News and Events2023-07-05T16:26:29-04:00


The Center for Urban Health Equity is currently hosting community engagement conversations across Baltimore Area Neighborhoods. To learn more about the Center or join us for a conversation please contact our Community Coordinator, Dr. Marvin Perry at for more information.


This Baltimore Developer Is Breaking Down Barriers to Rebuild Communities

Bree Jones rolls deep. Her nonprofit real estate firm, Parity Homes, has a buyers’ collective of 60 households. They have all gone through a proprietary 6-month curriculum Jones built from scratch, covering everything from financial planning to maintenance, community building, and the [...]

Overturning Roe Will Exacerbate the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis. It’s Time for Our Leaders To Act

Black women’s health and bodily autonomy have been under consistent, unrelenting attack for centuries, a reality that holds true today. The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and deny millions of people the constitutional right to abortion is expected to disproportionately hurt [...]

Urban Health Residents Learn About Holistic Care During Health Care for the Homeless Rotations

Through compassionate patient care, advocacy, teaching and scholarship, Johns Hopkins urban health residents receive world class clinical training that integrates them in the Baltimore community. During their two-week Health Care for the Homeless rotation, for example, residents see how the organization’s clinic [...]

Children and digital dumpsites: e-waste exposure and child health

Overview: This report summarizes the latest scientific knowledge on the links between informal e-waste recycling activities and health outcomes in children. As many as 18 million children and adolescents and 12.9 million women, including an unknown number of women of childbearing age, [...]

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