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  • 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.
  • 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.

  • baby learning to walk

    When Did Your Child First Walk? The Answer May be an Indicator of Future Success

    Scientists have long known that certain motor milestones, such as crawling or walking, can help track early childhood development. Now for the first time UAlbany researchers explain how these achievements predict future childhood success.

  • e-cigarettes

    Where There's No Smoke There's Fire

    How has the rise e-cigarettes impacted tobacco sales? School of Public Health researcher Akiko Hosler explains in Preventing Chronic Disease, including why the fastest-growing group of e-cigarette users is even more alarming.

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