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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers offer an evidence-based summary of post-intensive care syndrome as it relates to the care of people who survive critical illness requiring ICU care and are now back home and are recovering.
The UB COVID Analytics Team draws conclusions, which they provide weekly to the Erie County Department of Health (DOH) and local hospital systems’ medical leadership, from hospitalization data that they analyze every day.
Last month, the Erie County Department of Health and local hospital systems reached out to the University at Buffalo’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics (IHI) in an effort to better understand how the pandemic could unfold in Western New York.
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.
The UB School of Dental Medicine will welcome hundreds of Western New York children who lack access to dental care to receive free oral health care, hearing and vision exams, and other health services.
The School of Management and the School of Public Health and Health Professions won top awards, and two UB communications professionals were also recognized with special awards at the 30th Excalibur Awards, the annual event presented by the Public Relations Society of America’s Buffalo Niagara chapter to recognize the best of the best in public relations in the Buffalo Niagara region.
Patricia J. Ohtake, associate professor of physical therapy in the Department of Rehabilitation Science, School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed assistant vice president for interprofessional education.
The School of Public Health and Health Professions will offer, beginning in fall 2015, a 12-month accelerated master’s degree program in public health (MPH) with a concentration in health services administration and population health.
Two researchers from the Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) recently joined the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, where they are working on projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).