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Lee Bone, MPH

  • Associate Professor

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624 North Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 1977
RN, Columbia University, 1962


To conduct research and practice activities on focus on health promotion in urban underserved 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

To enhance equity in all activities and foster cross-sector meaningful collaborative partnerships (academic, community, practice, and policy partnerships)

To conduct research and intervention and policy strategies that are designed to increase the potential for sustainability

To advance the science and advocacy for community health workers/peer to peer educators

To develop the methods/metrics for evaluation of CBPR/community engagement approaches

To promote the research, practice, policy, and training for comprehensive care integration with communities, including addressing the social determinants of health

To incorporate students and training as part of all her activities (Courses: “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”)

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.

  • cancer prevention and treatment
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • cardiovascular disease
  • comunity-based health promotion programs
  • community-based participatory research
  • community health workers
  • diabetes
  • disparities research
  • evaluation and sustainability
  • health communication/education
  • health services research and policy
  • prevention of youth violence
  • tobacco control
  • Brown, JD, Bone LR, Gillis L, Treherne L, Lindamood K, Marsden L. Service Learning to Impact Homelessness: The Result of Academic and Community Collaboration. Public Health Reports. 2006; 121: 343-348.

  • Baptiste-Roberts K, Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Brancati FL. Perceived Body Image among African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Patient Education and Counseling. 2006; 194-200.

  • Han H, Kim MT, Rose L, Dennison C, Bone L, Hill MN. Effects of Stressful Life Events in Young Black Men with High Blood Pressure. Ethnicity and Disease, 2006; 16:64-70.

  • Brownstein JN, Bone LR, Dennison C, Hill MN, Kim M, Levine DM. Community Health Workers as Interventionists in the Prevention and Control of Heart Disease and Stroke. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2005; 29:128-133.

  • Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Levine DM, Brancati FL. Medication adherence and diabetes control in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes. Health Psychology July 2005. Gary, TL, Batts-Turner, M, Bone, LR, Yeh, H, et al. A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Nurse Case Manager and Community Health Worker Team Interventions in Urban African-Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Controlled Clinical Trials, 2004; 25:53-66.