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$10 Million NIH Endowment Grant Positions UAlbany as the Leading Northeast Hub for Health Disparities Education and Research

The University has been awarded a $10 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) endowment grant, with which it will launch a major public engagement initiative to address the future of minority health disparities in the Northeastern United States.

$10 million endowment grant supports minority health disparities research at UAlbany

UAlbany Faculty Showcase Broad Spectrum of Minority Health Disparities Research

The transdisciplinary nature of the new $10 million NIH endowment grant will involve nearly 50 faculty in six of UAlbany’s nine schools and colleges.

Global Health

UAlbany Partners with Turkish Government on Developing Patient-Focused Drug Policies

The Global Institute of Health and Human Rights is assisting a delegation from Turkey to shift the global perspective on drug users from a criminal-focused to a patient-focused approach.

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New Studies Assess New Yorkers' Technology Use and Health Information Preferences

Team led by Public Health's Jennifer Manganello takes closest look to date at citizens’ access to technology, tech use within Hispanic/Latino communities, and the impact of health literacy upon tech preferences.

health care industry

UAlbany Report: Explosive Growth in U.S. Health Care Employment Continues as Others Sectors Lag

The health care sector is projected to grow by nearly 22 percent between 2014 and 2024, compared to nearly 5 percent for all other employment industries, according to a recent report by the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the School of Public Health.