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2009

2009 Project Abstracts

Graduate Student – Community Grants

  • Understanding the Younger Face of Homelessness: Baltimore’s Homeless Youth
    Graduate Student: Vignetta Eugenia Charles, PhD candidate, Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Ross Pologe, Fellowship of Lights Youth and Community Services
  • FAITH! (Fostering African American Improvement in Total Health) Nutrition Education Program
    Graduate Student: LaPrincess Brewer, Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Rev. Michael Palmer, New Friendship Baptist Church

Undergraduate Student – Community Grants

  • Computer Classes for the Homeless
    Undergraduate Student: Jenna Colagiacomi, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
    Community Partner: Mary Slicher, Project PLASE
  • Hopkins4Playgrounds @ Barclay
    Undergraduate Student: Birju Patel, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
    Community Partner: Andre Humphrey, Reaching the Unreachable Outreach Ministries

Faculty – Community Grants

  • South Baltimore Community Cancer Profile
    Faculty Partner: Mary A. Fox, assistant professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management
    Community Partner: Joshua Sharfstein, Commissioner of Health, Baltimore City
  • Augmenting the 2009 Census of Homeless
    Faculty Partner: Nan Astone, associate professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
    Community Partner: Ross Pologe, Fellowship of Lights Youth and Community Services

Faculty – Community Course Development Grant

  • Medical Student Elective: Healthcare Issues for Homeless Children
    Faculty Partner: Kathleen Schwarz, professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Allison Stewart-Hammerer, HEBCAC