CUNY School of Public Health

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 […]

Dr C Mary Schooling and Colleagues Publish an Explaination for the Higher Rates of Cardiovascular Disease Among Men Than Women

April 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish in BMC Medicine: Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials. At any given age men have higher rates of cardiovascular disease than women, which was previously attributed to lower levels of estrogens among men than women. However, large trials [...]

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish an explanation for the higher rates of cardiovascular disease among men than women.

April 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish in BMC Medicine: Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials. At any given age men have higher rates of cardiovascular disease than women, which was previously attributed to lower levels of estrogens among men than women. However, large trials […]

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish an explanation for the higher rates of cardiovascular disease among men than women.

April 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish in BMC Medicine: Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials. At any given age men have higher rates of cardiovascular disease than women, which was previously attributed to lower levels of estrogens among men than women. However, large trials […]

Dr. Glen Johnson and colleagues from the New York State Department of Health publish: Breastfeeding Practices in New York State Maternity Hospitals: Results From a Statewide Survey.

March 23, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

A survey of 138 maternity hospitals in New York State was conducted. Among healthy births, exclusive breastfeeding is statistically more likely to occur in hospitals offering only basic care (level 1) or subspecialty care (level 3), relative to Regional Perinatal Centers; and is more likely with hospitals outside of New York City, relative to those […]

Dr. Glen Johnson and colleagues from the New York State Department of Health publish: Breastfeeding Practices in New York State Maternity Hospitals: Results From a Statewide Survey.

March 23, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

A survey of 138 maternity hospitals in New York State was conducted. Among healthy births, exclusive breastfeeding is statistically more likely to occur in hospitals offering only basic care (level 1) or subspecialty care (level 3), relative to Regional Perinatal Centers; and is more likely with hospitals outside of New York City, relative to those […]

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish a new theory explaining why statins are more effective than other lipid modulating therapies.

March 20, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

Dr C Mary Schooling and colleagues publish in BMC Medicine: The effects of statins on testosterone in men and women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Statins have revolutionized the treatment of cardiovascular disease, whilst other cholesterol modulating drugs, such as estrogen, niacin and CETP-inhibitors, have been less effective. Thus, the possibility exists [...]