The University of Maryland School of Public Health inducted nine members into the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health in May 2016. The mission of the society is to encourage and recognize excellence in practice, research, education, and academic achievement in the field of public health.
Membership in Delta Omega reflects the dedication of an individual to increasing the quality of the field, as well as to the protection and advancement of the health of all people. The Delta Omega annual meeting is held in conjuction with the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting.
There are 84 chapters of Delta Omega worldwide, with a total of more than 15,000 members a part of the honorary society. The Gamma Zeta chapter of Delta Omega was established at the UMD School of Public Health in 2011 to honor our distinguished students, alumni, faculty, and honorary members.
The following students and faculty members are Maryland’s 2016 inductees: