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Teenage mental health in crisis

Poor mental health among U.S. teens was a concern before the COVID-19 pandemic, and the major disruptions to school and social life since early 2020 only exacerbated the situation. But even in states with the best access to mental health care, one in three young people goes without treatment, says Tamar Mendelson, director of the Center for Adolescent Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

In other news  


Teach your children well

Ariel Lyons-Warren, A&S ’05, wrote this heartwarming essay about the sudden death of her father, David Warren, A&S ’78, and the valuable life lessons he left his daughters. Her family's story began 45 years ago on the Homewood campus when David and Rhona Lyons, A&S ’78, got married during a blizzard. 


MLK commemoration

'Be the hero in your own story'

Collette V. Smith tells her story of making history as the NFL's first Black female coach at Johns Hopkins' 41st annual celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.


Video tribute

Remembering a pioneer

Levi Watkins Jr., Med ’73 (PGF), HS ’84, a pioneer in both cardiac surgery and civil rights, launched Hopkins' MLK Jr. Commemoration in 1982



Workshop aids understanding of structural racism

Hosted by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the event explored how data science and machine learning can help our understanding of the effects of structural racism on health outcomes

Hopkins in the News  

The New York Times

Gas stoves and your health

Children and adults with chronic respiratory conditions are most at risk of negative health effects linked to gas stoves, says William Checkley, associate professor of medicine


ABC News

Cutting calories vs. intermittent fasting

"[Limiting] the frequency of large meals could be more effective in losing weight, but clinical trials are needed to confirm our findings," says Di Zhao, of the Bloomberg School



The hunt for variants in airplane lavatories

"We want to know when a new variant either is arriving or rising quickly, and these are the tools that will help answer those questions," says Tom Inglesby, director of the Center for Health Security at the Bloomberg School



What Russia's claim on the capture of Soledar means for Ukraine

Sergey Radchenko, a professor of Russian history at SAIS, discusses Russia's military objectives as fierce fighting continues to rage in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region


Jan. 27

Conserving the Legacy of Abby Fisher

Join a virtual Lunch with the Libraries talk at noon EST for the incredible history of What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking, a landmark text documenting the skills and culinary techniques of one of the first African American women to write a cookbook; registration required


Jan. 31

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Hopkins at Home presents a virtual webinar at 2 p.m. EST to examine the world of tropical disease through the lens of malaria and onchocerciasis, or riverblindness; registration required


Feb. 10

Alumni Author Book Talk

At 1 p.m. EST, join Katherine "Kitty" Harvey, SAIS '11, for a discussion of her investigative and thought–provoking book, A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The Saudi Struggle for Iraq, moderated by Bill Kirst, A&S '00; registration required