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Maria Eva Trent, M.D.

Director, Interdisciplinary Training-Leadership in Adolescent Health Program
Associate Professor of Pediatrics


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Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic

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  • Director, Interdisciplinary Training-Leadership in Adolescent Health Program
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics



Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Appointment Phone: 410-955-2910

200 N. Wolfe Street
David Rubenstein Child Health Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-2910
Fax: 410-502-5440


Adolescent Medicine, Menstrual Disorders, Pediatrics, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Research Interests

Female Reproductive Health/Fertility Preservation; Pelvic Inflammatory Disease; Menstrual Disorders


Dr. Trent is currently the Director of Interdisciplinary Training of the JHU Leadership in Adolescent Health Training Program and medical consultant for the Baltimore City Health Department School-Based Health Program. A major focus of Dr. Trents research and professional interest has been on fertility preservation and management of menstrual disorders in adolescent girls. She provides primary and subspecialty clinical care to children, adolescents, and young adults as a part of the Harriet Lane Program in the Johns Hopkins Childrens Center. Additionally, she is the principal investigator of several funded research studies designed to develop a strategic approach to the management of complicated sexually transmitted infections in young women. Dr. Maria Trent is an Assistant Professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of North Carolina School of Medicine / MD (1995)


    • Children's National Medical Center (1998)


    • Children's Hospital (2001)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Selected Publications

    Selected Publications:

    Trent M, Rich M, Austin SB, Gordon C. Quality of Life in Girls with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 2002; 156: 1-5.

    Trent M, Rich M, Austin SB, Gordon C. Fertility Concerns and Sexual Behavior in Adolescent Girls with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Implications for Quality of Life, Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 2003;16 (1):33-7.

    Trent M, Rich M, Austin SB, Gordon C. Overweight status of adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: body mass index as a mediator of quality of life, Ambulatory Pediatrics, 2005;5 (2):107-111.

    Trent M, Ellen JE, Walker A. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Adolescents: Care Delivery in Pediatric Ambulatory Settings, Pediatric Emergency Care, 2005, Volume 21, Issue 7, 431.

    Trent M, MPH, Judy SL, Ellen JM, Walker A. Use of an institutional intervention to improve quality of care for adolescents treated in pediatric ambulatory settings for pelvic inflammatory disease, J Adolesc Health, 2006; 39: 50-56.

    Trent M, Millstein SG, Ellen JE. Gender-based Differences in Fertility Beliefs and Knowledge Among Adolescents from High STD Prevalence Communities, J Adolesc Health, 2006, 38:282-7

    Trent M, Roche KM, Clum G. Sexual Victimization and Reproductive Health Outcomes, Ambulatory Pediatrics, Ambulatory Pediatrics 2007; 7:313-316

    Trent M, Chung, Shang-en, Clum, G, Ellen, JE. New Sexually Transmitted Infections among HIV Infected Adolescent Girls, Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2007, 83 (6): 468-9

    Arrington-Sanders R, Ellen, JM, Trent M. HIV Testing in Adolescents Receiving STI Testing in an Urban Primary Care Setting, Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2008, 35 (7): 686-88

    Trent M, Chung S, Forrest L, Ellen, JE. Subsequent Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) and Sexually Transmitted Infections after Outpatient Treatment for PID in Pediatric Ambulatory Settings, Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162 (11):1022-5
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Finalist, New Investigator Award, Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2001
    • Health Disparities Fellow, National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, 2002
    • Generalist Faculty Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2004 - 2008
    • Finalist, New Investigator Award, Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2005


    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
    • Society for Adolescent Medicine
    • Society for Pediatric Research
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