SUNY Poly and UAlbany Receive $459,000 Award from the National Cancer Institute to Research How Lack of a Key Nutrient Promotes Aging and Cancer
Research enables hands-on learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students
Doctoral student works on large-scale study of the New York State Paid Family Leave Act
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 23, 2022) – A large observational study evaluating New York Paid Family Leave was recently published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. The study is the first to evaluate the utilization of the program, which allows most employed New Yorkers to take up to twelve weeks of paid, protected time off to bond with a newborn or care for a family member with a serious health condition.
MS Student Examines Youth Cannabis Use in New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 1, 2022) - This summer, Master of Science in Epidemiology student Jericho Adams completed a field placement at the Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research under the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Division of Chronic Disease Prevention. Using both the New York State Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the New York State Youth Tobacco Survey, he developed a first-time slide deck and data brief on youth cannabis use throughout New York that will be used by public health professionals.
UAlbany Graduate Students Reflect on PIRE Experience in New Paper
The U.S.-Taiwan PIRE project was launched in 2015 to advance research in early warning detection and disaster response around extreme storms.
Atmospheric Scientists Lead $695K NSF Study to Explore Downshear Reformation of Tropical Storms
The three-year project will use observational data, combined with advanced computer model simulations, to explore this poorly understood process.