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As the cost of long-term care continues to rise, policymakers and others are seeking new ways to control costs while maintaining or increasing customer satisfaction. Currently, there is increasing interest among the aging and disability communities in models of consumer-directed health care. Among them is "cash and counseling," in which cash allowances, coupled with information services, are paid directly to disabled persons allowing them to arrange and purchase the services they feel best meet their needs.
The Cognitive Motor Neuroscience Laboratory, composed of 9 faculty members, post-docs, and graduate students, focuses on behavioral, neural, mechanical, and higher-level mechanisms underlying the selection, planning, learning, initiation, and execution of movement.
Welcome to the University of Maryland College Park-School of Public Health's website on cultural competency and health disparities.
Our faculty research interests cover a broad range of areas, from exercise epidemiology to genetic and molecular aspects of aging and exercise physiology. A number of our faculty are incorporating cutting-edge genetic, molecular, and cellular techniques into their studies of skeletal muscle, cardiovascular physiology, and metabolism.
The Maryland Family Policy Impact Seminar is a series of seminars, forums, briefing reports and follow-up activities to inform the decision-making of local and state policymakers.
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Physical Cultural Studies: Program Description Physical Cultural Studies (PCS) advances the critical and theoretical analysis of physical culture, in all its myriad forms.
Welcome to the Public Health Science program offered by the University of Maryland, College Park at the convenient campus at Universities at Shady Grove (USG)!
The University of Maryland School of Public Health Summer Training and Research (STAR) program is designed to provide traditionally under-represented undergraduate students with two consecutive summers of a 10-week research training and career development program to enhance their potential to apply for and complete graduate degrees in biomedical and behavioral science relevant to preventing and treating cardiovascular disease. Note from Dr. Hagberg (February 15, 2013) : Last summer (2012), we submitted the renewal application to NIH for the UM STAR program.