CUNY School of Public Health

LEGAL BUT LETHAL: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health

February 3, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

The CUNY School of Public Health presents a panel discussion to celebrate the release of a new book, LEGAL BUT LETHAL: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health, by Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health. Thursday, February 201, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Skylight Room, 9th Floor, CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue at […]

CUNY and the NYC Health Department Launch Second NYC HANES Survey

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

The CUNY School of Public Health and New York City Health Department are conducting the second New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). From the fall of 2013 until early 2014, adults from 3,000 randomly selected NYC households are being asked to answer survey questions and take a physical exam that will […]

Top Lessons from 50 Years of Fighting the Tobacco Industry

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

On the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health, CUNY Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg offers an assessment of the promise and limitations of public health activism. More…

CUNY Researchers Report That Testosterone May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

Testosterone in men declines with age and ill health, so low testosterone levels tend to correlate with cardiovascular disease risk factors, cardiovascular disease, and mortality. Testosterone replacement is increasingly promoted to older men, although the safety of testosterone replacement has never been assessed in a large trial. Meta-analyses of small, randomized-controlled trials suggest testosterone administration […]

CUNY and NYC to Examine the Effectiveness of HIV Care Coordination

January 29, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

Professor Denis Nash of the CUNY School of Public Health and Mary Irvine, of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is leading leading a large-scale public health study entitled, “HIV care coordination: comparative effectiveness, outcome determinants and costs.”  The study is funded by a five-year $3.1 million NIH R01 grant from […]

La Marqueta East Harlem Harvest Festival: Spooking the Community Into Having a Healthier Halloween

October 31, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

The Nutrition Club in partnership with The Food Policy Center demonstrated how to have a healthier Halloween on Sunday, October 27th at the La Marqueta East Harlem Harvest Festival. Demonstrating festive, healthy treats for parents and children alike, Nutrition Club volunteers distributed two crates of apples from the Corbin Hill CSA in the form of […]

CUNY SPH and Hunter College Helps Take a Bite Into Food Day

October 31, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Students, staff and faulty gathered in the Silberman campus (119th and 3rd in East Harlem) lobby on Wednesday, October 23rd for their very own Big Apple Crunch during which participants took a simultaneous bite out of an apple in celebration of Food Day (10/24/13). Throughout the day, Nutrition Club volunteers distributed over 1,200 apples donated […]

La Marqueta East Harlem Harvest Festival: Spooking the Community Into Having a Healthier Halloween

October 31, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

The Nutrition Club in partnership with The Food Policy Center demonstrated how to have a healthier Halloween on Sunday, October 27th at the La Marqueta East Harlem Harvest Festival. Demonstrating festive, healthy treats for parents and children alike, Nutrition Club volunteers distributed two crates of apples from the Corbin Hill CSA in the form of […]

CUNY SPH and Hunter College Helps Take a Bite Into Food Day

October 31, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Students, staff and faulty gathered in the Silberman campus (119th and 3rd in East Harlem) lobby on Wednesday, October 23rd for their very own Big Apple Crunch during which participants took a simultaneous bite out of an apple in celebration of Food Day (10/24/13). Throughout the day, Nutrition Club volunteers distributed over 1,200 apples donated […]

LESSONS FROM HURRICANE SANDY: A COMMUNITY RESPONSE IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

October 30, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

The Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine published “Lessons from Hurricane Sandy: a Community Response in Brooklyn, New York,” authored by four students, Graduate Center, CUNY School of Public Health — Michael T. Schmeltz, Sonia K. González, Liza Fuentes, and Amy Kwan. Liza Fuentes Sonia K. González Amy Kwan Michael […]

Health Department and CUNY School of Public Health Launch NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; Participants will receive $100 for in-home health examination

October 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

The New York City Health Department and the CUNY School of Public Health today announced that they are conducting the second New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). From now until early next year, adults from 3,000 randomly selected NYC households will be asked to answer survey questions and take a physical exam that will provide a picture of the city’s health almost 10 years after the first NYC HANES. Funded by the de Beaumont Foundation, the survey enables researchers to examine changes in New Yorkers’ health over two points in time and assess the impact of several health policies that have occurred since 2004.

The New York City Food Policy Center co-hosted the Mayoral Food Forum on the Future of Food in NYC

July 21, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

On July 17th, The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College co-hosted the Mayoral Food Forum on the Future of Food in NYC along with 11 other leading New York city food organizations ( Brooklyn Food Coalition, City Harvest, Food Bank For New York City, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Food Studies program at […]

CUNY Board Appoints Dr. Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health

June 5, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health, The University

Dr. Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes, an internationally recognized leader in the field of public health, has been named Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health, effective September 2, 2013. His appointment was recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein after a national search and was approved unanimously by the Executive Committee of The Board of Trustees on May 22, 2013.

CUNY Board Appoints Dr. Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health

June 5, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Dr. Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes, an internationally recognized leader in the field of public health, has been named Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health, effective September 2, 2013. His appointment was recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein after a national search and was approved unanimously by the Executive Committee of The Board of Trustees on May 22, 2013.

CUNY School of Public Health News » News 2013-05-20 09:34:57

May 20, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Recent SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur, together with Hunter faculty member Elizabeth Kelvin and York College faculty member Nicholas, publishes: “Intersecting identities and the association between bullying and suicide attempt among New York City youths: results from the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey” in the AJPH.  The authors found that the association between […]

Recent CUNY SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur together with SPH faculty members Elizabeth Kelvin & /Nicholas Grosskopf publish on the association among bullying, identity and suicide attempt among New York City youth

May 20, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Recent SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur, together with Hunter faculty member Elizabeth Kelvin and York College faculty member Nicholas, publishes: “Intersecting identities and the association between bullying and suicide attempt among New York City youths: results from the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey” in the AJPH.  The authors found that the association between […]

CUNY School of Public Health News » News 2013-05-20 09:34:57

May 20, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Recent SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur, together with Hunter faculty member Elizabeth Kelvin and York College faculty member Nicholas, publishes: “Intersecting identities and the association between bullying and suicide attempt among New York City youths: results from the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey” in the AJPH.  The authors found that the association between […]

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues’ article featured in the American Journal of Epidemiology as “Editor’s choice”.

May 16, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish in the American Journal of Epidemiology: Mendelian randomization and estimation of treatment efficacy for chronic disease. This article, featured as “Editor’s choice” explains how the new analytic strategy of Mendelian randomization provides information complimentary to the ‘gold standard evidence’ from randomized controlled trials. Traditionally, randomized controlled trials assess […]

Christian Grov was a featured guest on CBC Radio “Spark with Nora Young” episode 216 “Texting, Over-the-top Messaging, Race and Online Dating, Preserving Virtual Worlds, Emulation and Preservation of Video Games

May 6, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY SPH faculty member, Christian Grov was a featured guest on CBC Radio “Spark with Nora Young” episode 216 “Texting, Over-the-top Messaging, Race and Online Dating, Preserving Virtual Worlds, Emulation and Preservation of Video Games” about Racism on the social networking app “Grindr.” The segment begins at 10 minutes and Christian’s interview begins at 20 […]

Christian Grov was a featured guest on CBC Radio “Spark with Nora Young” episode 216 “Texting, Over-the-top Messaging, Race and Online Dating, Preserving Virtual Worlds, Emulation and Preservation of Video Games

May 6, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY SPH faculty member, Christian Grov was a featured guest on CBC Radio “Spark with Nora Young” episode 216 “Texting, Over-the-top Messaging, Race and Online Dating, Preserving Virtual Worlds, Emulation and Preservation of Video Games” about Racism on the social networking app “Grindr.” The segment begins at 10 minutes and Christian’s interview begins at 20 […]