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The Johns Hopkins Consortium for School-Based Health Solutions has projects that span the university, the city of Baltimore, and the country.  None of this work would be possible without our current and former partners.

Our partners include:


Youth engagement and outreach

 

CARE Team Initiative  
Lead investigators: Beth Marshall, DrPH 
Key partners: Children’s National Hospital, DC Public Schools, Child Trends, and the Healthy Schools Campaign  
Description: Building on previous work, this project with launch a pilot to (1) facilitate attendance data sharing between a pilot group of schools and pediatric clinics; (2) improve pediatric provider knowledge and efficacy in addressing chronic absenteeism through training; (3) conduct a limited evaluation of the data sharing and training efforts to determine scalability and replicability.     

UChoose  
Lead Investigators: Beth Marshall, DrPH, Terri Powel, PhD
Description:  A 3-year project to building on previous UChoose work to implement evidence-based sexual health education programming in high schools and an STI screening and brief health education intervention in community sites in Baltimore City.  The project takes a systems-level approach to support healthy adolescent sexual behaviors.  The goals of the project are to expand on the current systems-level team in Baltimore City that will equitably support adolescent health and development and ultimately reduce teen birth and STI rates.  

Maryland Optimal Adolescent Health Program  
Lead Investigators: Beth Marshall, DrPH, Annie Smith (JHSPH PhD Candidate)  
Description:  A 3-year project to implement evidence-based sexual health education programming in high schools in six rural counties in Maryland.  The project takes a systems-level approach to support healthy adolescent sexual behaviors.  The goals of the project are to build systems-level teams at the county level that will equitably support adolescent health and development and ultimately reduce teen birth and STI rates.