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SPH Faculty Openings

We are recruiting for several faculty positions, including:

  • Professor and Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Assistant or Associate Professor, Behavioral and Community Health
  • Assistant Professor (3), Health Policy and Management
  • Assistant Professor, Family Science
  • Associate Director, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy
  • Graduate Director, Applied Environmental Health
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Professor Michael Brown, chair of the UMD Department of Kinesiology

Kinesiology Welcomes New Department Chair

Michael Brown PhD '95 brings expertise in exercise physiology, health disparities and a strong commitment to the University of Maryland.

Read more about Dr. Michael Brown
Homeowners Loan Corporation map of Baltimore from the 1930s shows red, yellow, green and blue coded areas

Redlining’s Lingering Impact on Health in Baltimore

People who live in areas of Baltimore targeted nearly a century ago for discrimination under the nation’s first housing segregation law today have shorter lifespans than other city residents, new School of Public Health research shows.

Read about the research
Sacoby Wilson, faculty member of the School of Public Health from the University of Maryland

Meta Gifts $1.75 Million to Boost SPH Environmental Justice and Health Efforts

The tech company’s support will help the Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health launch a new paid EJ internship program, recruit staff and grow the signature UMD EJ Symposium.

Learn more about this gift to CEEJH

Explore public health

At the University of Maryland School of Public Health, we are driven by a passion to break down the barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from attaining optimum health and wellness. Explore some of the ways we work to promote health, prevent disease and prolong active, high-quality lives through the topics below.

Make a difference with a degree from UMD Public Health

  • Mental Health
  • Health Literacy
  • Family and Child Health
  • Climate Change and Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Health Equity
  • Health Care Access
  • COVID-19

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Fearlessly Promoting Health for All

At the University of Maryland School of Public Health, we are driven by a passion to break down the societal barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from optimum health and wellness everyday. Join us on a fearless journey to do public health good!

Undergraduate and Graduate Students in the School of Public Health

The School of Public Health has extraordinary professors and faculty who are dedicated to continuous student success.

Taylor Palmer '21 Intern, PATIENTS Program, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and MPH student Read Taylor's profile
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Research & Innovation

SPH research is making a difference in critical areas, from climate change’s impacts on health, physical activity’s benefits to aging brains and culturally competent mental health care's role in LGBTQ+ persons' health, among others.
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A member of the CONSERVE research team collects water from a field site to be analyzed for its chemical, microbial and physical qualities.