About

The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health was founded in May of 2006 as a unique collaboration between three institutions -- the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the School of Medicine, and the School of Nursing – that harnesses the expertise of its dedicated health and medical professionals to address a myriad of global health challenges: HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, malnutrition, hepatitis and other threats to health, especially in developing countries. The Center pulls together Hopkins' extensive knowledge base to develop sustainable solutions that transcend the borders preventing good health throughout the world — borders between disciplines, languages, countries, governments, funding streams, drug availability, education, health care, and more. Hence, the Center's motto: Transcending borders for world health.

Mission and Vision

To facilitate and focus the extensive expertise and resources of the Johns Hopkins institutions together with global collaborators to effectively address and ameliorate the world's most pressing health issues.

"The Center is an unusual partnership that promotes collaboration throughout the University and uniquely positions Hopkins in the arena of global health. We coordinate and focus efforts against HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, malnutrition, diarrheal diseases, emerging chronic diseases, and other worldwide health threats, especially in developing countries, with the ultimate goal of eliminating these health threats."

People

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

William Checkley, MD PhD,MS

Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

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

Youth and adult microfinance to improve resilience outcomes...

Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the setting for our study, has primarily been characterized by a loss of security,...

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Characterizing Strategies to Prevent Mother to Child...

This study is focused on measuring risks for vertical transmission among female sex workers in the Eastern Cape of South Africa...

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A Package of Combination HIV Prevention Interventions for...

The overarching aim of this project is to develop an optimized combination package of HIV prevention interventions and services...

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Development of a rapid test for clinical laboratory...

This is a collaborative research project between Thomas Quinn, MD, MSc, Professor and Director of Johns Hopkins University...

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