LCRN is actively seeking additional funding to develop new and innovative transdisciplinary research and activities.
LCRN Advisory Committee
Tina Cheng, MD, MPH
Given Foundation Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Dr. Cheng is the Given Foundation Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Department of Pediatrics for the school of medicine and pediatrician-in-chief of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Cheng is also the co-director of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and has a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her clinical work, teaching and research focuses on child, adolescent and family perspectives on improving health and community-integrated models to interrupt the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage. She co-leads the NIH-funded DC Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities which outlined a research action agenda on child health disparities. She led the establishment of two clinical and research innovation centers at Johns Hopkins: Centro SOL: Johns Hopkins Center for Salud/(Health) and Opportunity for Latinos and the Rales Center on the Integration of Health and Education.