The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) is a collaboration and a vital connection with East Baltimore. The UHI is the starting point for forging true university and community partnerships in health care, education and community planning, with all partners working to change the trajectory for the children, youth and families of East Baltimore.
The UHI draws on the expertise of neighborhood residents, educators, philanthropic organizations, elected representatives and community leaders, in addition to the wealth of intellectual resources that Hopkins can offer.
UHI Events and Announcements
Sixth Annual Social Determinants of Health Symposium – April 3
Baltimore’s Youth – Reducing Vulnerability to Improve Our Future. This event will bring together national experts, local community leaders, city residents, and faculty and students from Baltimore colleges and universities to examine structural factors that contribute to vulnerability. Online registration closes March 29 at noon. More info.
Introduction to Financial Management Workshop for Community-Based Organizations – April 27
This workshop, taught by Pamala Martin, MBA, will give participants a clear understanding of basic financial management and why it is essential to the health of an organization. This session will help clarify roles and responsibilities of not only those who oversee the finances of an organization but of those who make purchases or obligate funds on the organization’s behalf. Register here.
Annual Report: Working to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Baltimore Since 2000
Our 2015-16 Annual Report is now available! The UHI has scaled up certain efforts and launched some important new initiatives, including the Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program and trauma-informed programs. We also celebrated our 15th Anniversary by recognizing Baltimore’s Unsung Heroes.