5 Questions with Faculty – Introducing Muntasir Masum, Interdiscinplinary Population Health Scientist
Muntasir Masum joined the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics this fall. An interdisciplinary population health scientist, his research focuses on health-risk behaviors and population health processes and outcomes using methods from demography, social epidemiology, sociology, and psychology to explore the social determinants of public health issues.
UAlbany’s Jennifer Manganello Named 2023-2024 Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellow
Jennifer Manganello, associate dean for Public Health Practice and a professor at the University at Albany School of Public Health, is one of six experts who have been awarded the 2023-2024 Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellowship by the Rockefeller Institute of Government.
New Faculty Introduce Their Work at Rapid-Fire Pecha Kucha
Thirty-two newly hired faculty introduced themselves and their work Monday at a Pecha Kucha, a rapid series of one-minute, one-slide presentations.
MPH Student Evaluates Public Health Programs in Ddegeya Village, Uganda
For the past three months, Master of Public Health student Zari Ward interned with Engeye Health Clinic in Ddegeya Village, Uganda, where she evaluated the progress and success of public health programs.
Undergraduate Student Interns with the Birth Defects Registry
Public health major Annie Jarvis recently interned with the Birth Defects Registry of the New York State Department of Health, where she spent 10 hours each week in the Corning Tower of the Empire State Plaza working on public health surveillance.
UAlbany’s BILPOC Faculty Advancement Initiative Embarks on its Second Year
The group plans to focus its 2023-24 professional development activities on academic writing
Study: Is Teledentistry Here to Stay?
School of Public Health study finds that teledentistry is a successful strategy for appointments involving patient consultation, diagnosis, referral, follow-up and education
Overcoming Patient Literacy Challenges with Dr. Danielle Wales
Dr. Danielle Wales co-authored a study evaluating the reading level of result letters sent to patients in a primary care setting. The study compared the reading level of letters composed by resident versus attending physicians and found that attending physicians did a better job of writing for the appropriate reading level than residents.