The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is announcing its 2019 cohort of Bloomberg Fellows, each drawn from an organization working on one of five health challenges facing the nation: addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health and violence.
Fifty have been awarded full scholarships to earn a master of public health degree, and eight individuals have been selected to pursue a doctor of public health degree. The 2019 cohort, the third and the largest to date, includes fellows and organizations spanning twenty-four states and the District of Columbia.
This year’s fellows come from a wide array of organizations including school systems, libraries, advocacy organizations, police departments and community health clinics, including:
Launched in 2017, the Bloomberg Fellows program provides full scholarships for full- or part-time study. Fellows agree that upon completion of the program, they will work for their collaborating organization for at least one additional year.
Learn more about the 2019 Bloomberg Fellows and their organizations.Friday Letter Submission, Publish on June 14