United States of America Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Department of International Health

Brief overview

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is consistently ranked as the No.1 School of Public Health worldwide.

The School is dedicated to the improvement of health for all people through the discovery, dissemination, and translation of knowledge, and the education of a diverse global community of research scientists, public health professionals, and others in positions to advance the public’s health.

Research areas

Asthma/COPD/Environmental medicine/lung diseases/Epidemiology/Smoking

Host center eligibility

Global fellowships (return phase only)

Research infrastructure/facilities

The research environments at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health are enriched by a number of interdisciplinary Research Institutes, Centres, and Core facilities that cross administrative boundaries and provide expertise and facilities for investigators and trainees.

The School of Public Health has close collaboration links with clinical and scientific faculty at the School of Medicine, and at the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, with extensive expertise in respiratory diseases including asthma and COPD.

Research funding/resources

The Bloomberg School of Public Health is regularly awarded national and international funding for cutting-edge research in a wide range of respiratory topics including epidemiology, molecular medicine, immunology, and clinical research.

Links to non-academic sector

The School is one of the world’s leading innovators in respiratory medicine, with extensive collaborations in the non-academic world. Multiple technology and innovator initiatives have been led by the university, most recently with the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Public Health designed a monitoring tool that is being used worldwide to inform non-academic stakeholders about the evolution of the pandemic.

The University is recognised for the work on innovation and technology to improve the study of chronic respiratory diseases, particularly in low-income settings within the US and in Africa and Asia.

Experience hosting international researchers, career development & training programmes, outreach activities

The School of Public Health is host to over a hundred international scholars every year, many of whom are supported by their universities, governments, academic funders, charitable medical organisations, as well as other prestigious funders including Fulbright and Fogarty Fellowships.

HR Excellence in Research – EU award