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UMD SPH Spring 2022 Commencement

Congratulations SPH Graduates!

The School of Public Health held its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony on May 19 to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of more than 600 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree recipients. 

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Public Health without Borders 2019 from the University of Maryland

Public Health Beyond Borders Wins U21 Prize

The student-led nonprofit Public Health Beyond Borders (PHBB) won the “Most Collaborative” prize in the 2021-22 Universitas 21 (U21) RISE Showcase & Awards. Launched in the SPH in 2012, PHBB has enabled more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students to work on international partnerships focused on eliminating health disparities in Peru, Sierra Leone, India, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Prince George’s County, Maryland.

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Ed Woods, Maya Walker, Diego Uriburu, Alyssa Todaro Brooks, Robin Mockenhaupt and Boris Lushiak pose at the Dean's Recognition Ceremony

School of Public Health Honors Five Boosters

Dean Boris Lushniak presented five outstanding members of the SPH community with awards for their service to the school and their commitment to advancing public health.

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Gray sofa with rainbow throw pillow, sunlight from window illuminates the sofa and wall

Inclusive Care

Through the new Sexual and Gender Diversity Learning Community program, the University of Maryland Prevention Research Center has created a training program to help mental health service providers most effectively support LGBTQ+ people. 

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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.