University of Maryland - School of Public Health

Congratulations Class of 2017!

Check out photos from commencement on Saturday, May 20.

SPH Fulbright Scholars

Learn more about the three students who have been awarded Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The ACA reduced costs for people with individual health insurance

A new data analysis by Dr. Michel Boudreaux shows that people in the individual insurance market experienced reduced medical expenses after the implementation of the ACA.

Exercise Study Offers Hope in Fight Against Alzheimer’s

A new study led by Dr. J. Carson Smith offers hope that walking exercise may help older adults with MCI to reestablish some protective neuronal connections.


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 new 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.

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 unusal 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.

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

Promoting Oral Health for Moms and Babies

The video "Healthy Mouths for You and Your Baby" aims to educate moms on good...Read more

Mission of Mercy & Health Equity Festival

Time lapse video shows the set up and break down of the free dental clinic that...Read more


May 17, 2017
Five Department of Family Science (FMSC) undergraduate students were inducted into the Gamma Lambda...
May 16, 2017
Three School of Public Health graduates have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for the 2017-2018...
May 15, 2017
The School of Public Health closed the 2016-17 academic year with an assembly to report on...
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Friday, September 8 - Sunday, September 10, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival will return to the Xfinity Center in September 2017...
Thursday, September 21, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This is a great opportunity for students and alumni with similar career interests to connect. The...
Thursday, November 30 at 10:00 am
Founded in 2013, Public Health without Borders (PHWB) is a student-run organization supported by...
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