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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

Apply for the UHI Small Grants Program
Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 30.

Urban Health Institute is now accepting applications for projects developed in collaboratively between community partners and Johns Hopkins faculty and students which advance the health and well-being of the residents of Baltimore.  Those who participated in this year’s community-driven research day will receive competitive priority. Information sessions will be held on August 29 and September 31.  Learn more.

[REGISTRATION FULL] UHI Workshop—Writing for Success: Preparing Winning Grants

The next capacity-building workshop "Writing for Success: Preparing Winning Grants" will be led by Bob Blum, director of the Urban Health Institute.  We’ve reached capacity for this workshop and we also reached limit on the wait list, and therefore cannot accept any new registrations at this time.  Save the date for out next capacity-building workshops – learn more here.

2016 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award—October 1

The winner of UHI's 2016 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award will announced at the 2016 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, Oct. 1. Register here to attend the lecture. Learn about the award here.


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