At a Glance
Through Education, Research, and Practice, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative Aims to Improve Health and Save Lives Nationwide
We’re tackling five critical, 21st-century issues that challenge health in the United States
Our work is deeply rooted in equity, evidence, and policy
Bloomberg Fellows work for at least one year for their organizations following graduation
We award more than 50 full-tuition MPH and DrPH scholarships to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health each year
Bloomberg Philanthropies’ donation to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that launched the Initiative
By spreading smart public health strategies that save lives and bringing people together to try new approaches, we can make the same strides in the 21st century against health threats like air pollution, gun violence, and obesity that we did in the 20th century against infectious disease. There’s no institution better equipped to lead the charge than Johns Hopkins.
Meet the Initiative
Tiara Willie, PhDBaltimore, MD
Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in the Department of Mental Health...
Tiara Willie, PhD
Daniel Webster, ScDBaltimore, MD
One of the nation’s leading experts in firearm policy and the prevention of gun violenc ...
Daniel Webster, ScD
Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD
Marie Diener-West, PhDBaltimore, MD
Marie Diener-West, PhD, is a Bloomberg Centennial Professor, the Helen Abbey and Margar ...
Marie Diener-West, PhD
Janice Bowie, PhDBaltimore, MD
An expert in health disparities and community-based research methods, Janice Bowie, PhD ...
Janice Bowie, PhD
Yeeli Mui, PhDBaltimore, MD
Yeeli Mui, PhD, MPH, is a Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in the Depar ...
Yeeli Mui, PhD
Elizabeth A. Stuart, PhDBaltimore, MD
A national expert in biostatistics and policy evaluation, Elizabeth A. ...
Elizabeth A. Stuart, PhD
Megan Weil Latshaw, PhD
Megan Weil Latshaw, PhD, MHS, is an Associate Scientist in the Department of Environmen ...
Megan Weil Latshaw, PhD
Susan G. Sherman, PhDBaltimore, MD
Bloomberg Professor of American Health in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Socie ...
Susan G. Sherman, PhD
Brendan Saloner, PhDBaltimore, MD
Brendan Saloner, PhD, is a Bloomberg Associate Professor of American Health in the Depa ...
Brendan Saloner, PhD
Tamar Mendelson, PhDBaltimore, MD
Tamar Mendelson, PhD, is a Bloomberg Professor of American Health and Director of the C ...
Tamar Mendelson, PhD
Holly Wilcox, PhDBaltimore, MD
Holly Wilcox, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mental Health, with j ...
Holly Wilcox, PhD
Melissa Walls, PhDBaltimore, MD
Melissa Walls, PhD (first-generation descendant of Bois Forte and Couchiching First Nat ...
Melissa Walls, PhD
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