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...
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...

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