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 Ebony Power 100 List
2014 Influential Marylander
2014 Pediatrician of the Year, Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
2015 Johns Hopkins Leadership Development Program [Completed]
2016 Excellence in Teaching, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Course) http://www.jhsph.edu/offices-and-services/office-of-academic-affairs/excellence-in-teaching/
2016 Best Docs, Adolescent Medicine, Baltimore Magazine, November 2016 issue.
2016 American Pediatric Society [Elected by APS members]