Time to Act on Climate Justice
The 2021 UMD Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium, convened by the Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health, led by Dr. Sacoby Wilson, featured national, state and local leaders working to advance racial equity and environmental justice. Read some event highlights and access session recordings featuring topics including urban heat islands, food sovereignty, transportation equity, air quality and much more.
UMD to Lead $15M Project Investigating the Role of Aerosols in Flu Transmission
Professor Donald Milton and collaborators hope to put the debate over how viruses spread to bed with help from a $15 million research award from the NIH. Milton will lead a five-year randomized, controlled trial that will enable us to better respond to respiratory pandemics.
Welcome New SPH Faculty and Staff!
Welcome and congratulations to all of our new faculty and staff! Some are already part of our community and are being recognized for new roles/titles, while others are joining us this academic year.
University of Maryland COVID-19 Information
Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.: In compliance and coordination with public health guidance, COVID-19 data, and Prince George’s County mandates, the University of Maryland will now require masks to be worn indoors by all, regardless of vaccination status. Read UMD’s announcement.
All students, faculty and staff who will be on the University of Maryland campus this fall are also required to be vaccinated against COVID.
Explore public health
At the University of Maryland School of Public Health, we are driven by a passion to break down the barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from attaining optimum health and wellness. Explore some of the ways we work to promote health, prevent disease and prolong active, high-quality lives through the topics below.
Make a difference with a degree from UMD Public Health
Fearlessly Promoting Health for All
At the University of Maryland School of Public Health, we are driven by a passion to break down the societal barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from optimum health and wellness everyday. Join us on a fearless journey to do public health good!
The School of Public Health has extraordinary professors and faculty who are dedicated to continuous student success.