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Maryland Center for Health Equity Leadership

Maryland Center for Health Equity Receives Award at 2018 APHA

The Maryland Center for Health Equity has been recognized by the American Public Health Association (APHA) with its 2018 Health Equity Award for its work improving the health of Maryland residents.

UMD Convenes Bi-National Meetings on Sustainable Water Reuse

School of Public Health Professor Amy Sapkota and colleagues brought together world leaders working toward food production solutions as society faces future challenges like climate change and declining freshwater supplies.
Jennifer Roberts

Jennifer Roberts Selected as Harvard Fellow

Dr. Roberts has been selected as a JPB Environmental Health Fellow. The program supports scholars committed to developing solutions and supporting policy changes that address environmental, social, and economic health disparities.
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Flavors of Addiction

Study Finds Sweet E-cigarettes May Be Gateway to Tobacco Addiction for Young Adults
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NSF Awards UMD $3M to launch Global STEWARDS training program

The Global STEWARDS program aims to create innovative and sustainable solutions for global food, energy and water systems.


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At the School of Public Health, our academic programs and initiatives evolve to meet pressing public health issues, to better equip our students for the workforce, and to reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Several newer MPH concentrations - Physical Activity, Health Equity, and Health Policy Analysis and Evaluation - address important public health needs. SPH graduate students may also earn a Global Health Certificate, while courses offered jointly with the University of Maryland School of Medicine broaden student perspectives.

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Public health addresses complex issues: the obesity epidemic, climate change, substance abuse, aging, health disparities and much more. The University of Maryland School of Public Health, located at one of the nation's leading public research universities, offers an unusual breadth of expertise to explore these and other issues through public health disciplines as well as lenses as varied as engineering, arts and humanities, business and public policy.

SPH alumni network leaders and members

While our School of Public Health launched in 2007, we are built upon a foundation of disciplines that have a long and rich history at the University of Maryland. As such, we celebrate the thousands of Terps who have graduated from our legacy departments as well as our recent SPH alumni. We welcome you, as well as our many friends and colleagues, to engage in School of Public Health activities and to explore ways to support our growth and success.

Featured Project

Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids

Center for Health Literacy project gives kids the tools they need to make...Read more
Alumna Profile

Amber Wiest, MA ('14):

Passionate about health as a facet of social equality and justiceRead more


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Thanksgiving Table
Thursday, November 22 at 5:00 pm
In the spirit of the upcoming holiday, School of Public Health faculty, staff and alumni in the...
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Wednesday, December 19, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Congratulations to the class of 2018! The University of Maryland School of Public Health will hold...
Thursday, February 21, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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