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August 19, 2019
As climate change is predicted to increase the number of extremely hot days that occur each year,...
Dozens of attendants for the 2017 Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy received free dental treatment
August 19, 2019
Despite the ever-increasing reach of the web, fewer minority and low-income individuals are...
Study Finds Soaring Temperatures Mean Rising Peril to Kidney Disease Patients
August 9, 2019
On intensely hot days, people suffering from advanced kidney disease face higher rates of...
School children in Lucknow, India watch Galli Galli Sim Sim.
August 6, 2019
For 50 years, “Sesame Street” has been a part of early education in the United States, and the show...
Smiling kids
July 24, 2019
Our earliest life experiences, including social support and exposure to adversity and trauma, shape...
Dr. Angela Byars-Winston
July 8, 2019
Earlier this month, the Maryland Center for Health Equity's Disparity Populations and Community...
School children watch Ubongo programming in a classroom. Source: Ubongo
June 28, 2019
Screen time is now almost synonymous with inactivity and intellectual decline. But it’s not all bad...
Devon Payne-Sturges
June 27, 2019
The so-called “freshman 15” may not be the only diet-related threat that college-aged students need...
Dr. Hillary Craddock
June 21, 2019
Dr. Hillary Craddock, a 2019 doctoral graduate in environmental health sciences, received a...
Flu shot
June 20, 2019
Those who frequently use home remedies are less likely to get vaccinated against influenza or...
Addressing College Drinking and Drug Use: A Primer for Trustees, Administrators, and Alumni
June 12, 2019
As colleges and universities increasingly recognize the connection between behavioral health and...
Andrew Conway
June 11, 2019
Andrew Conway , a third-year family science doctoral student at the University of Maryland School...
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June 11, 2019
Social media presents a promising opportunity for promoting public health, but as bots and trolls...
Dr. Jennifer Roberts
June 3, 2019
Concerns about safety can discourage youth of color, particularly girls and those in low-income...
Dr. Sandra C. Quinn
May 21, 2019
Amid the escalating measles outbreak, with cases hitting a 25-year high, The Washington Post...
Study Explores Role of Gender in Racial Socialization Process for Black Women
May 21, 2019
Black families engage in a racial socialization process, teaching their children how to navigate...
Associate Professor Sacoby Wilson and keynote speaker Mustafa Ali
May 15, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Public Health hosted its fifth Symposium on Environmental...
Damage in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria in 2017
May 14, 2019
New research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health estimates that Hurricane Maria...
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May 6, 2019
A New York Times article published on May 1, 2019 featured research from J. Carson Smith, an...
Erricka Bridgeford, leader in the Baltimore Cease Fire 365 movement
May 3, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Public Health hosted a teach-in and national research summit...
Clinics
April 30, 2019
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion helped more clients visiting Title X family planning...
Neurons
April 24, 2019
How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new study of healthy older adults shows...
Teens
April 24, 2019
The newest edition of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Emerging Drug Trends report, produced in...
Dr.  Marian Moser Jones
April 23, 2019
A new article published in the American Journal of Public Health highlights the underrecognized...
SPH
April 18, 2019
The University of Maryland’s groundbreaking research is made possible in large part by grant...
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April 10, 2019
A luxury, members-only gynecological clinic called Tia — which features heated exam rooms, colorful...
Public Health Research Day at Maryland leadership
April 10, 2019
On Tuesday, April 2, 2018, the seventh annual Public Health Research @ Maryland day was held at the...
Dr. Sandra Quinn
April 3, 2019
By Chris Carroll for Maryland Today Officials in Rockland County, New York, last week responded to...
Natasha Williams (Q Chat Space), Veeraj Shah and Neil Johnson (ChatHealth) were the winners of the 2019 Gold Public Health Innovation Award
March 29, 2019
An online platform to support LGBTQ youth and a chatbot app addressing vaccine misinformation both...
Woman with tissue on her nose
March 28, 2019
Human-induced climate change is disrupting nature’s calendar, including when plants bloom and the...
Aparicio
March 26, 2019
A new research project at the School of Public Health will tackle child abuse and neglect through...
Pregnant Woman
March 21, 2019
Infant mortality rates in Maryland are highest for African American and rural infants, and...
Follow-up appointments
March 1, 2019
After psychiatric hospitalization, follow-up appointments are key for helping patients re-acclimate...
Child brain
March 1, 2019
When children are exposed to air pollution, it can harm not just their lungs but the development of...
Researchers conducting study
February 26, 2019
Does the way you breathe influence how likely you are to spread flu or colds? You might be able to...
Ultramarathon research
February 19, 2019
Trying to run 50 kilometers on a cold Saturday morning would be traumatic for most people. At first...
Running
February 19, 2019
To avoid stress fractures, runners often guard against running too fast or too long or accelerating...
Pregnancy
February 14, 2019
State policies that rely only on treatment programs or on criminal penalties to help get pregnant...
Living with HIV
February 5, 2019
HIV disproportionately affects older African Americans: they face higher rates of infection and...
Fruits and vegetables
February 1, 2019
Neonicotinoids are the most widely used class of agricultural insecticide in the world, but...
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
January 31, 2019
As the nation grapples with the ongoing opioid crisis, the public health community had been working...
Dr. Dylan Roby
January 28, 2019
A Health Affairs rapid evidence review co-authored by University of Maryland School of Public...
Brain MRI images
January 23, 2019
Exercise training alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults,...
2019 Global STEWARDS cohort
January 15, 2019
The new UMD Global STEWARDS Training Program , funded by the National Science Foundation, welcomed...
Jie Chen
January 14, 2019
Dr. Jie Chen, an associate professor of health services administration at the University of...
Transactional Sex and HIV Risk: From Analysis to Action
January 8, 2019
Young women in sub-Saharan Africa are at a disproportionately high risk for HIV infection...
Best of 2018
December 7, 2018
It’s been quite a year here at the School of Public Health. Our students, faculty and staff have...
Young Woman Receiving Flu Shot
December 7, 2018
Looking for tips to avoid catching the flu virus this winter? Next time you’re on the Metro, you...
Tanzanian Children
December 4, 2018
Tanzanian children whose mothers experience intimate partner violence are more likely to have...
High School Students
November 19, 2018
Latino youths make up the largest ethnic group in the Montgomery County, Md., school system and...

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