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
Register Now for the 2016 Community-Driven Research Day
The Community-Driven Research Day (formerly known as Reverse Research Day) is an opportunity on February 19 for community-based organizations and city agencies to share their research questions and needs with students and faculty from Johns Hopkins and other local universities and to identify potential collaborations. UHI will offer up to $10,000 to support community-university collaborations that result from participation. Learn more.
Attend the Third Event in the Hopkins in Baltimore Series
The third Hopkins in Baltimore series event, co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and UHI, is planned for Tuesday, February 16. "Addressing Intimate Partner Violence: Local Considerations and Global Lessons” will focus on intimate partner violence in Baltimore; speakers will include six national leaders on women’s health issues and intimate partner violence, all SON faculty. Learn more.
Attend a Presentation About Baltimore Youth
UHI and the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invite you to a special event on Wednesday, February 16. “Baltimore Youth Through A Global Lens: Lessons from the WAVE Study” will share results from a multi-year, multi-city study that focused on the well-being of adolescents in vulnerable environments. Learn more.