Department of International Health

Welcome to

Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program

(formerly known as Disease Prevention and Control, DPC)

This website is intended for the use of students in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, particularly those in the GDEC Program.  This material is from the website, but has been gathered here for your convenience.

Karen Charron runs the GDEC MSPH program, Larry Moulton runs the GDEC PhD program and the Department-wide Peace Corps/MSPH program, and Joanne Katz is overall program director.

Be sure to download the Academic Guides for the following programs;

 these contain the required courses and relevant faculty lists. 

        Masters Programs

       PhD Program


While here, you can also acquire a Certificate in various areas; the most common choice among

our GDEC students is the Certificate in Vaccinology.

        Certificate Programs  

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