Join us Tuesday, April 3 for the sixth annual Public Health Research at Maryland, where we'll delve into critical public health issues facing our state, nation and world. Together we will “reimagine health.”
Registration is free and lunch is provided.
"Changing the Definition of Health in America"
Richard Besser, M.D.
President and CEO
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and ABC News’ former chief health and medical editor.
Research Poster Showcase and Contest
Undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty members share their research on topics that address health and well-being, including social determinants of health, disease prevention, health promotion, healthy policies, climate change and more. Student presented posters will be reviewed and best poster awards given. Submit abstracts by March 16th.
Hot Topic Panel Discussions
How can technology support healthy behaviors?
Health and science literacy for building the public's trust
Do data matter? Informing personal and community decision-making
Widening the lens on the opioid epidemic
Back by popular demand for its second year, the public health photo contest is open to all who want to share images that speak to the diverse concepts of public health. Photos will be displayed at the event and those submitted by students will be judged and selected for awards.
Photo: Children practice good handwashing techniques in Sierra Leone. 2017 first prize photo taken by UMD doctoral candidate Rianna Murray.
Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
to register, submit a research poster abstract, and learn more!
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