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2016

Download the 2016 Project Abstracts

Undergraduate Student – Community Grants

  • Equipping Community Leaders to Address Trauma in East Baltimore
    Undergraduate Student: Jasmine Kaneshiro, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing BSN student
    Community Partner: Leon Purnell, Executive Director, Men and Families Center

Graduate Student – Community Grants

  • Building Financial Capacity of Homeless Survivors of Domestic Abuse, One FEAT at a Time (FEAT = Financial Education and Training)
    Graduate Student: Paige Cantlin, Full-Time Graduate, Carey Business School
    Community Partner: Jennifer Tan, MPH Alumnus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Founder, Shine Foundation, Inc.
  • Baltimore’s Emotional Emancipation Arts Initiative
    Graduate Student: David Olawuyi Fakunle, Pre-doctoral Fellow, Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Community Partners: Kay Lawal-Muhammad & Rashida Forman-Bey, WombWork Productions, Inc.
  • Healing and Empowering Our Youth: A Community-Based Project to Address Trauma Among East Baltimore Youth
    Graduate Student: Christina Rodriguez-Hart, Graduate Student, JHBSPH
    Community Partner: Leon Purnell, Men and Families Center
  • Advancing the Mental Well-Being of Baltimore through a Trauma-Informed Workforce Development Program
    Graduate Student: April Joy Damian, PhD Student, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health
    Community Partner: Ali Smith, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Holistic Life Foundation, Inc.
  • An Exploration of Community-Level Influences on Perpetration of Partner Violence
    Graduate Student: Charvonne Holliday, PhD, MPH, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Community Public Health Department
    Community Partner: Latisha Carter, CEO, My Covenant Place
  • Financial Literacy Game in Inner City Schools: Lauren Rocco, SCB & Ortus Academy, a Graduate Student and Community Partner Objective
    Graduate Student: Lauren Rocco, School of Public Health, Master’s Program
    Community Partners: Aaron Velky and Josh Massey, Ortus Academy, Sharicca Bolden, Strong City Baltimore
  • 901 Arts – Building an Infrastructure for Inclusion
    Graduate Student: Allison Weigel
    Community Partner: Sarah Tooley, Better Waverly Community Organization/ 901 Arts

Faculty – Community Grants

  • Children’s DEPOT Project: Improving Parenting of Young Children in Poverty
    Faculty Partner: Joyce Harrison, M.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Div. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Community Partner: Kenneth Tellerman, M.D., Chair, Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Emotional Health Committee
  • Best Practices for Trauma-Informed Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in Baltimore
    Faculty Partner: Michelle Kaufman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Aaliyah Muhammad, JD, Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City
  • Cultivating a Trauma Sensitive School Environment
    Faculty Partner: Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Associate Professor and Chair, Acute and Chronic Care Department Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
    Community Partner: Katrina Foster, Principal, Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School
  • Teen Testimonios
    Faculty Partner: Sarah Polk, MD, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Medical Director, Children’s Medical Practice
    Community Partner: Eric Haber, LGSW, Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Managing Psychological Stress Caused by Community-Level Violence: Baltimore Latinos Moving from Vulnerability to Empowerment
    Faculty Partner: Marcelo Batkis, MD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    Community Partners: Derek Miller and Aida Medina, Gallery Church- Patterson Park
  • Re-Claiming Public Spaces for Play: The Effects of the Built Environment on the Levels of Hyperarousal Children and Collective Efficacy in the Community, in a Neighborhood Exposed to High Levels of Community Violence
    Faculty Partner: Caroline Vidal, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate, Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Community Partner: Briony Hynson, MA, Then Neighborhood Design Center
  • Building Food System Resilience in Baltimore: Stakeholder Perspectives
    Faculty Partners: Roni Neff, PhD, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Program Director, Food System Sustainability, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. and Erin Biehl, Senior Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
    Community Partners: Holly Freishtat, Baltimore City Food Policy Director, Baltimore City Office of Sustainability, Kristin Baja, Climate and Resilience Planner, Baltimore Office of Sustainability