CEMHD Events

Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities

November 19th

Save the Date!

Stress-Related Effects of Racism among Black Men: Findings and Interventions

Dr. Alex Petierse, PhD
Department of Counseling Psychology, University at Albany

Location: To Be Announced
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

October 15th

Strategies to build health and media literacies and reduce health disparities among youth populations

Dr. Phillp Massey, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University School of Public Health

Location: Room 110a School of Public Health One University Place Rensselaer NY
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Dr. Massey will discuss strategies to engage youth audiences using mobile and digital technologies to build health and media literacies with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities. Dr. Massey will draw from his global health work in Senegal, his work on a social media website designed for youth in California, and emerging research using Twitter.

August 11


Black Men's Health Summit
8:30am - 3:30pm
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany 
405 Washington Ave.
Albany NY 

Sponsors: School of Public Health, Macedonia Baptist Church community outreach

April 9th

A film about Cuban doctors abroad and the structure of the Cuban medical system 

5:30 - 7:00 pm 
Room 110 University Hall 

We will show exerpts from the film and then Dr. Elyse Andaya of the Anthropology dept. will discuss the Cuban health care system along with UA undergraduate student Joel Balbi Dr. Andaya is an expert on the Cuban health care system. Her new book, Reproducing the Revolution: Gender, Kinship, and the State in Contemporary Cuba, will be released at the end of April




April 11th




April 26th





March 28

10th Anniversary 
Health Disparities Symposium

Standish Room, Uptown Campus Center

Save the date for a day-long symposium on minority health disparities

Health disparities researchers from UAlbany will give presentations on their research

Keynote Speaker


Dr. Bruce Link

co-director
Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University