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The School of Public Health is a unique partnership between the New York State Dept. of Health and the University at Albany. The School has a strong global public health perspective and creates educational, research and public health promotional programs to help “Advance Health Locally and Around the World.”

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SPH News

  • Online Learning Spotlight: Fulfilling A Passion Via The Online Classroom

    Aimee Grace, a Binghamton University alumna, discovered that she wanted to pursue a master’s degree, but couldn’t commit to a rigid class schedule due to her work responsibilities. She decided UAlbany‘s Master of Public Health program was the right one for her.

  • Asante Shipp Hilts, DrPH
    SPH Alumna Dissertation Research Featured in CDC Publication on Hurricane Sandy Asante Shipp Hilts, DrPH (2016), MPH (2010), has had her dissertation work published in a special Hurricane Sandy issue of the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
  • Center for Health Workforce Studies Finds Strong Demand for New York Physicians The job market for new physicians who complete graduate medical education in New York is characterized by strong demand, according to a recent study from the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) at the University at Albany's School of Public Health.
  • Guyanese community in Schenectady has healthier eating habits

    In the Basket

    School of Public Health Associate Professor Akiko Hosler’s latest research has found some new strategies for fighting the obesity epidemic in inner cities. A study of neighborhood food environment showed a link between lower rates of obesity and shopping at ethnic markets among Guyanese population in Schenectady.

  • Justin Pegueros interned at Hixny while at the School of Public Health. (Photo by Mark Schmidt)

    Doctor Data

    A future physician contributes to the brave new world of healthcare

  • CRC summer research students

    What’s Your Summer Job? Try Cancer Researcher

    It might be a perfect day for relaxing by the pool, but for a group of Troy and Albany high school students, examining breast cancer and prostate cancer cell lines under a microscope is far more engaging.

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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.

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