• SPH Student Monroe Marshall smiles in front of the Albany County Department of Health, where he has been working as a contact tracer during the pandemic. Aerial of UAlbany's Health Sciences campus

    Defining experiences in public health

    Improving public health through learning, discovery, and innovation.

  • SPH Student Caryl English smiles at the camera. Two women holding laptops and backpacks as they walk across campus. Pink flowers and bright green folliage are in the background.

    Training public health leaders

    Providing meaningful hands-on experiences to prepare students to make an impact.

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Areas of Research
  • 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
Dr. Feingold and Dr. Hosler work in the local region to address food waste and its contribution to climate change.
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UAlbany's School of Public Health has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a best graduate school of public health, known for its one-of-a-kind relationship at the intersection of academia and government. Created in partnership with the New York State Department of Health, the School provides unmatched experiential learning opportunities-enabling students to gain the applied skills and academic work sought after by employers.

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Rensselaer, NY 12144
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