Core Faculty
Adolescent Health

Tamar Mendelson, PhD

Core Faculty

Adolescent Health Steering Committee Member

Tamar Mendelson, PhD, is a Bloomberg Professor of American Health and Director of the Center for Adolescent Health, with joint appointments in the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health. Dr. Mendelson’s research addresses the development, evaluation, and dissemination of prevention strategies to improve adolescent health, with a focus on underserved urban populations. She works with colleagues and stakeholders to promote well-being and thriving among urban youth and to reduce the number of youth disconnected from school, work, and other key supports. Dr. Mendelson is also affiliated with the Center for Prevention and Early Intervention, Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Women’s Health, Sex, and Gender Differences.


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