October 2011

  • Grant to Fund Study on Arsenic in Water and Miscarriages

    Michael Bloom will lead a pilot study on the correlation between low to moderate levels of inorganic arsenic and spontaneous abortion of clinically-recognized pregnancies supported by a $150,514 grant from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

  • Alumni Reception in Washington DC

    Dean Nasca invites School of Public Health alumni and University alumni to an Alumni Reception, Monday, October 31, 2011, in Washington, DC as part of the annual American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting.

  • 2011 Delta Omega Student Poster Session Winners

    Two students and one recent alum were selected by the UAlbany Chapter of Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health as 2011 Student Poster Session Winners and will present pasters at the upcoming American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.

  • Janine Jurkowski, Ph.D.
    SPH Faculty and Student to Participate in National Food Day Event

    Janine Jurkowski, assistant professor, and Sarah Johnson, SPH graduate student, will participate on a faculty and student panel discussing Food - Security and Health as part of the University's recognition of National Food Day 2011, Monday, October 24, 2011.

  • Grant to Fund Implementation of Patient-Centered Medical Home Care for Older Adults in Primary Care Setting

    Timothy Hoff  has been awarded a $100,000 research grant from the federal Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research (AHRQ) to study implementation of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) care for older adult patients within primary care settings.

  • Mary S. Applegate, MD, MPH
    Appointment to ACGME Residency Review Committee for Preventive Medicine

    Mary S. Applegate, associate dean for Public Health Practice and director of the NYS Preventive Medicine Residency Program, has been appointed to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Residency Review Committee for Preventive Medicine.