Core Faculty
Adolescent Health

Maria Trent, MD

Core Faculty

Adolescent Health Steering Committee Member

Maria Trent, MD, MPH, is a pediatrician and adolescent/young adult medicine specialist on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. Dr. Trent, a Bloomberg Professor of American Health, has been ranked by her peers as a “top doc” in the greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. She is also an independent scientist who serves as the principal or key investigator on multiple research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other funding agencies. A major focus of Dr. Trent's research and clinical interest has been on reducing adolescent and young adult sexual and reproductive health disparities. She is also committed to producing the next generation of adolescent health scientists and directs the NIH-funded Adolescent Reproductive Health Training Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Trent is the immediate past president of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and over the last decade has emerged as an important advocate for adolescent and young adult health in the United States.


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