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

  • 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.

  • Laura Schweitzer, new UAlbany VP

    Laura Schweitzer, Ph.D., Named Vice President for Health Sciences and Biomedical Initiatives

    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.

  • University at Albany Seal

    UAlbany Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

    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.

  • Life Science funded by Presidential Research Initiative at UAlbany

    University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation

    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.

  • Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

    Woman working online for a Master's degree in Public Health

    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