- Congratulations to MPH alum, Candace Stewart ('16), on her new position at Boston Children's Hospital. She will be the Clinical Research Specialist with the Department of Otalaryngology and Communication Enhancement.
- Congratulations to PhD student- Sruthi Babu, on her recent publication in Nature, International Journal of Science. Her article, Keratin 17 is a sensitive and specific biomarker of urothelial neoplasia, is a producte of her work with Dr. Kenneth Shroyer, Chair, Department of Pathology.
- Congratulations to Dr. Jaymie Meliker, PhD student- Jamie Romeiser, and MPH alum- Jacob Labriola ('18), on their recent publication in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Their paper, Geographic patterns of prescription opioids and opioid overdose deaths in New York State, 2013-2015, came out of the Spatial Analysis: Health Applications course.
- 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.
- 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.
- Read the new book The Organ Shortage Crisis in America, written by our very own Dr. Andrew Flescher!
- Dr. Meliker has been appointed a standing member of the Infectious, Reproductive, Asthma, and Pulmonary NIH Review Panel, starting October 2018.
- Dr. Meliker is an invited breakout group participant at the NIEHS/NHLBI Workshop on Understanding the Combined Effects of Environmental Chemical and Non-Chemical Stressors: Atherosclerosis as a Model Workshop.
- Congratulations to alum Kaileen Puppo (’17) on her new position with LiveOn NY.
- Congratulations to alum Khadija Ahmed (’17) on her acceptance into the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research, a summer program at UCLA.
- Congratulations to alum Pamela Icochea (’15) on her acceptance into the Doctor of Public Health program at Albany School of Public Health.