Board & Affiliations


The Institute works in collaboration with multiple UAlbany academic units including College of Arts and Sciences, Rockefeller College, School of Criminal Justice, School of Public Health and the School of Social Welfare, as well as with other local academic institutions including Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany Law, Albany Medical College, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. This interdepartmental and inter-institutional collaboration facilitates cutting-edge multi-disciplinary research, drawing from leading academics and researchers throughout the field. Flow Chart

The founders of the Institute have also developed partnerships with human rights organizations including USA/Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Physicians for Human Rights, and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), among others. These partnerships will enable the Institute to influence international health and human rights policy, conduct modern and cutting edge research, facilitate internships and field work, and to develop and implement projects throughout the world.