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2020 Small Grant Recipients

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Undergraduate Student – Community Grant

  1. STEM-Boxing Initiative at Corner Team, Inc.
    Undergraduate Student: Jack Simone, Biophysics, Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences   
    Community Partner: Sara Artes, Corner Team, Inc. 

Graduate Student – Community Grants

  1. Assessing the Acceptability of Disaster Relief Food Rations to Enhance Baltimore City's Resilience Planning
    Graduate Student: Sarah Hinman, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health   
    Community Partner: Sarah Buzogan, Baltimore City Department of Planning, Office of Sustainability 
  2. Baltimore Peace Challenge: Expanding Ceasefire to Prevent Violence
    Graduate Student: Mihir Chaudhary, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Letrice Gant, Baltimore Ceasefire 
  3. Cooking Up Local Thoughts on Local Produce
    Graduate Student: Gabby Headrick, MSPH, RDN, LDN, Doctoral Student, Human Nutrition Program, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health  
    Community Partner: Mariya Strauss, Executive Director, Farm Alliance of Baltimore
  4. Education to Independence: Health Education Workshops
    Graduate Student: Libby Aldridge, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing 
    Community Partner: Mary Slicher, Executive Director, Project PLASE  
  5. Exploring Urban Native American Food Security and Food Sovereignty in Baltimore Using Mixed Methods Research
    Graduate Student: Tara Maudrie, International Health: Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health   
    Community Partner: Kerry Hawk-Lessard, Native American Lifelines, Inc.
  6. Health Experiences of African American Mothers: Wellness in the Postpartum Period and Beyond (HEAL study)
    Graduate Student: S. Michelle Ogunwole, Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health 
    Community Partner: Stacey Tuck, B'More for Healthy Babies
  7. The Effects of Violence and Trauma on Black Transmen’s Sexual and Mental Health
    Graduate Student: Joyell Arscott, PhD, RN, ACRN, Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing 
    Community Partner: Jean-Michel Brevelle, Coordinator, Transgender Response Team

Faculty – Community Grants

  1. A Trauma-Informed Program for City Schools Parents
    Faculty Partner: Deborah Gross, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing 
  2. Building Our Nation’s Daughters (BOND): Improving Mother-Daughter Relationships, Mental Health, and Reducing Risk Factors 
    Faculty Partner: Rebecca L. Fix, Assistant Scientist, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health  
    Community Partner: Ateira Griffin, M.Ed., Building Our Nation’s Daughters (BOND) 
  3. Climate Activism and Mental Health in Baltimore City 
    Faculty Partner: Jura Augusnavicius, Assistant Scientist, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Community Partner: Onyinye Alheri, Organizer, Baltimore People’s Climate Movement
  4. Evaluation of Dent Education’s Bet on Baltimore Summer Program 
    Faculty Partner: Steven M. Ross, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Education, Center for Research and Reform in Education
    Community Partner: Rajan Patel, CEO, Dent Education
  5. Passport to Freedom: Health and Housing
    Faculty Partner: Phyllis Sharps RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor, Associate Dean for Community Programs, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing 
    Community Partner: Beth Benner, Women's Housing Coalition
  6. The Granny Project: A Multigenerational Approach to Adolescent Food Insecurity
    Faculty Partner: Kristin Mmari, DrPH, Associate Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
    Community Partner: Joni Holifield, HeartSmiles