MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 1977
RN, Columbia University, 1962
Ms. Bone’s research has focused on health promotion in underserved urban African American populations using community based participatory approaches in randomized clinical trials testing the efficacy and program effectiveness of interventions including use of supervised indigenous community health workers. Her research focuses on the sustainability of interventions and improving communications strategies using electronic education. These studies include cardiovascular disease, and CVD risk factors, diabetes and cancer detection and control. She served as an Associate Editor for the new Journal entitled “Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action.”
Ms. Bone’s courses include; “Health and Homelessness," "Methods in Community Based Participatory Research," “Seminar Series in Community Based Participatory Research," “The Nuts and Bolts of Community Based Participatory Research,” (workshop) and “Practicum in Community Health”. As part of her efforts to link the two distinctly separate sections of city – East and West Baltimore, she continues to guide the Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program. This national program provides volunteer service opportunities and support for health and human service graduate students from the University of Maryland, and Johns Hopkins University.
Honors and Awards
2012 Johns Hopkins University Crenson-Hertz Award for Community Based Learning and Participatory Research
2011 American Public Health Association Tom Bruce Award in Community Based
1993 Johns Hopkins University Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Community Service.
1982 Certificate of Appreciation, State of Maryland for Outstanding Leadership and Dedicated Services to High Blood Pressure Control.
1982 Certificate of Appreciation, East Baltimore Community Hypertension Program.
1987 Certificate of Appreciation, State of Maryland Governors Commission on Black and Minority Health: Task Force of Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer and Other Leading Causes of Minority Morbidity and Mortality.