Vulnerable Populations

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Faculty Bio

Elaine Anderson headshot
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142Y
Phone: (301) 405-4010 |
Jie Chen UMD
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health Building | Room: 3310E
Phone: (301) 405-9053 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234L
Phone: 301-405-5138 |
Lecturer, Behavioral and Community Health
Faculty Affiliate, The Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy
Other Affiliations: Horowitz Center for Health Literacy
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2320
Phone: (301) 405-3427 |
Associate Professor, Family Science
Chair, Undergraduate Program Committee
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142M School of Public Health
Phone: 301.405.4014 |
Lesliam Quiros-Alcala
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2234U
Phone: (301)314-1588 |
Campus: UMB | Building: Univeristy of Maryland School of Nursing Department of Family and Community Health | Room: rawlett@son.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-3906 |
Affiliate Professor, Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH)
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
Other Affiliations: UMD Prevention Research Center
Campus: UMD | Building: Woods Hall | Room: 1111
Phone: (301) 405-1423 |

Research Projects

Principal Investigator(s): 
Koblinsky, Sally
Sponsor: Mental Health Association of Montgomery County (via Robert Wood Foundation)
The Mental Health Association of Montgomery County received a four-year, $500,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with matching dollars from local funders, to develop a community-wide initiative, Serving Together: Troops, Veterans and Family Care Project. The project seeks to: (1)...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Dyer, Typhanye
Sponsor: NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Black men who also have sex with women (BMSMW) are a highly understudied group, yet they have disproportionate levels of HIV infection and occupy a position of considerable epidemiologic importance as a potential bridge group to women. BMSMW are thought to experience particular social...

Multimedia

VIDEO: Public Health Without Borders Launch Campaign 2017

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

SPH in the News (Deprecated)

ASSPH: UNC’s ‘Going Viral’ Symposium Explored Impact and Implications of the 1918 Flu Pandemic

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