Photo of a non-binary femme with pink hair using their phone
September 9, 2020
A national survey of LGBTQ+ college students conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic finds that...
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...
Sushant M. Ranadive
September 1, 2020
Exercise could be useful in recovery from COVID-19, Sushant M. Ranadive, associate professor of...
Don Milton and Min Wu receive NSF funding to improve telemedicine
August 26, 2020
Driven by the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, Environmental Health Professor Donald Milton...
Dylan Roby
August 20, 2020
In an editorial published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, Dr. Dylan Roby writes that the...
Hongjie Liu
August 18, 2020
The FDA has issued several novel coronavirus tests, but the tests are often time-consuming and...
Clean 2020 Virtual Summit
August 18, 2020
The Clean 2020 Virtual Summit is bringing together thought leaders from from business, policy,...
Image of flooded pig farm in North Carolina
August 18, 2020
A new, three-year study led by Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sacoby Wilson and...
Photo of a diverse group of people talking and looking at a woman wearing hijab during a training session.
August 18, 2020
A research team including University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers found that...
Craig Fryer
August 13, 2020
The racism and discrimination that Black people regularly experience gained wider recognition after...
UMD student in surgical mask rubs Testudo's nose
August 11, 2020
In this year of the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education institutions—like every other segment of...
Image of playground near pollution source from factory
July 30, 2020
Air pollution is more damaging to the cardiovascular health of adolescents living in poverty-...
Elizabeth Aparicio
July 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased risk factors for child maltreatment. A group of researchers,...
Associate professor Typhanye Dyer and assistant research professor Rodman Turpin.
July 21, 2020
Associate Professor Typhanye Dyer and Assistant Research Professor Rodman Turpin conducted two...
Seminar Series
July 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has become a global public health crisis and poses unprecedented challenges...
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...
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...
Doctoral Students John P. Salerno and Natasha Williams Publish Commentary on the Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Populations
June 23, 2020
Doctoral students John P. Salerno (behavioral and community health) and Natasha D. Williams (family...
Marie Thoma Receives Honorable Mention in Global Health NOW's Annual Untold Stories of Global Health Contest
June 23, 2020
Marie Thoma, an assistant professor of family science in the School of Public Health received an...
Dr. Jennifer Roberts, assistant professor of kinesiology
June 23, 2020
By Chris Carroll for Maryland Today Authorities shrugging off risk—or ordering everyone to mask up...
An ad for the Stop Covid-19 Study. Visit https://go.umd.edu/stopcovid for information on how to participate.
June 15, 2020
School of Public Health Professor Don Milton is leading a research study that brings both healthy...
Jocelyn Smith Lee, PhD '13
June 12, 2020
Jocelyn R. Smith Lee , PhD ‘13, who is assistant professor of human development and family studies...
Amir Sapkota to Lead Multinational Consortium to Reduce Climate Change-Related Diarrheal Disease Burden in Asia-Pacific Region
June 8, 2020
A new multinational consortium of scientists, led by Professor Amir Sapkota , in the University of...
Devlon Jackson
June 2, 2020
In an article published in Health Communication , Devlon Jackson and Cynthia Baur highlight digital...
Don Milton
June 1, 2020
Don Milton co-authored a study to understand the patterns of contamination of SARS-CoV-2, which...
Jennifer D. Roberts
June 1, 2020
In an article in Nature and Culture, published research led by University of Maryland kinesiology...
Rodman Turpin
May 29, 2020
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Assistant Research Professor Dr. Rodman Turpin (he/him) found his...
Live in the time of COVID-19
April 28, 2020
Dean Boris Lushniak, Kelly Sherman' 21, a public health science major and director of health and...
COVID-19
April 21, 2020
South Korea has limited the introduction of the pandemic better than any other country. How have...
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 Disease 2019, COVID-19
March 31, 2020
The University of Maryland is part of a multi-institutional effort to create an open online...
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...

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