Join us for the third annual Public Health Research @ Maryland Day
Thursday April 9, 2015,  8:30 am - 4:30 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

Oversees the operations of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps
 

Sessions include:

What We Know and Don’t Know About Climate Change and Health
 
Opportunities for a Better State of Maternal and Child Health in Maryland
 
Impact of Marijuana Use on Cognitive Processes and Academic Achievement: What does this mean for college students?
 
Maryland’s Health System Initiatives and Population Health
 
Research Poster Session and Awards Presentation
 

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 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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 event website will launch in January 2015.

The day is an MPowering event that is co-sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Public Health in College Park and by the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health in Baltimore, in partnership with the PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement for Public Health.