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2012

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Undergraduate Student – Community Grants

  • Community Service Farming: Bridging the Food Gap for Baltimore City Youth
    Alexandra Hittman, Undergraduate, School of Arts and Sciences
    Community Partner: Zizwe Allette, Literacy Instructor, YO! Eastside Center (HEBCAC)
  • People for People's: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Baltimore
    Cynthia Idada, Undergraduate, School of Arts and Sciences
    Community Partner: Lelin Chao, Chief Medical Officer, People's Community Health Centers, Inc.
  • Amazing Grace Community Kitchen
    Daniel Borota, Undergraduate, School of Arts and Sciences
    Community Partner: Morgan Blizzard, Food Ministry Coordinator, Amazing Grace Lutheran Church
  • Juntos (Together) – Latino HIV+ Peer Support Group
    Megan Buresh, Medical Student, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Alfredo Santiago, Juntos Support Group Facilitator (Social Worker, Department of Social Services), Community Member

Graduate Student – Community Grants

  • Addressing Food Insecurity in Reservoir Hill, Baltimore
    Alishea Galvin, Graduate Student, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Thor Nelson, President, Whitelock Community Farm
  • Family Health and Fitness Club
    Anne Hendrick, Graduate Student, School of Education
    Community Partner: Elizabeth Obara Piedramartel, Community School Coordinator, Patterson Park Public Charter School
  • Truth About Medical Imaging – Addressing Distrust and Promoting Diagnostic Imaging within the Baltimore Community
    Carmen Kut, Doctoral Student, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Debbie Rock, Executive Director, LIGHT Health and Wellness Comprehensive Services Inc (LIGHT)
  • Charm City Clinic: Connecting the Underserved and Uninsured Residents of East Baltimore to Sustainable, Affordable Health Care Services
    Claire Sampankanpanich, Medical Student, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Andrew Gaddis, Executive Director, Charm City Clinic
  • The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Promoting HIV Prevention and Status Awareness among Young Adults in Baltimore City
    Emeline Mugisha, Graduate Student, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Ashley Rock, Program Director of Clinical Services, JACQUES Initiative
  • HEaR ME Tweet and Tumblr
    Jeffrey Duong, Doctoral Student, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Carol Berman, Director; Founder, Heart's Place Homeless Shelter
  • Discovering Me: Partnering with Young Men Charged as Adults to Create Self-Worth and Positive Self-Image!
    Marcus Seldin, Graduate Student, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Jessica Turral, Executive Director, Hand In Hand Baltimore
  • A Sexual-Abuse Awareness Program, Using Puppetry, for Middle-School Students
    Maya Nadison, Doctoral Student, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Adam Rosenberg, Executive Director, Baltimore Child Abuse Center
  • Expanding MInDS in Biology: A High School Outreach Program
    Rosa Miyares, Graduate Student, School of Arts and Sciences
    Community Partner: Krista Porter-Viel, Biology Teacher, Baltimore Talent Development High School
  • Understanding the Life Priorities and Needs of Women Recovering from Addiction
    Sabriya L. Linton, Graduate Student, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Vaile Leonard, Founder/CEO, The Light of Truth Center, Inc.
  • Catch: Community Based Adolescent Testing For Chlamydia: Using Lessons Learned to Pilot New Strategies for the Delivery of Reproductive Health Services to Community Supervised Juvenile Justice Youth
    Stephanie Witt, Doctoral Student, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Jessica Burns, Nursing Program Consultant, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
  • Improving HIV Preventative and Testing Services to Heterosexual-identifying Migrant Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men
    Suzanne Grieb, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Joyce Jones, Co-Medical Director, Latino Outreach Program, Baltimore City Health Department

Faculty – Community Grants

  • Effects of Crisis Response Services on Inpatient and ED Use Among Child and Adolescent Medicaid Enrollees in Baltimore City
    Colleen L. Barry, Associate Professor, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Penelope Power, BCARS Program Director, Catholic Charities
  • Behavioral Health Intervention by Paraprofessionals in the Baltimore African American Faith-Based Community
    Courtney Keeton, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Vanessa Booth, Pastor, Lamb of Life Baptist Church
  • Using Baltimore HIV Behavioral Surveillance Data for New Local HIV Prevention Planning
    Danielle German, Assistant Scientist, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Colin Flynn, Chief, Center for HIV Surveillance and Epidemiology, Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Understanding Urban Gardeners’ Perceptions of Risk from Soil Contamination: Identifying and Sharing Resources to Mitigate Contaminant Exposure
    Keeve Nachman, Assistant Scientist, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Katie Dix, CGRN Coordinator, Community Greening Resource Network (CGRN), Parks and People Foundation
  • Reducing Crime through TransForm Baltimore’s Comprehensive Rezoning: The Public Health Case for Addressing Nonconforming Liquor Stores
    Rachel Johnson Thornton, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
    Community Partner: Laurie Feinberg, Division Chief, Comprehensive Planning, Baltimore City Department of Planning
  • Baltimore Men's Health Assessment Project
    Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., Assistant Scientist, School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Ryan Petteway, Social Epidemiologist, Baltimore City Health Department