Focus Area: Risks to Adolescent Health
Dr. Ali & Rose Kawi Professorship in Mental Health
Dr. Tamar Mendelson holds the Dr. Ali & Rose Kawi Professorship in Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research addresses the development, evaluation, and dissemination of prevention strategies to improve maternal and child mental health, with a focus on underserved urban populations.
Dr. Mendelson specialized in minority mental health during her internship at the University of California, San Francisco. She also completed a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellowship at Harvard University in population health. She has led multiple school intervention trials with funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Institute of Education Sciences and private foundations.