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Lead Exposure and Maternal Depression Together Contribute to Negative Birth Outcomes
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 18, 2022) – A recent study from the School of Public Health found that pregnant women who experienced depression and had higher levels of lead exposure were more likely to have negative birth outcomes.
January SPH Research Report
A collection of the University at Albany's School of Public Health research from January 2022.
COVID-19 School of Public Health Research Report
A collection of the University at Albany's School of Public Health COVID-19 related publications.
Increasing Female Dentists Improves Health Equity
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 11, 2022) - The dental profession is undergoing substantial demographic changes, especially in relation to gender. A new study conducted by the Oral Health Workforce Research Center (OHWRC) at the University at Albany’s Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) builds on their previous work on gender diversity in dentistry. Researchers used data from the 2014-2018 American Community Survey (ACS) to assess variation in workforce participation patterns among dentists related to certain personal characteristics.
New York State Department of Health and UAlbany to Recruit Participants for National PFAS Health Study
The New York State Department of Health and the School of Public Health announced that residents in the Hoosick Falls area and the City of Newburgh are invited to take part in a national Multi-Site PFAS Health Study
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- 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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