The International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) has named Guan Yu, PhD, Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Professions, as its 2020 ICSA Young Outstanding Researcher Award. The ICSA gives the award to an early-career researcher in recognition of outstanding work in statistical theory, methodology and/or applications. Yu received his award during the recent ICSA Applied Symposium.
The University at Buffalo’s Collaborating Centre on Health in Housing has been re-designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Research on Healthy Settings. More than 800 collaborating centers globally work with WHO on areas such as nursing, occupational health, communicable diseases, chronic diseases, emergency response, e-health and more.
Jo. L. Freudenheim, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, is the 2020 recipient of the Abraham Lilienfeld Award from the American Public Health Association’s Epidemiology Section. The award recognizes excellence in the teaching of epidemiology during the course of a career.
In this Q&A, Tia Palermo, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, discusses gender-sensitive social protections in the age of COVID-19 and offers thoughts on how such protections could work even in countries like the United States.
Biostatistics professors Albert Vexler, PhD, and Jihnhee Yu, PhD, are writing “Modern Inference Based on Health-Related Markers: Biomarkers and Statistical Decision Making,” a book focusing on cutting-edge investigations related to biomarkers.
The School of Public Health and Health Professions recently held its Fifth Annual Student Awards Reception. The reception celebrates and recognizes the admirable accomplishments of hardworking students across all five departments.
UB has been awarded a five-year, $21.7 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health in recognition of the dramatic progress the university and its partners have made since 2015 when UB first received the CTSA.
Michael LaMonte, PhD, MPH, received the American Heart Association's Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award, recognizing the highest ranked abstract in the United States submitted to the AHA Epidemiology and Prevention Council/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Council.
Master of public health students and recent graduates earned the Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Foundations micro-credential, proof of their skills in working collaboratively with other health professionals.
Catherine recently published a co-first author article in the Journal of National Cancer Institute titled “Serum concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and risk of renal cell carcinoma.”