Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to address JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health 2022 Graduation – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dr. Margaret Hamburg, an internationally renowned public health leader, will speak to graduates of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health convocation this year.

Hamburg currently serves as Chairman of the Commonwealth Fund Commission on a National Public Health System, which is a nonpartisan commission that seeks to “outline a vision for reforming America’s public health care infrastructure at the federal, state, and local levels. “. according to its website.

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Appointed by former President Barack Obama, Hamburg served as the second woman to lead the United States Food and Drug Administration from 2009 to 2015. According to the FDA, she worked to advance regulatory science, modernize the regulatory process, and globalize the agency, among others. other achievements.

Hamburg also served as deputy director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 1991 to 1997.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and completed her medical residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Hopkins said the Bloomberg School’s class of 2022 is the largest in its history, with 1,282 graduates from 67 countries. Of these, 105 will receive doctoral degrees and 1,177 will receive master’s degrees

The final number of graduates for the class of 2022 will be released the week after the convocation.

The Bloomberg School was ranked the top school of public health by US News and World Report since the magazine began ranking public health schools in 1994.

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