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2019 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award Winner: MERIT Health Leadership Academy

HLMA 2019 WinnersOn a given Saturday you might find a Baltimore City high school student walking the halls of one of many Johns Hopkins centers and departments with a doctor or researcher. Over the next 10 years or so these same students will be walking the halls of Johns Hopkins and other institutions around the world as leading researchers and medical professionals....Read more

Urban Health Institute Introduces a New Course at Johns Hopkins University

Urban Health in Contemporary AmericaLast Thursday, March 29, the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) rolled out a new course, Urban Health in Contemporary America. In this course students will examine structures that impact the determinants of health within the context of urban environments. 

The goal of the course is to equip students with the knowledge and tools to:...Read more