Day: August 31, 2009

Hepatitis E more widespread in U.S. than previously suspected

August 31, 2009

Exposure to hepatitis E virus appears to be common in the United States, although disease following exposure is rarely reported, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study found antibodies indicating exposure to HEV in 21 percent of the U.S. population between 1988 and 1994. […]

Institute for Global Tobacco Control graduates first class

August 31, 2009

The Institute for Global Tobacco Control has graduated its first class of 11 international students in its Global Tobacco Control Certificate Program, one of the first academic training programs of its kind worldwide. The IGTC, located at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, launched the program in 2008 to provide international professionals and […]

National Society of Collegiate Scholars chapter receives gold

August 31, 2009

The Johns Hopkins chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, an honors group for high-achieving freshmen and sophomores, was awarded gold status at the organization’s Honor Gala, held recently in Washington, D.C. An NSCS spokesperson said the JHU members “have gone above and beyond by creating innovative programs and an exceptional experience for their […]

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