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Brown Scholars

Quiana LewisQuiana Lewis

Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Hopkins Info

  • Email: qlewis1@jhu.edu
  • Advisor: Terri Powell

Previous Universities

  • Yale University (MPH)
  • Fisk University (BA)

Research Interests

  • Youth raised by grandparent or second-generation caregiver
  • Adolescent Resilience
  • Youth aging out of the foster care system

Why She Chose Hopkins

  • In addition to the institution's stellar research reputation, she was drawn to the supportive faculty and staff with whom she would train.

How Her Work Advances Health Equity

  • She believes that every young person should have a fair chance to live their healthiest life. Therefore, she wants to ensure that systems, policies and programs support the positive development of the nation's most vulnerable youth.

Fun Fact

  • She used to play the harp, but dreamed of being a dancer for the Alvin Ailey Dance Company. Note: She never actually trained as a dancer, so this was only a dream.