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BSPH DrPH September Informational Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
iPhone CJ
01:47
Will participants receive the recording from today?
Brenda Hedrick
02:27
Welcome everyone to the BSPH DrPH Informational Webinar--great to see you!
Brenda Hedrick
03:00
@CJ The link to the recording will be posted on our website
Brenda Hedrick
03:54
Welcome everyone to the BSPH DrPH Informational Webinar--great to see you!
Anne Crowe
04:21
Good morning. Do you prefer video on or off?
Brenda Hedrick
05:12
Whichever you prefer is fine! If everyone could please mute their microphones--thank you!
Anne Crowe
05:26
Thank you
Brenda Hedrick
05:41
Welcome everyone to the BSPH DrPH Informational Webinar--great to see you!
Jesus Gaeta
06:17
Happy Friday 😊
A.A Ekundayo
06:46
Good afternoon everyone! Greetings from Nigeria!
Madison
06:56
Good afternoon and happy Friday from Italy everyone!
Radhika Bhavsar
07:02
San Diego, CA
Ebyan Addou
07:02
From Bethesda MD
Sierra Cason
07:04
Washington, DC
Casey Gallagher
07:06
Happy Friday from central VA
SangS
07:06
New Jersey!
Riaa Dutta
07:07
Michigan!
Margaret Harr
07:09
Philadelphia
Julia Harrison
07:09
Good afternoon! I am joining from Vermont
Valentina Osorio
07:09
Atlanta, GA
John Dwight Slocum
07:09
Chicago, IL
Laura Fauss
07:10
Ohio
Myrna del Mar González CA
07:10
Atlanta, GA
Jeanie Bach
07:11
Arizona
Raphael McIntyre
07:12
Dallas, Texas
Jesus Gaeta
07:13
LA, CA!
Alyssa Brown
07:13
Good afternoon from NYC!
Anne Crowe
07:14
Yes, from Wisconsin at the moment.
Karen Martirosyan
07:14
New Jersey
Taylor Whalen
07:16
Austin, TX
Lavisha Pelaez (She/Her/Hers)
07:19
Baltimore, MD
Sunny Lin
07:20
Boston, MA
Nelly
07:23
Houston
Bridget Hatton
07:24
Vienna, VA
asediqi
07:26
Aziz Sediqi Baltimore
Tyler Cochran
07:27
Baltimore!
c878541
07:28
San Jose, CA
Erin Staab
07:29
Chicago
Deborah Samaila
07:29
Nigeria
S.Onderi
07:31
Simon - Buffalo NY
Sarah Elliott (she/her) - TN Dept of Health
07:31
Nashville
Jaime A. Varela
07:33
DC
Chidiebere Ariri
07:36
Baltimore, MD
Tanya Troy
07:36
BSPH
Erin Dumas
07:38
DC
Rasheeda Ali
07:38
Bronx, NY
Jessica Wehle
07:39
Baltimore
Madison
07:41
Italy!
USAID_488631_cvasquez
07:43
VA
Kimberlea Gibbs
07:45
DC
iPhone
07:51
Hampton Virginia
IDM2069
07:51
Pittsburgh, PA!
Nadjean Sagesse
07:51
DC
JewelRide Services
07:52
Tapiwa from Edwardsville, IL
kirti thapar
07:55
Pittsburgh!
Maggie Wassel
07:58
Los Angeles, CA
Usha R
08:02
chicago
charlotte mestre
08:03
Alexandria, VA (Sara Allinder - trying to change from my daughter’s name)
Nicole Baker
08:12
Atlanta!
Sukyi Naing
08:33
Virginia
Hannah Rittman (she/her)
08:37
DC!
Md Koushik Ahmed
08:43
New York
Wandoo Abwa
08:44
Nigeria
Chloe Chen
08:52
San Diego
Shaw, Julia G
08:53
Vermont
Adam Leonard, NP
08:57
California
Elizabeth Andersen-Rodgers
09:02
Sacramento
Brenda Hedrick
16:55
Please mute your mics--thank you!
Aparna Ananthakrishnan
27:36
Sorry, might have missed this - will these slides be made available to attendees?
Brenda Hedrick
28:14
Sharing this response with all--The first summer institute--we start in June is required. After that, we leave it up to you to select the timing of the institutes that works best for you.--some courses are only offered in the seminar format, and we strongly encourage you to come. It's a great opportunity to network with faculty and your fellow students and to build community.
Anne Crowe
28:43
Can you go to three? Spring, fall, and winter?
Brenda Hedrick
28:47
The recording will be posted to our website
Ebyan Addou
28:53
Are there any examples of Practicum projects for DrPH as I completed one for my MPH -what is the difference for DrPH vs MPH practicum?
Radhika Bhavsar
29:57
Is the program 100% online?
Brenda Hedrick
30:31
The DrPH practicum is designed by the student--often within their workplace. Many students elect to design their practicum to explore a facet of their thesis project--allowing them to jump start their thesis project.
Candace R.
31:12
Do you admit students who are not currently working the Public Health field?
Brenda Hedrick
31:35
Course in terms 1-4 are online, while many of the courses offered in the intensive institutes are onsite. Students typically come for an institute typically for a week.
Candace R.
31:49
Will someone further clarify the difference between concentrations and tracks during this event?
Sarah Elliott (she/her) - TN Dept of Health
32:34
Will someone reviewing the Bloomberg Fellowship application have access to my DrPH application (statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, etc) and vice versa?
Renee M. Johnson
32:47
Q: Is a Master of Public Administration (MPA) generally accepted as a “related Master’s Degree” for the DrPH?
Renee M. Johnson
32:53
A: Yes, I believe it is.
kirti thapar
32:58
Are there additional requirements for those who come in without the MPH? (for example - MHA)
Renee M. Johnson
33:04
Q: Can you go to three? Spring, fall, and winter?
Renee M. Johnson
33:07
A: Yes
USAID_488631_cvasquez
33:25
If you choose to do the individual papers instead of the dissertation, do you still need to do the orals?
Renee M. Johnson
33:27
Q: Are there any examples of Practicum projects for DrPH as I completed one for my MPH -what is the difference for DrPH vs MPH practicum?
Marchelle's iPad
34:15
Does a MPH count toward the years of experience?
Bridget Hatton
34:24
Confirming-- if we are currently enrolled in an MPH but will graduate prior to the DrPH program start, we are still eligible to apply?
Renee M. Johnson
34:33
A: Yes, we can send along examples. The DrPH practicum includes more focus on strategic planning, managing a team, and leadership. There is more organizational theory. There are many other differences
Renee M. Johnson
35:04
Q: Do you admit students who are not currently working the Public Health field?
Sarah Elliott (she/her) - TN Dept of Health
35:08
Is it recommended to come in with research/peer-reviewed publications? It's not listed as a requirement, but there is a specific part of the application to list publications.
Renee M. Johnson
35:39
A: Admissions criteria is experience in public health, but it's not required that applicants are working in public health at the time of application.
Renee M. Johnson
36:04
Q: Are there additional requirements for those who come in without the MPH? (for example - MHA)
Sarah Elliott (she/her) - TN Dept of Health
36:16
Can you share what is important to put in the SOPHAS Experiences/Achievements sections of the application versus what is shared in the resume/CV?
Renee M. Johnson
36:28
A: No difference in requirements.
Renee M. Johnson
37:13
Q: Will someone further clarify the difference between concentrations and tracks during this event?
A.A Ekundayo
38:00
Should the transcripts be evaluated by WES?
Renee M. Johnson
38:05
A: There are some concentrations at the Department level, and the academic program is called a track. Functionally, there isn't a difference.
Renee M. Johnson
38:25
Q: Will someone reviewing the Bloomberg Fellowship application have access to my DrPH application (statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, etc) and vice versa?
Renee M. Johnson
38:28
A: Yes
Renee M. Johnson
39:18
Q: Can you share what is important to put in the SOPHAS Experiences/Achievements sections of the application versus what is shared in the resume/CV?
Erin Dumas
39:18
Are International Credential Evaluations required for Study Abroad programs that transfer to US-based institutions? SOPHAS helpdesk has not been able to clarify this question for me.
Renee M. Johnson
39:34
A: I recommend putting all of the information on both SOPHAS and the CV
Kwe Sleh
40:35
Is it possible to get an override for courses taken at the graduate level?
Chloe Chen
40:43
Do I need to search for faculty in a specific department or BSPH school-wide?
Renee M. Johnson
40:50
Q: If you choose to do the individual papers instead of the dissertation, do you still need to do the orals?
Renee M. Johnson
41:14
A: The papers *are* the dissertation. Everyone does the oral exam.
Renee M. Johnson
41:25
Q: Is it possible to get an override for courses taken at the graduate level?
Chloe Chen
41:35
Do I need to make sure my academic/professional interest is associated with my current job? Is it okay if it is associated with my previous healthcare experience?
Renee M. Johnson
42:04
A: There are opportunities to waive courses based on previous studies
Renee M. Johnson
42:20
Q: Do I need to make sure my academic/professional interest is associated with my current job? Is it okay if it is associated with my previous healthcare experience?
Renee M. Johnson
42:50
A: Your professional interest doesn't have to be associated with your current job.
asediqi
42:52
It would be appreciated if you kindly share these slides to relook them.
Renee M. Johnson
43:10
Q: Do I need to search for faculty in a specific department or BSPH school-wide?
Renee M. Johnson
43:26
A: I'd recommend looking at faculty across the School of Public Health.
Renee M. Johnson
43:53
Q: Are International Credential Evaluations required for Study Abroad programs that transfer to US-based institutions? SOPHAS helpdesk has not been able to clarify this question for me.
Deborah Samaila
45:02
Can you please provide information on funding opportunities available
Renee M. Johnson
45:13
A: This is a question for the DrPH program office. Email: BSPH-DRPH@jhu.edu
Renee M. Johnson
45:33
Q: Should the transcripts be evaluated by WES?
Chloe Chen
46:40
Do I need to register at least one course for all the terms? Can I skip one term?
Renee M. Johnson
46:40
A: Ideally. If there is a challenge, email the program office. BSPH-DRPH@jhu.edu.
Renee M. Johnson
46:59
Q: Do I need to register at least one course for all the terms? Can I skip one term?
Albert Ferreira
47:08
Who can I speak with to discuss the options for a custom track?
Hannah Mack
47:12
Are there online teaching assistant opportunities as a DrPH student?
Renee M. Johnson
47:28
A: There is a minimum credit requirement. You would need to take a leave of absence.
Renee M. Johnson
47:41
Q: Are there online teaching assistant opportunities as a DrPH student?
Radhika Bhavsar
47:44
how many credits to complete the program?
Renee M. Johnson
47:46
A: YES!!!
Renee M. Johnson
47:54
Q: how many credits to complete the program?
Renee M. Johnson
48:00
A: 64 minimum
asediqi
48:10
My master degree is already evaluated through WES,
Renee M. Johnson
48:11
Q: Who can I speak with to discuss the options for a custom track?
Renee M. Johnson
48:22
A: Us! Or email the program office
Renee M. Johnson
48:55
Q: Will having an MPH help supplement some necessary courses?
Renee M. Johnson
49:14
A: Yes, you will likely be able to waive some courses.
Chloe Chen
49:15
Is the fee for each credit fixed at the time of enrollment or will it increase by years?
Renee M. Johnson
50:29
Q: Is the fee for each credit fixed at the time of enrollment or will it increase by years?
Maggie Wassel
50:38
Q: If we are currently enrolled in a PH program, would we be able to submit our fall grade after the application deadline? Or will it not be considered?
Renee M. Johnson
50:47
A: I don't know. If you email the program office, they can find the answer.
Sukyi Naing
50:47
Does it help DrPH applicants to have successfully acquired BSPH certificates?
asediqi
50:59
My master's degree is already evaluated through WES; the WES says they are sending the report and transcript to any university I want, Does your office contact or request them, or should I do it?
iPhone
51:25
Has the DrPh ever admitted a student without a Masters, but with sufficient work experience, including fellowships?
Yang
52:29
Hi, I did MAS in global health at Johns Hopkins BSPH, is it considered as en eligible degree for DrPH?
Sarah Elliott (she/her) - TN Dept of Health
52:38
Is it recommended to come in with research/peer-reviewed publications? It's not listed as a requirement, but there is a specific part of the application to list publications.
Hannah Mack
52:56
Are admissions decisions made by a central DrPH admissions team or at the concentration level?
Renee M. Johnson
52:57
Q: Hi, I did MAS in global health at Johns Hopkins BSPH, is it considered as en eligible degree for DrPH?
Renee M. Johnson
53:03
A: Yes
Rasheeda Ali
53:45
hi - thank you for this wonderful webinar! im taking the last classes for my MHA this fall and my degree will be conferred Feb 2023 - can I still apply for June 2023 start? thanks!
Brenda Hedrick
53:47
bsph.admissions@jhu.edu
Lavisha Pelaez (She/Her/Hers)
53:51
For courses that are offered on site, can you speak to how flexible they are for those who are working full time? I am assuming though the institutes full day events, correct?
Bridget Hatton
54:35
I saw on SOPHAS that there is a question about research experience and wanted to clarify how you define research in this case-- I assume academic/IRB-overseen/publication-oriented research? (as opposed to, for example, experience in market or industry research?)
Hiwot Nigatu
55:01
Can you please explain what specific public health area experience has to be? For example I have worked in public health lab for few months, in other health related language interpretation company for few more and in health benefits administration for another few months. Does the combined experience in health related field quality
Maggie Wassel
55:17
Q: As we evaluate the professors we want to work with, how can we seek clarification on their areas of expertise/field of study if we cannot reach out to them during the application process?
Candace R.
55:33
Can you please speak further to the difference between tracks and concentrations? Can you also speak to an example of a custom track might encompass?
Renee M. Johnson
55:58
A: You can look at their articles, their websites, or even see if they have presentations on YouTube!
Hiwot Nigatu
56:12
Thanks
Sarah Elliott (she/her) - TN Dept of Health
56:14
What are the dates for the required June 2023 institute if accepted?
Nicole Baker
56:26
For the custom track, could we just combine aspects of the two main tracks we’re interested in? I know you said we should have deep experience in the track, but wasn't sure how to go about explaining it in an SOP
Renee M. Johnson
56:45
Brenda, more questions:
Renee M. Johnson
56:47
hi - thank you for this wonderful webinar! im taking the last classes for my MHA this fall and my degree will be conferred Feb 2023 - can I still apply for June 2023 start? thanks!
Renee M. Johnson
56:58
For courses that are offered on site, can you speak to how flexible they are for those who are working full time? I am assuming though the institutes full day events, correct?
Mohamed Abdi
57:03
Would experience in hospital-based infection control and prevention be considered as public health experience?
Renee M. Johnson
57:11
I saw on SOPHAS that there is a question about research experience and wanted to clarify how you define research in this case-- I assume academic/IRB-overseen/publication-oriented research? (as opposed to, for example, experience in market or industry research?)
Yang
57:16
For practicum, can I do it outside my current workplace and do it part time for practicum? Will DrPH program provide some help on finding origination to complete practicum?
Renee M. Johnson
57:30
What are the dates for the required June 2023 institute if accepted?
Md Koushik Ahmed
57:37
I have worked in a given concentration area in LMIC country for 5 years and now in Global Health MPH program. I intend to do a full time DRPH in my chosen concentration. Is that possible? Or do I have to be in a job to be eligible for DRPH?
Renee M. Johnson
57:46
@nicole - Yes!
Urban- Brian
58:01
Would a custom track example be: studying the adoption and models of unstructured SDoH Data within Health Insurance and Life Science organizations to track the improvement of health at the individual level (food access improving med adherence)…Thank you for answering/validating this.
Renee M. Johnson
58:07
@mohammed - yes
Elizabeth Andersen-Rodgers
58:20
Can you please state again the date and time of the upcoming open house?
Renee M. Johnson
58:48
@md: You can do a DrPH without working fulltime
Mohamed Abdi
59:08
Thank you, Renee.
Renee M. Johnson
59:34
@Urban - That's very specific! It's a good start, and you can sort it out with your advisor
Urban- Brian
59:58
Thank you @Renee!
Renee M. Johnson
01:00:07
BSPH Office of Admissions Serviceshttps://publichealth.jhu.edu/offices-and-services/office-of-admissions-servicesVirtual Sessions & Chats—see website for detailsOn-site Open House: October 10, 2022Virtual Open House: October 28, 2022
Renee M. Johnson
01:01:16
For courses that are offered on site, can you speak to how flexible they are for those who are working full time? I am assuming though the institutes full day events, correct?
John Dwight Slocum
01:01:18
What kinds of opportunities exist for DrPH students to work closely with some of the Centers at Johns Hopkins (e.g. Center for Gun Violence Solutions), in conjunction with their coursework?
EUNICE CHUKWU
01:02:15
Hello everyone and good evening to you all! My question is on Tuition and funding. Is there no little financial aid from the school to the students? I am talking of things like research grants or any bursary just to support students in their research.
Renee M. Johnson
01:02:24
The gun center faculty are eager to work with DrPH students! They are changing structure right now and will be very appealing for DrPH students.
Lavisha Pelaez (She/Her/Hers)
01:02:43
For every course is there a virtual option then? I thought I saw some that were only offered on site or is the assumption we would need to take off from work to attend those on site courses?
John Dwight Slocum
01:02:54
Thank you Renee!
Renee M. Johnson
01:03:22
If your question wasn't answered, please email: bsph.admissions@jhu.edu! Thanks for attending.
Hannah Mack
01:03:53
Is there a place on the website we can find which courses take place/are options during the institutes?
EUNICE CHUKWU
01:03:55
During the summer and other institutes, does the school allow the students to use the university accommodation?
Anne Crowe
01:05:02
How many students are typically in a DrPH cohort
Brenda Hedrick
01:05:21
@Urban--you will want to be sure that we offer sufficient course work that is logistically feasible for you related to your area of interest. Check our course catalog for course formats https://www.jhsph.edu/courses/
Maggie Wassel
01:05:41
Thank you kindly for this great information! Looking forward to the open house! :)
Rasheeda Ali
01:05:44
I'm completing my MHA this fall and my degree will be conferred Feb 2023 - can I still apply for June 2023 start?
Jaime A. Varela
01:06:07
Thanks so much! Looking forward to the open house event!
Ebyan Addou
01:06:25
For the cumulative dissertation is that in person? at Baltimore?
Alyssa Brown
01:06:26
1. Do students typically gain endorsement and/or support from their employer for their dissertation research focus?2. Are there research opportunities available through the school?3. Is there an archive of past dissertation topics available to the public?
iPhone
01:06:32
If you complete an mph at Hopkins, can you use some of the courses taken for the mph, to meet requirements for a drph at Hopkins?
Brenda Hedrick
01:06:41
We look forward to you joining us in October!!
Lauren Russell
01:06:46
Thank you for taking the time to share all of this incredibly helpful information! :)
Jessica Wehle
01:06:53
Thank you all, very informative!
Tyler Cochran
01:06:57
Thank you everyone!
Urban- Brian
01:07:01
Thank you!!!!
kirti thapar
01:07:02
Thank you!
Bridget Hatton
01:07:02
Thank you!
Carlin Aloe (she/her)
01:07:03
Thank you!
Tanya Troy
01:07:03
Thank you!
Sukyi Naing
01:07:04
Thank you so much!!
Valentina Osorio
01:07:04
Thank you everyone!
Coumba Sy
01:07:04
Thank you!
Md Koushik Ahmed
01:07:05
Many thanks
Rhonda Nembhard
01:07:05
Thank you!!
Jesus Gaeta
01:07:06
Thank you for the call
Albert Ferreira
01:07:06
TY
Eden Lou
01:07:06
Thank you so much
Nimasha Fernando
01:07:08
Thank you!
Deborah Hudson
01:07:09
Thank you for a very informative session!
Lauren
01:07:10
Thanks so much!
Hannah Mack
01:07:11
Thank you all! Super informative
Riaa Dutta
01:07:14
Thank you!
Eden Lou
01:07:14
Really helpful
Sunny Lin
01:07:14
Thank you!
Nadjean Sagesse
01:07:17
Wonderful presentation, thank you!
Hannah Tong
01:07:18
Thank you!
Brenda Hedrick
01:07:18
BSPH-DRPH@jhu.edu email us if you have questions
Julia Harrison
01:07:19
Thank you!
Laura Fauss
01:07:20
Thanks so much!
Mohamed Abdi
01:07:26
Thank you
Rasheeda Ali
01:07:27
thank you!!
Monet Gilmore
01:07:30
Thank you!
Anne Crowe
01:07:35
Thank you
Keilah Jacques
01:07:36
Thank you
Alyssa Brown
01:07:37
Thank you, Have a great weekend all!