High School Students
November 19, 2018
Latino youths make up the largest ethnic group in the Montgomery County, Md., school system and...
Roberts and Henricks
October 26, 2018
Jennifer D. Roberts, Ph.D ., an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Public...
San Diego
October 17, 2018
The University of Maryland's School of Public Health is headed to San Diego from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14...
Woman getting diabetes test
September 18, 2018
Undocumented Latino immigrants have some of the lowest rates of health care use — and signs point...
MPH student samples water quality
September 4, 2018
As population growth and climate change burden our global food, energy and water systems,...
Girl gets vaccine injection at doctor's office
August 24, 2018
Russian interference on Twitter extended beyond the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to the anti-...
Research Professor Dina Borzekowski with the muppet known as Grover
July 16, 2018
Throughout the School of Public Health’s first 10 years, faculty and students have actively engaged...
Elderly person getting help from care giver
June 8, 2018
One-third of older adults who receive health coverage through Medicare Advantage report difficulty...
Julia Steinberg, PhD
May 30, 2018
Having an abortion does not increase a woman’s risk for depression, according to a new study of...
Concerned teen looks at smartphone
March 6, 2018
Students that sent sexually suggestive messages online before having sex for the first time were...
Indian child recognizing tobacco brands
March 6, 2018
Young children in six low- and middle-income countries prefer junk food and sugar sweetened...
Dr. Donald Milton stands next to his Gesundheit II machine which captures exhaled breath from people with respiratory illness.
January 18, 2018
It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new...
Quynh Nguyen
January 12, 2018
A person's ZIP code is a stronger predictor of his or her overall health than many other factors,...
Photo of flu vaccine administration
December 5, 2017
Black adults are significantly less likely to be immunized for seasonal influenza when compared to...
Health Matters: Navigating an Enhanced Rural Health Model for Maryland report cover
November 3, 2017
The Maryland Health Care Commission released findings today from a year-long assessment of the...
Dr. Carson Smith
September 20, 2017
Dr. Carson Smith, associate professor in the School of Public Health’s Department of Kinesiology,...
People at the University of Maryland Campus Pantry
September 5, 2017
Food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, safe,...
Photo of energy drinks
August 8, 2017
College Park, Md. -- Could young adults who regularly consume highly caffeinated energy drinks be...
Experiences with other drug use among individuals in treatment initially exposed to an opioid through a physician's prescription (N=4,493)
June 27, 2017
People who experience problems using prescription painkillers, heroin and other opioids tend to...
Dr. Andrew Fenelon
June 5, 2017
College Park, Md. – A new study examining the impact that access to affordable housing has on...
Photo of alcohol, car keys, and hand cuffs
May 30, 2017
The University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Law Enforcement Studies will host its annual DUI...
Photo of natural gas compressor station
May 24, 2017
College Park, Md. – People living near natural gas compressor stations may be subject to high...
Dr. Michel Boudreaux
May 5, 2017
As the U.S. Congress moves to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, it is important to...
May 3, 2017
Could the initiation of a simple walking exercise program help older adults to reverse declines in...
January 23, 2017
College Park, Md. – African American adults are less likely than Whites to get an annual flu shot (...
November 10, 2016
College Park, Md. -- Hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis, affects 17.6 million adults in the...
October 4, 2016
The University of Maryland announced the appointment of Dr. Boris D. Lushniak today as dean of the...
August 29, 2016
We all know that we can quickly lose cardiovascular endurance if we stop exercising for a few weeks...
June 30, 2016
UMD SPH Professor part of Project TENDR calling for immediate action to reduce toxic exposures in...
May 17, 2016
A new study by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers and colleagues is the...
May 2, 2016
As world leaders convene in Washington, DC this week for the Climate Action 2016 summit , a new...
April 27, 2016
College Park, Md. – Extreme heat and heavy rainfall are related to increased risk of...
March 22, 2016
As the planet experiences record heat and California suffers from an historic drought, the clean...
February 4, 2016
Following their release of a state-commissioned study on the potential public health impacts of...
January 19, 2016
Texting while driving is a significant risk factor for automobile collisions, and cell phone use...
December 14, 2015
A new analysis of six exercise intervention studies has shown that regular aerobic or endurance-...
December 2, 2015
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly improved insurance coverage and use of health care...
November 23, 2015
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health examined...
November 19, 2015
Expanding publicly funded health insurance to low-income children could have long-term benefits for...
November 18, 2015
Older adults that improved their fitness through a moderate intensity exercise program increased...
June 29, 2015
Extreme heat and precipitation events, which are expected to increase in frequency and intensity...
June 19, 2015
Fathers’ time spent caring for children increased dramatically over the 46-year period between 1965...
June 3, 2015
Senior week is upon us, and as some parents prepare to send their college-bound seniors to the...
Rada Dagher
May 13, 2015
COLLEGE PARK, MD. – Men and women in the U.S. had lower odds of depression diagnoses and better...
Nurse communicating with patient, iStock image
May 5, 2015
An intervention to connect low-income uninsured and Medicaid patients to a reliable source of...
US Map: Areas in orange and red indicate geographic regions with higher proportions of Google searches containing the “n-word"
April 27, 2015
College Park, Md. -- Google searches could unveil patterns in Black mortality rates across the US,...
Black men in barbershop
April 23, 2015
An innovative barbershop and hair salon program with the potential to save lives and improve public...
Public Health Research @Maryland 2015: The Changing Climate and Health
April 8, 2015
Media Advisory Contacts: Kelly Blake, 301-405-9418 or kellyb@umd.edu What: The third annual Public...
UMD SPH Prof. Sandra Hofferth
January 28, 2015
Parenting practices matter in the long-term emotional and cognitive health of children. A new...
Scale
January 14, 2015
Prince George’s County residents challenged to lose four pounds in 2015 College Park, Maryland –...

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