Environmental Health

The following content on the site has been tagged with the research term "Environmental Health."

Faculty Bio

Campus: UMD | Building: Biomolecular Sciences Building
Phone: 301.405.9550 |
Anwar Huq
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 3132 Bioscience Research Building
Phone: 301-405-7428 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234L
Phone: 301-405-5138 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health

Professor of Environmental Health, Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH)
Affiliate in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics; Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Other Affiliations: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMD Prevention Research Center
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234V
Phone: 301-405-0389 |
Campus: UMD | Building: 5825 University Research Court | Room: 4001
Phone: 301-314-2622 |
Jennifer Parker
Campus: UMD | Building: 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782
Phone: 301-458-4419 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234 L
Phone: (301) 405-2025 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234EE
Phone: 301-405-5610 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234U
Phone: (301)314-1588 |
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
Faculty Associate, University of Maryland Population Research Center and Prevention Research Center
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2136
Phone: (301) 405-7748 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234F
Phone: 301-405-8716 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234P
Phone: 301-405-1772 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 0232

Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234J
Phone: 301-405-6583 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234D
Phone: 301-405-3136 |

Research Projects

Principal Investigator(s): 
Sapkota, Amy Rebecca
Sponsor: Chesapeake Bay Trust
Improving management of septic systems are critical to achieving nitrogen load reductions to the Chesapeake Bay. But realizing this goal requires educating thousands of septic-owners and cultivating behavioral changes in each of them. As such, we intend to conduct a septic-owner educational and...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Sapkota, Amy Rebecca
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
This project will characterize combustible and non-combustible, conventional, new and manipulated nicotine/tobacco products and the impact of variations in those products on human behavior and exposure. The focus of the project is the products and resulting human use behaviors and exposures,...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Wilson, Sacoby
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The symposium will greatly benefit participants particularly residents and students who rely on the ecological goods and services of the Chesapeake Bay. This event is relevant to public health because it will be one of the first symposiums to focus on under-served, vulnerable, health disparitiy,...

Multimedia

Public Health Research@ Maryland 2015 Keynote Speaker: Rita Colwell

Distinguished University of Maryland Professor Dr. Rita Colwell presented the morning PHR@MD keynote, which detailed her research linking cholera outbreaks to weather patterns. She and her team were the first to link global warming with a potential rise in cases of infectious disease. Introduction by Donald Milton, MD, DrPH, Director, Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, UMD School of Public Health. ...read more about Public Health Research@ Maryland 2015 Keynote Speaker: Rita Colwell

Public Health Research@ Maryland 2015 Panel: What We Know and Don’t Know About Climate Change and Health

This panel discussion focused on climate change's affect on public health, such as links with asthma, hay fever, and salmonella infections, and Maryland government strategies to address the issue. Public Health Research @Maryland 2015 panel discussion led by MIAEH Associate Professor Amir Sapkota, PhD, and UM SOM Epidemiology and Public Health Professor Laura Hungerford, DVM, MPH, PhD, with panelists Clifford S. Mitchell, MS, MD, MPH, who serves as the
 director of the Environmental Health Bureau
 in the Maryland Dept. ...read more about Public Health Research@ Maryland 2015 Panel: What We Know and Don’t Know About Climate Change and Health