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Improving public health through learning, discovery, and innovation.
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Providing meaningful hands-on experiences to prepare students to make an impact.
5 Questions with Yuchi Young: Aging and Long-Term Care
Yuchi Young is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior whose work focuses on health outcome evaluation and long-term care in the aging population. We sat down with her to learn more about her work and recent changes in long-term care and aging.
November 2022 SPH Research Report
A collection of the University at Albany's School of Public Health research from November 2022.
Behind the Mask: Students, Staff and Faculty Share their Motivations for Masking on Campus
As the weather grows colder and social activities move indoors, so do respiratory viruses like COVID-19 and seasonal influenza. And although masks are not currently required on campus, many members of our community are choosing to don them anyway.
COVID-19 School of Public Health Research Report
A collection of the University at Albany's School of Public Health COVID-19 related publications.
Study Finds Road Traffic Exposure is Linked to a Greater Number of Asthma Related ER Visits
ALBANY, N.Y. (Nov. 21, 2022) – A recent study led by faculty in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Environmental Health Sciences shows that high-density road traffic is associated with recurrent emergency room (ER) visits related to asthma. The results of the study are published in the journal Environmental Health.
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