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Jeanne Charleston

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  • Director of Clinical Operations, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Research Interests

Cardiovascular diseases; Diet; Exercise; Minority populations more


Dr. Jeanne Charleston holds a joint appointment in medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a senior research associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research focuses on cardiovascular diseases and health in minority populations.

She serves as the director of clinical operations at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology.

Dr. Charleston received her B.S.N. from the University of Colorado. She earned her Ph.D. from Virginia Theological Seminary. more


  • Director of Clinical Operations, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

Survivorship Promotion in Reducing IGF-1 Trial (SPIRIT)

Selected Publications

Miller ER 3rd, Cooper LA, Carson KA, Wang NY, Appel LJ, Gayles D, Charleston J, White K, You N, Weng Y, Martin-Daniels M, Bates-Hopkins B, Robb I, Franz WK, Brown EL, Halbert JP, Albert MC, Dalcin AT, Yeh HC. “A dietary intervention in urban African Americans: Results of the "Five Plus Nuts and Beans" randomized trial.” Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jan 29;50(1):87-95. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

Coughlin JW, Brantley PJ, Champagne CM, Vollmer WM, Stevens VJ, Funk K, Dalcin AT, Jerome GJ, Myers VH, Tyson C, Batch BC,Charleston J, Loria CM, Bauck A, Hollis JF, Svetkey LP, Appel LJ, Weight Loss Maintenance Collaborative Research Group. “The impact of continued intervention on weight: five-year results from the weight loss maintenance trial.” Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 May;24(5):1046-53. doi: 10.1002/oby.21454. Epub 2016 Mar 15.

Anderson CA, Cobb LK, Miller ER 3rd, Woodward M, Hottenstein A, Chang AR, Mongraw-Chaffin M, White K, Charleston J, Tanaka T, Thomas L, Appel LJ. “Effects of a behavioral intervention that emphasizes spices and herbs on adherence to recommended sodium intake: results of the SPICE randomized clinical trial.” Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Sep;102(3):671-9. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.100750. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Moser M, White K, Henry B, Oh S, Miller ER, Anderson CA, Benjamin J, Charleston J, Appel LJ, Chang AR. “Phosphorus content of popular beverages.” Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jun;65(6):969-71. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.02.330. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Siddiqui M, Cooper LA, Appel LJ, Yu A, Charleston J, Gennusa J, Dickerson F, Daumit GL. “Recruitment and enrollment of African Americans and Caucasians in a health promotion trial for persons with serious mental illness.” Ethn Dis. 2015 winter;25(1):72-7.

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