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.”

SPH News

  • Mary Gallant
    SPH at APHA November 2015

    School of Public Health faculty and students will be well represented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Chicago, October 31 through November 4, 2015.

  • Christine T. Bozlak
    SUNY Albany School of Public Health Faculty Member Awarded HRSA Grant for Maternal and Child Health Program

    School of Public Health faculty member, Christine T. Bozlak, PhD, was awarded a $350,000 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Public Health Catalyst Program.

  • Feng Qian

    Health Policy and Management Assistant Professor Receives 2015 Asian and Pacific Islander Caucus for Public  Health's Best Published Paper Award

    Feng (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.
  • Jason Herschkowitz

    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.

  • reimagine Research scientist's image

    2014-15 Research Report Goes Online in Story and Video

    reimagine Research, a sample of outstanding faculty efforts over the past year, evinces how UAlbany’s research enterprise is contributing to the understanding of the world in often unprecedented and unexpected ways.

  • UAlbany Cancer Research Center's DeVaux

    UAlbany Researcher Studying a Novel RNA to Decrease the Overtreatment of Breast Cancer

    UAlbany Cancer Research Center post-doctoral associate Rebecca Sinnott DeVaux wins a prestigious Department of Defense award to distinguish aggressive from indolent breast cancers, in hopes of greatly lessening the degree of overdiagnosis and unnecessarily aggressive treatment, including mastectomy, for tens of thousands of women.

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    Center for Health Workforce Study: Strong Job Growth in Health Care in New York State

    The health care employment sector continues to grow statewide, according to the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) recent report on New York’s workforce, "The Health Care Workforce in New York, 2014: Trends in the Supply and Demand for Health Workers".

  • Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

    Woman studying for an online course

    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.

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    School of Public Health
    University at Albany
    One University Place
    Rensselaer, NY 12144

    Phone: (518) 402-0283
    Fax: (518) 402-0329