Maria Trent, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Interdisciplinary Education, Johns Hopkins Leadership in Adolescent Health Training Program
General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building
200 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Children's Hospital of Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical/Research: Adolescent Health, Female Reproductive Health/Fertility Preservation, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Menstrual Disorders, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Adolescent Obesity
Education: Cultural Competency in Pediatric/Adolescent Medicine Education
Dr. Trent’s research focuses the design of behavioral interventions to assist with fertility preservation in adolescent girls. She currently receives extramural funding through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Faculty Scholars Program and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support her work. She is currently the principal investigator of several studies including the PID Quality Improvement Project, the Young Women’s Health Study, and a study designed to develop a strategic approach to PID management using decision/economic analytic approaches. She is also co-investigator on a population based study examining the relationship between community factors that lead to the development of impaired fertility beliefs on the associated outcomes among adolescents in high STD prevalent communities and a study evaluating fertility desires of HIV infected youth.