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November 2, 2020
A timely commentary co-authored by Dr. Woodie Kessel in the journal Pediatrics urges greater US...
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September 9, 2020
A national survey of LGBTQ+ college students conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic finds that...
Elizabeth Aparicio
July 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased risk factors for child maltreatment. A group of researchers,...
Editorial: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Efforts are Unethical and Harmful
July 14, 2020
Two experts in LGBTQ and young adult mental health, Dr. Jessica Fish (UMD SPH) and Dr. Stephen T...
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...
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...
Sacoby Wilson
January 15, 2020
Associate Professor Sacoby Wilson never aspired to be vegan. But on January 1, 2020 he spent $200...
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...
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December 12, 2019
This story was originally published on Dec. 12, 2019, on The Baltimore Sun's website. It was...
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...
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—...
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...
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...
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...
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...
UMD SPH Endorses Amicus Brief Against New Public Charge Rule That Threatens Health of Immigrant Children, Families
September 20, 2019
Dean Boris Lushniak joined over 60 deans and scholars from 27 schools of public health, public...
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September 19, 2019
The Center for Investigative Reporting recently interviewed Dr. Sacoby Wilson , an associate...
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August 23, 2019
UMD School of Public Health Assistant Professor Devon Payne-Struges called for a Maryland ban on...
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July 24, 2019
Our earliest life experiences, including social support and exposure to adversity and trauma, shape...
Climate Change is a Health Emergency
June 25, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Public Health joined over 70 public health and medical groups...
Sara Olsen
June 11, 2019
Sara Olsen, a behavioral and community health doctoral student, was named a 2019 Tillman Scholar...
SAFE Center staff and advocates with Gov. Larry Hogan and Senate President Mike Miller for the signing of nti-Exploitation Act of 2019(SB690/HB734) / Criminalizing Labor Trafficking in Maryland
June 10, 2019
Three new Maryland laws passed this year will strengthen the ability of law enforcement to...
Associate Professor Sacoby Wilson and keynote speaker Mustafa Ali
May 15, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Public Health hosted its fifth Symposium on Environmental...
Clinics
April 30, 2019
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion helped more clients visiting Title X family planning...
Public Health Research Day at Maryland leadership
April 10, 2019
On Tuesday, April 2, 2018, the seventh annual Public Health Research @ Maryland day was held at the...
Dr. Sandra Quinn
April 3, 2019
By Chris Carroll for Maryland Today Officials in Rockland County, New York, last week responded to...
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March 21, 2019
Infant mortality rates in Maryland are highest for African American and rural infants, and...
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March 13, 2019
One of the early acts of new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt...
Dr. Dylan Roby
January 28, 2019
A Health Affairs rapid evidence review co-authored by University of Maryland School of Public...
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January 15, 2019
Dr. Dylan Roby is an associate professor and the associate chair of the Department of Health...