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Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) is a collaboration and a vital connection with East Baltimore. The UHI is the starting point for forging true university and community partnerships in health care, education and community planning, with all partners working to change the trajectory for the children, youth and families of East Baltimore.

The UHI draws on the expertise of neighborhood residents, educators, philanthropic organizations, elected representatives and community leaders, in addition to the wealth of intellectual resources that Hopkins can offer.

UHI Events and Announcements

Announcing 2016 President’s Recognition Award Winners

We are pleased to announce this year’s President’s Recognition Award for Research that Improves the Health and Well-Being of Baltimore winners.  Susan Sherman, Professor of Epidemiology and Health, Behavior, and Society, received the senior faculty award for her work focused on improving the health and social well-being of IV drug users and sex workers. Michelle Eakin, Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, won the junior faculty award for her collaborative work with Baltimore City Head Start, which has made a tremendous difference in the lives of children and families in Baltimore City. Both were honored at an award dinner with President Daniels last week.

Let's keep the dialogue going! #SDH2016

We would like to thank everyone who came out on April 25th to ourvery important and invigorating symposium.  If you haven't had a chance to do so, please take a moment to fill out our short online survey.  We look forward to reading your comments and hope that you'll participate in follow up meetings and discussions that will focus on action items! 
To visit SDH2016 webpage click here. For Facebook webpage click here.

UHI is Hiring a Communications and Marketing Associate

UHI is seeking a staff member who can provide communications and marketing support for our programs. This individual will effectively communicate UHI's mission and activities to a broad audience of stakeholders interested in the health and well-being of Baltimore. Experience in community-based work, specifically in Baltimore, is a plus. View the job description for details.


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