"The Executive Order on Refugees: An Emerging Public Health Crisis"


Sommer Hall
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


February 02, 2017
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Event Summary

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is hosting a symposium on the consequences of the January 27 Executive Order suspending the entire US refugee admission program for 120 days and disallowing entry of Syrian refugees indefinitely.

Speakers will discuss the health of refugees and displaced people in Iraq and Syria, the US refugee resettlement program, bioethics and the refugee crisis, and actions needed to restore the integrity of the refugee program.

This event will be webcast - see link for more information. The event is cosponsered by by the Johns Hopkins: Berman Institute of Bioethics; Center for Humanitarian Health; Center for Public Health and Human Rights; Office of Public Health Practice and Training. Members of the School community who have questions about visa and other immigration issues are encouraged to reach out to the Office of International Services (OIS) at ois@jhu.edu.


Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs


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