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Media Highlights 


Dr. Beth Marshall and Dr. Phil Leaf's work assisting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Adolescent Health to develop Adolescent Development Explained was included in the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)'s Friday Letter

Dr. Tamar Mendelson's study on mindfulness and children was featured by the Child Trends News Service: "Mindfulness in Schools"

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) wrote about Drs. Tamar Mendelson and Kristin Mmari's recent paper: "Opportunity Youth: Insights and Opportunities for a Public Health Approach to Reengage Disconnected Teenagers and Young Adults"


Drs. Kristin Mmari and Tamar Mendelson's report on opportunity youth was covered by JHU's the Hub: "Connections That Matter"

Dr. Kristin Mmari was quoted by MarketWatch: "Why John Kerry’s ‘teenage girl’ comment matters -- and how we should talk about girls instead"

Dr. Kristin Mmari was cited by several news outlets, including CNN, about the impact of gender roles on adolescent health risks: "This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids"

Dr. Tamar Mendelson was quoted by the Minneapolis Star Tribune: "Partnership between Minneapolis yoga studio and nonprofit brings yoga, mindfulness skills to teens on probation"

Dr. Philip Leaf was featured by JHU's the Hub about expanded trauma clinical services at Johns Hopkins Hospital: "Johns Hopkins receives $1.6M to expand services in East Baltimore for survivors of violence"


Dr. Terri Powell was featured by The Baltimore Sun: "In 'Day Of Unity,' Black Churches Offer HIV Testing, Services"

Dr. Beth Marshall was cited by CityLab:  "Why Are Teen Pregnancy Programs Getting Cut?"

Dr. Beth Marshall was quoted by NBC News about the need for comprehensive sexual education: "Teens Are Having Sex Later, Using Contraception, CDC Finds"


Dr. Terri Powell's research on faith-based prevention of HIV/AIDs was covered by Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine: "Shine A Light"