School of Public Health News from the UAlbany News Center

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.

New online ed course at UAlbany

UAlbany Unveils New Online Healthcare Courses Aimed at Building New York’s Workforce

UAlbany is creating new online courses in healthcare for students and professionals through New York State “Open SUNY” grants designed to aid the state’s economy in key industries and provide new training opportunities for the state's workforce.

Mary Gallant, health policy expert

School of Public Health Professor Chosen for National Leadership Program in Academic Health Science

Mary Gallant, associate professor and School of Public Health associate dean, has been named a fellow in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Program, a year-long part-time fellowship for female faculty in schools of medicine, dentistry and public health.