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Coronavirus in Perspective: Public Health Symposium

Coronavirus in Perspective: Public Health Symposium

The Public Health Symposium on Coronavirus shed light on the emerging disease, its impact and the steps being taken to contain it and ultimately stop it.
100&Change Top 100

100&Change

University of Maryland Among Top 100 Proposals for MacArthur $100 Million Grant for Project Addressing Sustainable Water Reuse, Food and Health
Big Data Conference, Thursday, February 28 at 8am to 5pm, UMD School of Public Health, Lecture Hall 1312

Exploring the Power of Big Data for Public Health

The First UMD-SPH Conference on Big Data in Public Health
Spend Summer 2020 in Bolivia!

Spend Summer 2020 in Bolivia!

Apply by March 1 for the opportunity to spend the summer learning and experiencing life in in remote areas of the Bolivian Amazon!
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At the School of Public Health, our academic programs and initiatives evolve to meet pressing public health issues, to better equip our students for the workforce, and to reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Several newer MPH concentrations - Physical Activity, Health Equity, and Health Policy Analysis and Evaluation - address important public health needs. SPH graduate students may also earn a Global Health Certificate, while courses offered jointly with the University of Maryland School of Medicine broaden student perspectives.

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Public health addresses complex issues: the obesity epidemic, climate change, substance abuse, aging, health disparities and much more. The University of Maryland School of Public Health, located at one of the nation's leading public research universities, offers an unusual breadth of expertise to explore these and other issues through public health disciplines as well as lenses as varied as engineering, arts and humanities, business and public policy.

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While our School of Public Health launched in 2007, we are built upon a foundation of disciplines that have a long and rich history at the University of Maryland. As such, we celebrate the thousands of Terps who have graduated from our legacy departments as well as our recent SPH alumni. We welcome you, as well as our many friends and colleagues, to engage in School of Public Health activities and to explore ways to support our growth and success.

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Events

First UMD-SPH Conference on Big Data in Public Health
Friday, February 28, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for the First UMD-SPH Conference on Big Data in Public Health where 10 outstanding speakers...
Public Health Without Borders Students
Monday, March 2, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a dinner and reception hosted by the executive board and faculty sponsors of Public...
VS Graduate Admissions Q&A
Tuesday, March 3, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for a virtual Q&A session to have your questions answered about our graduate public...
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