in the School of Medicine s Departments of Biological Chemistry and Dermatology Karen Bandeen Roche PhD MS Department of Biostatistics Karen Bandeen Roche an expert in the development implementation and application of statistical models for problems which include underlying or unobservable processes of interest currently serves as the chair of Department of Biostatistics She is most deeply invested in the scientific area of gerontology Marsha Wills Karp PhD MS Department of Environmental Health Sciences Marsha Wills Karp a leader in the study of the molecular mechanisms of asthma joined the Department of Environmental Health Sciences as its chair in early 2012 She is also the founding director of the Division of Immunobiology in the Department of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center David D Celentano ScD MHS PhD Hon Department of Epidemiology David Celentano is the Charles Armstrong Chair of the Department of Epidemiology He holds joint appointments in the Departments of International Health Health Policy and Management Health Behavior and Society and Medicine School of Medicine His research integrates behavioral science theory and research with epidemiology David Holtgrave PhD Department of Health Behavior and Society David Holtgrave is currently the chair of the Department of Health Behavior and Society His research has focused on the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a variety of HIV prevention and care interventions He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management Ellen MacKenzie PhD MSc Department of Health Policy and Management Ellen MacKenzie is the Fred and Julie Soper Professor and Chair of the Department of

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  • Health Advisory Board - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    and friends from corporations foundations private organizations and those with specific interests in the School s research education and professional practice programs The relationship between the deans and faculty of the School and the members of the Advisory Board has been a unique and catalytic one The Advisory Board has worked with the School to create new programs to support key initiatives and to offer critical advice and counsel on the wide variety of efforts Upcoming Events October 9 10 2015 Fall 2015 HAB Meeting Latest News Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is dedicated to protecting health and saving lives Four in Ten Older Adults Burdened by Demands of Health Care System Nearly four in ten older adults say that managing their health care needs is difficult for them or their families or that all of the requirements of their health care are too much to handle new research shows Thu 15 Oct 2015 14 04 20 GMT http www jhsph edu news news releases 2015 four in ten older adults burdened by demands of health care system html Study Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Premature Birth Expectant mothers who live near active natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are at an increased risk of giving birth prematurely and for having high risk pregnancies new research suggests Thu 08 Oct 2015 15 02 40 GMT http www jhsph edu news news releases 2015 study fracking industry wells associated with premature birth html Many Use Prescription Painkillers Most See Abuse as Major Health Concern More than one in four Americans has taken prescription painkillers in the past year even as a majority say that abuse of these medications is a very serious public health concern according to new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research Wed 07 Oct 2015 13 36 20 GMT http www jhsph edu news news releases 2015 many use prescription painkillers most see abuse as major health concern html Study Finds Significant Differences in Frailty by Region and by Race Among Older Americans A large scale survey of older Americans living at home or in assisted living settings found that 15 percent are frail a diminished state that makes people more vulnerable to falls chronic disease and disability Thu 24 Sep 2015 13 48 19 GMT http www jhsph edu news news releases 2015 study finds significant differences in frailty by region and by race among older americans html Nearly Half of U S Seafood Supply Is Wasted As much as 47 percent of the edible U S seafood supply is lost each year mainly from consumer waste new research from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future CLF suggests Wed 23 Sep 2015 14 32 05 GMT http www jhsph edu news news releases 2015 nearly half of u s seafood supply is wasted html Teen Marijuana Use Down Despite Greater Availability Marijuana use among U S high school students

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  • International Declaration of Health Rights - School at a Glance - About - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    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 About Dean s Corner School at a Glance Vision Mission Values Goals Objectives Accreditation Associate Deans Chairs Health Advisory Board International Declaration of Health Rights Centennial 2016 History What is Public Health Faculty Directory Lecture Series Honors Awards School wide Initiatives Offices Services Directions Maps Event Calendar Careers Contact Us Home About School at a Glance International Declaration Health Rights The International Declaration of Health Rights Created by the students faculty and alumni on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health We as people concerned about health improvement in the world do hereby commit ourselves to advocacy and action to promote the health rights of all human beings The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being It is not a privilege reserved for those with power money or social standing Health is more than the absence of disease but includes prevention of illness development of individual potential and a positive sense of physical mental and social well being Health care should be based on dialogue and collaboration between citizens professionals communities and policy makers Health services should be affordable accessible effective efficient and convenient Health begins with healthy development of the child and a positive family

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