Thursday April 9, 2015

How Health Care Reform and Climate Change Impact Population Health

Join us for the third annual Public Health Research @ Maryland Day on Thursday April 9, 2015 from 8:45 am to 3:45 pm

Faculty and students from the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore as well as community, state and federal partners are invited as active participants to explore and learn through poster sessions and panel discussions about recent advances in public health, ongoing research opportunities and the potential for new collaborations.

Keynote Speakers:

Rita Colwell, PhD, Distinguished University Professor
Senior advisor and chairman emeritus at Canon US Life Sciences, Inc., and president and CEO of CosmosID, Inc.

Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Secretary, Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (invited)
Associate Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Sessions include:

  • What We Know and Don’t Know About Climate Change and Health
  • Maternal and Child Health Research Collaborative
  • Marijuana and Cognition: Questions and Answers
  • Maryland Health System Initiatives and Population Health
  • Research Poster Session and Awards Presentation

The event website will launch in January 2015.

WHO: Faculty and students from the University of Maryland, College Park, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and other academic institutions as well as community, state and federal partners are invited as active participants to explore and learn through poster sessions and panel discussions about recent advances in public health, ongoing research opportunities and the potential for new collaborations.
WHEN: Thursday, April 9, from 8:45 a.m.- 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: Adele H. Stamp Union University of Maryland, College Park MD

Directions: Directions to Stamp Union by car or train (Metro, MARC or Amtrak)
Parking: Parking information (closest parking is Union Lane Garage)

The day is an MPowering event that is co-sponsored by the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park and by the School of Medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, in partnership with the US Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Officers Foundation.