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Alan Delmerico

Center for Health and Social Research
Community Health Behavior Scientist
Buffalo, NY
Dr. Alan Delmerico is a Community Health Behavior Scientist at the Institute for Community Health Promotion, Center for Health and Social Research. He received a BA/MA in Economics, an MA in Geography, and a PhD in Geography from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. He teaches classes at Buffalo State in Data Analytics and Visualization for Health Promotion and Health Program Planning. His work at the Institute for Community Health Promotion involves managing multiple applied research projects, conducting spatial and statistical analyses of project data, and maintaining geographic databases. His research has focused on the development and application of spatial analytical methods to topics of community health behaviors, and in particular, the spatial analysis of alcohol use and related behaviors. He has broad research interests in the role of ecological factors in influencing health outcomes, including the prevention of chronic disease and healthy aging. Additionally, he coordinates and is deeply involved in the Anchor-related work of Buffalo State.