Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Solomon was born and raised in Baltimore. He attended the University of Maryland at College Park where he majored in psychology. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1996 and he completed his pediatrics residency at class="normalchar1"the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He returned to Baltimore in 1999 when came to Hopkins to pursue further training in clinical research. He completed a three year fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics in the School of Medicine focused on primary care research for underserved populations. During his fellowship he completed a Masters of Public Health degree at the Bloomberg School of Public Health with a concentration in childhood injury prevention. He is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine where he is Medical Director of the Harriet Lane Clinic, an academic family-centered medical home for children in Baltimore City. The clinic serves as the main outpatient training site for pediatric residents at Hopkins and provides an array of on-site health and social services. Dr. Solomon’s work is focused on developing, implementing and evaluating educational and clinical interventions to address the psychosocial needs of urban children and families. His specific interests include injury prevention, integrating children’s mental health services in primary care, community pediatrics training, and medical education. Dr. Solomon is a core faculty member in the Women’s & Children’s Health Policy Center in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and adjunct faculty in the Center for Injury Research & Policy. Over the last several years, Dr. Solomon has created a co-located integrated model for providing mental health services on-site in the Harriet Lane Clinic, including mental health consultation and treatment services for children and adolescents and a screening, referral and on-site treatment program for mothers experiencing postpartum depression and intimate partner violence. Dr. Solomon also co-directs the mental health rotation for pediatric residents and he is a co-investigator for the Center for Mental Health Services in Pediatric Primary Care in the School of Public Health. He also serves as a ward attending and teaching attending for the inpatient pediatric service in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Dr. Solomon has been a Taussig College faculty member since the start of the Colleges Advisory Program.