Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Public Health

Institute for Health and the Environment

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The Institute for Health and the Environment was created with the primary purpose of promoting and supporting interdisciplinary research and grants in the broad area of environment and public health among both professional researchers and students.

Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities

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CEMHD is a collaborative effort focusing on minority health disparities in the smaller cities and towns of New York. We work toward eliminating health disparities by developing capacity in faculty at the University at Albany and partnering with community groups to identify their health concerns and the sources of disparities, and then plan, implement and test strategies to alleviate them. CEMHD is a partnership among community groups, hospitals, and state and county health departments.

Center for Public Health Preparedness

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CPHP provides highly relevant emergency preparedness training, resources, and assistance to public health professionals and their community response partners across New York State and the nation. The Center has established itself as a national leader in the production of high-quality, award-leader in the production of high-quality, award-winning educational programs including in-person training satellite and archived presentations, interactive, web-based training and academic courses.

Center for Public Health Continuing Education

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Here at the (CPHCE) we strive to be one of the primary sources of continuing education for the public health workforce. Many of our training opportunities are available free via distance learning. Check out the on-demand webcasts from Public Health Live, the certificate program at Public Health Nurse Ready, the online courses at the Empire State Public Health Training Center, and the Northeast Public Health Leadership Institute as well as our many other programs.

National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services

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Through a consortium of social work schools, we strengthen homeless services by creating partnerships, supporting leaders, and sharing excellence. Our approach is informed by the Restorative Integral Support (RIS) model, which synthesizes research on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), resilience, and recovery into a holistic, multi-system method that supports consumers and staff while strengthening systems within communities.