The School of Public Health

The School of Public Health is a unique partnership between the New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany and offers an education based on cutting-edge research and practice-based experience.  The School creates educational, research and public health opportunities for students to actively address today’s most critical global health problems and “Advance Health Locally and Around the World.”

SPH News

  • Center for Global Health Director John Justino

    5 Questions with Faculty: John Justino

    From the Dominican Republic to China and seemingly everywhere in between, a School of Public Health professor works to ensure students have the same international opportunities he did.

  • Chatham Police Chief Peter Volkmann and professor Tomoko Udo meet as part of their partnership on the Chatham Cares 4 U program.

    Helping Addicts Into Treatment

    A School of Public Health professor is working with a local police department on unconventional police work.

  • Professor Hal Lawson

    Public Engagement Award Winners Announced

    The University at Albany has announced the winners of the 2018 President’s Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement. The winners will be honored at a ceremony at the Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, April 30.

  • SPH Social Media

    Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

    Woman studying for the online course

    This fully online program provides an exciting opportunity for public health professionals and others interested in the field to obtain a Master's Degree in Public Health.

    Contact the School

    School of Public Health
    University at Albany
    One University Place
    Rensselaer, NY 12144

    Phone: (518) 402-0283
    Fax: (518) 402-0329