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,...
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January 11, 2018
Family Science Associate Professor Emerita Suzanne Randolph, recently co-authored a paper in the...
Dr. Amelia Arria
January 3, 2018
Newly published research led by Dr. Amelia Arria, director of the Center on Young Adult Health and...
Dr. Jie Chen
December 15, 2017
More than half of preventable hospitalizations in Maryland are for people with co-existing mental...
Flu shot being administered to young girl
December 12, 2017
A recent article in the Frederick News-Post titled “Debunking flu shot myths while skeptic and...
Dr. Dina Borzekowski with Tanzanian children
December 5, 2017
Research has found that educational media can positively impact young children, but few studies...
Person waiting by metro train
November 15, 2017
As communities in an east-west stripe across Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties prepare to...
Photo of soccer ball under athlete's cleat
November 14, 2017
While much kinesiology research is conducted in labs, on treadmills, in highly controlled settings...
Two doctoral students
November 14, 2017
Kecia Ellick and Joanne D’Silva, doctoral students in the School of Public Health were two of 28...
Dushanka Kleinman
November 3, 2017
Many School of Public Health faculty are running through their slide decks and reviewing their...
FMSC doctoral student Deirdre Quinn receives Outstanding Paper Award
October 31, 2017
Deirdre Quinn, who has successfully defended her PhD dissertation, has been awarded the Outstanding...
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October 26, 2017
“C.A.T.C.H., the Virus Study” (“Characterizing And Tracking College Health”) is the latest in a...
Vaccine administration
October 25, 2017
There is a consistent racial disparity in seasonal influenza vaccination, with African American...
Picture of pregnant woman
October 18, 2017
Associate Professors Edmond Shenassa and Marian Moser Jones recently published an article in the...
Dr. Mona Mittal, Family Science Assistant Professor
October 4, 2017
Family Science Assistant Professor Dr. Mona Mittal will adapt and test an integrated substance...
Lee Sunmin
October 4, 2017
The School of Public Health’s Dr. Sunmin Lee has received a $3.6 million National Institutes of...
Bar chart graphic of different gambling activities
October 2, 2017
Students who participate in gambling activities might also be prone to substance use given an...
Robert and Barbara Gold
September 27, 2017
The founding dean of the School of Public Health and his wife have given $100,000 to establish the...
Dr. Quynh Nguyen
September 26, 2017
Twitter is used by many to keep up with breaking news and influential views, but School of Public...
Dr. Carson Smith
September 20, 2017
Dr. Carson Smith, associate professor in the School of Public Health’s Department of Kinesiology,...
Dr. Chessa Lutter, Family Science Adjunct Research Professor
September 18, 2017
Family Science Adjunct Research Professor Dr. Chessa Lutter was recently published in Pediatrics ,...
Photo of blood pressure cuff on young man
September 11, 2017
A Research and Innovation Seed Award has been granted to Dr. Stephen Thomas of the University of...
Dr. Marian Moser Jones and Dr. Kevin Roy
September 11, 2017
The Life Course Health and Development Model (LCHD) is a framework of extensive Maternal and Child...
September 7, 2017
Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, has been...
People at the University of Maryland Campus Pantry
September 5, 2017
Food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, safe,...
August 29, 2017
Dr. Jie Chen, an associate professor in the School of Public Health’s Department of Health Services...
August 28, 2017
Faculty from the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University have found that a new evidence...
August 25, 2017
More than 30 percent of adults have not had a dental visit in the past year, and about one in three...
August 9, 2017
Family Science Professor Sandra Quinn explores the implications of a 21st century influenza...
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August 8, 2017
College Park, Md. -- Could young adults who regularly consume highly caffeinated energy drinks be...
August 7, 2017
School of Public Health researchers and colleagues detail the organization, outcomes and health...
July 31, 2017
The article “Life Stresses in Adolescents with Problematic Media Use: The Role of Anger Management...
July 26, 2017
New research from the UMD School of Public Health and Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public...
June 27, 2017
Dr. Donna Howard and Department of Behavioral and Community Health graduates Dr. Katrina Debnam and...
Experiences with other drug use among individuals in treatment initially exposed to an opioid through a physician's prescription (N=4,493)
June 27, 2017
People who experience problems using prescription painkillers, heroin and other opioids tend to...
June 16, 2017
Family Science Professor Dr. Jinhee Kim co-authored a paper that was recently selected as the Best...
June 8, 2017
Taylor Rogers, a master of public health student in the health equity track, is spending the summer...
Dr. Andrew Fenelon
June 5, 2017
College Park, Md. – A new study examining the impact that access to affordable housing has on...
Photo of alcohol, car keys, and hand cuffs
May 30, 2017
The University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Law Enforcement Studies will host its annual DUI...
Photo of natural gas compressor station
May 24, 2017
College Park, Md. – People living near natural gas compressor stations may be subject to high...
Dr. Michel Boudreaux
May 5, 2017
As the U.S. Congress moves to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, it is important to...
May 5, 2017
The Conversation heard from three experts not involved with the recent action in the U.S. Court of...
May 3, 2017
Could the initiation of a simple walking exercise program help older adults to reverse declines in...
April 21, 2017
Researchers with the University of School of Public Health and Department of Anthropology are...
April 20, 2017
Given that modern DNA sequencing technology results in large amounts of complex genetic data,...
April 20, 2017
A report published by the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy, in collaboration...
March 28, 2017
A Maryland bill that permanently bans hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in the state...
March 23, 2017
The Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives...

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