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2024 Baltimore Health Equity Impact Grant Recipients

Graduate Student – Community Grants

1. Exploring Teacher Buy-In of School-Based Outdoor Learning

Student Partner:  Lisa Nehring, PhD candidate, Johns Hopkins University School of Education
Community Partner: Laura Genello, Farm to School Specialist Baltimore City Public Schools - Food & Nutrition Services

2. Partnerships in Equity, Advocacy, and Community in East Baltimore (PEACE)

Student Partner: Sydney Wade, Nurse Clinician, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Community Partner: Cynthia Gross, President of the  C.A.R.E Community Association, Inc.

3.Wellness for the Whole Black Girl Safety Promotion Intervention

Student Partner: Dr. Kamila Alexander, PhD, MSN/MPH, BSN, BS, RN, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Community Partner: Nazaahah Amin, Co-Founder and Program Director, Bmore Empowered

Undergraduate Student – Community Grants 

1. Peabody at the Shelter

Student Partner:  Taylor Wang, Student, Peabody. Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Community Partner: Cris Flack, Grant Coordinator, Helping Up Mission (HUM)

Faculty – Community Grants

1. Fostering Durable Well-Being Among Under-Served Baltimore Residents via an Interactive, Longitudinal, In-Person Wellness Program

Faculty Partner: Debraj Mukherjee, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 
Community Partner: Yale Partlow, Maryland Community Engagement Center (CEC)

2. Fostering Health Equity in Youth: A Community-led Implementation of the Stay Active Program for Children and Youth

Faculty Partner: Nada Lukkahatai, PhD, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 
Community Partner: Tina Brown, Clinical Research Consultant/Co-PI, Health and Fitness Coach at Divine Fitness

3. Integrative Health and Healing in Southwest Baltimore: A Pilot Program

Faculty Partner: Lan Angela Li, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Community Partner: Edna Manns-Lake, Founder, Fayette Street Outreach

4. Understanding Overdose Prevention Sites in Baltimore Harm Reduction Programming

Faculty Partner: Susan Sherman, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Community Partner: Anne Langley, Executive Director, Charm City Care Connection