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Public Health Research at Maryland Event

Learning from 2020 to Advance the Public's Health

Our eighth annual Public Health Research at Maryland conference was held virtually from Tuesday, April 13 through Thursday, April 15, 2021. 

The event theme—Learning from 2020 to Advance the Public's Health—considered lessons from 2020 related to public health preparedness, social and racial injustice, the dangers of health misinformation, physical inactivity and more.

The keynote lecture: Rebuilding and Reimagining Our Public Health Infrastructure was given by Dr. David Michaels, an epidemiologist and professor at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and author of The Triumph of Doubt: Dark Money and the Science of Deception. 

View the 2021 Poster Contest Winners 

View other session recordings from this year’s event.

History of Public Health Research at Maryland 

Since 2013, MPowering the State has sponsored our annual event showcasing innovations in public health research and its implications for the health of our Maryland communities.

The University of Maryland School of Public Health (in College Park) partners each year with the our colleagues in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (in Baltimore) to plan the program and to engage researchers from diverse disciplines from the College Park and Baltimore campuses and beyond.