Research Highlights

To address the increasing demand for public health skills, the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) added a new online MPH program, providing a degree pathway for not only traditional students, but also international students and working professionals.
A $790,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was awarded to Western New York groups to help improve health outcomes and reduce high rates of chronic disease among African Americans living along Ferry Street in Buffalo.
Air pollution, especially ozone air pollution that’s increasing with climate change, accelerates the progression of emphysema of the lung, according to a new study led by the University of Washington, Columbia University and the University at Buffalo.
In Dr. Jessica Kruger’s undergraduate public health courses, students might be asked to submit a website instead of a traditional paper.
A University at Buffalo researcher is among the recipients of a prestigious national honor for young scientists.
New research from the University at Buffalo provides pathophysiologic evidence of the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular disease in China. The findings also suggests that China may need to revise its standard for one type of pollutant.
During the “Jewels in Our Genes” study several years ago, Dr. Heather Ochs-Balcom and her team pinpointed four locations in the genome of African American women that may contain undiscovered genes that contribute to hereditary breast cancer.
University at Buffalo faculty member Dr. Gregory Fabiano, professor of counseling, school and educational psychology, and associate dean for interdisciplinary research in the Graduate School of Education is continuing his nationally recognized work with ADHD children with a new study that will test how best to meet the special education goals of these children.
Dr. Sarahmona Przybyla, assistant professor of community health and health behavior in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions is the author of the first paper to survey pharmacy students about their knowledge of and attitudes toward PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), which is a drug administered to people at high risk for HIV.