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2nd Annual Renée Royak-Schaler Lecture in Health Disparities, April 16, 2015

Everyone enjoyed the 2nd Annual Renée Royak-Schaler Lecture in Health Disparities presented by the University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. Ana Diez Roux, MD, Ph.D., MPH, Dean of the School of Public Health at Drexel University will discuss “Neighborhoods and population health: Where have we been and where are we going?” The lecture will took place in the Taylor Lecture Hall on April 16, 2015 at 4:00 with a reception. 

National Public Health Week: Healthiest Nation 2030, April 6-12

     National Public Health Week- Monday, April 6: Raising the Grade

To kick off NPHW 2015, let’s raise the grade - start the trend and spread the word! Take a "healthy selfie" (photo of you doing a healthy activity - i.e. eating an apple, jumping rope, washing your hands) and add the hashtag: #NPHW or join us at the SMC Campus Center for a fun photo session!
Program: #NPHW Selfie Session: 1pm-2pm
Location: SMC Campus Center Lobby, 621 West Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Meet the Director of Student Affairs, Pam DeMartino and learn more about the UMB MPH Program at the Johns Hopkins University, Health Professions School Recruitment Fair (3 to 6pm).  

     National Public Health Week - Tuesday, April 7: Starting from Zip

Please click here for a complete list of NPHW activities at Paul’s Place and other local community outreach programs. Remember, you can make a change by starting in your zip code! 

Meet the Director of Student Affairs, Pam DeMartino and learn more about the UMB MPH Program at the UMCP, Health Professions School Recruitment Fair in the Adele Student Union (2-5 pm).  

     National Public Health Week - Wednesday, April 8: Building Momentum

Join us at the SMC Campus Center to sign the Healthiest Generation pledge and get a chance to get free giveaways!
Program: Join the Movement: 1pm-2pm
Location: SMC Campus Center Lobby, 621 West Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Meet the Director of Student Affairs, Pam DeMartino and learn more about the UMB MPH Program at the George Washington University, Health Professions School Recruitment Fair (4- 7 pm)
 

     National Public Health Week - Thursday, April 9: Building Broader Connections 

The University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health and the University of Maryland School Of Medicine’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, cordially invite you as active participants to explore and learn through poster sessions and panel discussions about recent advances in public health, ongoing research opportunities and the potential for new collaborations. Make sure to register before March 31st, 2015.

Program: Public Health Research Day @ Maryland 2015, 8:45am-5pm
Location: University of Maryland, College Park - 1220 Stamp Student Union, College Park, MD 20742

     National Public Health Week -Friday, April 10: Building on 20 Years of Success

The MPH program invites you to participate in a scavenger hunt today! Be one of the five winners if you find all ten public health accomplishments before 5pm. How do I play?

Public Health Scavenger Hunt

STEP 1: Look for images within the School of Medicine with the hashtag #NPHW.
STEP 2: Take a picture of the image (please ensure that the photo captures the entire image and number) and text the image(s) with your name to (304)-504-MPH1 or (304)-504-6741.

Winners will be announced on Monday, April 13th 2015.

Information Session for Prospective Students - February 12, 2015

Information Session Flyer 

MPH Student Colloquium - February 10, 2015 

MPH Colloquium Flyer 

The MPH Program Celebrates Reaccreditation and a 10 year Anniversary - January 22, 2015

The University of Maryland, School of Medicine celebrates the MPH Program ten year anniversary and reaccreditation. The MPH Program was reaccredited by the Council on Education for Public Health until December of 2021. Students, faculty and staff enjoyed the birthday cake provided in honor of the MPH Program accomplishments. For more details about this event please refer to the UMB School of Medicine News and Events

The MPH Program and Dental Hygiene Unveil an Accelerated Degree for Students - December 15, 2014

The Master of Public Health Program and the Dental Hygiene Program have teamed up to create an accelerated BS to MPH program to fast-track undergraduate students in obtaining their graduate degree. This joint initiative is one of the nation’s only accelerated degree programs in both public health and dental hygiene. This program prepares students for a variety of career options including clinical practice, public health, education and research and leadership. This collaborative program enables our graduates to become future leaders, providing and furthering access to care and contributing to the overall health of Marylanders by collaborating with other health care professionals in public health and dentistry. The program provides an innovative, cutting-edge learning environment for students. For more details about this dual degree, please refer to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) announcement.

MPH Student Meet and Greet -  November 4, 2014:12:00 pm

See flyer  

MPH Information Session for Prospective Students -Thursday, October 16, 2014: 2pm - 4pm

MPH Information Session flyer  

MPH New Student Orientation: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11am – 3pm

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL)
Gladhill Board Room

Notice of Opportunity for Third-Party Comment: Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) Reaccreditation Process

The University of Maryland School of Medicine MPH Program was originally granted accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health in July 2009.  The MPH Program is now scheduled for a review for reaccreditation.  The site visit will take place on April 28-29, 2014.  Written comments from third parties will be accepted by CEPH until 30 days before the site visit.  Should you wish to provide comments, please direct them to CEPH as follows:

Council on Education for Public Health
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone: (202) 789-1050
Fax: (202) 789-1895
 

UMB Commencement - May 16, 2014

More information about this event. 

EPH Commencement Celebration - May 15, 2014

More information about the event. 

MPH Student Colloquium - Tuesday, May 6, 2014

University of Maryland, Baltimore Open House - April 12, 2014

More information about the event 

Join us in celebrating National Public Health Week - April 7-11, 2014

More information about this event 

Public Health Research@Maryland - April 8, 2014

More information about this event 

Inaugural Renee Royak-Schaler Memorial Lecture in Health Disparities - March 25, 2014 at 4:00pm

University of Maryland School of Medicine, HSF II Auditorium, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Given by:
David R. Williams, PhD, MPH
Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor Of Public Health
Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology, Harvard University

35th Annual Minority Health Conference presented by the Minority Student Caucus, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Innovative Approaches to Youth Health: Engaging Youth in Creating Healthy Communities 

The Minority Health Conference aims to raise awareness regarding health disparities and mobilize students, academics, researchers, and community members to take action for change. This year's theme will focus on research and practice-based interventions that actively engage minority youth to improve their health and the health of their communities.    

The William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture 

Gail C. Christopher, D.N., Vice President of Program Strategy at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation  

Dr. Christopher's keynote will kick off an exciting day, with multiple breakout sessions and speakers, including featured speaker Dr. Michael Yonas, Director of Research, Evaluation and Engagement at Allegheny County Department of Human Services    

When: Friday, February 28, 2014, 

8:00am-4:30pm (broadcast at 2:00-3:30pm EST). 

Where: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education 

100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 

If you are unable to attend in person, you can join us online by viewing the William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture webcast and participate in a live Q&A session with Dr. Christopher following the lecture. Viewers will be able to ask questions via email, Facebook, and Twitter. The broadcast will be recorded.  

 October 24, 2013 - MPH Student Meet and Greet

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Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Public Health Research@Maryland

Public Health Research@Maryland, Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Staff, students and alumni connect at APHA-EPH Breakfast, Tuesday, October 30, 2012


APHA-EPH breakfast
(left to right: Dr. Diane Marie St. George, Director, MPH program;
Pamela DeMartino, Director of Student Affairs, MPH Program;
Dr. Nicholas Laughton, MPH Alumni;
Florence Nwoga, MPH Alumni;
Teena Maultsby, Asst. Director, Records and Registration, MPH Program)