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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...
Boris Lushniak
November 13, 2020
As the global coronavirus pandemic evolves, University of Maryland School of Public Health experts...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
André Blackman
September 10, 2020
André Blackman '05 was an aerospace engineering major, but a public health elective sent his life...
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September 9, 2020
The School of Public Health would like to recognize and welcome the following faculty and staff to...
Colors of Covid-19: Gifts and Grants Support HAIR Network’s COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Campaign
September 9, 2020
When the world started to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, there was little...
The 10 Essential Public Health Services
September 9, 2020
The importance of health equity and its effects on health outcomes are the foundations of a major...
Photo of a non-binary femme with pink hair using their phone
September 9, 2020
A national survey of LGBTQ+ college students conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic finds that...
Illustration of hands holding phones with Covid 19 information on social media
September 9, 2020
New research exposes full spectrum of misinformation online, reveals even well meaning vaccine...
Sushant M. Ranadive
September 1, 2020
Exercise could be useful in recovery from COVID-19, Sushant M. Ranadive, associate professor of...
Isabel Tom
August 26, 2020
“We’re so afraid of aging that we begin to devalue ourselves and others with each passing year,”...
Don Milton and Min Wu receive NSF funding to improve telemedicine
August 26, 2020
Driven by the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, Environmental Health Professor Donald Milton...
CONSERVE
August 24, 2020
The use of nontraditional water sources, like water reuse, is becoming increasingly necessary for...
Photo of the Maryland statehouse with sign for Community Healthy Air Act
August 24, 2020
Environmental injustices abound in Maryland. From industrial pollution in Baltimore to unsafe...
Fabian Donate
August 22, 2020
With high rates of food security, high rates of uninsured patients and one of the least educated...
July 1968 photo by Ollie Atkins, Nixon White House photographer
August 22, 2020
We are standing at a pivotal moment in history: the most important election year of our lives, MPH...
The Big Ten
August 20, 2020
The Big Ten Conference’s decision last week to postpone the fall athletics season, the latest...
Dylan Roby
August 20, 2020
In an editorial published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, Dr. Dylan Roby writes that the...
Hongjie Liu
August 18, 2020
The FDA has issued several novel coronavirus tests, but the tests are often time-consuming and...
Clean 2020 Virtual Summit
August 18, 2020
The Clean 2020 Virtual Summit is bringing together thought leaders from from business, policy,...
Image of flooded pig farm in North Carolina
August 18, 2020
A new, three-year study led by Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sacoby Wilson and...
Photo of a diverse group of people talking and looking at a woman wearing hijab during a training session.
August 18, 2020
A research team including University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers found that...
Craig Fryer
August 13, 2020
The racism and discrimination that Black people regularly experience gained wider recognition after...
Latina woman shopping for groceries and wearing a mask
August 12, 2020
In nearly every state around the country, data show that Blacks and Latinos are more than three...

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