PARTNERSHIP

MaHRTI is a training and technical assistance partner of the Center for Harm Reduction Services at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). The Center for Harm Reduction Services funds MaHRTI to provide capacity-building services to its grantees, as well as to MDH-authorized Overdose Response Programs and Syringe Services Programs.

STAFF

Sal Corbin

MaHRTI Coordinator

Sal Corbin worked for 15 years in academia as a psychology professor before transitioning to nonprofit work. He has done workforce development training and program management and is now a training coordinator for the Maryland Harm Reduction Institute. His vision is to help others build and maintain healthy relationships, with conflict transformation as the primary focus. His extensive background in leadership facilitation supports his efforts to keep showing up and sharing.

Miera Corey

MaHRTI Coordinator

Miera Corey graduated from Morgan State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She has six years of experience with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Lighthouse Studies at PEER Point, a harm reduction research program focused on Baltimore City residents with HIV/STD high-risk behaviors. Miera worked as the Evaluation Coordinator for Wraparound, Systems of Care, and National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative programs at the Institute for Innovation and Implementation before joining Behavioral Health System Baltimore as a coordinator for the Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute.

Rae Elkasabany

MaHRTI Coordinator

Rae Elkasabany graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Spanish. She has six years' experience working in direct outreach harm reduction, drug policy reform advocacy, and harm reduction education through the public health nonprofit DanceSafe. Rae has also worked as a science educator for over seven years before joining the Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute in 2020. Her favorite harm reduction topics to discuss are drug pharmacology and drug checking.

Emily Heinlein

Director, Public Health Strategic Initiatives

The live and on-demand trainings offered here were made possible by CFDA 93.788 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written training materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.