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I have loved animals since I was a child (I wanted to be a veterinarian and have watched nature programs on public television all my life). I am a certified dog obedience trainer and nearly became a trainer of dogs for the vision-impaired.

Features Uncommon Collaborations
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It’s a little after 9 a.m. on a Friday morning, and Teresa Pfaff, BSN, RN, a public health nurse, is just settling into her office, tucked down a hallway on the first floor of Apostolic Towers, a subsidized housing facility for low-income adults in East Baltimore within walking distance of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

Features Vitamin ABC
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A common image of school health programs is the weeping child headed to the nurse with a tummy ache or a sore throat. Yes, it happens every day. But there’s a much bigger picture that drew the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Nursing and Education into a unique partnership with the city of Baltimore. It’s about treating that sick school kid today, teaching the child how not to get sick tomorrow, and extending that health education to the family to begin improving the well-being of the entire neighborhood.

Features Where We Live
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Blue lights blink menacingly above streets lined with boarded-up buildings, sirens as common as birdsong. In The Wire, a TV drama about the Baltimore drug wars that has shaped popular notions about the city, this is East Baltimore (as well as West). Bits of that image still ring true five years after the show went off the air, but there’s little doubt that the neighborhood is changing.

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