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Johns Hopkins University Center for Adolescent Health

Comprehensive Center

First funded : 1993

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Core Research Focus

Helping youths living in Baltimore avoid depression and become healthy and productive adults

Core Research Projects

Current (2010–2014)
Preventing Depression in African American Adolescents and Young Adults

Past (1990–2009)
Health and Opportunity Partnership (HOPE)
Adolescents Benefit from Community After-School Programs

Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Johns Hopkins University
Center for Adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E4608
Baltimore, MD 21205

Principal Investigator
Freya Sonenstein, PhD
Phone: (410) 614–3953
Fax: (410) 614–3956

Deputy Director
Helen Beckstrom, PhD
Phone: (410) 614–4964
Fax: (410) 614–3956

Assistant Director
Beth Marshall, DrPH
Phone: (443) 287-3008
Fax: (410) 955–2303


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