Spring 2009 Framework Program in Global Health award winners announced
The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health recently announced their Framework Program in Global Health award winners for the spring of 2009. Nine current Hopkins students were selected to receive the awards, which range in value from $3,000 to $5,000. The objective of the Framework Program in Global Health is to enhance the recruitment of students into global health research and practice careers by providing them the means to work with faculty mentors and to travel overseas to gain valuable...
Three Hopkins faculty members receive Grand Challenges grants from Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced 81 grants of US$100,000 each to explore bold and largely unproven ways to improve health in developing countries. The grants were awarded to researchers in 17 countries through the foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, which aims to develop a pipeline of creative ideas that could change the face of global heath.
The projects focus on novel approaches to prevent and treat infectious diseases, such as HIV,...
The Lancet Editor Richard Horton to speak at Hopkins
The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health at the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health have announced that Richard Horton, BSc MB FRCP FMedSci, will speak at Hopkins on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 as part of the Global Health Leaders Forum.
Dr. Horton qualified in medicine from the University of Birmingham in 1986. He completed his general medical training in Birmingham before moving to the liver unit at the Royal Free Hospital. In 1990, he joined The...