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Please join us for the sixth annual showcase of Public Health Research@Maryland, April 3, 2018 in College Park!

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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. 


Learn more

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


Learn more 

Photo Contest 


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.


Learn more



Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Visit publichealthresearch.umd.edu

 to register, submit a research poster abstract, and learn more!


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College of Information Studies - "Maryland's iSchool"
Room 4117K Hornbake Bldg., South Wing
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College Park, MD 20742
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