Dr. Solomon's scholarly work is focused on developing, implementing and evaluating educational and clinical interventions to address the psychosocial needs of urban underserved children and families. His specific interests include the integration of children's mental health services in primary care, community pediatrics training and medical education.
He works closely with colleagues in the Women's & Children's Health Policy Center in the Bloomberg School of Public Health on the Dyson Initiative National Evaluation (DINE). The goal of this project is to assess the impact of a national training initiative on incorporating community-based activities into pediatric residency programs and to assess the influence these activities have on the careers of individual residents.
Dr. Solomon is also an investigator in the research methods core of the Center for Mental Health Services in Pediatric Primary Care in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. With colleagues in the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Dr. Solomon has established a model of on-site services in the Harriet Lane Clinic, which includes mental health consultation services for children and adolescents as well as a screening, referral and on-site treatment program for mothers experiencing postpartum depression and intimate partner violence.
Dr. Solomon also works with colleagues in the Colleges Advisory Program in the School of Medicine on a variety of educational projects.
Case Management Study for Postpartum Depression and Intimate Partner Violence