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Morgan State University

School of Community Health and Policy

H-NIP Focus: Nursing
Baltimore, MD
Population – Baltimore (City): 611,648 (2018) *
Population – Maryland (State): 5,994,983 **
Number of HIV Doctors: 1,640 *****
Number of Students Trained to Date: Nursing – 63

Morgan State University (MSU), founded in 1867, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution providing instruction to a multiethnic, multiracial, multinational student body and offering more than one hundred academic programs leading to degrees from the baccalaureate to the doctorate. It is among the nation’s most diverse Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the largest in Maryland. And, is considered the premier public urban research university in Maryland, known for its excellence in teaching, intensive research, effective public service and community engagement. Morgan prepares diverse and competitive graduates for success in a global, interdependent society.

The Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy (SCHP) offers graduate and undergraduate academic opportunities in Public Health, Nutrition, and Nursing. SCHP’s mission is to develop a corps of health professionals committed to transforming urban communities by promoting health and reducing health inequities. SCHP’s vision is to be an integral part of the community, working to achieve optimal health. SCHP seeks to influence policy to allocate resources more towards prevention versus treatment throughout the health system.

Learn More About the HIV/AIDS Situation in Maryland (State-Wide) and Baltimore (Local)

Location HIV Prevalence AIDS Prevalence
MD 33,072** 40,501***
Baltimore 18,734**** NA

***** for reference, link accessed 01/14/2019; link no longer active

Contact Name
Maija Anderson, DNP
Assistant Professor, Director of Nursing

Contact Information
T: 443-885-4144
F: 443-885-8391