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News & Accomplishments

March 2019

Febuary 2019

  • PPH is now accepting applications for this year's Alumni Achievement Award.  
  • Congratulations to Dr. Norman Edelman who was quoted in a recent New York Times article regarding persistent coughs. 

January 2019

December 2018

  • It is with great sadness that we inform the public health community of the passing of Dr. David Graham, core faculty member 2012-2017.  Dr. Graham taught, advised, and mentored MPH and MD students, particularly in global health, fundamentals of the health care system, practicum, and employee wellness and travel medicine . He was a wonderful colleague. To read more about Dr. Graham please click here.
  • Congratulations to MPH/MAPP alum, Pamela Icochea Calenzani (’15).  Pamela recently received the Carson Carr Diversity Graduate Fellowship through the University at Albany, where she is currently pursuing her DrPH.
  • Congratulations to MPH student Eleanor Yusupov.  Eleanor recently published a paper in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.  The paper topic, Quality of hypertension care: An improvement initiative in two outpatient health care centers, came out of her MPH practicum experience.

August 2018

  • Professor Gemmill has been selected as a grant recipient of the Peterson Foundation and Ford Foundation's US 2050 research initiative. Her project will examine variation in achieved and intended fertility and discuss implications for future fertility trends in the US. Click here to read more.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Gemmill who will be presenting her paper, titled "Understanding variation in women's perceived fecundity" at the Conference on the Postponment of Parenthood taking place in Lake Como, Italy on September 3-6. Her research attempts to explain why many young women in the US think they have trouble becoming pregnant despite never experiencing infertility.   
  • Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Flescher on his recent publication in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH). This article sheds light on the firearms hyperendemic in the United States and offers recommendations to improve the lack of scholarly research on this matter within the field of Public Health. Click here to read more.

March 2018