Being 100

Recounting the Centennial year by the numbers.

By Jackie Powder • Illustrations by Eric Hanson

Like the Bloomberg School itself, the 18-month-long Centennial celebration was big, bold and global. Here’s the sometimes-serious, sometimes-raucous evidence of success.

  • 3

    Top American writers who shared their stories at the “What’s Next? The Future of Public Health” June 9, 2016, event

  • $1 million

    Centennial Scholars campaign's December 2017 goal

  • 7

    Future public health leaders born at Johns Hopkins Hospital on June 13, 2016, exactly a century after the School’s founding

  • 1

    Bloomberg Hopkins 100 Awards celebration in NYC hosted by Michael R. Bloomberg on September 19, 2016

  • 207

    Centennial dinners attended by alumni, faculty, staff and friends in 35 countries

  • $300 million

    Bloomberg Philanthropies’ gift to fund the Bloomberg American Health Initiative to tackle top health threats in the U.S.

  • 300+

    Public health leaders and influencers at the June 9, 2016, Centennial Recognition Dinner

  • 504

    Pages in Health and Humanity: A History of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1935-1985, by Karen Kruse Thomas

  • 10

    Public health topics covered in Centennial Schoolwide art installations

  • 1

    American Journal of Epidemiology Centennial issue

  • 100,000+

    Audience reached in Dean Klag and Josh Sharfstein's Twitter chat

  • 100

    Objects That Shaped Public Health featured in The Washington Post

  • 26

    Endowed Centennial Scholarships

  • 11

    Faculty op-eds published in the Centennial Thought Leadership series

  • 7

    Deans and department chairs dunked at the Centennial Fun Festival for local charity

  • 28

    Centennial Committee members who gave their time and talents to make the Centennial happen

  • 870+

    New students in the Centennial class

  • 5

    Public health leaders honored at the September 19, 2016, Bloomberg Hopkins 100 Awards celebration

  • 2,370

    Page number of The Lancet’s Centennial profile of the School