The Center for Global Health proactively engages with a wide range of partners around the world to create educational programs, collaborative research initiatives, and health promotion interventions to help solve today’s most critical global health problems.
We work in close collaboration with our School of Public Health faculty, partner organizations based here in the Capital Region, including the New York State Department of Health, and global partners from around the world to create meaningful learning experiences and to fund innovative collaborative research opportunities and program interventions focused on key global health challenges. The Center also plays a vital role in helping the School’s numerous international students as they integrate into life here at the university and into their new communities.
STUDY GLOBAL HEALTH AT THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
A Commitment to Good Health
Promoting and ensuring good health is vital not just to the growth and stability of individuals and their families. Good health is also vital to the economic growth and social stability of nations and the world as a whole.
At the Center for Global Health, we believe that working collaboratively across borders and cultures to address today’s global health challenges is an imperative of our time.
The Center for Global Health is holding a webinar, Field Research on Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), on January 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM EDT, in collaboration with three Latin American universities: Universidad de Costa Rica, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Cali, Colombia), and Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (Dominican Republic). This webinar, aimed at a Latin American audience, will be held fully in Spanish and feature two prominent researchers discussing the findings and policy recommendations stemming from HPV vaccine field research carried out over several years in the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, with funding from the US National Cancer Institute (NCI).
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 18, 2020) - First-year MPH student Alyssa Broome is working hard to make a difference in global health — and is setting herself up for a successful career focused on human rights and health disparities.
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Time: 4:00 –5:00 p.m.
Location: Online / Zoom
(Click here to view program)
Dr. Nasca returned to the Capital District from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he had been a faculty member and administrator, to become Dean of the University at Albany's School of Public Health in 2007.
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 20, 2020) – Aizhan Kyzayeva is a trained medical doctor from Kazakhstan who understands the importance of epidemiology for medical research and education. Awarded a Fogarty International Fellowship, she chose to pursue a Master’s degree in Epidemiology at UAlbany to further her knowledge of epidemiology and statistical analysis.
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 15, 2020) – While many School of Public Health students typically participate in international programs during the summer session, this year looks a little different due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, right from their homes, students are able to continue their globally-focused learning with innovative programming such as the SUNY COIL Global Commons Program.
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