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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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Infecting the Vaccine Debate

Research Finds Bots and Russian Trolls Influenced Vaccine Discussion on Twitter
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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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Welcome to New Faculty and Staff

The School of Public Health welcomes four faculty members and several new staff people this academic year.
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Kinesiology Anniversary Events

Join the Department of Kinesiology during UMD Homecoming week to celebrate their 125 year legacy!
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SPH Launches New Global Health Initiative

The Global Health Initiative will coordinate and better inform about current and future service, research, and educational opportunities across campus, all which will be interdisciplinary and practical.
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Gold Award Information Session

Join Dr. Neil J. Sehgal and Ivy Benjenk for an informational session on the Robert and Barbara Gold Public Health Innovation Award Competition.
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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.

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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.

Student Profile

Damian Waters, MS ('09), PhD Candidate:

Developing programs to support low-income fathersRead more
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Mission of Mercy & Health Equity Festival

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IN THE NEWS

Nurse Educator in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
September 21, 2018
Earlier this summer, second-year Master’s in Public Health student Rebecca Pyuzza received a $7,200...
Hurricane
September 21, 2018
The dangers from hurricanes don’t end when the winds die and the rain stops. For North Carolina...
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September 21, 2018
A new study led by Yuki Lama, a doctoral candidate in Maternal and Child Health within the...
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Events

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Tuesday, September 25, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Producing a great CV/resume is a basic requirement for a successful job search. Whether you’re...
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Wednesday, September 26 at 12:00 pm
Join Dr. Neil J. Sehgal and Ivy Benjenk for an informational session on the Robert and Barbara Gold...
Terps Against Hunger
Sunday, October 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The School of Public Health will be joining Terps Against Hunger (TAH) on either Sunday, October...
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