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School Health Interdisciplinary Program

The 2020 School Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP) conference

July 15-September 15

This year's conference is virtual, with pre-recorded sessions available from July 15-September 15 of 2020. To see the program book, register, or learn more information, click on the corresponding section below. Register here.

Continuing Education


The University of Maryland School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors and Therapists for continuing education credits for licensed professional counselors and therapists in Maryland, Category B. After completing each session, attendees must submit the evaluation and knowledge check questions. Attendees will receive a CE certificate via email from the University of Maryland 2-4 weeks after the conference.


The University of Maryland School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses may receive 1.0 to 3.0 contact hours/per session. This will depend on the presentation selected for the attendee to participate in for this educational activity. To request CE, nurses must attend CE designated session(s) and submit completed evaluation surveys. Nurses will receive a CE certificate via email from the University of Maryland 2-4 weeks after the end of the SHIP conference. All requests must be received within 90 days of the event.


The University of Maryland School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of The Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists for continuing education credits for licensed psychologists in Maryland. After completing each session, attendees must submit the evaluation and knowledge check questions. Attendees will receive a CE certificate via email from the University of Maryland 2-4 weeks after the conference.

Social Workers

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of The Maryland Board of Examiners for Social Workers for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland, Category II. After completing each session, attendees must submit the evaluation and knowledge check questions. Attendees will receive a CE certificate via email from the University of Maryland 2-4 weeks after the conference. 

Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance will be available for attendees. To receive this certificate, attendees must attend sessions, complete the evaluation, and after completing their final session send an email to or Sylvia McCree-Huntley.

Mailing Timeframe

Continuing education hours will be calculated at the end of SHIP and certificate will be sent via email.  If you have finished all of your training and need a CE certificate prior to the close of SHIP, please contact Sylvia McCree-Huntley,

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Acclaimed Promotional Specialties, Inc.

Child Advocacy Artist-George Miller Art Studio

Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, and Educational Policy, Maryland State Department of Education

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Maryland Assembly on School Based Health Care

Maryland Department of Human Services, Social Services Administration

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Maryland Early Intervention Program

Maryland Healthy Transitions

Maryland State School Health Council

MD Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems

Office of Population Health Improvement, Maryland Department of Health

Rockford Center

National Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Walden University


Program Book


Registration for SHIP will remain open through September 15, 2020. At any point between July 15 and September 15 you may register, view conference sessions at your own pace, and earn contact hours, for the low cost of $50!

Register here.

Speaker Bios

Ambrose, Melissa, LCSW-C

Melissa Ambrose is the Training Director for Substance Use Initiatives at the National Center for School Mental Health. Melissa is the Maryland State A-CRA Trainer, and a Trainer for SBIRT. Prior to becoming a trainer for evidence-based substance use interventions Melissa was a clinician for the University of Maryland School Mental Health Program where she worked with at risk you and families in Baltimore City Public Schools. 

Behrens, Donna, RN, MPH, BSN

Donna Behrens has been working in the field of school-based health care since 1994. She currently is working as a consultant in the field of school based health care policy and programing. Prior to her consulting work, she held the position of Director of School-Based Oral Health Initiatives at the School-Based Health Alliance in Washington DC. And prior to coming to the Alliance, she was the Associate Director of the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools at the George Washington University Milken School of Public Health from 2007 to 2014. Prior to joining the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, Ms. Behrens held the position of Executive Director of the Maryland Assembly on School-Based Health Care from 2005 until 2007 and before that she served as Director of Health Policy and Director of the School-Based Health Center Initiative in the Maryland Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families. In these many leadership positions in the state of Maryland, the national Center for Health and Health Care in Schools and the School-Based Health Alliance, she has used her extensive background in nursing, children’s health, mental health, policy and program development to strengthen school based systems of health care and improve the health outcomes of children and adolescents. Ms. Behrens received Associate and Bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Prince George’s County Community College and Catholic University of America respectively and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

Berkowitz, Dawn, MPH, CHES

Dawn Berkowitz is a Public health leader skilled in strategic planning, program development, and fiscal management of state and federal initiatives. She earned a BA in Sociology and a MPH from Tulane University. Currently, She Develops and establish data-driven tobacco control priorities for Maryland. Dawn Implements evidence-based efforts focusing on health equity for all Marylanders. She Serve as a resource for local, state, and national partners, serving on the national Tobacco Control Network's Executive Committee, and Oversees a staff of nearly 20 public health professionals with an annual budget of $12M.  

Cohen, Bernard, MD

Bernard Cohen is a Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Hee is boarded in pediatrics, dermatology, and pediatric dermatology. Bernard is dedicated to pediatric dermatology and have special interests in vascular anomalies, neonatal dermatology, genodermatoses, inflammatory dermatoses, and laser surgery

Connors, Kay, LCSW-C

Kay Connors is an instructor, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Project Director of the Family Informed Trauma Treatment Center and Co-Director of the Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Child Mental Health, has over 30 years of experience as a clinical social worker working with children, families and communities impacted trauma. Ms. Connors has provided evidence-based, mental health treatment to children and families in a variety of settings, including hospital, residential treatment, private practice and clinic, home, school-based programs. She specializes in infant and early childhood mental health and assessment and treatment for families impacted by trauma. Ms. Connors directs clinical and training programs, including the UMSOM’s HealthySteps site, supervises staff, and is a co-investigator in research grants. Ms. Connors leads innovative learning projects, including Breakthrough Series Collaboratives and evidence-based learning collaboratives. She is a National Child Parent Psychotherapy Trainer and director of Maryland’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program and Fussy Baby Maryland.

Cosgrove, Kim, LCSW-C

Kim Cosgrove is the Director of PACT’s Therapeutic Nursery and has been instrumental in developing an attachment based therapeutic child care and Early Head Start program for very young homeless children. She has over 30 years of clinical experience providing home-based services to high risk families through the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Ms. Cosgrove has been trained in a number of evidenced based and promising practices, and is a national trainer for the Fussy Baby Network’s family engagement model known as the FAN. She is a certified instructor of Infant Massage and is also certified as research reliable for NCAST Teaching and Feeding Scales. Ms. Cosgrove has presented nationally as well as internationally. In addition, she has coauthored articles on working with homeless families.

Cox, Jennifer, LCSW-C

Jennifer Cox is the Program Director and a senior Lead Clinician for the University of Maryland, School Mental Health Program (SMHP), a program whose mission is to enhance the learning environment of Baltimore City Public schools by removing the barriers to learning and actively promoting the social-emotional-behavioral well-being of students. Mrs. Cox has over a decade of experience providing clinical services, resources, and consultation across a multi-tiered system of supports. She provides administrative and clinical oversight to 25 SMHP schools and has worked to expand the SMHP tele mental health program to increase psychiatry services and access in schools. Mrs. Cox has a Certificate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, is a board approved supervisor for social workers and is a state-wide trainer for Botvin’s LifeSkills. Her work in schools, specifically with evidence-based practices and parental involvement in school, has been published and recognized by the field. She was the recipient of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Field Instructor of the Year Award and presents at local, state, and national levels. Most importantly, she is the wife to a fantastic husband and mother to two amazing boys.

Cruz, Gretchen, PsyD

Gretchen Cruz Figueroa is a faculty clinical psychologist for the Special Immunology and Burgess clinics at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Cruz Figueroa provides mental health treatment and consultation for children and adolescents living with HIV in the DMV area. Prior to her work here, she was a staff psychologist at a community mental health setting in Los Angeles, CA that specialized in the treatment of trauma in children, adolescents, and their families. She was also a part of the Crisis Team in this setting, providing crisis intervention to patients and delivering support to staff.

Deluca, Joe, MA

Joe DeLuca is a Psychology Intern at the University of Maryland School of Medicine specializing in early psychosis, and a Ph.D. candidate the City University of New York studying Clinical Psychology (’20). Joe earned his BA and MA degrees in Forensic Psychology. He has specialized in serious mental illness clinical work and research for the past seven years, and has particular interests in stigma, adolescence, families, the role of culture and context in psychosis, and the intersection of mental illness and the criminal justice system.

Driscoll, Sean

Sean Driscoll, also known by his stage name of “Driscoe,” is both a musician and mental health advocate who has lived experience in dealing with mental health issues of his own. He hasn’t let a diagnosis hinder him from accomplishing anything that he sets his mind to. Since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Sean has gone on to complete high school, start his own record label, and work in the mental health field. He is currently working on several projects in the Baltimore area pertaining to music and mental health.

Duncan De Pinto, Cheryl, MD, MPH

Cheryl Duncan De Pinto is a pediatrician board certified in general pediatrics and a trained adolescent medicine specialist.  Cheryl has been with the Maryland Department of Health for over 2 decades focusing on program development and implementation, policy development, consensus building, and professional development and training.   Most recently she has worked in the Office of Population Health Improvement (OPHI) at MDH. As Director of OPHI she has contributed to population health initiatives in the areas of workforce development, State Health Improvement Process, and the population health measures framework

Hager, Erin, PhD

Erin Hager is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), holding dual appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology & Public Health. She is the director of the UMSOM Program in Health Equity and Population Health. In her research, she implements and evaluates strategies to promote healthy eating and physical activity among children in schools and communities. Since 2018, she has served as the Chair of the Maryland State School Health Council. In April 2020, she was appointed by Governor Hogan to serve on the Board of Education of Baltimore County. She graduated from Lansdowne High School in 1996 and then earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Loyola College in Maryland (now Loyola University Maryland) and a doctorate in human nutrition from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She lives in Catonsville with her husband and three children who attend BCPS elementary, middle, and high schools.

Jiggetts, Michelle, MD, MS, MBA

Michelle Jiggetts attended medical school at the University of Technology at Santiago in Dominican Republic. Received a Master’s in Health Care Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi, MD. Dr. Jiggetts is currently serving as the Program Administrator for the Parent Navigator Program at Children’s National Hospital and has been with Children’s for over 12 years. Prior to joining Children’s National she worked at Health Services for Children with Special Needs in Washington, DC, spanning over 20 years of experience serving families of children with special health care needs.

Johnson, Brandon, MHS

Brandon Johnson is a tireless advocate for positive mental health and suicide prevention services for youth and adults across the country. Brandon earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Morgan State University in 2008 and a Master of Health Science Degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2012. In 2013, Brandon became the Director of Suicide and Violence Prevention for the State of Maryland where he worked in communities throughout the state to help develop strategies to end violence in various forms, such as community violence and human trafficking. In this role, Brandon also worked on the MD Governor’s Commission on Suicide Prevention as well as organized the annual Suicide Prevention Conference. Currently, he serves as a Public Health Advisor in the Suicide Prevention Branch at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. In this role, Brandon serves as a Government Project Officer

Kilfoy, Rebecca, MSN, ACNP, NCSN

Rebecca Kilfory, or Nurse Becky, has been a school nurse for over 20 years. Becky loves being a school nurse and is passionate about taking care of the children and staff and our community! Becky enjoys taking care of cuts and scrapes but also talking to students about healthy eating and exercising and positive self talk, all the things that help keep students healthy and happy! Becky has earned a Masters degree in nursing and is certified as a nurse practitioner! She is also a student pursuing a Master in Education degree with a focus on Social Emotional Learning!

Kros, Frank, MSW, JD

Frank Kros is a career child advocate, who has served as a childcare worker, child abuse investigator, children’s home administrator, consultant, college professor, attorney, writer and speaker. Frank currently serves as president of The Upside Down Organization, Director of the National-AtRisk Education Network (NAREN) and executive vice president of The Children’s Guild.

Lane, Hannah, PhD

Hannah Lane holds a Master of Public Health from George Washington University and a PhD in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she worked with a team to develop and implement Student Wellness Champions for Change, a health-literacy and advocacy-focused program for students across Maryland. Her research seeks to identify equitable, innovative, and stakeholder-driven methods to improve implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in settings that serve children who face significant health inequities. She is currently research faculty at Duke University School of Medicine.

Lowe, Beth, BSDH, MPH

Beth Lowe is an oral health specialist at the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center and the National Center for Early Childhood Health and Wellness. In these capacities, she develops resources and supports and collaborates with health and social service professionals working in states, communities, and child care and Head Start programs to improve oral health services for pregnant women, infants, children, and their families. Previously Ms. Lowe was a senior policy associate at Health Systems Research (Now Altarum Institute), where she conducted qualitative and quantitative research on a wide variety of oral health policy issues, including dental homes, oral health for children with special health care needs, and early childhood caries. In addition to establishing a district-wide school-based dental sealant program in St. Paul, MN, she was a clinical instructor at the University of Minnesota’s program in dental hygiene and practiced dental hygiene in a variety of clinical sessions. Ms. Lowe is past chair of the Maryland Dental Action Coalition and treasurer of the District of Columbia’s Dental Hygiene Association. She completed her bachelor of science degree at the University of Minnesota and a masters of public health degree at the University of Michigan.

Mace, Janice, LCSW-C

Janice Mace is Behavioral Health Program Coordinator and Consultant. Mace is a senior counselor at the University of Maryland’s National Center for School Mental Health. For nearly a decade, Ms. Mace has partnered with school districts to develop their Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) programming. She has extensive experience providing a variety of school-based behavioral health services, in both clinical and programmatic capacities. Currently, Ms. Mace serves as the project coordinator for Maryland’s State Opioid Response - Student Assistance Program, as well as co-developer and coordinator of a district-wide substance use prevention and early intervention initiative in Baltimore County Public Schools. Her prior roles include the provision of program development and implementation support, training and professional learning, collaborative staff consultation, and direct client services in general education, self-contained special education, and residential treatment settings

McDermott, Elizabeth, BA, BSN, RN, NCSN

Elizabeth McDermott has been a school nurse for 21 years.  She is currently the Lower/Middle School Nurse at Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC.  She has served as President of the DC School Nurses Association and just finished a four-year term on the Board of Directors for the National Association of School Nurses. Prior to school nursing she worked primarily in Labor and Delivery and before becoming a nurse she taught both middle and high school science and sexuality education.  

Mezu, Alicia, MSN/Ed, BSN, BSc, RN

Alicia Mezu is the Health Services Specialist at the Maryland State Department of Education. Alicia began her early professional career as a scientist and research biologist working in various research settings at the federal, state, and local levels. Alicia is a published author of numerous scientific research studies and has participated in team research and development projects related to HIV/AIDS, immunology, cancer research, and pharmacology studies. Alicia has been a nurse for 25 years working in a variety of acute care settings, school nursing, and currently school health services. As a member of the National Association of State School Nurse Consultants and the National Association of School Nurses, Alicia continues to grow and thrive in school nursing practice and population health care.   

Norris-Shortle, Carole, LCSW-C, LCMFT, RPT-S

For the past 23 years, Carole has done her clinical work with colleague Kim Cosgrove at the PACT Therapeutic Nursery for babies and families with housing challenges, located in Baltimore City. Together they have developed and written extensively on their attachment based, trauma-informed approach, Wee Cuddle and Grow. Carole is a National trainer for the FAN (Facilitated Attuned Interaction), trainer for NCAST (parent & child interaction assessment tool), a Family Therapy trainer, and Register Play Therapy Supervisor.

Obst, Barbara, MSEd, BSN, NCSN

Barbara Obst is the Coordinator of the Specialized Health Care Interagency Collaboration Program (SHNIC) at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore Maryland for over 20 years. She has over 42 years of experience working with children and adults with specialized health needs in various settings including therapeutic foster care. She is a graduate of Russell Sage College with a BS in Nursing 1974, and Johns Hopkins University with a Masters of Science in Education in 1993. She has been a clinical instructor at various colleges. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau. She has presented at NASN, PENS, CEC National Conferences as well as state conferences on various topics related to students with special health needs and the impact in their ability to learn

Parker, Elizabeth, PhD, RD

Elizabeth Parker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Parker’s research focuses on obesity, energy balance and lifestyle interventions to improve health and chronic disease related outcomes, particularly in populations such as minority and underserved communities at high risk for obesity. She was recently awarded an AHA Career Development Award evaluating current teacher workplace health behaviors, such as diet, physical activity and work-related stress, and how changes to the school environment may positively impact these behaviors.

Parker, Ruby, MS

Assistant Director of Community Engagement Services at The Family Tree, Ruby Parker eads a statewide effort to educate parents, policy makers and professionals about the impact of childhood adversity and lasting effects of child maltreatment. Through these efforts, Ruby has built a learning collaborative of professional trainers who work to spread awareness across the state of Maryland through community presentations. Through her background in public health, Ruby has seen firsthand that adversity early in life, such as child abuse and neglect, can lead to many more health and social problems later in life. Ruby holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Goucher College and a Master of Science in Conflict Management from the University of Baltimore.

Qualls, Brocklin, MEd

Brocklin Qualls is a results-proven management professional with 20+ years of experience in early care and education leadership positions, building a record of success in managing federally funded programs for children and families. He is well-versed in human resources, professional development, strategic planning, partnership management and business development. Brocklin is able to build relationships with local, state and national decision makers and strengthen existing relationships with board members and staff. He holds a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Trinity University Washington and serves as the director of children and youth services at the arc of Montgomery county in Maryland.

Reeves, Gloria, MD

Gloria Reeves is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with specialized expertise in pediatric psychopharmacology and obesity-related health issues among individuals with serious mental illness.  Dr. Reeves completed a NIH-funded career development award to develop skills in state-of-the-art metabolic assessments of youth and adults with mental illness, and she has collaborated with interdisciplinary experts to study obesity-related side effects of antipsychotic medication treatment. Dr. Reeves partnered with pharmacists, child mental health experts, and child-serving state agency leadership to help develop an antipsychotic medication prior authorization program for publicly-insured youth <18 years old.  She currently serves as Medical Director of this program, which utilizes a collaborative problem-solving approach to support community providers in the shared goals of safe and appropriate antipsychotic treatment of children and adolescents.  Dr. Reeves also serves as Medical Director of the Strive for Wellness program, a hybrid clinical and research program focused on psychosis prevention.  This program is part of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene-funded Early Intervention Program, and the clinical services include telepsychiatry consultation to an underserved, rural community in Maryland. 

Roesler, Megan, MSN, RN, CPN

Megan Roesler is the Nurse Educator for the Specialized Health Needs Interagency Collaboration (SHNIC) program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She has experience working with children and adults with specialized health needs in various settings including pediatric rehabilitation and transitioning to school and community settings.

Sample, Terrell, MSOL, MPA, BJA

Terrell Sample is the State Project Director for the Maryland State Department of Education Bureau of Justice Assistance STOP School Violence Initiative and former Project Coordinator for Maryland Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education (Project AWARE) These unique opportunities support the Maryland Safe to Learn Act focusing on the development and implementation of strategies to decrease youth violence while promoting the mental health and wellness of students and families across the state. Miss Sample is a certified ACE Interface Master Presenter and works closely with the Mental Health Association of Maryland as a dually certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Eastern Shore School Mental Health Coalition, Education Behavioral Health Community of Practice and MDH Resilience Committee. As a leader, Ms. Sample aspires to inspire… by cultivating, stimulating, motivating and educating the students and the families she serves.

Scardamalia, Kris, PhD

Kris Scardmalia’s research builds on her extensive experience as a school psychologist working with high needs youth and their families. In addition to providing services for traditional public school campuses, Dr. Scardamalia has worked as a school psychologist in juvenile justice settings including juvenile detention and post-adjudication residential treatment. Dr. Scardamalia has conducted research on factors influencing determinations of special education eligibility under the disability category of emotional disturbance. Her current research focuses on the intersection of the public education, juvenile justice, and mental health systems and their contribution to the disproportionate number of minorities impacted by the school to prison pipeline. Dr. Scardamalia’s research addresses universal prevention and intervention through her work on the development of a modularized, classroom based, social emotional learning curriculum and through her research on district-wide strategies to reduce exclusionary discipline practices. In addition to conducting school-based research, she provides training, technical assistance, and consultation support to school districts and educational leaders at local, state and national levels.

Shannon, Cathleen, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC

Cathleen Shannon is a primary care provider at a high school health and wellness center in Montgomery County. She is in an adjunct faculty in the Conway School of Nursing at the Catholic University of America in the graduate nursing program and was recently elected to the Board for MASBHC. She became interested in the issues surrounding transitioning adolescents to adult health care as the clients she serve are recent immigrants and need these services as their parents are less familiar with the US healthcare system.

Stone, Samara, LCSW-C

Ask anyone who has ever been in her presence and they will tell you that Samara Stone is no ordinary CEO. Her down-to-earth nature and soothing spirit are only maximized by the warmth of her smile. She is often fondly referred to as “the light in the room”. Her amazing spirit and resilience has guided her to the many achievements she so humbly claims. Samara earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Hampton University in 1995. She followed that achievement with the attainment of a Master of Social Work Degree from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 1998. In 2001, she earned the title Licensed Certified Social Worker—Clinical. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and vast clinical experience, Samara proudly opened the doors of The Stone Foundation in 2005. Her mission was clear: establish a multi-dimensional, multi-cultural mental health agency that caters to the ever-evolving needs of individuals and families in the Baltimore/Metropolitan area. To date, The Stone Foundation has proudly served approximately three-thousand individuals and families

Trinkoff, Allison, ScD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Alison Trinkoff has been on the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Nursing for over 30 years, in the Department of Family and Community Health. She is a nurse and epidemiologist who teaches graduate epidemiology and research design to PhD students, and conducts research on nursing environments and and patient care outcomes. She is a co-investigator on a project examining COVID-19 risk factors in nursing homes, and has presented updates on the epidemiology of COVID-19 to multiple audiences.

Toye, Patryce MD

Patryce Toye is an Internal Medicine Specialist with over 35 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Johns Hopkins U, School of Medicine medical school in 1983. Dr. Toye also served as the past president for the Maryland Assembly on School Based Health Care

Wormser, Ben, MD

Ben Wormser is a primary care pediatrician and current Academic Pediatrics Fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research seeks to understand how the different components of a healthcare system work together to promote or inhibit the delivery of high-quality care. He strives to use this knowledge to improve care delivery for patients and their families locally through leading quality improvement initiatives in the ambulatory setting, regionally through evaluation and design of public health programs, and nationally through policy-oriented research. He has received extensive quality improvement training through the Intermediate Improvement Science Series at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Armstrong Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Speaker Contact Information

Ambrose, Melissa

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Behrens, Donna

Maryland Community Health Systems and Maryland Assembly on School-Based Health Care


Berkowitz, Dawn

Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control, Maryland Department of Health


Cohen, Bernard

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Connors, Kay

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Cosgrove, Kim

Kennedy Krieger


Cox, Jennifer

University of Maryland School Mental Health Program



Cruz, Gretchen

Children’s National Hospital


Deluca, Joe

VA/University of Maryland School of Medicine


Driscoll, Sean

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Duncan De Pinto, Cheryl

Maryland Department of Health



Hager, Erin

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Jiggetts, Michelle

Children's National Hospital


Johnson, Brandon

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Kilfoy, Rebecca

Owen J. Roberts School District


Kros, Frank

Transformation Education Institute


Lane, Hannah

Duke University, Department of Population Health Sciences


Lowe, Beth

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center


Mace, Janice

University of Maryland School of Medicine


McDermott, Elizabeth

Georgetown Day School


Mezu, Alicia

Maryland State Department of Education


Norris-Shortle Carole

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Obst, Barbara

Kennedy Krieger Institute


Parker, Elizabeth

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Parker, Ruby

Assistant Director of Community Engagement Services at The Family Tree


Qualls, Brocklin

ARC of Montgomery, The ARC Family, Infant & Child Care Center


Reeves, Gloria

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Sample, Terrell

Maryland State Department of Education Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment and Educational Policy


Scardamalia, Kris

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Shannon, Cathleen

Watkins Mill High School SBHWC


Stone, Samara

The Stone Foundation, LLC


Trinkoff, Allison

University of Maryland School of Nursing


Toye, Patryce

MedStar Family Choice


Wormser, Ben

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine