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

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Bicycle injury prevention UAlbany study

    Increasing the Power of Information to Lessen Childhood Injury

    Study led by SPH's Jennifer Manganello examines how U.S mothers of young children obtain critical knowledge about injury hazards and prevention practices.

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    Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

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

    Phone: (518) 402-0283
    Fax: (518) 402-0329