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Barry Scott Solomon, M.D., M.P.H.
Harriet Lane Clinic Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise: Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Research Interests: injury and youth violence prevention; community pediatrics training; children's mental health services in primary care; medical education ...read more
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Dr. Barry Solomon is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is medical director of the Harriet Lane Clinic.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed a residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in general academic pediatrics at Johns Hopkins. He holds an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Solomon’s research and advocacy interests include injury and youth violence prevention, children’s mental health services, community pediatrics training and medical education. With colleagues in the School of Medicine and the Baltimore City community, Dr. Solomon has brought a variety of onsite health-related services to the Harriet Lane Clinic to enhance the clinic’s ability to serve as a true medical home for patients and their families. These services include a family resource desk that links families to community-based resources, a mental health consultation model for children and adolescents, and a screening and referral program for mothers experiencing intimate partner violence or postpartum depression.
Dr. Solomon is an affiliated faculty member in the Center for Injury Research & Policy and a core faculty member in the Women’s & Children’s Health Policy Center in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is also an active teacher in the pediatric residency program and medical school and he serves as a Taussig College Faculty Co-Leader in the Colleges Advisory Program in the School of Medicine.
- Harriet Lane Clinic Director
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics
- MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1996)
- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh-UPMC / Pediatrics (1999)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2002)
- American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics-General (1999, 2013)
Research & Publications
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.
Activities & Honors
- Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholar Grant Winner, 2012
- Faculty co-leader, Taussig College Advisory Program