Dr. Stephen Thomas, director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity, describes some of the center's signature achievements to the Dean's Council. ...read more about VIDEO: Dr. Stephen Thomas message to SPH Dean's Council, January 2018
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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
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
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 flu pandemic, one of the deadliest pandemics in human history. The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health held a symposium, Going Viral: Impact and Implications of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, in Chapel Hill, NC, on April 4-6 to look back at the 1918 pandemic with a view to preventing another. ...read more about ASSPH: UNC’s ‘Going Viral’ Symposium Explored Impact and Implications of the 1918 Flu Pandemic