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Kinesiology Anniversary Events

Join the Department of Kinesiology during UMD Homecoming week to celebrate their 125 year legacy!
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Join the Re-Imagined Center on Aging Kick Off Celebration

The Symposium on the Future Of Aging Research & Policy will take place on September 6th from 9am - 4pm
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SPH Launches New Global Health Initiative

The Global Health Initiative will coordinate and better inform about current and future service, research, and educational opportunities across campus, all which will be interdisciplinary and practical.
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Graduate Orientation 2018

We are excited to welcome the new class of School of Public Health graduate students for Fall 2018 on August 21st! Register and learn about next steps.

Become a Legacy Leader!

Marylanders age 50+ can serve as volunteer leaders in government offices and the nonprofit sector through our Legacy Leadership Institute for Public Policy training. Apply Now!
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Dr. Sacoby Wilson to be featured as Health Disparities Expert on ePanel

Tune in on August 7th to hear Dr. Sacoby Wilson and other experts speak on Type 2 Diabetes, Research and Policy
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Abortion Does Not Cause Depression, new study finds

Research by Dr. Julia Steinberg suggests that policies based on the notion that abortion harms women's mental health are misinformed.
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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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Mission of Mercy & Health Equity Festival

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Student Profile

Greg Raspanti, MPH ('12)

Training students through the Global Public Health Scholars ProgramRead more

IN THE NEWS

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July 16, 2018
Throughout the School of Public Health’s first 10 years, faculty and students have actively engaged...
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July 9, 2018
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June 18, 2018
Dr. Gretchen De Silva, Assistant Clinical Professor in the University of Maryland School of Public...
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Events

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Tuesday, August 21, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
We are excited to welcome the new class of School of Public Health graduate students for Fall 2018...
2017 SPH barbecue
Thursday, August 23, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The SPH Fall Welcome Back Cookout will be held at SPH on the parking lot overhang behind the School...
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Thursday, September 6, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
*/ */ 9am - BREAKFAST */ 10am - KEYNOTE Marie Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging...
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