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  • “We’re on our own”: Home health care workers report inadequate support from employers

    September 4, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Home health care work is not only physically demanding, but also emotionally taxing. Home care workers do an enormous amount of emotional labor to keep clients feeling safe, calm and happy. This work can be rewarding but also very stressful. The stressful aspects often go unrecognized and are not reflected in job descriptions, training, or […]

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  • PrEP, interrupted

    September 4, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis medication known as PrEP is currently recommended for the prevention of HIV acquisition in populations at higher risk such as gay and bisexual men (GBM). The number of eligible and recommended people taking PrEP, about 136,000 people as of mid-2017, is a significantly small percentage of the number at risk for […]

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  • CUNY SPH researcher receives NSF grant to study the food-energy-water nexus of urban agriculture

    September 4, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Dr. Nevin Cohen, associate professor of health policy and management at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and research director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, was awarded a three-year, $385,766 grant from the National Science Foundation to measure the food, energy, and water impacts of urban agriculture. Cohen’s project involves colleagues […]

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  • CUNY Researcher Surveys Clinical Abortion Practices for Quality

    August 27, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Clinical abortion practices impact a sizable portion of reproductive-aged women in the United States, with nearly one in four women (23.7 percent) undergoing an abortion by age 45. In its recent comprehensive review of abortion care in the U.S., the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identified evidence-based practice and the availability of trained […]

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  • Developing church-based health interventions for African-Americans and Latinos

    August 27, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    In the United States, African-Americans and Latinos have substantially higher burdens and poorer outcomes than whites on a number of health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, HIV, and obesity. Many complex factors contribute to this disparity, including reduced access to quality healthcare and reduced utilization of healthcare including important primary preventive services. One option […]

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  • Alfonso Chang joins the CUNY SPH Foundation Board

    August 21, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Alfonso Chang to its inaugural Board of Directors. Chang is co-founder and Managing Director of the AC3 Group, a boutique strategy consultancy firm, bringing over 20 years of experience providing counsel to leading global companies, guiding them through complex product developments. He also […]

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  • The CUNY SPH Fund appoints three community leaders to its inaugural board

    July 9, 2018 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy Foundation (CUNY SPH Fund) announces the appointment of three business and community leaders to its inaugural board of directors. The new members are Leah Abraham, Yin Ho, and Michael Meng. Welcoming Abraham, Ho, and Meng to the board are interim chair Lyndon Haviland, interim treasurer […]

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  • AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION HONORS DEAN OF CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION  

    September 27, 2017 | CUNY School of Public Health, The University

    The dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes, has received the American Public Health Association’s prestigious Executive Director’s Citation for “exceptional distinguished service.”

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  • IBM Chief Health Officer to Keynote CUNY SPH Graduation Ceremony

    April 11, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy is pleased to announce that Dr. Kyu Rhee will present the keynote address at its  Graduation Recognition Ceremony on May 24. Dr. Rhee serves as Chief Health Officer of IBM, where he has global responsibilities for Watson Health and assuring a Culture of Health for the company’s […]

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  • CUNY Researcher and Colleagues’ Publication Chosen by Editors of American Journal of Epidemiology as One of the Best Articles Published in 2015

    April 9, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    CUNY Researcher and Colleagues’ Publication Chosen by Editors of American Journal of Epidemiology as One of the Best Articles Published in 2015 Dr. C. Mary Schooling, professor at the CUNY School of Public Health, and colleagues have been honored by the editors of the American Journal of Epidemiology.  Their article,  “Evaluation of moderate alcohol use […]

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