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...
Study Finds Rental Assistance Programs Could Reduce ER Visits for Children with Asthma
March 24, 2020
University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers found that federal rental assistance...
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...
Jae Shim Receives Grant to Conduct Research on E-Scooters
March 12, 2020
Kinesiology Professor Jae Shim is partnering with University of Maryland engineering professor...
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...
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...
Quynh Nguyen
February 13, 2020
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics will host the first UMD Big Data in Public Health...
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,...
The Together Program
February 10, 2020
Financial stresses can squash a relationship as thoroughly as stomping on a Valentine’s box of...
Person with prosthetic leg on treadmill
January 27, 2020
An article in the Orthotic & Prosthetic Almanac featured research led by University of Maryland...
Julia Steinberg
January 17, 2020
Julia Steinberg , assistant professor of family science at the University of Maryland School of...
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...
Marie Thoma
January 8, 2020
The availability of services to help clients achieve pregnancy depends on if the clinic receives...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Vaping Image
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,...

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