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Tuesday, October 20 - Thursday, October 22, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Zoom Meeting

If you are interested in furthering your education with a graduate degree in public health and finding a fulfilling career that will truly make a difference in the world then join us for our Virtual Open House.

Through live interactive Zoom chats, you can join from anywhere! Each one of our academic units will host one session where you will learn about their degrees and programs. Faculty, staff, and students will be available during these informal sessions to provide further information about the programs, research, and concentration areas as well as address any specific questions related to our graduate programs. Attend as many sessions as you’d like to find the programs that will fit your interests. Check the schedule below and click to register!

Day One Sessions Tuesday, October 20 

Chat with Dean Lushniak and Current Graduate Students
October 20 | 11:30 am — 1:30 pm EST

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Welcoming remarks from Dr. Roth, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Dr. Brit Saksvig, Director of Graduate Student Services
  • 12:00pm -12:30pm
    Q&A with Dr. Boris Lushniak, Dean, School of Public Health
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm 
    Student Panels

Department of Health Policy and Management, Online Programs
Tuesday, October 20 | 1:30pm -  2:30pm EST

Hosted by Dr. Negin Fouladi at this session you will learn about the Certificate in Principles of Public Health, MPH, Public Health Practice and Policy, and the Master of Health Administration.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Campus-Based Programs
Tuesday, October 20 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Hosted by Dr. Melvin Seale at this session you learn about the campus-based program Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Health, Health Equity, Master of Public Health, Health Policy & Analysis, and PhD Health Services Research 


Day Two Sessions, October 21


Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health

Wednesday, October 21 | 11:00 am -12:00 pm EST
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health’s graduate director  Dr. Paul Turner will talk about the PhD in Environmental Health Sciences, the  Master of Public Health, Environmental Health and Master of Science, Environmental Health Sciences.


Department of Kinesiology
Wednesday, October 21 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Join Dr. Shannon Jette, Graduate Director for the MPH Physical Activity, MA, Kinesiology, and PhD in Kinesiology programs. During this session, you learn from faculty, students, and staff how these programs can support your career goals while helping you to hone your skills and passion for physical activities.


Department of Behavioral and Community Health
Wednesday, October 21 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Join Dr. Katherine Sharp and other faculty and students to learn about the PhD, Behavioral and Community Health and the Master of Public Health, Behavioral and Community Health (in person and online)

Day Three Sessions, October 22

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Thursday, October 22 | 12:00 pm -1:00 pm EST
Join Dr. Xin He and other faculty and students to learn about the graduate programs (e.g., MPH in Epidemiology, MPH in Biostatistics, and PhD in Epidemiology) offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. You will also be able to ask any specific questions related to those programs.

Graduate Students in Public Health Panel
Thursday, October 22 | 3:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Join current UMD graduate students for this casual panel discussion on graduate student life. Students will be discussing and answering questions on a range of topics such as work-life balance, things to do in College Park and the surrounding area, maintaining relationships during grad school, navigating graduate education and advisor relationships, cost of living, housing options, and class selection.

Event Type: 
Recruitment Events
Lanna Duarte
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