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
Elisha SneddyAlbuquerque, NM
Elisha Sneddy is a proud member of the Navajo Nation and is originally from Nahodishgis ...
LaTasha BarnwellBaltimore, MD
LaTasha is the Senior Administrative Manager for the Division of Addiction Medicine in ...
Josh PetersonMinneapolis, MN
As a Senior Public Health Specialist for the Minneapolis Health Department, Josh works ...
Ashley HicksonFort Worth, TX
Ashley Hickson is a Senior Policy Associate at the Center for Science in the Public Int ...
Caroline PalmerMinneapolis, MN
As the Safe Harbor Director in the Violence Prevention Unit at the Minnesota Department ...
Alison WohlgemuthSan Raphael, CA
Ali Wohlgemuth is a Director at Bay Area Community Resources, where she leads a team th ...
Quaila HughNew York, NY
Quaila serves as Senior Restorative Justice Associate at the Center for Court Innovatio ...
Jennifer RobohmMissoula, MT
Jennifer is a clinical psychologist and faculty member for the Family Medicine Residenc ...
Katie Lu CloughertyWashington, DC
Katie Lu began working at DC SCORES in August 2017 after graduating with a degree in pu ...
Katie Lu Clougherty
Susan WismarColumbus, OH
As the Prevention Education Coordinator, Susan creates and implements the prevention st ...
Robert PittsNew York, NY
Robert joined the faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Inn ...
Katherine ThomsenMitchell, SD
Katherine serves as a dietitian on the inpatient team at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. ...
Leah FordWashington, DC
As a researcher at Food & Water Watch, Leah is focused on issues of energy consumpt ...
Susan BuchholzAshburnham, MA
Susan Buchholz serves as the lead facilitator and her community’s primary liaison to Th ...
Jennifer StylesAlexandria, VA
Jennifer Styles is a Program Manager at the International Association of Chiefs of Poli ...
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