Nurse communicating with patient, iStock image
December 12, 2019
In a study published this month, University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers found...
SPH PhD Student Zeina Alkhalaf
December 11, 2019
Zeina Mohamad Alkhalaf didn’t plan to go into public health, at least not at first. She received a...
Opinion: Cuts to Food Assistance Harm us All
December 11, 2019
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave nearly 700,000 people a lump of coal in their...
8 out of 10 students approve of tobacco-free policies on campus
December 10, 2019
Six years ago, the University of Maryland enacted a campus-wide smoking ban, but the policy wasn’t...
James H. Humphrey
December 6, 2019
We've all heard the adage "publish or perish," and today, increasingly intense competition in the...
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...
Maryland Matters
December 5, 2019
Congress should act on legislation to increase access to osteoporosis testing, Associate Clinical...
Alyssa Todaro Brooks, PhD '15 (president) and Dena Gregory Fisher BS '97 (vice president) at the 2019 Volunteer Leadership Conference. Photo credit: Lisa Helfert
December 4, 2019
What do a former ballroom dancing champion, a CEO, a professor and a wine connoisseur have in...
Graduate Student K. Blair Budd Delivered Keynote Address at George Washington University's One Health Day
December 2, 2019
Graduate student K. Blair Budd delivered the keynote address at George Washington University...
ABC7 WJLA-TV
December 2, 2019
A University of Maryland and Virginia Tech partnership promoting healthy family relationships and...
MPH Student Glory Owe Wins Second Place at APHA Poster Session for Evaluation of Maryland State Law on Sale of Neonicotinoids
November 26, 2019
Glory Owe, a biostatistics masters student, won second place in the Environment Section of the...
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...
Dina Borzekowski
November 21, 2019
Dina Borzekowski , a research professor in the behavioral and community health department, says...
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...
Washington Post
November 18, 2019
Several news outlets including the Washington Post , the Guardian and Newsweek are reporting on a...
Dimondback Logo
November 18, 2019
Dina Borzekowski , research professor in the behavioral and community health department, found that...
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...
Health Equity Master’s Students Receive Do Good Grant for Community Knowledge Workshops
November 14, 2019
Coming to a community near you in spring 2020: “Nobody’s Guinea Pig: Your Rights in Research.”...
Re-Purposed, Not Retired: New Gift to Sustain Program That Offers Retirees an Opportunity to Give Back
November 13, 2019
Former Dean, Partner Make Gift Supporting Program That Offers Retirees an Opportunity to Give Back...
Facebook thumbs down on vaccination
November 13, 2019
In a year that has seen the largest measles outbreak in the US in more than two decades, the role...
Dushanka Kleinman, Eva DuGoff and Dan Marthey at APHA 2019
November 12, 2019
Students, faculty and staff from the University of Maryland School of Public Health shared research...
Flu Fighters: Infectious Disease Expert Explains the Science of Flu
November 8, 2019
Flu shots are available at the University Health Center. Schedule an appointment at myuhc.umd.edu...
Inside Higher Ed
November 7, 2019
Inside Higher Ed cited a report from the University of Maryland School of Public Health to show...
UMD SPH Alum Francine Baker
November 6, 2019
Francine Baker found a way to unite her love of science with her passion for public health advocacy...
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...
Patty Perillo, UMD's new VP of student affairs
November 1, 2019
Patty Perillo, a School of Public Health alumna (PhD '02 Public and Community Health) , is coming...
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health have identified a range of geographic, socioeconomic and maternal health factors that contribute to unbalanced outcomes in births.
November 1, 2019
Ama Chandra knows firsthand the dangers black women and their babies face during pregnancy and...
BusinessWire: As Halloween Approaches, Fitness Together® Offers Tips for Avoiding “Scary” Workout Injuries
October 30, 2019
School of Public Health alum James Mingle was recently interviewed by BusinessWire for tips on...
UMD Awarded $1 Million Grant to Help Rural Maryland with Opioid Crisis
October 29, 2019
University of Maryland Extension (UME) and School of Public Health faculty and partners were...
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...
Alumni Profile: Heather Platter (PhD, Behavioral and Community Health ‘19)
October 22, 2019
Dr. Heather Platter completed her Ph.D. in Behavioral and Community Health and graduated from the...
Photo of Izidora Skracic
October 21, 2019
Family Science PhD student Izidora (Izzie) Skračić is among the new cohort of 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...
Feeding a Need: Survey Assessing Campus’ Lactation Facilities
October 17, 2019
This story was originally published in Maryland Today on Thursday, October 17 and written by Annie...
Dangerous Disparity: New Research Shows Heavy Drinking Risks for Sexual Minority Women
October 17, 2019
This story was originally published in Maryland Today on Thursday, October 17 and written by Sala...
Jianna Howard and Mikayla Walker
October 15, 2019
Two University of Maryland School of Public Health students, Jianna Howard and Mikayla Walker, were...
Jessica Fish
October 14, 2019
New research by University of Maryland School of Public Health Assistant Professor Jessica N. Fish...
Alumni Profile: Jonathan McKinney (MPH, Public Health Practice and Policy '17)
October 14, 2019
"I chose Maryland for its reputation and for the flexibility of the online MPH program. The...
California Healthline
October 14, 2019
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management Dylan Roby was interviewed for a California...
Photo of Sabrina Roc
October 11, 2019
Sabrina Roc , a second-year Couple and Family Therapy master’s student, has been accepted into the...
DC Metro
October 11, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Roberts , assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of Maryland School of...
Science: Study Identifies a Key Reason Black Scientists Are Less Likely to Receive NIH Funding
October 9, 2019
Science Magazine interviewed Dr. Stephen Thomas for an article on a recent study that suggests...
Barath wins Student Achievement Award and Outstanding Student Abstract at APHA
October 8, 2019
Health Policy and Management doctoral student Deanna Barath ’s abstract will receive the...
Michele  Conley
October 8, 2019
Michele Conley ’84 could throw a 40-yard spiral, run a marathon, lead a pack of cyclists on a 20-...
Professor Brad Boekeloo, director of the University of Maryland Prevention Research Center
October 7, 2019
The University of Maryland Prevention Research Center (UMD-PRC) is working to improve mental health...

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