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Baltimore Grantee Showcase Speakers

Dr. Cooper

Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP
Director

Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and Center for Health Equity 

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Michael Addison

Senior Pastor

New Life Restoration Ministries

Grant:

COVID-19 Small Grant: Partnering with African American Faith Leaders to Assess COVID-19 Concerns and to Develop a Novel Educational Curriculum

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Phyllis Addison

Pastor

New Life Restoration Ministries

Grant:

COVID-19 Small Grant: Partnering with African American Faith Leaders to Assess COVID-19 Concerns and to Develop a Novel Educational Curriculum

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Kelly Bower, PHD, MSN/MPH, RN

Associate Director

Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

Grant:

COVID-19 Small Grant: Interactive Video Conferencing for Early Home Visiting in Baltimore. Community Partner: Jazmyn Covington, Program Director, Family League of Baltimore

2017 Baltimore Health Equity Impact Grant (formerly Small Grant): Creating Accountability within B’More for Healthy Babies: B’More for Healthy Babies Community Advisory Board, Community Partner: Rebecca Dineen, Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health

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Raquel Greer,  MD, MHS

Education Director, Johns Hopkins Brancati Center for the Advancement of Community Care

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Grant:

2019 Small Grant: Power to Control Diabetes: Implementation of a Community-based Diabetes Self-Management Program in East Baltimore

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Rev. Debra Hickman

Community Co-Chair

UHI’s Community–University Coordinating Council (CUCC)

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Vanya Jones, PhD, MPH

Associate Director, 

Faculty lead for the UHI’s Strategic Consultation Grants for Baltimore City Initiative

Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

 

Grant:

2018 Small Grant: Exploring Strategies of Accountability for Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence Beyond the Criminal Legal System. Community Partners: Lisa Nitsch, MSW, Director of Training & Education, House of Ruth Maryland; Aayesha Aijaz, Strvnge Encounters/Baltimore BLOC; Brittany T. Oliver, Founding Director, Not Without Black Women

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Marshall Prentice, M. Div

Pastor

Zion Baptist Church

Grant:

COVID-19 Small Grant: Partnering with African American Faith Leaders to Assess COVID-19 Concerns and to Develop a Novel Educational Curriculum

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Tanjala Purnell, PhD, MPH

Associate Director

Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and Center for Health Equity 

 

Grant:

COVID-19 Small Grant: Partnering with African American Faith Leaders to Assess COVID-19 Concerns and to Develop a Novel Educational Curriculum

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Katalin Szlavecz, PhD

Research Professor

Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences

 

Grant:

2020 Strategic Consultation Grant: Dirt Beneath Our Feet: Assessing Soil Health on Urban Vacant Lots. City Agency/Government Partner: Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development

Stacey Tuck

Stacey Tuck

Operations Officer

Baltimore City Health Department

 

Grant:

2020 Small Grant: Health Experiences of African American Mothers: Wellness in the Postpartum period and Beyond (HEAL study)