Health Service Opportunities

American Medical Women’s Association

An organization dedicated to bringing together those in medicine and health-related fields to promote women’s health and to support members’ professional and personal development.

For more information,

contact UMD.AMWA@gmail.com.

American Red Cross Club

The American Red Cross Club's main aim is to support and further the mission of the American Red Cross through student involvement on campus.

For more information,

contact arc.umd@gmail.com.

Engineering World Health UMD

The EWH chapter at the University of Maryland is a major inclusive club aimed towards creating and fixing medical devices for developing countries.

For more information,

contact ewhatumd@gmail.com.

Eyes on Health

Our aim is to raise awareness about medical issues that affect local, underserved populations and to alleviate said issues through direct service in local federally qualified health centers and free clinics.

For more information,

contact umd.eyesonhealth@gmail.com.

Global Dental Brigades

Global Brigades is the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Global Brigades was founded to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under-resourced communities while fostering local cultures.

For more information,

contact umdglobaldentalbrigades@gmail.com.

Global Medical Brigades

Our mission is to lead a holistic model for sustainable health care in under-served villages that conducts preliminary needs assessment, treats patients to the highest ethical standards, sponsors referrals to those with needs beyond our capability, records data for the production of quantitative reports, and works to improve the water, sanitation, and economic infrastructures.

For more information,

contact umdgmb@gmail.com.

Medlife UMD

Our mission is to help families achieve greater freedom from the constraints of poverty, empowering them to live healthier lives.

For more information,

contact medlifeumd@gmail.com.

Miles for Smiles UMD

Our mission is to raise oral health awareness at UMD with a 5K event, which will also fundraise to provide dental care for children in rural Honduras.

For more information,

contact miles4smilesumd@gmail.com.

Nourish: Mommy and Me

To educate pregnant women on the importance of nutrition for themselves and for their newborns.

For more information,

contact nourishumd@gmail.com.

Period. UMD

PERIOD. @ UMD aims to celebrate menstrual hygiene through the distribution services of feminine hygiene product care packages to women in need as well as decreasing the stigma surrounding periods through advocacy and youth leadership.

For more information,

contact umdperiod@gmail.com.

Public Health Without Borders

Public Health Without Borders (PHWB) is a new and growing organization started at UMD as a partner organization to Engineers without Borders on campus.

For more information,

contact phw.borders@gmail.com.

Schools for Smiles

Our primary focus is teaching elementary school students the importance of oral health, and more recently, vision. We are collaborating with the pre-optometry club on campus to visit elementary schools around the area

For more information,

contact schoolsforsmilesumd@gmail.com.

Student Health Advisory Committee

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) functions as the liaison between students and the University Health Center, essentially the “student voice."

For more information,

contact UHC-shac@umd.edu.

Terp Thon

Terp Thon is a student organization at UMD that works year-round to raise money and awareness for Children's National Health System in Washington D.C., our local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Our efforts culminate in a 12-hour Dance Marathon every March, where we reveal our fundraising total for the year. We stand for 12 hours to represent the typical length of a nurse's shift at Children's National.

For more information,

contact executivedirector@terpthon.org.

United Against Inequities in Disease

UAID helps develop leadership skills and encourages students to participate in public affairs. Members work locally and internationally on projects aimed at improving health conditions and general healthcare opportunities for those less fortunate.

For more information,

contact umduaid@gmail.com.

 
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