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  Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

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


Community-Driven Research Day – February 16

Community-Driven Research Day is an opportunity for community-based organizations and city agencies to share their research questions and needs with students and faculty from Johns Hopkins and other local universities and to identify potential collaborations. More info.


Turnaround Tuesday Receives Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award

The winner of the 2017 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award was announced on Saturday, Oct. 7. Turnaround Tuesday is a movement of Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD). Staff members and volunteers meet every Tuesday morning to help unemployed and returning citizens re-enter the workforce. By partnering with a variety of institutions in Baltimore, including Johns Hopkins University, they have helped over 350 people gain employment. Read more.


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