University of Maryland Baltimore - the Founding Campus

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) was founded in 1807. Today, this 71-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

About

History

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) was founded in 1807. Today, this 71-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

Education

UMB is Maryland's only public health, law, and human services university. Six professional schools and a Graduate School confer the majority of health care, human services, and law professional degrees in Maryland each year. Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s Westside. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation. With 6,329 students and 7,119 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation.

Research

Research Centers:

  • Center for Biomedical Engineering and Technology—BioMET
  • Center for Integrative Medicine
  • Center for Research on Aging
  • Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Center for Vaccine Development
  • Center for Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases
  • Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
  • General Clinical Research Center
  • Institute for Genome Sciences
  • Institute for Global Health
  • Institute of Human Virology
  • Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC)
  • Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC)
  • Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center
  • Program in Health Disparities and Population Health
  • Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research Organized Research Center

Distance Learning Courses

Medicine & Health (2)

Services

Student services

The Office of International Services assists individual international students, scholars and their families by advising on federal immigration regulations, and providing advice and support on personal, academic and cultural matters.

Medical services

Student Health strives to meet the health care needs of students by establishing student health as the center of student wellness.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus Life Services is committed to providing essential co-curricular and interdisciplinary support services.

We offer prompt and easy access to necessary administrative services, provide students with a campuswide community where they can excel personally and professionally, and help to educate and develop students to be socially responsible professionals and citizens of the world.

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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