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About the Center


The mission of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity is to promote equity in health and healthcare for socially at-risk populations, through advancing scientific knowledge, educating and training scholars, engaging and partnering with communities, raising public awareness of health inequities, and advocating for changes in clinical practice and policy.  

Core Values of the Center:

  • Academic Rigor
  • Collabroation
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Mentorship
  • Social Justice

Goals of the Center:

  • Collaborating with a community advisory board to guide the Center’s research and educational programs
  • Conducting research to test programs to improve management and outcomes of hypertension
  • Offering training to the next generation of researchers in cardiovascular disparities
  • Providing educational resources to assure that the results of research are used to benefit the community, and
  • Working with government officials to develop policies to reduce health disparities, long-term



L-R:  Pete Miller, Kit Carson, Rev. Debra Hickman, Lisa Cooper, Ebony Boulware and Sherita Golden



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