Adam J. Milam, MD, PhD, MHS is a Faculty Associate in the Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). Dr. Milam works with the CDC-funded Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence. The Center has developed and is now implementing and evaluating a multifaceted intervention to reduce youth violence (ages 10-24) in one of Baltimore’s most violent neighborhoods. Dr. Milam oversees several components of the observational data collection and is assisting in the evaluation of the intervention. His public health research primarily focuses on environmental factors linked to children’s mental and behavioral health. He has published over thirty peer reviewed articles in a range of public health and behavioral health journals and presented his research at national and international conferences. Dr. Milam is currently a third year Resident in Anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.