Ilir Agalliu | The New School for Public Engagement
  • Faculty

    Ilir Agalliu

    Part-Time Faculty, International Affairs

    Agalliu, Ilir

    Dr. Ilir Agalliu is a physician and epidemiologist, whose main research interests are directed toward understanding the contribution of genetic and lifestyle/environmental risk factors in the etiology of cancer. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. In the arena of international health, Dr. Agalliu is the principal investigator of a study that is examining risk factors for prostate cancer as well as knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about participating in clinical and public health research among African men in Nigeria. Dr. Agalliu teaches Introduction to Epidemiology: Case Studies in Public Health, which is a basic introductory course in principles of study design and research methods for field epidemiological studies.

    Courses Taught

    Case Studies in Public Health