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Jeremy Shiffman

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Health Policy


Jeremy Shiffman is Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Health Policy at Johns Hopkins University, with joint appointments in the Bloomberg School of Public Health (Department of International Health) and the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). A political scientist by training, his research focuses on the politics of health policy processes in low-income countries and in global governance. His research has been funded by the Gates, MacArthur, Rockefeller and Open Societies Foundations, among other organizations. His work has appeared in multiple journals, including The Lancet and The American Journal of Public Health. He received the Gary and Stacey Jacobs Award for excellence in health policy research. He has served on multiple technical advisory committees for organizations working in global health, and is on the editorial board of several health policy journals. Across his career, he has received six awards for excellence in teaching. Prior to coming to Johns Hopkins University, he was on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and American University’s School of Public Affairs, where he was named Scholar-Teacher of the Year in 2017. He received a BA summa cum laude from Yale University in philosophy, an MA from Johns Hopkins SAIS in international relations, and a PhD from the University of Michigan in political science.



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In the News

Global Health Policy Research Forum

Professor Jeremy Shiffman has co-founded the Global Health Policy Research Forum.

Trump's decision to cut ties with WHO sparks debate over U.S. role in global health.

Jeremy Shiffman quoted on Sinclair Broadcast Group, 6/1

Global cooperation and comparing policy responses to COVID-19

Jeremy Shiffman interviewed in The Seikyo Shimbun, 5/7

The role of national health information systems in the response to COVID-19

Jeremy Shiffman interviewed for Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, 4/17

The perspective changer.

Jeremy Shiffman interviewed in Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine, 2/14