6-7-2011: The Comstock Center
For ninety years, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been investigating the roots of cancer and heart disease in one of the nation’s oldest public health research facilities in Hagerstown.
Now known as the Comstock Center, Johns Hopkins’s collaboration with the Washington County Health Department and with the residents of Hagerstown has produced hundreds of studies and some groundbreaking research.
Dr. Joe Coresh joins us to talk about the center. He’s the center’s current director, and also the director of cardiovascular epidemiology at theJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.