Looking for a book to inspire you as you recharge your batteries this summer? Or maybe you’re searching for a new perspective on public health. Either way, the School of Public Health has you covered! Our summer reading list, created with input from faculty and staff, touches on everything from the complexity of the disabled experience to racism, oppression and mistakes made in the healthcare industry.
While she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in public health science on May 23, 2023, Taliah Hodges has had little time to rest. That’s because she’s gearing up for the final year of her accelerated BS+MPH program and preparing to become a teaching assistant for a foundational public health course.
More than 30 faculty members and students from the University of Maryland School of Public Health, University of Birmingham in England and University College Dublin in Ireland spent three days swapping experiences, sharing research and touring the University of Maryland as part of the first Universitas 21 Health Research Exchange (U21HREx) research symposium held at the University of Maryland School of Public Health in College Park and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.
Nine years after his journey to earn a doctoral degree began, Junaed Siddiqui crossed the stage at the Xfinity Center on May 23, 2023 to officially graduate from the School of Public Health. While the average public health doctoral student at UMD completes their Ph.D. within five years, Siddiqui is far from average.
Published this month in the Journal for Alzheimer’s Disease Reports, the study examined the brains and story recollection abilities of older adults with normal brain function and those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, which is a slight decline in mental abilities like memory, reasoning and judgment and a risk factor for Alzheimer’s.
The Gamma Zeta chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Public Health is pleased to announce its 2023 inductees. Inducted are 12 students, five faculty members, two alumni and one community partner.
University of Maryland’s Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State recently co-sponsored the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) conference: “Global Health at a Crossroads: Equity, Climate Change, and Microbial Threats” in Washington, D.C. Dean Boris Lushniak greeted attendees, reflecting on the individual and joint accomplishments of both universities and the potential to make transformative global impact.
During his remarks, EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan recognized Professor Sacoby Wilson, director of Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH) in the School of Public Health, for his leadership.