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School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Reproductive health; family planning; adolescent pregnancy; sexuality; maternal and child health; breastfeeding promotion; preventive medicine; public health
Campus phone: (518) 402-0283
Campus email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mary Applegate served for many years as medical director in the Bureau of Women's Health at the New York State Department of Health, overseeing programs in maternal and infant health, family planning, adolescent pregnancy prevention, osteoporosis prevention, and sexual assault.
Dr. Applegate has conducted research on breastfeeding promotion and maternal mortality prevention. She also directs the New York State Preventive Medicine Residency Program and is a member of the American College of Preventive Medicine's Board of Regents.