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December 12, 2019
In a study published this month, University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers found...
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...
MPH Student Glory Owe Wins Second Place at APHA Poster Session for Evaluation of Maryland State Law on Sale of Neonicotinoids
November 26, 2019
Glory Owe, a biostatistics masters student, won second place in the Environment Section of the...
woman trapped in a bottle
November 22, 2019
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) persons have a higher prevalence of substance use disorders caused...
Family Science Associate Professor Jessica Fish
November 20, 2019
Dr. Jessica Fish , an assistant professor in the Department of Family Science, has been busy. In...
We’ve Entered a New World of Media ‘Constancy’:  5 Things Parents, Caregivers Need to Know About Kids and Screens
November 19, 2019
“No TV or internet for a week!” “Don’t touch the phone until your homework is done.” “Wouldn’t you...
Dushanka Kleinman, Eva DuGoff and Dan Marthey at APHA 2019
November 12, 2019
Students, faculty and staff from the University of Maryland School of Public Health shared research...
Flu Fighters: Infectious Disease Expert Explains the Science of Flu
November 8, 2019
Flu shots are available at the University Health Center. Schedule an appointment at myuhc.umd.edu...
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...
Dr. Jessica N. Fish
October 22, 2019
In a new Journal of Youth and Adolescence article , Family Science Assistant Professor Dr. Jessica...
Rainbow-colored ribbons hang from a balcony
October 22, 2019
University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers won a competitive data contract to...
Jessica Fish
October 14, 2019
New research by University of Maryland School of Public Health Assistant Professor Jessica N. Fish...
DC Metro
October 11, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Roberts , assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of Maryland School of...
Barath wins Student Achievement Award and Outstanding Student Abstract at APHA
October 8, 2019
Health Policy and Management doctoral student Deanna Barath ’s abstract will receive the...
Michele  Conley
October 8, 2019
Michele Conley ’84 could throw a 40-yard spiral, run a marathon, lead a pack of cyclists on a 20-...
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...
Picture of UMD SPH alum Dr. Mary Jung
October 4, 2019
Research published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities and led by University of...
A photo of UMD SPH Professor Dr. Stephen Thomas
October 2, 2019
University of Maryland School of Public Health Professor Dr. Stephen Thomas recently published an...
Deanna Barath
September 30, 2019
Deanna Barath, doctoral student in health policy and management at the University of Maryland...
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...
Assorted alcohol bottles stand behind three different pills
September 10, 2019
An op-ed posted in the Baltimore Sun last month called for urgent action from higher education...
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September 9, 2019
This story was originally published in Maryland Today on Monday, September 9 and written by Liam...
Project HEAL
September 9, 2019
The Community Health Awareness, Messages, and Prevention (CHAMP) lab at the University of Maryland’...
Jennifer Roberts
September 5, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Roberts , an assistant professor of kinesiology, published an op-ed in the social...
Dr. Quynh Nguyen smiling. She is wearing a blue suit jacket over a dark top.
September 3, 2019
Dr. Quynh Nguyen , an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of...
Front cover of The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics
August 27, 2019
Professor Stephen Thomas , professor of health policy and management and director of the Center for...
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August 19, 2019
As climate change is predicted to increase the number of extremely hot days that occur each year,...
Dozens of attendants for the 2017 Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy received free dental treatment
August 19, 2019
Despite the ever-increasing reach of the web, fewer minority and low-income individuals are...
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...
Smiling kids
July 24, 2019
Our earliest life experiences, including social support and exposure to adversity and trauma, shape...
Dr. Angela Byars-Winston
July 8, 2019
Earlier this month, the Maryland Center for Health Equity's Disparity Populations and Community...
School children watch Ubongo programming in a classroom. Source: Ubongo
June 28, 2019
Screen time is now almost synonymous with inactivity and intellectual decline. But it’s not all bad...
Devon Payne-Sturges
June 27, 2019
The so-called “freshman 15” may not be the only diet-related threat that college-aged students need...
Dr. Hillary Craddock
June 21, 2019
Dr. Hillary Craddock, a 2019 doctoral graduate in environmental health sciences, received a...
Flu shot
June 20, 2019
Those who frequently use home remedies are less likely to get vaccinated against influenza or...
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...
Andrew Conway
June 11, 2019
Andrew Conway , a third-year family science doctoral student at the University of Maryland School...
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June 11, 2019
Social media presents a promising opportunity for promoting public health, but as bots and trolls...
Dr. Jennifer Roberts
June 3, 2019
Concerns about safety can discourage youth of color, particularly girls and those in low-income...
Dr. Sandra C. Quinn
May 21, 2019
Amid the escalating measles outbreak, with cases hitting a 25-year high, The Washington Post...
Study Explores Role of Gender in Racial Socialization Process for Black Women
May 21, 2019
Black families engage in a racial socialization process, teaching their children how to navigate...
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...
Damage in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria in 2017
May 14, 2019
New research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health estimates that Hurricane Maria...
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May 6, 2019
A New York Times article published on May 1, 2019 featured research from J. Carson Smith, an...
Erricka Bridgeford, leader in the Baltimore Cease Fire 365 movement
May 3, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Public Health hosted a teach-in and national research summit...
Clinics
April 30, 2019
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion helped more clients visiting Title X family planning...
Teens
April 24, 2019
The newest edition of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Emerging Drug Trends report, produced in...
Neurons
April 24, 2019
How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new study of healthy older adults shows...

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