The School of Public Health continued to move fearlessly forward this year, tackling pressing issues at the local, national and global level, while educating the next generation of public health practitioners. Here's a look back at some of the school’s achievements in 2023.
The Maryland Safe Drinking Water Analysis and Testing for Education and Research (WATER) study examines the quality of public drinking water systems and private wells in Maryland through citizen science, field-based research and laboratory analyses.
Dr. Mona Mittal, associate professor in the Department of Family Science and supervisor at the Center for Healthy Families, explains how stress affects us in different ways, why so many people seem to be stressed out year-round and how we can find relief.
Dean Lushniak recently traveled to Kyiv, Ukraine to participate in an international health care summit. Along with the summit, he discussed the mood in the country’s capital and the three things he heard most from residents.
As interim chair, Dr. Green will provide academic and strategic leadership and advance the teaching, research, service and outreach missions of the department and School of Public Health. She will succeed Dr. Craig Fryer, who has graciously served as interim chair for more than two years, on December 31.
Kim shares why she decided to study health policy and management, how she overcame stigma around abortion research and how her research on contraception and abortion access could impact state and national health policies.