School of Public Health News from the UAlbany News Center

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.

Donald Berwick, MD

UAlbany’s School of Public Health and CDPHP Host National Health Care Expert to Discuss Access

UAlbany's School of Public Health and CDPHP join to present a timely and critical conversation on the future of health care in our community, featuring a keynote address by thought leader and health policy expert Donald Berwick, MD, who is also a candidate for Massachusetts governor.

Hurricane Ivan

UAlbany Experts Advisory: Are the 2014 Hurricane Season Predictions on Target?

Atmospheric scientists at the University at Albany, who comprise one of the largest concentrations of atmospheric science researchers across the U.S., are available to discuss hurricane season, the potential threats for 2014, and how officials, families and individuals can prepare. 

UAlbany study looks at reducing hospital readmissions from nursing homes

Report: N.Y. Hospitals, Nursing Facilities Utilize Innovative Strategies to Reduce Readmissions

New York metropolitan area hospitals and nursing homes are developing innovative strategies to eliminate avoidable hospitalizations and to reduce readmissions, according to a new report from the University at Albany's Center for Health Workforce Studies.

An immature human egg cell, or oocyte

UAlbany Study Uncovers How ‘Good Cholesterol’ Levels May Influence Pregnancy

University at Albany epidemiologist Michael Bloom and three fellow researchers have released a study on how the “good cholesterol” may play a role within the ovarian follicle in pre-programming an egg for successful pregnancy or failure.