Person with prosthetic leg on treadmill
January 27, 2020
An article in the Orthotic & Prosthetic Almanac featured research led by University of Maryland...
Human Trafficking: Guidelines for Healthcare Providers toolkit
January 27, 2020
A new resource guide aims to equip Maryland health care providers with the tools to better identify...
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...
Study Evaluates ACA Preventive Health Services Use Among Asian Americans
January 14, 2020
Asian Americans have lower cancer screening rates than whites, but higher use of other preventive...
Study Analyzes Motives for Graduate Student Alcohol Consumption
January 14, 2020
Graduate students most frequently drink for social reasons and to enhance their mood, according to...
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...
History this Week
January 10, 2020
When the U.S. Surgeon General, Luther Terry, announced that smoking was bad for our health on...
Kojo Nnamdi Show: What Does Human Trafficking Look Like In Our Region?
January 9, 2020
In an episode of the Kojo Nnamdi Show released ahead of Human Trafficking Awareness Day (January 11...
Marie Thoma
January 8, 2020
The availability of services to help clients achieve pregnancy depends on if the clinic receives...
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...
Study Finds Mother-Adolescent Relationships in African American Families Benefit From Authoritative Parenting Styles
December 18, 2019
In a study recently published in Science in Practice , School of Public Health researchers found...
Fall 2019 Commencement
December 17, 2019
Congratulations to the class of 2019! The University of Maryland School of Public Health held its...
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...
Tori Plaine
December 13, 2019
Victory Plaine (Tori), a community health major, was chosen as the student commencement speaker for...
The Baltimore Sun logo
December 12, 2019
This story was originally published on Dec. 12, 2019, on The Baltimore Sun's website. It was...
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...
Family Science Associate Professor Kevin Roy
December 10, 2019
Family Science Associate Professor Dr. Kevin Roy was quoted by Baltimore Magazine in an article...
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...
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+...
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...
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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...

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