Boris Lushniak
November 13, 2020
As the global coronavirus pandemic evolves, University of Maryland School of Public Health experts...
Avoid the Three C's
October 5, 2020
Importance of moving activities outdoors and ensuring proper ventilation indoors stressed, as...
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...
Influenza virus
July 13, 2020
A new publication in PLoS Pathogens by an international team of investigators shows that flu virus...
Increases in Asthma Hospitalizations in Maryland Linked to Climate Change and Earlier Spring Onset
July 13, 2020
Climate change affects the timing of spring and is leading to an increase in asthma...
Dr. Don Milton on CBS News (screenshot)
July 9, 2020
After Push by UMD Researcher, WHO Changes Course/New Recommendations Acknowledge Possibility of...
Study Finds Physical Activity Prevents Depression in Older Adults During COVID-19
July 6, 2020
Staying active can help older people prevent depression while following the COVID-19 social...
IUD in uterus
June 29, 2020
A new University of Maryland study assessed the impact of a program focused on increasing access to...
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...
Coronavirus Test Questions
March 4, 2020
This story was originally published in Maryland Today. As the U.S. government promised to...
MacArthur Foundation 100&Change
February 19, 2020
College Park, MD — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled that the...
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)...
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...
woman trapped in a bottle
November 22, 2019
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) persons have a higher prevalence of substance use disorders caused...
Abortion does not increase a women's risk of attempting suicide*, yet at least twelve states require women to be told that abortion increases their risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior or other mental health problems before getting one.
November 19, 2019
Policies based on the notion that undergoing an abortion causes or increases women’s risk of...
Facebook thumbs down on vaccination
November 13, 2019
In a year that has seen the largest measles outbreak in the US in more than two decades, the role...
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health have identified a range of geographic, socioeconomic and maternal health factors that contribute to unbalanced outcomes in births.
November 1, 2019
Ama Chandra knows firsthand the dangers black women and their babies face during pregnancy and...
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 Conserve Center researcher samples groundwater at a Maryland farm site.
September 25, 2019
We’re running out of water to grow food. Climate change, population growth and increasing demands...
Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award 2019
September 18, 2019
Today, the University of Maryland School of Public Health received the 2019 Higher Education...
Man smiling at 2017 Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival
September 5, 2019
College Park, Md Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy & Health Equity Festival will provide free...
Study Finds Soaring Temperatures Mean Rising Peril to Kidney Disease Patients
August 9, 2019
On intensely hot days, people suffering from advanced kidney disease face higher rates of...
School children in Lucknow, India watch Galli Galli Sim Sim.
August 6, 2019
For 50 years, “Sesame Street” has been a part of early education in the United States, and the show...
Safe Center Logo
June 20, 2019
Former Marriott International Vice President Brought on to Grow Opportunities for Trafficking...
Addressing College Drinking and Drug Use: A Primer for Trustees, Administrators, and Alumni
June 12, 2019
As colleges and universities increasingly recognize the connection between behavioral health and...
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...
Neurons
April 24, 2019
How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new study of healthy older adults shows...
Woman with tissue on her nose
March 28, 2019
Human-induced climate change is disrupting nature’s calendar, including when plants bloom and the...
hands touching each other
March 12, 2019
The Support Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human Trafficking Survivors will...
Brain MRI images
January 23, 2019
Exercise training alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults,...
Jie Chen
January 14, 2019
Dr. Jie Chen, an associate professor of health services administration at the University of...
Transactional Sex and HIV Risk: From Analysis to Action
January 8, 2019
Young women in sub-Saharan Africa are at a disproportionately high risk for HIV infection...
High School Students
November 19, 2018
Latino youths make up the largest ethnic group in the Montgomery County, Md., school system and...
Roberts and Henricks
October 26, 2018
Jennifer D. Roberts, Ph.D ., an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Public...
San Diego
October 17, 2018
The University of Maryland's School of Public Health is headed to San Diego from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14...
Healthcare app icon
October 8, 2018
Navigating the Apple and Google app stores in search of a fun app to pass the time can be confusing...
Woman getting diabetes test
September 18, 2018
Undocumented Latino immigrants have some of the lowest rates of health care use — and signs point...
MPH student samples water quality
September 4, 2018
As population growth and climate change burden our global food, energy and water systems,...
Girl gets vaccine injection at doctor's office
August 24, 2018
Russian interference on Twitter extended beyond the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to the anti-...
Research Professor Dina Borzekowski with the muppet known as Grover
July 16, 2018
Throughout the School of Public Health’s first 10 years, faculty and students have actively engaged...
Elderly person getting help from care giver
June 8, 2018
One-third of older adults who receive health coverage through Medicare Advantage report difficulty...
Julia Steinberg, PhD
May 30, 2018
Having an abortion does not increase a woman’s risk for depression, according to a new study of...
Concerned teen looks at smartphone
March 6, 2018
Students that sent sexually suggestive messages online before having sex for the first time were...
Indian child recognizing tobacco brands
March 6, 2018
Young children in six low- and middle-income countries prefer junk food and sugar sweetened...
Dr. Donald Milton stands next to his Gesundheit II machine which captures exhaled breath from people with respiratory illness.
January 18, 2018
It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new...
Quynh Nguyen
January 12, 2018
A person's ZIP code is a stronger predictor of his or her overall health than many other factors,...
Photo of flu vaccine administration
December 5, 2017
Black adults are significantly less likely to be immunized for seasonal influenza when compared to...
Health Matters: Navigating an Enhanced Rural Health Model for Maryland report cover
November 3, 2017
The Maryland Health Care Commission released findings today from a year-long assessment of the...
Dr. Carson Smith
September 20, 2017
Dr. Carson Smith, associate professor in the School of Public Health’s Department of Kinesiology,...

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