Mary Gallant

Studies chronic illness management and health promotion among older adults

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Mary Gallant

Associate Professor
School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Aging; health promotion chronic illness management; social support; public health

Campus phone: (518) 402-0292
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Associate Professor Mary P. Gallant has a background in health behavior and health education. Her research interests focus on the influence of social support and social ties on chronic illness management, health promotion among older adults, healthy aging, and older adult falls prevention. She teaches courses on health promotion program planning, and public health and aging.

Gallant is a co-investigator of UAlbany's Prevention Research Center, as well as a faculty associate of the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis, the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities at UAlbany, and the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health.