Areas of Excellence
Lillian D. Wald Community Nursing Center
Founded in 1994 at the Rutland Center in East Baltimore, the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Lillian D. Wald Community Nursing Center was the University’s first nurse-managed center. Today, the Wald Center, located on 901 N. Broadway St, is one of the few health programs in Baltimore City providing nearly barrier-free health services—at no charge—to low-income, uninsured, or underinsured residents.
Part of the East Baltimore Community Nursing Centers, the Wald Center reduces health disparities and serves vulnerable populations by providing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate student learning, faculty practice, research and scholarship through public health nursing interventions in partnership with community based organizations.
Employment is also available to students as clinical nurse associates during their undergraduate experience and as community health nurses if they are enrolled in the School of Nursing graduate program.
The primary goal of the Center is to promote the health and well being of individuals by providing interim (“gap”) nursing services to expedite their participation in educational and occupational opportunities in the community and facilitate their connection with established primary health care resources.
- Physical exams
- Health education
- Health screenings
- Referrals to community resources agencies and follow-up services
- Medication education
- Pregnancy testing
- Weight loss management
- Exercise and nutrition consultations
- Smoking cessation
- HIV testing and education
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Also available through the Wald Center, WIC is a federally funded program providing nutrition education and supplements for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, postpartum mothers and infants and children up to age 5.
For more information call 410-614-4317.