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Great Danes offer expertise to COVID-19 community response

 

The University at Albany knows how to lead in times of crisis.  

我们的综合性公立研究型大学具有丰富的专业知识在许多学科中并随时共享这些资源,以帮助指导我们通过这个全球性流行病。我们的教师,学生和工作人员都在前线提供他们在领域的专业知识,如公共卫生,应急准备,政府政策和教育资源。  

Here's a peek at some of the ways Great Danes are publicly engaged during COVID-19. 

 

Research Excellence

 

Governance and Public Health Policy

  • Eli Rosenberg, an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was one of five global experts who worked with the Governor Cuomo’s office to develop the state’s early warning dashboard
     

  • Dozens of School of Public Health students are volunteering or interning 与州和当地县级卫生行政部门。 ualbany学生开展接触者追踪和健康的呼叫,跟踪新的进气口的情况下,起草指导和咨询,写信给国会领导人,协调资源,领先的网络研讨会,并收集和整理数据。这些合作伙伴成长,SPH推出了 a call for more student volunteers.
     

  • School of Public Health associate professor Feng (Johnson) Qian is helping SUNY Downstate make evidence-based public health videos on COVID-19 in Chinese. 
     

  • Jean Moore在公共卫生学校的中心卫生人力资源研究中心主任代表由州长科莫建立制定战略,增加纽约的卫生人力浪涌能力covid-19队ualbany。 
     

  • UAlbany’s Virtual Operations Support Team志愿者的学生为主导,专家指导小组,帮助州和地方官员做出明智的决定。学生准备为国家和当地的合作伙伴社交媒体趋势报告,以及事件后报告紧急情况管理和公共安全机构评估的最佳做法。 
     

  • UAlbany’s Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center is sharing data and information 浪涌能力的战略,管理灵活,维护教育管道及国家人力资源战略作为全国医院工作,制定,部署和补充他们的医疗保健队伍。 
     

  • UAlbany Rockefeller College alumnus Matt Wiley '17 - 谁的作品作为医疗对策项目协调人,健康的国家部门 - 正在组织和跟踪传染病标本的装运从整个纽约州的实验室奥尔巴尼。 
     

  • Donald Boyd, a senior research fellow at the Center for Policy Research in Rockefeller College, was one of three panelists on The Pew Charitable Trusts’ May 13 webinar, “COVID 19: How states can forecast the impacts on state budgets.” 

 

Assistance for Educators 

  • The Systems Center will hold its summit for schools and colleges virtually this year. UAlbany experts 将如何安全重开校舍,校园和教室,保持学生和学校安全上网,并在流行部署为学生和职员心理急救说话。 
     

  • UAlbany’s Capital District Writing Project and Academy for the Advancement of Teaching, Leadership & Schools have partnered with the New York State Master Teacher Program to offer virtual camps for K-12 students this summer. 
     

  • Public Administration and Policy professors Erika Martin and Lucy Sorensen published a report in JAMA Health Forum on the disproportionate health impact that school closures had on vulnerable children and how districts can support a successful return to the classroom in the fall. 
     

  • 提供教育的学校提供​​了很多资源,以K-12教师为他们导航过渡到远程学习。国有企业在学年托管在周一虚拟写作讲习班,叽叽喳喳聊上通过视频呼叫周三上周二和互动,同步学习课程的教师。
     

  • The School of Education has also launched RemoteED,远程教育资源中心网站,为K-12的教师。该网站由SOE教师,管理人员和研究生创建,提供首都地区教师立即教育工具和实践社区。 

 

Business Leadership 

 

Supporting Frontline Workers

  • Both the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences are using 3D printers to manufacture personal protective equipment. They’ve already donated more than 7,500 face shields to frontline medical workers. 
     

  • ualbany托管sefcu舞台,各州执法,急救人员和其他一线工人可以通过预约covid-19抗体测试里面DOH抗体检测站点。这所大学还举办 state-run COVID-19 drive-through testing site, where individuals with an appointment can be tested for COVID-19.
     

  • More than two dozen student volunteers and two ambulances from Five Quad — UAlbany’s student-run volunteer ambulance service — traveled to Rockland County in downstate New York to help local ambulance squads keep up with high call volumes.
     

  • 几所大学的实体都捐了外科口罩,隔离衣和手套到当地医院和第一响应机构。 ualbany校友马克阳'92还捐赠了2000余个口罩和手套ST。彼得医院在奥尔巴尼。

 

Supporting the Local Community 

  • ualbany总线送饭车轮上的客户奥尔巴尼的饭菜和科霍斯高级中枢。大学停车场和公共交通服务已与lifepath合作,一个不以营利为目的的高级服务机构。
     

  • UAlbany men’s basketball Coach Will Brown is leading the charge to raise $100,000 for Capital Region residents fighting cancer during the pandemic. The fundraising is part of the national Coaches vs. Cancer program.
     

  • The BIG Event, UAlbany’s annual day of service that supports the Capital Region community, moved online this year. Nearly 1,300 people volunteered remotely for 55 organizations. 
     

  • Several UAlbany’s psychologists and mental health experts have volunteered to help with the NYS mental health hotline.
     

  • Nearly 1,000 students enrolled in the School of Social Welfare's Community and Public Services Program completed projects that range from volunteering at local food banks and health clinics, to recording videos of themselves reading books for the students of Albany’s Sheridan Avenue Elementary School.
     

  • UAlbany and five other upstate New York colleges worked with the American Cancer Society’s Northeast chapter to host a virtual Relay for Life.  
     

  • The New York State Writers Institute and WAMC have joined forces to help Capital Region’s indie bookstores with a new initiative, #IndieBookstoreBoost. It includes interviews with the owners of local independent bookstores posted on the Writers Institute’s website

 

Thought Leadership

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