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CLF-Lerner Fellowships


Established in 2003, the goal of the Center for a Livable Future-Lerner Fellowship Program is to support doctoral students at the Johns Hopkins University who are committed to the discovery and/or application of knowledge about public health challenges associated with the current food system, and/or the creation of a healthier, more equitable, resilient, and sustainable food system.

The CLF-Lerner Fellowship program is named to honor Sid and Helaine Lerner, whose generous support made it possible to establish the program. Each CLF-Lerner Fellowship award provides up to one year of support to be used for tuition, stipend, and/or research expenses related to individual needs. The fellowship program also provides enrichment opportunities such as a journal club, trainings, meetings with leaders in the field, and a network of current and former fellows. Johns Hopkins students from all divisions within the university are eligible to receive support during any stage of their doctoral programs (PhD, DrPH, etc.).

The CLF-Lerner Fellowship for academic year 2022-2023 is only open to curent CLF-Lerner Fellows. CLF expects to accept applications from new applicants for AY23-24, with a request for applications anticipated in Fall 2022. (Note: These details are subject to change.)

Current Fellows

The Center awarded fellowships to 5 Johns Hopkins University students for the 2022-2023 academic year from departments across the School, including Environmental Health and Engineering and International Health.

For more information, please contact Philip McNab.

Department of Environmental Health and Engineering
Kayla Iuliano, MHS
Ava Richardson, MPH

Department of International Health
Quinn Marshall, MPA-DP
Dania Orta-Aleman, MPH

Meet our Past CLF-Lerner Fellows