Tina Cheng and team receive funding from the Rales Family Foundation to establish a Center dedicated to the integration of health and education

The team consisted of Tina Cheng, Sara Johnson, Maria Trent, Sarah Lindstrom Johnson, Krishna Upadhya, Jed McCormick, Maureen Royer, Paul Bixenstine.  The funding ($5 million over five years with $1 million match to be raised) will support a new Center with collaboration between the Johns Hopkins General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Division and the KIPP School in Baltimore City.  This Center extends the Division’s reach into schools to develop a model of integration of the health care delivery system and education system to promote better health and educational outcomes in low income populations.