Donald Milton
February 17, 2021
Leading scientific and medical experts are calling upon the Biden Administration to take immediate...
African American SPH student holding sign saying "I will make a difference by building trust with the community"
February 9, 2021
With COVID-19 dramatically demonstrating the need for a robust, well-funded and equity-focused...
Pictured: Kelly Sherman '21 (Public Health Science) making Greek lemon chicken with her grandmother via Zoom.
February 8, 2021
Our Happiness and Wellness Initiative will share "Some Good News" from the SPH and our extended...
Sacoby Wilson
February 8, 2021
President Biden has pledged to spend 40 percent of the $2 trillion he’s allocated to fight climate change to tackle environmental racism in disadvantaged communities that have suffered the most from pollution. The SPH’s Dr. Sacoby Wilson, who serves on the EPA’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, discusses the potential for real change with the introduction of new policy agendas for environmental justice.
Close up of African American man's arm receiving a vaccination
January 28, 2021
This story was originally published on the Maryland Today website on Jan. 27, 2021. Early in the...
Elizabeth Aparicio headshot
January 27, 2021
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Aparicio was selected as a 2021 Society for Social Work and Research...
Headshot of John Salerno wearing a white shirt and black tie
January 19, 2021
Behavioral and Community Health PhD candidate and UMD-PRC Investigator John Salerno (he/him) is...
Healthy People 2030 logo
January 13, 2021
In the first in a series of articles on Healthy People 2030 , Dushanka Kleinman, Nico Pronk and...
Elsie Essien (PhD '24)
January 13, 2021
Congratulations to Elsie Essien, a Health Services Research doctoral student, for being selected as...
Negin Fouladi
January 12, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly altered the research field, leading to institutions...
Black men in barbershop
January 11, 2021
In medical research, diversity matters. It is key to equity in health promotion, health care...
Cohen-Schwartz Family Establishes Maryland Promise Scholarship to Help Public Health Undergraduates Access and Achieve College Success
January 11, 2021
Robb Cohen ‘85 and Gail Schwartz believe in the power of a college education. They believe that it’...
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January 8, 2021
The University of Maryland School of Public Health has joined CommuniVax , a new research coalition...
Cover photo of the book why we are losing the war on gun violence in the U.S.
January 7, 2021
Why is America losing the war on gun violence? A new book , co-edited by Dr. Woodie Kessel, a...
Photo of the woods and forest
January 7, 2021
Nature has several benefits that impact a person’s overall well-being, according to a new research...
Dean Boris Lushniak, UMD SPH
January 7, 2021
January 6, 2021 Message sent by Dean Boris Lushniak to the UMD School of Public Health students,...
Fall 2020 Commencement
December 18, 2020
Congratulations 2020 graduates! The university celebrated the accomplishments of our graduates in a...
Lindsey Winter, Winner of the SPH Ugly Sweater Contest 2020
December 16, 2020
Each month, our Happiness and Wellness Initiative will share "Some Good News" from the SPH and our...
Testudo in Terrapin strong mask
December 16, 2020
School of Public Health faculty experts racked up thousands of news clips this calendar year. The...
Boris Lushniak
December 15, 2020
As the global coronavirus pandemic evolves, University of Maryland School of Public Health experts...
George Floyd wall art
December 3, 2020
2020 sparked the Black Lives Matter movement into a global force with the deaths of George Floyd,...
African American woman receives vaccine from nurse
November 24, 2020
While a COVID-19 vaccine could be available in a matter of weeks, offering much-needed hope at the...
telehealth graphic
November 20, 2020
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, people have accessed health care appointments and services in a...
Some Good News: Good Trouble
November 18, 2020
Each month, our Happiness and Wellness Initiative will share "Some Good News" from the SPH and our...
UMD Alumni Association 2020 Alumni Network Award winners
November 17, 2020
The School of Public Health Alumni Network received the Event of the Year Award at the University...
19-year-old @suwimuwowo protests for a people’s vaccine so she can help spread awareness around the healthcare disparities in the US. Photo by @becky.davis22 /Oxfam
November 17, 2020
In October, UMD students who are a part of the Free the Vaccine Campaign (a group advised by HPM’s...
2020 Delta Omega Virtual Induction Ceremony
November 12, 2020
This week, the University of Maryland School of Public Health virtually inducted 21 members into...
people protesting in back of truck with sign essential not expendable
November 12, 2020
This story first appeared in Maryland Today and was written by Chris Carroll. How much room you...
Together Program logo
November 6, 2020
The TOGETHER Program , which offers services that help local families develop healthy relationships...
Close up of the touching hands of African American mom and baby
November 2, 2020
A timely commentary co-authored by Dr. Woodie Kessel in the journal Pediatrics urges greater US...
2020 EJ Symposium
October 29, 2020
Over four weeks this fall, the School of Public Health’s Community Engagement, Environmental...
assistance chair in hallway
October 29, 2020
People with Alzheimer’s disease living in rural areas are much more likely to go to the emergency...
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October 27, 2020
Ndidiamaka N. Amutah-Onukagha graduated with her PhD in Maternal and Child Health from the...
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October 27, 2020
The University of Maryland Emerita/Emeritus Association (UMEEA) Steering Committee recently elected...
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October 26, 2020
Family Science graduates are off doing exceptional work in their post-undergraduate lives. The...
Woman running up stairs outside
October 22, 2020
A new study finds that although running pummels knees more than walking, it may strengthen and...
John P. Salerno
October 22, 2020
John Salerno, a PhD candidate in behavioral and community health, was one of 28 students nationwide...
Alumni Dana Ackerman '19 is newly engaged
October 14, 2020
Each month, our Happiness and Wellness Initiative will share "Some Good News" from the SPH and our...
Study: How Your Neighborhood Design Could Impact Your COVID-19 Risk 
October 13, 2020
Where we live impacts our health in many ways, including how susceptible we are to contracting...
ASPPH logo
October 13, 2020
The leadership of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) sent letters to...
Veeraj Shah '21 and Jonathan Maa '18
October 13, 2020
Washington, DC is full of talented and ambitious young people, and the organization DC Inno...
Public Health Beyond Borders Students in Sierra Leone
October 13, 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic brought global travel to a screeching halt, Public Health Beyond...
Richard Remigio
October 8, 2020
Richard Remigio, a PhD candidate in Environmental Health Sciences, has received the NIH R36...
Natasha Williams, PhD candidate
October 8, 2020
Natasha D. Williams, a third-year Family Science doctoral student, is one of 60 scholars who was...
Avoid the Three C's
October 5, 2020
Importance of moving activities outdoors and ensuring proper ventilation indoors stressed, as...
Image of Facebook thumb pointing down with vaccine syringes surrounding it
October 1, 2020
Anti-vaccination discourse on Facebook increased in volume over the last decade, coalescing around...
Mia Smith Bynum
September 25, 2020
Associate Professor of Family Science Mia Smith-Bynum (she/her) identifies as a scholar-activist,...
Gesundheit II machine
September 23, 2020
On Monday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extracted updated language published...
Hart Image
September 23, 2020
UMD Alumnus Dr. John Hart discussed prison reform in a webinar held by SPH Alumni Network.
 Jenny Hodgson--Groceries for Neighbor
September 11, 2020
Each month, our Happiness and Wellness Initiative will share "Some Good News" from the SPH and our...

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