Kathleen Page, MD

Role: 
Faculty
Associate Professor

Dr. Kathleen Page, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Her work focuses on improving access and quality of care to underserved communities in Baltimore.

She is Medical Director of Johns Hopkins TAP (The Access Partnership), whose aim is to ensure access to healthcare among uninsured or underinsured residents of East Baltimore. She provides HIV, HCV and substance use disorder care at the Bartlett Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and at Baltimore City Health Department STD clinics. She co-founded Centro SOL (Center for Salud/Health and Opportunities for Latinos), which is developing novel strategies to meet the health needs of Latino migrants through research, education, community advocacy, and clinical care.  She is also the Baltimore City Health Department’s Director of STD/HIV/HCV/TB Clinical Services.

Dr. Page is the principal investigator for an NIH-funded cluster randomized trial evaluating a mobile clinic that provides integrated care to people with opiate use disorder, and on a PCORI-funded randomized controlled study evaluating the impact of a mHealth-enhanced retention support on HIV virologic suppression. She recently has worked with Human Rights Watch to assess the impact of the Venezuelan crisis on public health.

Dr. Page is a recipient of the JHU Diversity Recognition Award, the Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Award, the Johns Hopkins President’s Award and the Clinical Excellence Award, and in 2018 she was a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 125th Anniversary “Living the Hopkins Mission” Honoree.

Research Program Building and Leadership

  • 2008-present: HIV Latino Outreach Program at BCHD. Role: Founder, Director. Lead bimonthly meetings to guide the HIV Latino Outreach team, expand program, develop new partnerships, evaluate outcomes, and organize events.   Program provides more than 1000  HIV tests per year to the Latino community, and linkage to care for HIV positive Latinos.
  • 2010-present: H.O.L.A.  (Hopkins Organization for Latino Awareness). Role: Co-founder, Chair. Founded group of over 40 faculty and staff and developed long and short-term strategic plan and mission statement.  Lead monthly meetings, prepares agendas, minutes meets with interested partners.  HOLA’s mission is to improve the quality of and access to care for Latinos seeking healthcare at Johns Hopkins through scholarship, education, and policy leadership. 
  • 2012-present: JHU Urban Health Residents Rotation at La Esperanza Clinic. Role: Preceptor/Program Director for La Esperanza rotation. Established a collaboration between the Urban Health Residency Program and La Esperanza Center free clinic. Residents see walk in patients in a weekly afternoon/evening sessions with supervision of JHU faculty  
  • 2012-present: Advisory Council of the Program in Latin American Studies. 
  • 2013-present: Centro SOL (Center for Salud (Health) and Opportunity of Latinos). Role: Co-Founder and Co-Director. Centro SOL was founded in 2013 with support from the Straus Foundation and matching JHU funds to promote equity in health and opportunity for Latinos by advancing clinical care, research, education, and advocacy at Johns Hopkins and beyond in active partnership with our Latino neighbors.
  • 2014-present: Community-University Coordinating Council. Urban Health Institute
  • 2014-present: Baltimore City HIV Planning Commision
  • 2017-2018: President, Johns Hopkins Latino Alliance
     

¡Sólo Se Vive Una Vez! (You Only Live Once)

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2019-04-02
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When CFAR Scholar Dr. Kathleen Page began working at the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) STD/HIV clinic in 2006, she noticed a growing number of Spanish-speaking patients. Here at Hopkins, she also began receiving requests to see Latino patients who had been newly diagnosed with HIV, many of whom had already been infected for long periods of time. Dr. Page quickly realized we weren’t doing enough to bring prevention and testing programs to the Spanish-speaking population of Baltimore.

Building on Needle Exchange to Optimize HIV Prevention/Treatment

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2017-12-01
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Biomedical interventions that have direct applicability to people who inject drugs (PWID) have flourished over the past 15 years (HIV treatment as prevention, pre-exposure prophylaxis, office-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with buprenorphine, and hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment with...

LaMocha: A Mobile Technology to Promote HIV Testing among Immigrant Latino Men

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2016-12-15
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Foreign-born Latino males have a high risk of late HIV diagnosis and presentation to care, which can lead to poor clinical outcomes and ongoing HIV transmission in the community. We propose to evaluate if tailored videos delivered through a tablet by a Latino Health Worker and regular SMS text...

mHealth-enhanced Peer Navigation Intervention for PrEP Delivery among MSM at STD Clinics

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2016-08-01
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Using mixed methodology (quantitative surveys, qualitative interviews, and administrative data), this study will assess acceptability and feasibility of an mHealth-enhanced peer navigation to promote PrEP initiation, retention and adherence among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Baltimore...

miDOT (Directly Observed Therapy)

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2015-11-01
Designed by Dr. Maunank Shah, the miDOT mobile health application is a video-based Directly Observed Therapy interface that uses the emocha Mobile Health platform to remotely connect patients on long-term tuberculosis therapy with clinicians who are required to witness patients taking...

Salud al Dia

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2014-11-01
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This initiative is intended to address healthcare disparities among Latino children in Baltimore by increasing engagement of limited English proficiency (LEP) Latino parents in primary healthcare. Specifically, we are looking at whether using in-person and technology-based support interventions...

Pulmonary and Functional Status of Patients with Pulmonary Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Post-treatment in Lima, Peru

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2014-01-01
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To conduct a longitudinal study evaluating the hypothesis that pulmonary function and functional status (functional capacity and quality of life) is reduced among individuals previously treated for pulmonary tuberculosis compared to those without a history of tuberculosis.

Project Connect Baltimore: Connecting Young Males to Sexual/Reproductive Healthcare

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2012-10-01
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To design, implement and evaluate a male-friendly and culturally appropriate guide for increasing access to and use of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and sexual/reproductive healthcare (SRHC) among African American and Latino males.

Brief Venue Survey of HIV Risk Places and Use of Technology in the Baltimore Latino Population

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2010-12-14
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This study ended December 13, 2011. In the last ten years, Baltimore City has seen a doubling in the AIDS incidence rate among Latinos. This has been paralleled by a doubling of the Baltimore Latino population over the last five years. At the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD), Latino patients...

Immunomodulatory Properties of BCG: Implications for MTCT

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2008-06-01
To evaluate the immune activating properties of BCG vaccination in neonatal CD4 cells and test the hypothesis that neonatal BCG vaccination leads to activation of immune response that may increase the susceptibility to HIV infection in breast-fed infants of HIV-positive mothers.

HIV Latino Outreach Program, Baltimore City Health Department

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2008-01-01
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Dr. Kathleen Page founded and directs the Baltimore City Health Department’s HIV Latino Outreach Program, which provides more than 1000 HIV tests per year to Baltimore's Latino community, and provides linkages to care services for those testing positive.

Integration of HIV and Other Prevalent Relevant Infectious Disease Care into Primary Medical Care

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2007-01-01
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According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), HIV is rapidly expanding in Latin America, and among the Latin American countries with highest HIV prevalence, four are located in Central America. Notably, AIDS is among the 10 leading causes of death in three of the six countries in...

SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Rate for Latinos in the Baltimore-Washington, DC Region

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2020-06-18
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Publication: 
JAMA
This study characterizes the trends in rates of SARS-CoV-2 positive test results among individuals in the Baltimore-Washington, DC area by self-reported race/ethnicity.

Undocumented U.S. Immigrants and Covid-19

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2020-03-27
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Publication: 
New England Journal of Medicine
NEJM: Kathleen Page and colleagues outline COVID-19 hardships faced by undocumented immigrants and strategies needed to ensure they have access to care.

Venezuela’s health care crisis now poses a global threat

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2020-03-26
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Publication: 
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy: Dr. Kathleen Page argues that Venezuela's weak healthcare infrastructure leaves its people defenseless and presents a serious threat to global health, and she advocates for the global community to act now.

The Right and Left Hands of the State — Two Patients at Risk of Deportation

Post Date: 
2019-07-18
Publication: 
New England Journal of Medicine
NEJM: Dr. Kathleen Page and colleagues offer guidance for clinicians on meeting the needs of patients in an era of punitive immigration policy

Venezuela’s Humanitarian Emergency

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
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Publication: 
Report from Human Rights Watch
In January 2019, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets, following an appeal by National Assembly president Juan Guaidó, who asked the Venezuelan people to mobilize in support of restoring constitutional order in the country.

Venezuela's Public Health Crisis: A Regional Emergency

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
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Publication: 
Lancet
The Lancet: The economic crisis in Venezuela has eroded the country's health-care infrastructure and threatened public health.

Evaluation of an adapted Project Connect community based intervention among professionals serving young minority men

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2019-03-15
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Publication: 
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
BACKGROUND: To address sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of young minority urban males, we developed and evaluated Project Connect Baltimore (Connect), which was adapted from a program with demonstrated effectiveness among young females. The objectives were to determine (1) the...

Preventable losses: Infant mortality increases in Venezuela

Post Date: 
2019-01-24
Publication: 
Lancet Global Health
The health-care system collapse underway in Venezuela is a cause of utmost concern for its people and, increasingly, for the wider region. Declines in provision of basic services, such as childhood immunisation, malaria control, water, sanitation, and nutritional support, have led to...

Understanding quality of care and satisfaction with sexual and reproductive healthcare among young men

Post Date: 
2018-11-30
Publication: 
Journal of Healthcare Quality
OBJECTIVE: Sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRHC) guidelines recommend the delivery of quality preventive SRHC to males beginning in adolescence. A quality of care (QOC) framework was used to examine factors associated with young male's perceptions of QOC and satisfaction with care,...

Immigration legal services as a structural HIV intervention for Latinx sexual and gender minorities

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2018-11-21
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Lack of legal immigration status is associated with poor HIV-related outcomes for immigrant Latinx sexual and gender minorities (LSGM). LSGM often meet eligibility criteria for legal immigration relief. A Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) may thus be strategic to improve their health. We know...

The role of perceived friend depression and perceived stigma on self-reported depression among individuals who use drugs

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2018-11-15
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Publication: 
Journal of Community Psychology
Depression and substance use are highly comorbid, and stigmatized, mental health conditions influenced by social network factors. The objective of this study was to explore the role of perceived depression and perceived mental health stigma among friends on self-reported depression over time...

Missed opportunities to address pregnancy prevention with young men in primary care

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2018-11-15
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Publication: 
Clinical Pediatrics
Young men (aged 15-24 years) have pregnancy prevention needs, yet little is known about whether they perceive they learn about pregnancy prevention in primary care. A sample of 190 young men seen in primary care in one city from April 2014 to September 2016 were assessed on perceived learning...

Centro SOL: A community-academic partnership to care for undocumented immigrants in an emerging Latino area

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2018-10-30
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Publication: 
Academic Medicine
PROBLEM: From 2000 to 2014, the Latino population in Baltimore city, an emerging Latino settlement area, has experienced rapid growth. Many of these individuals are undocumented and not eligible for coverage. Academic medical centers often lead the way in addressing the health needs of...

Enhanced immigration enforcement in the USA and the transnational continuity of HIV care for Latinx migrants in deportation proceedings

Post Date: 
2018-10-15
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Publication: 
Lancet HIV
In our work as clinicians, researchers, and immigrant rights advocates, we have noted increased anxiety about the possibility of deportation and disruptions in care among immigrants with HIV. Before the 2016 US elections, patients rarely asked about HIV treatment in their home countries...

Syndemic factors and resiliency among Latina immigrant indirect sex workers in an emergent immigrant city

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2018-08-23
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Publication: 
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
Female sex workers (FSW) constitute a highly vulnerable population challenged by numerous co-existing, or syndemic, risk factors. FSW also display resilience to these, and some evidence suggests that resilience may be associated with protective factors that improve health outcomes. We...

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Baltimore, Maryland – 2016: The importance of sentinel surveillance in the era of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea

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2018-08-17
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Publication: 
Antibiotics
The increasing rates of gonorrhea infections and the global emergence and spread of multi-drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) threaten the successful management of gonorrhea. In the era of nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs), surveillance projects are urgently needed to monitor...

Identifying solutions to improve the sexually transmitted infections testing experience for youth through participatory ideation

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2018-08-15
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Publication: 
AIDS Patient Care and STDs
Sexually transmitted infection (STI) services, including screening, treatment, and counseling among youth, remain suboptimal. In the midst of increasing incidence of bacterial STIs, alarming STI disparities, and persistently low testing rates among youth, solution-focused and action-oriented...

Three years post-Affordable Care Act sexually transmitted disease clinics remain critical among vulnerable populations

Post Date: 
2018-06-18
Publication: 
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of the study is to examine whether demand for publicly funded sexually transmitted disease clinics changed after Affordable Care Act implementation. METHODS: The percentages of total incident sexually transmitted infections in Baltimore...

¡Vive!: Designing an intervention to improve timely HIV diagnosis among Latino immigrant men

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2018-01-23
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Publication: 
Progress in Community Health Partnerships
Background: Latinos, particularly immigrant men, are more likely to present late to care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Objectives: This manuscript describes the development of ¡Sólo Se Vive Una Vez! (¡Vive!) (You Only Live Once), a multilevel (...

Prevalence of HIV testing provision at community organizations serving young people in a mid-Atlantic city, 2013-2014

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2017-03-31
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Publication: 
Public Health Reports
Objectives: Little is known about the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing at community organizations or the organizational characteristics associated with testing. The objective of this study was to describe (1) the prevalence of HIV testing at community organizations...

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Dr. Kathleen Page's Remarks to UN Security Council on Venezuela

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2019-04-09
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Thank you Mr. President and members of the Security Council for the opportunity to present our findings here today. I am Kathleen Page, a physician and faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The findings that I am presenting today were published last week by Human Rights Watch together with...

Primary Care Provider Interest in Treating HCV—A Mixed Methods Study

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2016-02-23
Falade-Nwulia O, McAdams-Mahmoud A, Irvin R, Niculescu A, Page K, Latkin C, Mix M, Thomas D, Sulkowski M, Mehta S. Primary Care Provider Interest in Treating HCV—A Mixed Methods Study. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2016. Boston, MA. 2016.

Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS) 2015 Workshop

Post Date: 
2015-06-30
Page, K. Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS) 2015 Workshop. Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS) 2015 Workshop. HSHPS and National Institutes of Health. Bethesda, MD. 2015.

HIV in the Local Latino Community: Finding a Needle in a Haystack?

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2015-04-30
Page, K. HIV in the Local Latino Community: Finding a Needle in a Haystack? Latino Public Health Network. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Baltimore, MD.

Teaching Learners to Communicate Effectively with Limited English Proficiency Patients

Post Date: 
2015-04-30
Page, K. Teaching Learners to Communicate Effectively with Limited English Proficiency Patients. Institute for Excellence in Education. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD.

Grand Rounds

Post Date: 
2015-03-31
Page, K. Grand Rounds. Center for Child and Community Health Research. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center. Baltimore, MD.

Pathways to Careers in the Health Professions

Post Date: 
2015-01-31
Page, K. Pathways to Careers in the Health Professions. University Council, Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD.

Finding Your Passion to Do Your Best Work and Have Fun

Post Date: 
2014-05-31
Page, K. Finding Your Passion to Do Your Best Work and Have Fun. Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement. Kennedy Krieger Institute. Baltimore, MD.

Centro SOL: Salud and Opportunity for Latinos (and Beyond) A Case Study of How Passion and Diversity Drove Change at JHU

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2014-03-31
Page, K. Centro SOL: Salud and Opportunity for Latinos (and Beyond) A Case Study of How Passion and Diversity Drove Change at JHU. Centro SOL: Salud and Opportunity for Latinos (and Beyond) A Case Study of How Passion and Diversity Drove Change at JHU. Baltimore, MD.

Recognizing the Need for HIV Prevention and Care in Emerging Latino Communities

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2013-10-09
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Page, K. Recognizing the Need for HIV Prevention and Care in Emerging Latino Communities. Center for AIDS Research. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Baltimore, MD.

Interacciones entre TB/BCG y VIH

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2012-03-31
Page, K. Interacciones entre TB/BCG y VIH. Fundación Huésped. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Updates in HIV Resistance

Post Date: 
2010-10-31
Page, K. Updates in HIV Resistance. MINSA (Panamanian Ministry of Health) and Probisida (HIV NGO). Panama City, Florida.

The HIV epidemic among Latinos living in the U.S.

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2009-10-31
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Page, K. The HIV epidemic among Latinos living in the U.S. Medicine Grand Rounds. Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine. Baltimore, MD.

HIV pathogenesis and implications for acquired resistance

Post Date: 
2009-04-30
Page, K. HIV pathogenesis and implications for acquired resistance. Facultad de Ciencias (University of Biological Sciences). Montevideo, Uruguay.

Update on HIV Resistance

Post Date: 
2009-03-31
Page, K. Update on HIV Resistance. COMISCA (Consejos de Ministerios de Salud de Centroamerica- Counsel of Central American Ministries of Health). Renaissance Hotel. San Salvador, El Salvador.

Perspectives on Health Care Delivery in Latin America

Post Date: 
2008-09-30
Page, K. Perspectives on Health Care Delivery in Latin America. Latin American Student Society. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Baltimore, MD.

HIV-1 Genotype Testing: Clinical Applications and Novel Assays

Post Date: 
2007-10-31
Page, K. HIV-1 Genotype Testing: Clinical Applications and Novel Assays. COMISCA (Consejos de Ministerios de Salud de Centroamerica- Counsel of Central American Ministries of Health) Gorgas Memorial Institute. Panamá, Panama.

Barriers to Health Care for Latino Immigrants in Baltimore

Post Date: 
2007-09-30
Page, K. Barriers to Health Care for Latino Immigrants in Baltimore. Department of Hispanic Languages, Literature, and Culture. Goucher College. Baltimore, MD.

Eosinophilia in a Patient from Latin America

Post Date: 
2007-05-31
Page, K. Eosinophilia in a Patient from Latin America. Medicine Grand Rounds. Bayview Department of Medicine. Baltimore, MD.

Linda Bucay

MPH Student
Linda Bucay is an MPH student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health concentrating in social and behavioral sciences. She began working with Dr. Kathleen Page in July 2016 to conduct research on the mental health needs of, and access to health care for, Spanish-speaking immigrant populations. Previously, she worked in clinical research in different regions of Mexico, primarily related to mental health and substance use disorders. Her research interests include health disparities, social and structural determinants of health as well as the improvement of health care services...

William Acosta, BA

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was an advisor in 2012 for Mr. Acosta, a student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Sana Haider

Baltimore, Maryland
Ms. Haider is an undergraduate at the University of Maryland majoring in behavioral and community health. She is working with Dr. Kathleen Page. She is a 2016-17 recipient of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar Award

Harita Shah, BA

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was a reserach advisor for Ms. Shah, in 2012. Ms. Shah is currently a medical student at Hopkins University School of Medicine. Outcome: 2 peer-reviewed publication (middle author)

Josh Singer

Baltimore, Maryland
Josh Singer is an undergraduate at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. He is working with Dr. Kathleen Page.

Lorena Leite, BA

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was an undergraduate reserach advisor for Lorena Leits in 2012. Ms. Leit is now a medical student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Outcome: 1 peer-reviewed publication (co-first author)

Aima Ahonkhai, M.D.

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was a mentor in 2007-2008 for Ms. Ahonkhai, who is now Assistant Professor: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Division of Infectious Diseases. Awards: HIVMA Minority Fellowship.

Alizay Jalisi

Undergraduate, Johns Hopkins University

Renee Gindi, PhD

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was a mentor to Dr. Gindi in 2008-09. Dr. Gindi is currently Survey Statistician at the National Center for Health Statistics. Outcome: 1 first-author and 1 middle author peer-reviewed publication

Divya Chandar

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was an advisor to Ms. Chandar in 2014-15. Ms. Chandar is now an MPH student at Yale University

Nadine Chen, M.D. MPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was primary mentor for Dr. Chen from 2009-2011. She is now Assistant Professor at UCSD. Dr. Chen received the Urban Health Institute Award, and was first author on 3 peer-reviewed publications.

Cristina Jiménez-Gonzáles

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was an undergraduate mentor for Ms. Jiménez-Gonzáles, who is a student at Universidad de Puerto Rico. Program: MCHC-RISE UP Program at Kennedy Krieger

Seema Thayil, PhD

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was a mentor to Dr. Thayil from 2009-12. Dr, Thayill is currently a scientist at Gurunanakdev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India, Outcome: Abstract #P-1002 (first author), 19h Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Seattle, March 2012. 1 first-author peer-reviewed publication

Mayra Cruz

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page served as an advisor in 2013 to Mayra Cruz while she was an undergraduate in the MCHC-RISE UP Program at Kennedy Krieger. She is now a student at George Washington University.

Joseph Garland, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was a mentor to Dr. Garland in 2010. He is now Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania. 1 first-author peer-reviewed publication

Tamara Flys, PhD

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was a mentor for Dr. Flys from 2010-2012. Dr. Flys is currently Center for AIDS Research Prevention Core Senior Research Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Director of Research Southwest Care Center (as of Dec. 2013). Outcome: Oral Presentation, Global Health Conference, Montreal, November 13-15, 2011, 2 peer-reviewed publications (first author and middle author)

Suzanne Grieb, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow
Kathleen Page is primary mentor for Dr. Grieb, post-doctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Outcomes: Urban Health Institute Award ($5000); Panelist, Center for AIDS Research for Townhouse Meeting Oct. 9, 2013; Session Chair and Oral Presentation, 73st Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Denver March 19-23, 2013; 1 first author peer-reviewed publication

Valeria Fabre, M.D.

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was primary mentor to Dr. Fabre from 2013-15. Dr. Fabre is now Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Medicine.

Matt Thim

Baltimore, Maryland
Medical Student

Fidel Desir

Baltimore, Maryland
PhD Candidate, Bloomberg Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Outcome: NIH NRSA Recipient . 1 peer-reviewed publication (second author)

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COVID victims are forced into filthy warehouses in Venezuela

Post Date: 
2020-08-24
Source: 
BNN Bloomberg
Dr. Kathleen Page
BNN Bloomberg : Kathleen Page: "The conditions at these centers suggest there’s violations of basic human rights and protections."

Why high Latino infection rates matter to us all

Post Date: 
2020-08-10
Source: 
The Daily Record
Dr. Kathleen Page
The Daily Record: Kathleen Page: "Many of these patients tell me they delayed coming to the hospital until absolutely necessary..."

Helping Venezuela Confront a Humanitarian Emergency

Post Date: 
2020-07-29
Dr. Kathleen Page
United Nations: Dr. Kathleen Page was a panelist in this virtual meeting on the critical state of healthcare in Venezuela and COVID-19.

Johns Hopkins, city spearheading new mobile Covid-19 testing

Post Date: 
2020-07-09
Source: 
Baltimore Business Journal
Dr. Kathleen Page is mentioned in this article about mobile COVID-19 testing sites for areas in Baltimore that have been hit hard by the virus: Kathleen Page, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who has helped organize the new testing effort, said the...

A new deal could ease Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis. The international community must get behind it.

Post Date: 
2020-07-02
Source: 
Washington Post
Dr. Kathleen Page
Washington Post: Now the only hope for curbing the spread of covid-19 is to ensure a large-scale humanitarian response that puts the Venezuelan people first.

Latinx people more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, US study finds

Post Date: 
2020-06-30
Source: 
Medical News Today
Dr. Kathleen Page
Medical News Today : "The need to work, lack of occupational protections, and crowded living conditions have led to high transmission in this community."

Latinx health crisis: 42% of sampled Johns Hopkins patients test positive for coronavirus

Post Date: 
2020-06-30
Source: 
BaltimoreBrew
Another study finding was that the hospital admission rate for Latinix patients was 29.1%, lower than than for White patients (40.1%) or Black patients (41.7%).

Hispanic Americans Being Hit Hard By COVID-19

Post Date: 
2020-06-29
Source: 
US News and World Report
Dr. Kathleen Page
US News and World Report : "The data corroborate what we've been seeing in the wards," said co-researcher Dr. Kathleen Page, an associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins.

New research confirms higher rates of new coronavirus in Latinx populations

Post Date: 
2020-06-23
Source: 
Medical Xpress
Kathleen Page
Medical XPress: Kathleen Page: "...we must engage with communities early & provide language & culturally appropriate information & services, removing as many barriers to care as possible."

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Post Date: 
2020-06-18
Source: 
Politico
Dr. Kathleen Page
Politico: Dr. Page was interviewed for this report on the disproportionate affects of COVID-19 on Latinos.

Baltimore journalist Pedro Palomino provides urgent coronavirus information to Spanish speakers

Post Date: 
2020-05-31
Source: 
Capital Gazette (Annapolis, MD)
Dr. Kathleen Page is mentioned as part of a team helping to get information to Spanish speaking community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Venezuela's official virus data is 'absurd': HRW and Johns Hopkins

Post Date: 
2020-05-29
Source: 
Yahoo! News Australia
Dr. Kathleen Page is quoted in this report: The true number could ultimately be closer to "at least 30,000" coronavirus deaths, according to Johns Hopkins associate medicine professor Kathleen Page, who interviewed several Venezuelan doctors and nurses for the report.

Venezuela’s official virus data is ‘absurd’: HRW and Johns Hopkins

Post Date: 
2020-05-27
Source: 
AFP (via Macau Business)
Dr. Kathleen Page discusses her recent report of Venezuela's COVID-19 response capacity. “One of the surgeons told me they have to wash their hands from water that falls from the air conditioning,” she said.

Latin America has become the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, WHO says

Post Date: 
2020-05-27
Source: 
The Telegraph (UK)
Dr. Kathleen Page was quoted in this article. “The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and the breakdown of the health system have created dangerous conditions conducive to rapid community spread, unsafe working conditions for health personnel, and high mortality rate among patients in need of...

Venezuela: Urgent Aid Needed to Combat Covid-19

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Kathleen Page
Human Rights Watch: Kathleen Page & colleagues call out the continuing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela & the dire situation posed by COVID-19.

Venezuela health system 'grossly unprepared' for COVID-19 crisis

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Source: 
al Jazeera
Dr. Kathleen Page is featured in this article: "Venezuela's lack of capacity to confront the COVID-19 pandemic may drive people to try to leave the country, further straining the health systems of neighbouring countries and imperilling regional health more broadly"

Venezuela’s Covid-19 death toll claims ‘not credible’, human rights group says

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Source: 
The Guardian
Dr. Kathleen Page
The Guardian: Kathleen Page: "it is impossible to follow the basic guidelines to prevent hospital-acquired infections, which is hand-washing"

Johns Hopkins steps in to help shelters, communities ravaged by Covid-19

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Source: 
Baltimore Business Journal
Dr. Kathleen Page discusses challenges posted by COVID-19 for Baltimore's Latino community. Dr. Kathleen Page, an infectious diseases professor at the Hopkins School of Medicine, has been working in the more heavily Hispanic area of Southeast Baltimore, which “has definitely been hit hard,” and...

Latinos disproportionately hurt by coronavirus in Maryland, Baltimore and among Johns Hopkins patients

Post Date: 
2020-05-12
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
Kathleen Page
Baltimore Sun: Dr. Kathleen Page discusses access to healthcare among Baltimore's undocumented Latinex population during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maryland reports 688 new coronavirus cases, 70 more deaths

Post Date: 
2020-05-12
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
"Dr. Kathleen Page, an infectious disease expert and associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said Latinos often work low-wage jobs and live in shared households with multiple family members or roommates, which could further fuel the spread of COVID-19."

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