Students on UMD wearing face masks
April 2, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccine distribution ramps up nationwide, unanswered questions remain about the vaccine...
Older White woman on her laptop making a heart shape with her fingers and talking virtually to young child
April 2, 2021
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have experienced varying degrees of...
Devon Payne-Sturges
March 11, 2021
When it comes to health officials and experts evaluating environmental health risks among...
Jie Chen headshot
March 4, 2021
Dr. Jie Chen, a professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Maryland School of...
Quynh Nguyen headshot
February 25, 2021
Dr. Quynh Nguyen, an assistant professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has received a $3.3...
Headshot of John Salerno wearing a white shirt and black tie
January 19, 2021
Behavioral and Community Health PhD candidate and UMD-PRC Investigator John Salerno (he/him) is...
Negin Fouladi
January 12, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly altered the research field, leading to institutions...
Black men in barbershop
January 11, 2021
In medical research, diversity matters. It is key to equity in health promotion, health care...
Cover photo of the book why we are losing the war on gun violence in the U.S.
January 7, 2021
Why is America losing the war on gun violence? A new book , co-edited by Dr. Woodie Kessel, a...
Photo of the woods and forest
January 7, 2021
Nature has several benefits that impact a person’s overall well-being, according to a new research...
George Floyd wall art
December 3, 2020
2020 sparked the Black Lives Matter movement into a global force with the deaths of George Floyd,...
African American woman receives vaccine from nurse
November 24, 2020
While a COVID-19 vaccine could be available in a matter of weeks, offering much-needed hope at the...
telehealth graphic
November 20, 2020
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, people have accessed health care appointments and services in a...
people protesting in back of truck with sign essential not expendable
November 12, 2020
This story first appeared in Maryland Today and was written by Chris Carroll. How much room you...
Together Program logo
November 6, 2020
The TOGETHER Program , which offers services that help local families develop healthy relationships...
Close up of the touching hands of African American mom and baby
November 2, 2020
A timely commentary co-authored by Dr. Woodie Kessel in the journal Pediatrics urges greater US...
assistance chair in hallway
October 29, 2020
People with Alzheimer’s disease living in rural areas are much more likely to go to the emergency...
Study: How Your Neighborhood Design Could Impact Your COVID-19 Risk 
October 13, 2020
Where we live impacts our health in many ways, including how susceptible we are to contracting...
Richard Remigio
October 8, 2020
Richard Remigio, a PhD candidate in Environmental Health Sciences, has received the NIH R36...
Image of Facebook thumb pointing down with vaccine syringes surrounding it
October 1, 2020
Anti-vaccination discourse on Facebook increased in volume over the last decade, coalescing around...
Hart Image
September 23, 2020
UMD Alumnus Dr. John Hart discussed prison reform in a webinar held by SPH Alumni Network.
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...

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