SPH Faculty Hannan and Morse Highlighted in
Moments in Leadership
UAlbany School of Public Health faculty Edward Hannan, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and associate dean for Research, and Dale Morse, M.D., professor of epidemiology and assistant commissioner, Office of Science of the New York State Department of Health, are among 22 individuals profiled in Moments in Leadership: Case Studies in Public Health Policy and Practice. The book will be formally launched at the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 4-5.
Hannan has also been invited to participate on a panel at the AcademyHealth meeting to introduce the book to the public health and health policy community. The panel session, titled Case Studies in Public Health Policy and Practice, will feature five of the 22 individuals profiled in the book.
Hannan is an expert in areas such as health services research, cardiac surgery, volume-outcome relationships in health care, angioplasty, and patient safety. He has also served as the director of the Bureau of Health Care Research of the New York State Department of Health.
Morse has had 27 years of experience with
the DOH, directing the Center of Community
Health, Wadsworth Center Division of
Infectious Disease, the NYSDOH Division of
Epidemiology, the state's communicable
disease control programs, and served for 12
years as state epidemiologist.