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Public Health Research @Maryland 2016

More than 450 people participated in Public Health Research@Maryland on April 5, 2016. Check out these social media highlights from the day’s event, which brought together student and faculty researchers, along with other public health movers and shakers, for the 4th annual day of research & collaboration around the theme "From Community Engagement to Population Health.”


  1. School of Public Health Dean Jane E. Clark kicked off the 4th annual PHR@M day with a warm welcome. UMD Provost and VP Mary Ann Rankin praised the collaborative nature of PHR@M, and Jay Magaziner, Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health at the UM School of Medicine, provided a welcome from the Baltimore campus.
  2. Maryland health agencies and research leaders joined us throughout the day ...
  3. Seeing the Bigger Picture in Diabetes Prevention:

  4. Dr. Dean Schillinger of UCSF's Center for Vulnerable Populations gave us a powerful look at early results from an innovative campaign to raise awareness of pre-diabetes in children of color. Watch his presentation on Stamp TV below.
  5. The award-winning videos he showed were both inspiring and chilling. Young people from across the Bay Area used poetry & other art forms to showcase how social and environmental factors, such as access to affordable healthy food, predatory marketing, poverty, safety, and more, have affected them personally.
  6. Framework for a Culture of Health:

  7. In the second session of the day, Carolyn Miller, Senior Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, talked about how we can all participate in creating a "culture of health" in our communities.