Maria Trent, MD
- Associate Professor
- School of Medicine (Primary)
- Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint)
200 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, 2001
MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1995
A major focus of Dr. Trent’s research and professional interest has been on adolescent and young adult reproductive health with specific focus on fertility preservation among high risk youth. Dr. Trent is the principal investigator for a research program designed to develop a strategic approach to the management of complicated sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and a study designed to explore the feasibility and effectiveness of a text messaging intervention among young urban women using long-acting contraception. She is also a co-investigator for the JHU NCS Health Disparities study.
Dr. Trent is the Training Director Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Training Program (T32 NICHD), the Leadership in Education in Adolescent Health Training Program (HRSA), and the DC-Baltimore Center for Research on Child Health Disparities (P20) situated within the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She also a faculty member in the Colleges Advisory Program within the School of Medicine.
Dr. Trent provides primary and subspecialty clinical care to children, adolescents, and young adults as a part of the Harriet Lane Program in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Honors and Awards
2011 Evelyn Laufer Award, North American Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 2012 Diversity Leadership Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2013 Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Adolescent Medicine, 2013 Honorable Mention, Excellence in Teaching Award, Institute for Excellence in Education, Johns Hopkins University , 2013 Council for Concerns on Women Physicians Research Award, National Medical Association, 2014 Ebondy Power 100 List, 2014 Influential Marylander, 2014 Pediatrician of the Year, Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Adolescent Reproductive Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Fertility Preservation, Childbearing Motivation, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Adolescent Obesity
Selected publications from the last five years:
Trent M, Thompson C, Tomaszewski K. Text Messaging Support for Urban Adolescents and Young Adults Using Injectable Contraception: Outcomes of the DepoText Pilot Trial. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Jul;57(1):100-106. Epub 2015 May 19. PubMed PMID: 26002432.
Trent M, Lehmann H, Butz A, Qian Q, Ellen JM, Frick KD. Clinician perspectives on management of adolescents with pelvic inflammatory disease using standardized patient scenarios. Sex Transm Dis. 2013 Jun;40(6):496-8. PubMed PMID: 23680907; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4425212.
Miller WB, Trent M, Chung SH. Ambivalent Childbearing Motivations: Predicting Condom Use by Urban, African-American, Female Youth, Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 2014; 27(3): 151-60 PMID: 24629714
Trent M, Haggerty CL, Jennings JM, Lee S, Bass DC, Ness R. Adverse adolescent reproductive health outcomes after pelvic inflammatory disease. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jan;165(1):49-54. PMID:21199980
Trent M, Lehmann HP, Qian Q, Thompson CB, Ellen JM, Frick KD. Adolescent and parental utilities for the health states associated with pelvic inflammatory disease. Sex Transm Infect. 2011 Dec;87(7):583-7. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2011-050187. Epub 2011 Oct 14. PubMed PMID: 22001169.
- Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Training Program
- DC-Baltimore Center on Child Health Disparities
- JHU LEAH Program
- Technology Enhanced Community Health Nursing (TECH-N)