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September 17, 2021

Fall 2021 SPH Student Engagement Fair

11: 00 am - 2: 00 pm EST
SPH Fall 2021 Engagement Fair

Location: UMD School of Public Health

This two-day school-wide event is an opportunity to showcase SPH student groups, academic programs, research centers, and so much more! Start your semester by discovering all of the ways to get involved and get connected! All students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend.

 

DAY 2: Virtual Fair

Date: Friday, September 17th 

Time: 11:0AM - 2:00 PM

Location: This website via Zoom Links

Event Details: This virtual fair will take place via this website listing a series of Zoom links given by each organization/group. Listed below are each Group's Name, Description, Contact Infomation, Zoom Link, and Meeting times. Please pay attention to the meeting times because not all groups will be available through their links for the whole fair.

To join the fair, simply click on the Zoom links of the group you would like to speak with. 

Virtual Vendors: Friday, Sept. 17th

 

AN

Description: In the spirit of Terps helping Terps, the School of Public Health values giving back and making a difference in our community. The SPH Student and  Alumni Mentor Program enables alumni to share their professional expertise and personal experience with current School of Public Health students. This is our 5th year hosting the mentor program—we’ve learned the connections made in the program help prepare our students for a successful future and leave a lasting impact on our campus community.

Website:https://sph.umd.edu/student-opportunities/mentorship/sph-alumni-network-student-and-alumni-mentor-program

Email: sph-mentor@umd.edu

Apply Here 

Zoom Availability: Thursday, September 17th 11:00AM - 1:00PM 

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/94505956991

AMSA

Description: The American Medical Student Association was founded in 1950 and is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of pre-medical and medical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.

The UMD Chapter pursues these goals with a specific focus on preparing undergraduate students for careers in medicine by offering opportunities for service learning, professional development, mentorship, community, and advocacy.

Email: umdamsaboard@gmail.com
Website: https://umdamsa.wixsite.com/home

Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm
Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/5600939757

AMWA

Description: American Medical Women's Association is an organization dedicated to advancing women in medicine, advocating for equity, and improving women’s health through various outreach, education, and leadership efforts/ events.

Email: umd.amwa@gmail.com

Facebook: @AMWAUMD 

Instagram: @AMWAUMD 

GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/62576066/DQsxncxx

Zoom Link: HTTPS://UMD.ZOOM.US/J/93477331165

Zoom Availability: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH (VIRTUAL) 11:00 - 2:00PM EST

Beyond Shelter

Description: Working to help and advocate for the homeless community in the DMV.    

Email: beyondshelter.umd@gmail.com    

 

Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    
Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/3115467824 
 

The Care Office

Description: The CARE Office provides free, confidential advocacy and therapy services to primary and secondary survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment, while simultaneously empowering the campus community to prevent violence through educational presentations, events, and outreach activities.     

 

 

Email: uhc-care-prevention@umd.edu    

Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    
Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/7394636172    

Doctors Without Boarders

Description: From their early days responding to famine in Ethiopia to war in the former Yugoslavia, and to genocide in Rwanda, Doctors Without Borders has grown into a medical movement of more than 30,000 doctors, nurses, logisticians, and administrators. They treat patients in some of the most remote and dangerous places in the world. 
 
As a student chapter, we mirror this diversity and appeal to every major!
 
The vast majority of people who work for Doctors Without Borders are not medical-related at all. We are passionate about becoming a part of a vital movement- a mission that seeks to provide urgent medical care to people who need it the most. 
 
Email: umd@msfchapter.org
Website: https://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/
Fill out our interest form:
https://forms.gle/YiDQQ5htKUd2osP9A


Zoom Link #1: https://umd.zoom.us/j/96391354571
Zoom Link #2: https://umd.zoom.us/j/4941082937
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm

Education Abroad

Description: Education Abroad provides international, academically-based experiences in support of students’ personal, professional, and intellectual development.
 

 

Email: educationabroad@umd.edu

Zoom Link:  https://umd.zoom.us/j/97207292181
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm

Eta Sigma Gamma

Description: Eta Sigma Gamma is the only National Professional Honorary in Health Education. Since being revitalized in 2017, the Epsilon Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG) has proudly excelled in the areas of service, academics, and membership growth. Through our philanthropy and social activities, members find lifetime friendships and valuable connections for the future.    

Email: epsilonesg@gmail.com    
Insta: @epsilonesg 
Website: https://terplink.umd.edu/organization/etasigmagamma


Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/2423508562
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    

Family Science Department

Description: Families are the foundation of society and the public’s health. The vision of the Department of Family Science is to promote the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of all families in order to eliminate the burden of disease and health disparities, and to foster resilience and social justice.

 

Email: koliver3@umd.edu    
Website: https://sph.umd.edu/academics/departments-units/department-family-science

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/2180246094    
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    

Gymkana

Description: Gymkana is a gymnastics and acrobatics show team that promotes healthy choices to its audiences through its exciting performances.  No experience is necessary to join. 

 

 

Email: gymkanaofficers@gmail.com    

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/93861652855
Zoom Availbility: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm        

KSO

Description: The organization's goal is to build a community among the Kinesiology students and departments. We will help students succeed through career development events and studying opportunities with experienced club members. We will enhance the sense of community by holding service and volunteer events. In addition, we will have social events for students to network with each other, professors, and other members of the Kinesiology department.    

Email: ksoumd@gmail.com    
GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/58014326/zkhDsQQE  
TerpLink: https://terplink.umd.edu/organization/kinesiology-student-organization
Instagram: @ksoumd

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/my/ksoumd

Meet Passcode: kso
Zoom Availbility:  Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    

LGBTQ+ Students & Allies

Description: LGBTQ-SAPH promotes LGBTQ+ health equity and social justice by engaging in research, advocacy, education and leadership projects and initiatives at UMD and beyond while centering intersectional identities and practices in the organization’s efforts.

Email: Jsalerno@umd.edu
Website: http://go.umd.edu/lgbtq-saph

 

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/my/htralka

Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 12:00pm -2:00pm

PHSC

Description: PHACE is a student-led organization that focuses on providing accurate and current information on public health issues that affect our communities and educating students on the ways they can be civically engaged.    

 

 

 

Email: asangrau@terpmail.umd.edu    

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/94960845297    
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm

Public Health Beyond Borders

Description: Public Health Beyond Borders (PHBB) consists of a globally-minded group of students aiming to address health needs in partnering communities. The overall mission of the organization is to reduce health disparities around the world and increase awareness about good health practices while exposing undergraduate and graduate students to opportunities for responsible global development work through faculty-mentored international trips. We currently have three international partner communities in Peru, Sierra Leone, and India as well as a local project in Langley Park, Maryland.    

Email: phbbumd@gmail.com    

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/8097654212    
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 12:30 -2:00pm    

Public Health Science

Description: Public Health Science Internship & Independent Study Programs    

Email: nsmith10@umd.edu    

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/3083762416?pwd=QjZlRmJTcEFYMEVBMWhGTWJQV3hzdz09 
Meeting Passcode:  Maryland    
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    

PHSC Ambassadors

Description: PHSC Student Ambassadors assist prospective students in the enrollment process and represent the Public Health Science program (PHSC) at various outreach activities and events.
Email: jms15@umd.edu 

 

Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm 
Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/96526383208
 

 

Student Health Advisory Board

Description: The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) acts as a student voice to the University Health Center staff and administration. SHAC members are available to listen to comments, suggestions, complaints, or compliments about the University Health Center. SHAC also monitors and regularly reports on the University Health Center’s on-going  American College Health Association Patient Satisfaction and Assessment Survey. 


Email: shac.umd@gmail.com
Website: https://health.umd.edu/about-us/student-health-advisory-committee-shac


Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/98167445983    
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm
 

Students Transitioning into Effective Professionals

Description: The STEP Program is a professional training program designed to help students gain practical knowledge and develop essential skills to succeed in the "world of work." Through a series of workforce training workshops, students will enhance their competencies in communication, leadership, and teamwork in a professional environment.     

Email: sph-step@umd.edu
Website: go.umd.edu/STEP    

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/94708563535    
Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    

Pre-Physical Therapy

Description: The Pre-Physical Therapy Association gives students the opportunity to discover various aspects of PT as a career, as well as the undergraduate requirements needed for graduate school. Our goal is to be an effective organization that guides its members to become competitive candidates for PT school. We prepare our members by organizing meetings regarding GREs, PT school applications, resumes, community service, different paths in the PT field, plus much more!

Email: umdprepta@gmail.com    

Zoom Availability: Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00 -2:00pm    
Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/7484068188    

Together Program

TOGETHER Program
Description: Federal grant with UMD and Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families. We offer free workshops for communication skills and financial management skills for couples in Prince George's and Montgomery Counties. Visit our website for more information: togetherprogram.org. We are looking for bilingual interns to join our program to help recruit participants, contact and register participants, and other organizational tasks.

Email: togetherumd@gmail.com
Instagram - @together_program
Facebook: @togethercouples
Twitter: @togetherdmv
Website: https://www.togetherprogram.org/

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/6821760820
Zoom Availability: Thursday, Sept. 17th - 11:00am - 2:00pm

UAEM

Description: UAEM at UMD is a group of dedicated students who passionately believe in social justice and health equity. Our mission is to promote access to medicines and medical innovations in low- and middle-income countries by changing norms around academic patenting and licensing, ensure that university medical research meets the needs of people worldwide, and empower students to respond to access and innovation crisis. 

Email: uaem.umd@gmail.com    

Zoom Availability: Thursday, Friday, September 17th (virtual) 11:00am -2:00pm    
Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/7772404296