2017 Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant Awardees

Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH

Xuezhi Jiang, MD, PhD







Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in collaboration with Xuezhi (Daniel) Jiang, MD, PhD, Department of OB/GYN, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, and Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University have been awarded $50,000 to conduct the study “Pilot Testing a Health Coaching Intervention to Promote Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain.”

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN) RAMP grant funding opportunity is awarded annually to promote inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN affiliated institutions. The affiliate institutions include Anne Arundel Medical Center, Inova Health System, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Reading Health System and Allegheny Health Network. This grant will fund clinical and community-based, practice-based, and health services research up to $50,000 over a 12-month period.