Donald Milton
April 7, 2020
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recommendation last Friday for Americans...
Boris Lushniak
April 7, 2020
Dean Boris Lushniak told Newsy that the United States needed one clear plan for containing COVID-19...
SPH building
April 7, 2020
The UMD School of Public Health is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic--providing service...
Woman shopping for groceries wearing surgical mask and gloves
April 3, 2020
This story appears in Maryland Today , April 3 and was written by Chris Carroll. Surgical masks may...
Boris Lushniak
March 31, 2020
From March 30, 2020 through the end of this academic year, all classroom instruction will be...
Chat Health Launches Platform to Provide Personalized COVID-19 Information
March 31, 2020
Want to know if the symptoms you are having are allergies or a mild case of COVID-19? Ask Chat...
Coronavirus Disease 2019, COVID-19
March 31, 2020
The University of Maryland is part of a multi-institutional effort to create an open online...
Don Milton
March 31, 2020
Donald Milton, an infectious disease aerobiologist at the University of Maryland School of Public...
Boris Lushniak
March 31, 2020
School of Public Health Dean Boris Lushniak, a former Deputy US Surgeon General, spoke with CNN’s...
Resources for Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2020
Faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Family Science have created several...
A Full Timeout
March 30, 2020
This story was written by Liam Ferrell and originally published in Maryland Today . From the NBA’s...
Elizabeth Aparicio and Jessica Fish
March 30, 2020
To advance its mission to support LGBTQ+ mental health, the University of Maryland Prevention...
Local Health Departments Key to Stopping Spread of COVID-19
March 24, 2020
This Medical Care Blog post was written by Associate Professor Jie Chen, Lecturer Priscilla Novak...
Maryland Bans Chlorpyrifos Pesticide with Expert Testimony From Prof. Devon Payne-Sturges
March 24, 2020
In the final minutes of a shortened legislative session due to the coronavirus pandemic, the...
Study Finds Rental Assistance Programs Could Reduce ER Visits for Children with Asthma
March 24, 2020
University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers found that federal rental assistance...
Researchers Urge Increased Funding for Local Health Departments and Stronger Care Coordination as COVID-19 Pandemic Worsens
March 24, 2020
Associate Professor Jie Chen , Lecturer Priscilla Novak and doctoral students Ivy Benjenk and...
The Slammed Door: Advice for Parents of Teens
March 23, 2020
By Dina L.G. Borzekowski, Ed.D., Research Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health...
image of Laura Drew
March 20, 2020
Maternal and Child Health Doctoral Candidate and Graduate Instructor Laura Drew has had an...
Dina Borzekowski and Grover
March 19, 2020
By Dina L.G. Borzekowski, Ed.D., Research Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health...
You Got the Power Show: Coronavirus, The Pandemic of Our Time
March 18, 2020
Omar Neal, the former Mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama, convened a Coronavirus-themed Facebook Live...
PhD Candidate Laura Koo Selected as a Rima E. Rudd Fellow in Health Literacy
March 12, 2020
Laura Koo , a University of Maryland School of Public Health PhD candidate in the Department of...
Jae Shim Receives Grant to Conduct Research on E-Scooters
March 12, 2020
Kinesiology Professor Jae Shim is partnering with University of Maryland engineering professor...
Leyla Merlo (BS, Public Health Science '19)
March 11, 2020
Leyla Merlo graduated in May 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in public health science and a minor in...
Renee Ngozi Nwankwo
March 9, 2020
Renee Ngozi Nwankwo, a lieutenant in the U.S. Public Health Service, completed her Certificate in...
Quynh Nguyen
March 6, 2020
"Using Google Street View Images to Examine Links Between the Built Environment and Health" was...
SPH Raises More than $93,000 on Most Successful Giving Day Yet
March 5, 2020
Over 24 hours on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the University of Maryland School of Public Health...
Coronavirus Test Questions
March 4, 2020
This story was originally published in Maryland Today. As the U.S. government promised to...
Study Finds that Transactional Sex Prevalent Among Ugandan Women and Girls
March 3, 2020
Ugandan adolescent girls and young women often participate in transactional sex through coercion,...
New Report Says Health Literacy is Needed to Improve Americans’ Oral Health
March 3, 2020
A new report, “ Improving America’s Oral Health Literacy ,” published by the Delta Dental Institute...
First Big Data in Public Health Conference Draws More than 200 Attendees
March 3, 2020
The University of Maryland School of Public Health held its first Big Data in Public Health...
Prevalence of Twitter-derived negative sentiment towards racial/ethnic minorities at the state level
February 25, 2020
Discrimination increases the risk for negative cardiovascular health outcomes, according to a new...
New Study Finds African-American Families More Willing to Donate Brain Tissue Than Previously Thought
February 24, 2020
According to a new PLOS One study published by University of Maryland School of Public Health...
Devlon Jackson Receives NIH Grant to Study How Digital Health Tools can Improve Care Coordination
February 24, 2020
Devlon Jackson , assistant research professor of behavioral and community health at the University...
Coronavirus in Perspective: Symposium Shares Information—and Fights Misinformation—About Epidemic
February 21, 2020
This story was originally published in Maryland Today on Friday, February 21 and was written by...
MacArthur Foundation 100&Change
February 19, 2020
College Park, MD — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled that the...
CIDRAP: Unmasked: Experts explain necessary respiratory protection for COVID-19
February 14, 2020
It’s possible the coronavirus can be spread by aerosol transmission, environmental health professor...
Quynh Nguyen
February 13, 2020
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics will host the first UMD Big Data in Public Health...
Paying it Forward: Deborah Rudy Establishes Endowment to Help the Next Generation of Public Health Champions
February 12, 2020
Deborah (Deb) A. Rudy's parents were big on college. Especially her father, Arthur Rudy '40. Having...
The New York Times
February 12, 2020
False claims about the coronavirus are spreading across the internet, The New York Times reported,...
SAFE Center holds symposium to highlight Maryland's first labor trafficking law
February 12, 2020
On January 29, the School of Public Health’s Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE)...
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,...
Maryland Matters
February 10, 2020
Public transportation in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties is unreliable and unsafe,...
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...
Nature Journal
January 29, 2020
Data from sites like Twitter, Reddit and Instagram can help scientists learn about human health and...
Voice of America
January 28, 2020
Surgical masks are advised, but do not provide complete coverage, Donald Milton told Voice of...
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...

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