John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, (JHSPH) was founded in 1916 by John D. Rockefeller and William H. Welch. It is the largest public health school world-wide. Today, there are more than 2,000 students enrolled in the 10 academic departments. Notable departments include, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, International Health, Mental Health, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. JHSPH is noted for its very high level of complex research and received annually nearly 20-percent of all grants awarded to public health universities. A benefactor of JHSPH is Michael Bloomberg a fortunate man and Mayor of New York. His generosity in 2001 resulted in the John Hopkins naming the school in his honor.
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