The School of Public Health
The School of Public Health is a unique partnership between the New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany and offers an education based on cutting-edge research and practice-based experience. The School creates educational, research and public health opportunities for students to address today’s most critical global health problems and “Advance Health Locally and Around the World.”
Health Policy and Management Assistant Professor Receives 2015 Asian and Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health's Best Published Paper AwardFeng (Johnson) Qian of Department of Health Policy and Management at the University at Albany School of Public Health has won the 2015 Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health’s Best Published Paper Award for his paper on the characteristics, quality of care, and in-hospital outcomes of Asian American heart failure patients.
SPH Researcher Awarded Breast Cancer Alliance Research Grant
Jason Herschkowitz was recently awarded a $125,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Alliance to support research designed to better understand the difference between early stage breast tumors that progress into life threatening cancer and tumors that do not impact patients’ quality of life or survival if left untreated.
President Jones announces the appointment of Laura Schweitzer, Ph.D., as Vice President for Health Sciences and Biomedical Initiatives. Schweitzer will lead the exploration and development of a plan to expand and align the University’s health sciences programs on the East Campus, building it into a world-class health sciences and biomedical research center.
UAlbany continues to enhance its academic footprint, welcoming 64 new full-time faculty members, including both tenure-track and full-time lecturers. New deans and provosts will lead efforts in the areas of criminal justice, engineering and applied sciences, social welfare, and international education. Several administrative professionals are added as well.
Fourteen research projects directed by University at Albany faculty, whose expertise encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines, are awarded the first grants of the University’s Presidential Initiatives Fund for Research and Scholarship to support new and innovative research that may lead to large-scale investigator awards.
Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online
This fully online program provides an exciting opportunity for public health professionals and others interested in the field to obtain a Master's Degree in Public Health.