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Providing meaningful hands-on experiences to prepare students to make an impact.
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.
November 2022 SPH Research Report
A collection of the University at Albany's School of Public Health research from November 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.
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.
Enacting Public Health Policy to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease: An Interview with David Hoffman
We spoke with David Hoffman about a commentary he recently published in the Annals of Bioethics and Clinical Application in which he makes a strong argument for the need to develop clear policies to address the growing public health threat of Alzheimer’s disease.
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