The School of Public Health

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.
  • dental hygienist with boy

    Study: Expanding Scopes of Practice for Dental Hygienists Improves Oral Health

    Research by the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) finds that when dental hygienists are allowed to practice at higher levels of professional competence and skill, the population's oral health notably improves.

  • Photo courtesy of Whiteface Mountain Observatory

    The Heat Is On

    Symposium asks: Is the changing climate making you ill? 

  • Pregnant woman

    Study Finds PCBs Disrupt Pregnancy

    PCBs and other environmental toxicants can disrupt the reproductive cycle in women, according to a new long-term study led by UAlbany researchers.

  • 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.

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


    Phone: (518) 442-3305
    Fax: (518) 402-0329


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