PhD Candidate Anna Posbergh receives research grant from the Olympic Studies Centre
February 12, 2020
Anna Posbergh, kinesiology PhD candidate at the University of Maryland School of Public Health,...
The Together Program
February 10, 2020
Financial stresses can squash a relationship as thoroughly as stomping on a Valentine’s box of...
Professor Sandra C. Quinn
February 7, 2020
The opinion piece was written by Sandra C. Quinn, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family...
Dr. Miller presenting his power point on running and knee load
February 7, 2020
Dr. Ross Miller started out the spring semester First Friday Seminar Series by sharing his research...
Person with prosthetic leg on treadmill
January 27, 2020
An article in the Orthotic & Prosthetic Almanac featured research led by University of Maryland...
Julia Steinberg
January 17, 2020
Julia Steinberg , assistant professor of family science at the University of Maryland School of...
Sacoby Wilson
January 15, 2020
Associate Professor Sacoby Wilson never aspired to be vegan. But on January 1, 2020 he spent $200...
Dr. Stephen Thomas with a group of certified health advocates from the Health Advocates in Reach and Research (HAIR) program at the "What Barbers and Stylists Say to Scientists: No Research on Us Without Us" workshop held on December 9, 2019.
January 13, 2020
If Fred Spry has a moment to talk to you about his barbershop, he will. You'll come away from the...
Jie Chen
January 8, 2020
Jie Chen , associate professor of health policy and management at the University of Maryland School...
Food & Environment Reporting Network: A Breathtaking Lack of Oversight for Air Emissions From Animal Farms
December 20, 2019
Large animal farms across the country release tons of noxious gasses and emissions dangerous to...
Best of 2019 in white letters against the SPH building with a red filter
December 18, 2019
As we usher in the new year and decade, we’re looking back at the School of Public Health’s...
A doctor sits on a patient's bed with the family gathered around.
December 17, 2019
In a study recently published in Family & Community Health, University of Maryland School of...
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December 12, 2019
This story was originally published on Dec. 12, 2019, on The Baltimore Sun's website. It was...
Family Science Associate Professor Kevin Roy
December 10, 2019
Family Science Associate Professor Dr. Kevin Roy was quoted by Baltimore Magazine in an article...
The Diamondback: UMD Student Creates Club to Address Health Disparities in the LGBT Community
December 9, 2019
A recent article in The Diamondback profiled a new group at the School of Public Health for LGBTQ+...
SPH Student Zeina Mohamad Alkhalaf Interviewed for NBC News Special Projects
December 6, 2019
Last week, family science doctoral candidate Zeina Mohamad Alkhalaf was featured on the NBC...
The University of Maryland School of Public Health, Center for Health Equity Workgroup on Health in All Policies (SB340) sent its recommendations in a final report to Gov. Hogan and the Md. General Assembly in September.
November 22, 2019
From housing policies to minimum wage laws, all policies can affect the health of our communities—...
woman trapped in a bottle
November 22, 2019
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) persons have a higher prevalence of substance use disorders caused...
Family Science Associate Professor Jessica Fish
November 20, 2019
Dr. Jessica Fish , an assistant professor in the Department of Family Science, has been busy. In...
Abortion does not increase a women's risk of attempting suicide*, yet at least twelve states require women to be told that abortion increases their risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior or other mental health problems before getting one.
November 19, 2019
Policies based on the notion that undergoing an abortion causes or increases women’s risk of...
We’ve Entered a New World of Media ‘Constancy’:  5 Things Parents, Caregivers Need to Know About Kids and Screens
November 19, 2019
“No TV or internet for a week!” “Don’t touch the phone until your homework is done.” “Wouldn’t you...
2019-2020 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars, Sari Lerner and Shifali Mathews
November 14, 2019
Two Public Health undergraduates, Shifali Mathews (Public Health Science) and Sari Lerner (Family...
Maryland Submits Report on Mortality Rates Among African American and Rural Infants to State General Assembly
November 4, 2019
School of Public Health faculty, staff and students wrote a report analyzing risk factors for...
Dr. Jessica N. Fish
October 22, 2019
In a new Journal of Youth and Adolescence article , Family Science Assistant Professor Dr. Jessica...
Rainbow-colored ribbons hang from a balcony
October 22, 2019
University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers won a competitive data contract to...
World AIDS Day Ribbon
October 22, 2019
Research by Dr. Thurka Sangaramoorthy , a cultural and medical anthropologist at the University of...
One of the Comfort Cases packed by students in Dr. Butler's Health class. The case includes a stuffed money, a blanket, toiletries and a bookmark
October 18, 2019
One-hundred and forty students from Dr. James Butler ’s Personal and Community Health class packed...
Jessica Fish
October 14, 2019
New research by University of Maryland School of Public Health Assistant Professor Jessica N. Fish...
DC Metro
October 11, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Roberts , assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of Maryland School of...
A photo of UMD SPH Professor Dr. Stephen Thomas
October 2, 2019
University of Maryland School of Public Health Professor Dr. Stephen Thomas recently published an...
Deanna Barath
September 30, 2019
Deanna Barath, doctoral student in health policy and management at the University of Maryland...
UMD Conserve Center researcher samples groundwater at a Maryland farm site.
September 25, 2019
We’re running out of water to grow food. Climate change, population growth and increasing demands...
Health Affairs Blog
September 23, 2019
Dr. Boris Lushniak, Dean of the School of Public Health, co-authored an article which appeared on...
an icon for Reveal, from the Center for Investigative Reporting
September 19, 2019
The Center for Investigative Reporting recently interviewed Dr. Sacoby Wilson , an associate...
Assorted alcohol bottles stand behind three different pills
September 10, 2019
An op-ed posted in the Baltimore Sun last month called for urgent action from higher education...
Capital News Service
September 9, 2019
Capital News Service, Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and NPR interviewed Dr. Sacoby...
Project HEAL
September 9, 2019
The Community Health Awareness, Messages, and Prevention (CHAMP) lab at the University of Maryland’...
Jennifer Roberts
September 5, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Roberts , an assistant professor of kinesiology, published an op-ed in the social...
Dr. Sacoby Wilson of UMD's School of Public Health smiles while dressed in a pink button down shirt and black suit jacket.
September 3, 2019
Dr. Sacoby Wilson , an associate professor at the University Of Maryland School of Public Health...
Dr. Quynh Nguyen smiling. She is wearing a blue suit jacket over a dark top.
September 3, 2019
Dr. Quynh Nguyen , an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of...
Front cover of The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics
August 27, 2019
Professor Stephen Thomas , professor of health policy and management and director of the Center for...
Dr. Sacoby Wilson, assistant professor at UMD's SPH, in a black suit, white shirt and gray checkered tie. He is smiling and wearing glasses.
August 23, 2019
Catholics envisioning a more environmentally-minded U.S. church listened to a talk by Dr. Sacoby...
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August 23, 2019
UMD School of Public Health Assistant Professor Devon Payne-Struges called for a Maryland ban on...
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August 19, 2019
As climate change is predicted to increase the number of extremely hot days that occur each year,...
Dozens of attendants for the 2017 Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy received free dental treatment
August 19, 2019
Despite the ever-increasing reach of the web, fewer minority and low-income individuals are...
Study Finds Soaring Temperatures Mean Rising Peril to Kidney Disease Patients
August 9, 2019
On intensely hot days, people suffering from advanced kidney disease face higher rates of...
School children in Lucknow, India watch Galli Galli Sim Sim.
August 6, 2019
For 50 years, “Sesame Street” has been a part of early education in the United States, and the show...
Dean Boris Lushniak
July 26, 2019
University of Maryland School of Public Health Dean Boris Lushniak has been appointed to serve a...
Smiling kids
July 24, 2019
Our earliest life experiences, including social support and exposure to adversity and trauma, shape...
Dr. Angela Byars-Winston
July 8, 2019
Earlier this month, the Maryland Center for Health Equity's Disparity Populations and Community...

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