Mary Applegate

Maternal and child health expert directs the New York State Preventive Medicine Residency Program

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Mary Applegate

Professor
School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Expertise:
Reproductive health; family planning; adolescent pregnancy; sexuality; maternal and child health; breastfeeding promotion; preventive medicine; public health

Campus phone: (518) 402-0283
Campus email: mapplegate@albany.edu

Biography:

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.

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