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The Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence (JHCPYV) is one of six Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention funded by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The goals of the Center are to 1) Create and sustain an administrative infrastructure to support implementation and evaluation activities, 2) Create, implement, and evaluate a multifaceted, evidence-based approach to youth violence prevention in a high-risk Baltimore community, and 3) Integrate training activities for early career researchers, educators, practitioners, community residents, and youth in youth violence prevention to complement the implementation and evaluation activities of the JHCPYV.

The Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions (FCHES) focuses its research efforts on health disparities and chronic diseases that cross boundaries and directly affect the Flint and Genesee County Community.


The FCHES is an assembly of stakeholders, including public health researchers, policy-makers, health officials, community organizations, and faith-based partners across a range of specialties to mount evidenced-based and promising approaches to prevent chronic disease and reduce health inequities

The mission of the Center is (1) to improve school-based preventive and early treatment interventions for children and adolescents by bridging epidemiologic, intervention, services, and dissemination and training research through the development of a research structure and research strategies capable of evaluating the effectiveness and sustainability of promising and evidence based interventions; (2) to identify factors that inhibit or facilitate improved prevention and treatment practices and outcomes; (3) to disseminate the knowledge gained in order to improve prevention and treatment research and dissemination and training practices; and (4) to develop within our collaborating community partners the capacity to carry out and disseminate state of the art prevention and early intervention research and evaluations.

The Reach Out to Youth program targets students ages 7-11 who aspire towards careers in medicine and parents interested in maximizing their child's educational potential. Students will participate in interactive small group sessions in Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition and Clinical Medicine. These workshops are designed to motivate students and lead them to careers in the medical profession, as well as educate them on the science behind healthy living and eating.

Anesthesia residency education at Cedars-Sinai is a time of intense didactic and clinical training. At the same time, the Department of Anesthesiology is dedicated to providing a high quality of life for its residents. Our residents work hard and provide excellent patient care every day, but they also enjoy life outside the hospital. The residents spend time all across Los Angeles and Southern California; you will find them at all the different sporting events, concerts, and the hottest restaurants. Our residents have also presented at conferences across the country and volunteered both domestically and internationally.

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