Events Calendar

Date / Time

Event Details

August 22, 2014

08:00am - 01:00pm
New Graduate Student Orientation
Location: School of Public Health, room 1312
Details: Friday, August 22 The School of Public Health welcomes new graduate students for orientation on Friday, August 22nd from 8 am to 1 pm. The orientation will help you get to know the School of Public Health and help us get to know a little about you. Panel discussions will focus on topics of interest to both master's and doctoral students. We'll also talk about the school's vision and new initiatives and get you ready to start your year. At 1:00 pm, you will go with your department for orientation activities specific to your concentration or program. Further updates on the schedule for the day will be posted here in the coming weeks. Please register for orientation if you plan to attend: http://ter.ps/newgrads. Monday, August 26 In addition, the UMD Graduate School will be holding its orientation for the broader campus community on Monday, August 26. You'll be receiving communication from them about that orientation. Wednesday, August 27 Finally, on Wednesday, August 27th, we will be kicking off the school year with a picnic for new and continuing graduate students, faculty and staff. Stay tuned on our website for the latest update on that activity. We look forward to welcoming you to the School of Public Health on August 22nd!

September 5, 2014

07:00am - 05:00pm
Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy Health Equity Festival: Free State-of-the-Art Dental Care for Adults
Location: Comcast Center, University of Maryland, College Park
Details: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington and UMD’s Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) will host a two-day health festival and dental clinic on Sept. 5 and 6. Approximately 800 volunteers, including licensed healthcare professionals and general volunteers, will provide dental cleanings, procedures and oral hygiene education. Care will be provided beginning at 7 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Despite recent improvements in state oral health programs and policies, a vast number of adults in Prince George's County lack dental coverage. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reports that in 2012, almost 20 percent of Maryland residents surveyed had not visited a dentist within the past five years and 7 percent had not visited a dentist in more than five years. The MOM Health Equity Festival — which is hosted in collaboration with the University of Maryland Baltimore, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Maryland State Dental Association — seeks to address these disparities in dental health by providing free dental services and health resources to underserved members of our communities.
Contact
Maryland Center for Health Equity
mche@umd.edu
(301) 405-8859

September 6, 2014

07:00am - 05:00pm
Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy Health Equity Festival: Free State-of-the-Art Dental Care for Adults
Location: Comcast Center, University of Maryland, College Park
Details: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington and UMD’s Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) will host a two-day health festival and dental clinic on Sept. 5 and 6. Approximately 800 volunteers, including licensed healthcare professionals and general volunteers, will provide dental cleanings, procedures and oral hygiene education. Care will be provided beginning at 7 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Despite recent improvements in state oral health programs and policies, a vast number of adults in Prince George's County lack dental coverage. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reports that in 2012, almost 20 percent of Maryland residents surveyed had not visited a dentist within the past five years and 7 percent had not visited a dentist in more than five years. The MOM Health Equity Festival — which is hosted in collaboration with the University of Maryland Baltimore, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Maryland State Dental Association — seeks to address these disparities in dental health by providing free dental services and health resources to underserved members of our communities.
Contact
Maryland Center for Health Equity
mche@umd.edu
(301) 405-8859