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Explore the latest public health research and insights about Child and Adolescent Health.

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Student Spotlight: Glendedora Dolce

For graduate students who are passionate about putting research and policy recommendations into action, the Johns Hopkins Health Policy Institute (HPI) is an invaluable experience. Among the Spring 2024 HPI Fellows is Glendedora Dolce, now in her second year as a Health and Public Policy doctoral student. Glendora's research aims to prevent injuries, illnesses, and health disparities as it pertains to child passenger safety.

Department of Health Policy and Management

Child and Adolescent Health Faculty Experts

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of Child and Adolescent Health? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Tamar Mendelson
Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Tamar Mendelson, PhD, MA, addresses the development, evaluation & dissemination of prevention strategies to improve adolescence mental health in underserved urban populations.

Kristin Mmari
Associate Professor
Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Kristin Mmari, DrPH, MA, assesses contextual factors and interventions influencing adolescent health in vulnerable adolescent populations, domestically and internationally.

Julie Denison
Associate Professor
International Health

Julie Denison, PhD '06, MHS '99, develops interventions for youth living with HIV, with a focus on the role of family and environmental and structural determinants of health.

Robert Blum
Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Robert Blum, MD, PhD, MPH, studies adolescent health worldwide, with a focus on gender socialization in early adolescence and how it shapes health and wellness.