Hope E. Rhodes, MD, MPH

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Hope E. Rhodes, MD, MPH, has served as a community pediatrician at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC since 2010. Dr. Rhodes obtained her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine Degrees from Howard University. She completed her General Pediatrics and Chief Residency at Children’s National in 2010 and her Master’s of Public Health degree in 2016 at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. As a member of the National Health Service Corps, she provides culturally competent care to children from under-resourced communities, disparately impacted by various health outcomes. Shortly after joining the Department of General Pediatrics, she facilitated the initiation of the Healthy enerations Program at the Martin Luther King Children’s Health Center and now serves as the Co- Medical Director. The program promotes the well-being and empowerment of teen parents and their children. Dr. Rhodes is committed to improving reproductive health outcomes for teens in D.C.

Fellowship Focus: Investigate teens’ perception of reproductive health care rendered within the community, to inform work with Healthy Generations and Project-LATER (Linking Alternatives to Early Reproduction).