Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, (JHSPH) was founded in 1916 by John D. Rockefeller and William H. Welch. It is the largest public health school world-wide. Today, there are more than 2,000 students enrolled in the 10 academic departments. Notable departments include, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, International Health, Mental Health, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. JHSPH is noted for its very high level of complex research and received annually nearly 20-percent of all grants awarded to public health universities. A benefactor of JHSPH is Michael Bloomberg a fortunate man and Mayor of New York. His generosity in 2001 resulted in the John Hopkins naming the school in his honor.

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Developing a better flu vaccine

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say they have developed a method that could make a nasal spray flu vaccine effective for those under two and over 49 - two groups for which the vaccine is not approved.

Aug 10, 2015
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Nonprofit hospitals earn substantial profits

Seven of the 10 most profitable hospitals in the United States in 2013 - each earning more than $163 million in profits from patient care services—were nonprofit hospitals, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins ...

May 02, 2016
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Teen marijuana use down despite greater availability

Marijuana use among American high school students is significantly lower today than it was 15 years ago, despite the legalization in many states of marijuana for medical purposes, a move toward decriminalization of the drug ...

Sep 15, 2015
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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 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...

Oct 08, 2015
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