University at Albany, State University of New York
  Admissions   Academics   Research   IT Services   Libraries   Athletics  
News Home Page
News Releases
Faculty Experts
Campus Update
Campus Stock Photos
Media Relations Office

News Website



Media Advisory: AIDS and Iran Focus of Documentary and Presentation at UAlbany

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 30, 2007)

Kamiar Alaei, who is a doctoral candidate in the University at Albany School of Public Health, and Arash Alaei, the director of the International Education and Research Cooperation of Iranian National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, will discuss their quest to save the people of Iran from the growing problem of AIDS and drug use. They will present a documentary, HIV Diplomacy, and host a discussion following the film. The event is hosted by the School of Public Health's Graduate Student Organization.

Dr. Kamiar Alaei, University at Albany doctoral candidate, School of Public Health

Dr. Arash Alaei, Director, International Education and Research Cooperation of Iranian National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

GEC Auditorium, School of Public Health, University at Albany, 1 Discovery Place, Rensselaer, N.Y.

Through its partnership with the New York State Dept. of Health, UAlbany's School of Public Health offers students immediate access to internships at the Health Department, Albany Medical College, and variety of other public and private health institutions throughout New York. Students have unique access to study the most profound health issues facing us today: the threat of bioterrorism, the spread of HIV/AIDS and other emerging diseases, the lack of affordable and accessible health care for individuals and families, environmental hazards, substance abuse and social violence, maternal mortality in developing countries, the promises and threats of genetic engineering, and protecting food and water supplies.

The University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,000 diverse students in nine schools and colleges, and an honors college. For more information about this internationally ranked institution, visit theUniversity at Albany. Visit UAlbany's extensive roster of faculty experts.

Please send questions or comments about the UAlbany News site to: