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Connections Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Infertility

By |July 18th, 2017|

July 13, 2017

CSDA Associate Michael Bloom discussed about Connections Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Infertility in articles on Health News Digest and Green Guy Living

You Don’t Want to Buy Groceries From a Robot

By |June 26th, 2017|

JUNE 23, 2017

CSDA Associate Stacy Torres discussed about importance of human interaction especially among elderly and those outside of our usual social circles in an article on New York Times .

Aging Faces in Aging Cities

By |May 24th, 2017|

May 24, 2017

CSDA Associate Stacy Torres’s research on Aging Faces in Aging Cities was discussed on UAlbany news center.

Tired of Working for Uncle Sam? Maybe You’ve Got “Ideological Whiplash”

By |May 4th, 2017|

MAY 3, 2017

CSDA Associate Stacy Torres discussed about stress and emotional labor among federal employees in the Trump era in an article on Zócalo Public Square .

Snowstorm cleanup deplorable in Albany

By |March 21st, 2017|

March 20, 2017

New CSDA associate, Stacy Torres, discusses the impact of inadequate snow cleanup and safe sidewalk access for disabled and older adults in Albany. Click here to read the article at the Times Union.




Imagining a Complex Maya Political Economy: Counting Tokens and Currencies in Image, Text and the Archaeological Record

By |January 23rd, 2017|

Cambridge Archaeological Journal, Volume 27 – Issue 1
David A. Freidel, Marilyn A. Masson*, and Michelle Rich


Exploring the long-term use of accounting practices and currencies by literate and numerate authorities contributes new information regarding the complexity of the political economy of ancient Maya society. Two forms of indirect, yet compelling, lines of evidence for accounting practices […]

Impact of State Legislation on Hospital Breastfeeding Support in New York

By |January 23rd, 2017|

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
Dennison, Barbara A. MD; Nguyen, Trang Q. MD, DrPH; Xu, Changning MPH; Fan, Wei PhD; Jurkowski,Janine M. PhD *


Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether 2 state mandates, both implemented in 2010, had an impact on NY hospitals providing maternity care. Specifically, we measured changes in […]

Examining the Acceptability of mHealth Technology in HIV Prevention Among High-Risk Drug Users in Treatment

By |January 23rd, 2017|

AIDS and Behavior
Roman Shrestha, Tania B. Huedo-Medina, Frederick L. Altice, Archana Krishnan*,Michael Copenhaver


Despite promising trends of the efficacy of mobile health (mHealth) based strategies to a broad range of health conditions, very few if any studies have been done in terms of the examining the use of mHealth in HIV prevention efforts among people […]

Consuming Gangnam Style: Nation-branding in Koreatown, New York and Los Angeles

By |October 14th, 2016|


Angie Y. Chung*, Jinwon Kim, and Injeong Hwang

A Tale of Two Koreatowns: NY/LA
DESPITE COMING OUT OF ONE OF THE WORST GLOBAL RECESSIONS since the Great Depression, Asian enclaves linked to the Pacific Rim economy are experiencing unprecedented growth and contribut-ing to the rapid revival of downtown areas in U.S. global cities. Much of the […]

CSDA Statistical Consulting Service

By |August 29th, 2016|

This service can be accessed on a walk-in basis during weekly office hours (Monday 9am-2pm in Room BA-B29), or via email at apchelp@albany.edu at any time.
Our goal is to provide researchers with the advice and guidance that will allow them to carry out their own data analysis with optimal rigor; our ability to provide assistance […]