Michael F. Noe, emeritus clinical professor and associate dean for community relations and clinical affairs in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), has endowed a fund to provide scholarships supporting educational diversity, equity and inclusion in SPHHP.
Researchers from UB and the Catholic University of Uruguay found an average of 13 pollutants in each silicone wristband collected in a study on chemical exposure among a small group of Uruguayan children.
A live, online public forum on racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research Institute of the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Center for Health Equity.
Ban on traffic mobility significantly reduced vehicle emissions, which may have prevented a higher number of deaths that would have been attributable to air pollution than fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus.
Through a partnership with the World Health Organization’s tropical diseases research program and the Uganda Ministry of Health, this study will help design a plan for a new intervention to treat malaria in children in Uganda.
OGHI founder Arthur Goshin and his team are creating a community-based program in rural villages of India that focuses on children with a range of physical disabilities, and are developing training for workers who care for disabled children.
Working with the Child Health and Development Centre at Makerere University, Uganda, this study, led by OGHI founder Arthur Goshin, this study seeks to improve maternal health and birth weight, nutrition and growth in children.
Location: Kampala, Uganda Department: Office of Global Health Initiatives; available for faculty and student collaboration, as well as for on-site global health fellowships funded through the Office of Global Health Initiatives.
Clinical Associate Professor John Stone’s work helps health and rehabilitation service providers bridge culture gaps by understanding their clients’ cultural orientations as the United States’ foreign-born population continues to rise.
The Office of Global Health Initiatives is improving school and community health with a series of public health interventions in countries in Asia and Africa, working with villagers on key issues such as safe water.
Pavani Kalluri Ram is leading studies to evaluate hand washing behavior change programs promote handwashing with soap to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene in communities in Kenya, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
Collaborating with their colleagues in both hemispheres, UB researchers are conducting a case control study of breast cancer in Puerto Rico and implementing the first large-scale cervical cancer screening project in northeast India.