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Kathleen Page, MD
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 provides HIV, HCV and substance use disorder care at the Bartlett Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the 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 25th 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