UB School of Public Health and Health Related Professions


If widely deployed, strategies such as wearing masks can help WNY avoid a COVID-19 outbreak like those in the South and West Google 翻訳
Major challenges await Western New York and other parts of the state in late summer and early fall but there are strategies the community can take to reduce the risks of COVID-19 outbreaks.

What silicone wristbands say about chemical exposure in Uruguayan children Google 翻訳
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.

Media Advisory: Public forum on racial equity and anti-racism Google 翻訳
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.

UB research team receives grant that could change the approach to treating alcohol addiction Google 翻訳
Reliably measuring recovery capital is the first step to advancing the science of better understanding how different sources of capital facilitate recovery. 

Study: Public health campaigns can do better on cannabis harm reduction Google 翻訳
Researchers found that frequent cannabis users aren’t as knowledgeable as they should be about harm reduction strategies, which should serve as a wake-up call to public health campaigns.

Gates Foundation awards funding to UB epidemiologist Google 翻訳
Laura E. Smith will develop a decision-making tool that can plan more effective health campaigns in low- and middle-income countries.

China’s COVID-19 traffic restrictions helped ward off air pollution-related deaths
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.

UB’s Peter Rogerson elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Rogerson — an expert in geography and biostatistics — has been a member of UB’s faculty since 1986.

Mary Wilson to receive UB’s Norton Medal
Wilson is receiving UB's highest honor for her enduring and unprecedented impact on Buffalo and all of Western New York, which will be felt for many generations to come.

Paper looks at PT's role in ICU patient recovery Google 翻訳
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.

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