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  • Dr. Nash publishes a suite of papers from a study of HIV incidence among commercial sex workers in Kigali, Rwanda.

    May 5, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Dr. Denis Nash is an associate professor at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College. Braunstein S, Ingabire C, Kestelyn E, Umutoni Uwizera A, Mwamarangwe L, Ntirushwa J, Nash D, et al. High HIV incidence in a cohort of Rwandan female sex workers. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2011 (38): 385-94. See: http://tinyurl.com/3cztwhb Braunstein SL, […]

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  • Noreen Clark talks to CUNY SPH about Controlling Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases

    May 4, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    On May 3rd, Noreen Clark, Distinguished University Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education and former Dean of the School of Public Health  at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor gave a lecture, Putting People in the Center of Controlling Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House.  Click here to view her presentation, […]

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  • Dr. Dowd publishes: Seropositivity to Cytomegalovirus, Inflammation, All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease-Related Mortality in the United States

    April 29, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Dr. Dowd is an assistant professor at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College. Here is the abstract to her most recent publication appearing in PLoS ONE: Background Studies have suggested that CMV infection may influence cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and mortality. However, there have been no large-scale examinations of these relationships among […]

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  • Dr. Gardner publishes: Natural neighborhood networks — Important social networks in the lives of older adults aging in place

    April 25, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Dr. Gardner is a substitute professor at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College. Here is the abstract to her most recent publication appearing in Journal of Aging Studies:  ”Natural neighborhood networks — Important social networks in the lives of older adults aging in place”: “Neighborhoods are important places of aging and meaningful […]

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  • “Mechanism or Machination” by Professor Frank Mirer Published in Insight

    April 14, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Read CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College’s Frank Mirer’s article entitled  “Mechanism or Machination: Houdini Risk Assessments Discount Known Hazards”, in the April 2011 issue of American Industrial Hygiene Association’s Insight.   See: http://www.aiha.org/news-pubs/synergist/Pages/CurrentSynergist.aspx

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  • Nutrition Program Director, Arlene Spark Receives Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award

    April 7, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Nutrition faculty member Arlene Spark was selected as the “2011 Outstanding Dietetics Educator” by the American Dietetic Association (ADA). The purpose of the Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award program of the American Dietetic Association is to recognize the teaching, mentoring and leadership activities of faculty and preceptors in CADE-accredited and approved dietetics education programs. Candidates are […]

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  • Meg Charlop Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

    March 28, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The Meg Charlop Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College to honor her memory and her legacy in the field of Public Health. The scholarship award will be presented annually to a student who has demonstrated an understanding and commitment to the importance of community health. […]

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  • Recent CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College Research

    March 25, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Lorna Thorpe, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Program Director, Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPI), CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College Kerker BD, Bainbridge J, Kennedy J, Bennani Y, Agerton T, Marder D, Forgione L, Faciano A, Thorpe LE. A population-based assessment of the health of homeless families in New York City, 2001-2003. Am J Public […]

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  • New Health Reform Law May Not Cut Medical Bankruptcies

    March 8, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The findings have national implications because the Obama administration’s health law is largely patterned after the Massachusetts plan, including its individual mandate. One of the administration’s arguments in support of the new federal law was that it would significantly reduce medical bankruptcies nationwide. The findings in Massachusetts cast doubt on that claim.

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  • The Lesson Heard Round the World

    January 21, 2011 | CUNY School of Public Health

    In New York City, childhood obesity has hit epidemic proportions. In London, the startling stats are the same – the rate has doubled in only 25 years. This got Nicholas A. Freudenberg , distinguished professor of public health at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, to wondering: What do these two leading “obesCities” have in common?

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