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Coronavirus Research and Response
Empire Innovation Associate Professor Continues Cardiovascular Health Study with $185,000
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 27, 2021) - Kai Zhang, Empire Innovation Associate Professor in the School of Public Health, received $185,000 from the American Heart Association to continue his research on the long-term impact of urban environments on the progression of cardiovascular health among healthy adults since early adulthood.
Environmental Health Professor Provides Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 26, 2021) – Professor Erin M. Bell, as part of an ad hoc committee appointed by the National Academies, is evaluating current evidence regarding human health effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in an effort to bridge the gap between community needs and physician response.
Study: Minority Students Faced Greater Barriers to In-School Instruction During Pandemic
UAlbany researchers study finds that white students were provided in-person instruction 31 percent of the time while just 6 percent of black students were provided in-person instruction during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Internship Opportunities at the NYSDOH AIDS Institute
Students: Learn more about Fall 2021 internship opportunities at the NYSDOH AIDS Institute and the School of Public Health. Join us for a Zoom session for more information on Friday, July 30 from 12-1 p.m.
A Selection of our School's Covid-19 Research
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 20, 2021) - Since the start of the pandemic, faculty, staff and students at the School of Public Health have worked tirelessly to advance Covid-19 research and response. Our strategic partnership with the New York State Department of Health enabled academic information to be produced in a timely fashion to assist with on-the-ground response in New York.
Areas of Research Expertise Include:
- Cancer epidemiology and cancer genomics
- COVID-19 and emerging diseases
- Evidence-based healthcare
- Food systems and childhood obesity
- Health disparities and health equity
- Health effects of climate change and the environment
- HIV policy and prevention
- Infectious disease epidemiology
- Maternal and child health
- Social epidemiology and social determinants of health
- Violence and addiction
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