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    he, him. his
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    Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy, Low- and Middle-Income Countries
  • Application Season
    2020 Fall
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    PhD - Epidemiology, Global Public Health

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  1. Can you guys please tell me how much TAship in JHU pays? And what is the mandatory minimum one gets to do TAship for? Thanks in advance.
  2. International applicant here. In the same struggle boat.
  3. Congratulations. This is wonderful news. Wish you the very best in the days ahead!!!
  4. Thanks a lot for answering. I guess I am very very nervous about emailing them. Strange limbo this, I find myself caught in...
  5. Anyone here heard back from the International Health Global Disease or Health Systems tracks from JHU?
  6. WOW! That is really something. It is great that despite so many adversities you chose to fight through! I am sure bigger and better things are waiting to happen. JHU is indeed one of the best places one can go to study public health and I really hope that your DrPH works out.
  7. Wow. This is amazing. Congratulations!!!! Which program did you get in?
  8. Same here. No worries. There's a lot of great programs out there for us. We can still make it.
  9. Not there in SOPHAS. You have to check the JHU Portal. Link begins with mypath. You will have it in one of the earlier emails they sent you. Once the decision is put up online, the left hand side tab which says "checklist for application" will change into "application decision". And the decision will be there in unmissable, huge disappointing (for me) letters. Best of luck. I have a hunch that that if you haven't been rejected till now you're likely to be accepted.
  10. Ok... great. Thanks for the heads up. Unfortunately, my tab still says "Application checklist" and the page states: Currently, your application is Application Sent for Review.
  11. Where exactly can we see the decision? I find their group slightly confusing. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
  12. Thank you... exactly my thoughts. The website details are more like suggestions rather than recommendations. Best to reach out to people whose work reflect our interests and experiences... Not sure how exact these dates are, but if they do manage to narrow things down, they should start mailing the applicants within a week or so. I feel like the complete list of results will, however, not be declared till the end of this month. But different departments do it in different ways though, so not a lot to go on. Any idea what it was like last year? Sorry for the ambigu
  13. That is so true! I also enquired about consultancy work - something which I have been thinking of picking up with WHO on the side - if possible. They said 9 weeks of leave + 20 hours per week. This is a suggested limit, not enforced if students can meet the parameters of academic excellence expected of them.
  14. Information based on interactions about JHU Epi with people there: 1. They reviewed almost 300 serious applications for their 14 positions. 2. They have a shortlist of around 70 candidates from amongst the 300. 3. There is no fixed or pre-decided number of positions per track for the 14 positions. 4. They will try and find a good research matched mentor in the department for selected students. So, it seems reaching out to faculty and gauging their interests in our work would be a good way to go forward? 5. All students will receive tuition waivers, health insurance.
  15. This is one of my positions of interest as well. I am an international applicant. Did you get an email from Fran Burman afterwards, with a link to their department video? If you are OK working in Canada, you could connect with Dr. Madhukar Pai at McGill... Congratulations! That is an amazing program!!! I thought it was a good thing if programs claimed to be reviewing my application... is it not? Congratulations! For those of us who are staring down the barrel, please tell us what you did differently, or how did you improve your appl
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