School of Public Health News from the UAlbany News Center

UAlbany student with Peace Corps in Togo

Peace Corps Ranks UAlbany among 2015 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

The Peace Corps lists UAlbany among the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the U.S., with 13 alumni currently volunteering worldwide, according to the program’s recently released 2015 rankings.

Dr. Allison Appleton

School of Public Health's Allison Appleton Named Harvard JPB Environmental Health Fellow

Allison Appleton, Sc.D., assistant professor of epidemiology at University at Albany, School of Public Health, has been selected as a JPB Environmental Health (EH) Fellow by the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dentist and Hygienist

New Center at the University at Albany will Help Pinpoint Oral Health Access Disparities, Provide Insight for Improving Workforce Issues

The University at Albany School of Public Health will launch an Oral Health Workforce Research Center, which will become one of only five such health workforce research hubs in the country uniquely focused on the oral health workforce.

UAlbany Cancer Center research JoEllen Welsh

NY CAP Research Alliance Showcases Success and Impact of Regional Collaboration

The New York Capital Region Research Alliance showcases leading-edge biomedical research resulting from the unprecedented regional collaboration among Albany Medical Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the University at Albany.

UAlbany research scientist Maria Basanta-Sanchez

The RNA Institute Investigates Effects of Marijuana and Tobacco Exposure on the Brain

UAlbany announces a collaborative grant between its RNA Institute and area-based Athghin Biotechnology Inc., to fund research into how marijuana and tobacco exposure impact brain function. The project is supported by a $225,000 small business technology transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.