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On September 5-6, 2014, UMD’s XFINITY Center was transformed into a mobile dental clinic to provide $1.5 million of free dental care and preventive health services to more than 1,000 underserved, uninsured, and underinsured adults at the Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival. ...read more about Two Days, $1.5 Million in Free Dental Care at UMD
On the floor of the University of Maryland’s basketball arena, hundreds of dentists, hygienists and students gathered to provide free dental care to thousands of Maryland residents, many of whom hadn’t received care in years. ...read more about VIDEO: How the home of the Terps became a house of smiles
The student-run organization Public Health Without Borders (PHWB) created a launch campaign and video for this year's fundraiser to send the group to India.
Since 2014, PHWB has conducted international health projects in Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, India, and Peru. These projects have focused on first aid, stress management, nutrition, prevention of infectious diseases, oral hygiene, hand washing, and oral rehydration therapy for diarrheal diseases. ...read more about VIDEO: Public Health Without Borders Launch Campaign 2017
Public Health faculty, staff and students gathered in February to have an urgent conversation on gun violence and how we can reduce shootings and save lives.
SPH Dean Boris Lushniak, Dr. Woody Kessel, Dr. Amy Sapkota and Dr. Stephen Thomas led a conversation on the topic. ...read more about VIDEO: SPH Town Hall on Gun Violence
For the second time, the University of Maryland School of Public Health's Center for Health Equity partnered with Catholic Charities DC and the Maryland State Dental Association & Foundation to provide free dental work & health care services to community members at the Mission of Mercy & Health Equity Festival. ...read more about VIDEO: Something to Smile About | Do Good UMD