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

  • Mother and Daughter fighting Alzeheimer's disease
    School of Public Health Program Evaluates New York State’s Alzheimer’s Disease Support Initiative The University at Albany’s School of Public Health will assist the New York State Department of Health in evaluating a support network for Alzheimer’s disease caregivers. The project is part of a first-in-the-nation investment in a multi-faceted approach including community and clinical linkages.
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    $10 Million NIH Endowment Grant Positions UAlbany as the Leading Northeast Hub for Health Disparities Education and Research

    The University has been awarded a $10 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) endowment grant, with which it will launch a major public engagement initiative to address the future of minority health disparities in the Northeastern United States.

  • $10 million endowment grant supports minority health disparities research at UAlbany

    UAlbany Faculty Showcase Broad Spectrum of Minority Health Disparities Research

    The transdisciplinary nature of the new $10 million NIH endowment grant will involve nearly 50 faculty in six of UAlbany’s nine schools and colleges.

  • Global Health

    UAlbany Partners with Turkish Government on Developing Patient-Focused Drug Policies

    The Global Institute of Health and Human Rights is assisting a delegation from Turkey to shift the global perspective on drug users from a criminal-focused to a patient-focused approach.

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    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

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    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.

    Contact the School

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

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