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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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 ...

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Fracking industry wells associated with premature birth

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Alcohol ads linked to teen alcohol brand choices

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