“A manager supports the movement of the ball, a leader directs the direction of the ball”, shared Shanaysha Sauls, president and CEO of Baltimore Community Foundation as she reflected on the lessons she has learned as a leader....Read more
Urban Health Institute Blog
If you walk down the 900 block of Glover Street and Ashland Avenue you might find neighbors, both young and old, playing chess on a human sized chess board painted by local artist Genevia Rogers or families eating together in the Garden of Eden. This is because local community leaders, such as Paul Dixson, known as Brother Paul to most, have been keeping their community together for over 30 years. ...Read more
The event was co-hosted by the Center for Health Equity and Urban Health Institute at Johns Hopkins University; Office of Public Health Practice and Training and SOURCE at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and the Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Below is a summary we captured at the event. You can also read Dr. Lisa Cooper's, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, Baltimore Sun op-ed piece about the legacy of slavery on public health here. ...Read more
Every year the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute provides funding to community-university—graduate, faculty, and undergraduate—partnerships that most successfully demonstrate the potential for advancing the health and well-being of the residents of Baltimore.
In 2019, Margarita Ramos, MD, MPH, a graduate student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Sharrica Boldon,...Read more
On a given Saturday you might find a Baltimore City high school student walking the halls of one of many Johns Hopkins centers and departments with a doctor or researcher. Over the next 10 years or so these same students will be walking the halls of Johns Hopkins and other institutions around the world as leading researchers and medical professionals....Read more