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Record-breaking $9.4M Crypto Gift to Fund Study of Air Disinfection to Prevent Future Pandemics

Funding to Dr. Don Milton's PHAB Lab Will Pave Way for Widespread Indoor Deployment of Germicidal UV Disinfection

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From left, Alyssa Todaro Brooks, PhD '15, Jameson Roth '17, Rohini Nambiar '19, Jeannette Devine '01

Alumni Association Names Jameson Roth Emerging Leader of the Year

The University of Maryland Alumni Association has named Jameson Roth ’17 as its Emerging Leader of the Year! Roth is a Graduate of the Department of Family Science and President of the School of Public Health Alumni Network.

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University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Appoints Amy R. Sapkota as MPower Professor

Dr. Sapkota will receive $150,000 to fund her groundbreaking, collaborative environmental research. The MPower Professorship recognizes, incentivizes and fosters collaborations between University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) faculty who are working together on the most pressing issues of our time.

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Thomas and Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator

Stephen B. Thomas Joins White House Summit on COVID-19 Equity

Community organizations, equity leaders and government officials from across the nation met at the White House for the Summit on COVID-19 Equity, an event highlighting interventions and approaches that have moved the needle on equitable COVID-19 outcomes.

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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.

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  • 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!

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

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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.