School of Public Health News from the UAlbany News Center
reimagine Research, a sample of outstanding faculty efforts over the past year, evinces how UAlbany’s research enterprise is contributing to the understanding of the world in often unprecedented and unexpected ways.
UAlbany Cancer Research Center post-doctoral associate Rebecca Sinnott DeVaux wins a prestigious Department of Defense award to distinguish aggressive from indolent breast cancers, in hopes of greatly lessening the degree of overdiagnosis and unnecessarily aggressive treatment, including mastectomy, for tens of thousands of women.
The health care employment sector continues to grow statewide, according to the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) recent report on New York’s workforce, "The Health Care Workforce in New York, 2014: Trends in the Supply and Demand for Health Workers".
Scientists at UAlbany’s Cancer Research Center (CRC) are examining the most deadly forms of the disease year-round, including TNBC, inflammatory breast cancer, brca-2, and claudin-low. Researchers at CRC are developing new methods to treat breast cancer, and novel dietary approaches toward breast cancer prevention.
President Jones announces the appointment of Laura Schweitzer, Ph.D., as Vice President for Health Sciences and Biomedical Initiatives. Schweitzer will lead the exploration and development of a plan to expand and align the University’s health sciences programs on the East Campus, building it into a world-class health sciences and biomedical research center.