MPH Student Helps Improve Local Services to Victims of Elder Abuse
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 30, 2021) – An MPH/MSW student recently assisted an initiative to develop elder abuse multi-disciplinary teams in the Capital Region—teams that monitor and track services provided to victims, identify gaps in service, and work to create systemic change.
Chemistry Student Competes for $100K U.S. Space Force Award
A Blackstone LaunchPad company created by a chemistry PhD student was selected as one of just two dozen nationwide eligible to compete for a $100,000 award funded by the U.S. Space Force.
Meet Kenneth Okonkwo: MPH student and physician from Nigeria
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 16, 2021) - Concentrating in biomedical sciences, Kenneth Okonkwo is a current MPH student who came to the U.S. from Nigeria to pursue his public health education. As a practicing clinical physician, Okonkwo found that his work could be enhanced with public health knowledge.
UAlbany Study Explores Impact of Health Insurance Loss During COVID-19
As the nation’s workers confronted this loss of employer-sponsored health insurance during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, researchers from UAlbany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and Harvard University set out to examine how this event impacted their support for universal health coverage policies.
DrPH Student Analyzes Health Campaign Integration for Neglected Infectious Diseases in Latin American and the Caribbean
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 29, 2021) – Second year Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) student Andrei Chell recently evaluated high-profile health campaign integrations in Honduras, Colombia, and Guyana related to three neglected infectious diseases. This work may help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to better understand how integrated health campaigns could curb the spread of disease.