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  • 1st CUNY School of Public Health Student Innovation Challenge Award

    March 31, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    1st CUNY School of Public Health Student Innovation Challenge Award DURING National Public Health Week April6th to April10th 2015 http://www.nphw.org/ INNOVATION is a new idea that reflects application of better solutions to address new/existing challenges. CUNY School of Public Health is conducting its 1st Public Health Student Innovation Challenge Award to bring out Novel ideas […]

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  • Bassett focuses policy on advancing health equity

    March 30, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Dr. Mary Bassett, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, talks about her efforts to transform public policy through the pursuit of health equity streategies. For more than 30 years,  Dr. Bassett has dedicated her career to advancing health equity, both domestically and across the globe. She spent 17 years […]

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  • The 2015 CUNY Big Apple Job

    March 19, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The 2015 CUNY Big Apple Job and Internship Fair takes place Friday, April 17th at the Javits Center. The flyer (below and attached) is being sent to numerous offices throughout CUNY with the hope that copies will be printed for prominent display and wide distribution to degree program students, including current year graduates looking for […]

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  • Deborah Lupton, “Critical Digital Health Studies: A Research Agenda”

    February 25, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Deborah Lupton, Centenary Research Professor, University of Canberra, Australia, discusses the phenomenon of “digital health” . In contrast to popular and professional representations of digital health technologies in utopian terms, Lupton makes the case for a critical approach to digital health technologies. Lunch provided.

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  • Public Health Grand Rounds Featuring NYC DOHMH Commissioner Mary Bassett, MD, MPH

    January 10, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Please join us on Monday, February 2nd, 4:30-6:00pm  at The CUNY Graduate Center, 9100, Skylight Room for the DPH Program’s monthly Public Health Grand Rounds lecture series featuring NYC’s new Health Commissioner, Mary Bassett, MD, MPH. Dr. Bassett was named the NYC DOHMH Commissioner in January 2014. She has more than 30 years of public

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  • Virtual Information Chat Sessions

    January 5, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Do you have questions about the CUNY School of Public Health programs? How to apply through SOPHAS ? Virtual information chat sessions offer interested students a chance to chat with admission staff at the CUNY School of Public Health. Click here to join us for an information chat session on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from

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  • Health In South Africa: 20 Years After Apartheid

    December 17, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

    On December 10, Dr. David Sanders spoke at the CUNY Graduate Center about the progress and challenges in improving health and reducing inequalities in health in South Africa in the two decades since the end of apartheid and the election of Nelson Mandela. Sanders is the founding director of the University of Western Cape School of Public Health and an

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  • Why Canadian hospitals outperform U.S. hospitals

    December 14, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

    If U.S. hospitals ran as efficiently as Canada’s, the average U.S. family of four would save $2,000 annually on health care By Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein December 12, 2014 In many countries, bereaved families get condolence cards and flowers. In the U.S., the survivors are also deluged with hospital bills and insurance paperwork. That

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  • CUNY School of Public Health Faculty and Students Receive Awards at APHA Annual Meeting

    December 5, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

    At the recent American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, several CUNY School of Public Health faculty and students received awards. Diana Romero, PhD MA, Associate Professor, Hunter College, CUNY School of Public Health, received the Loretta P. Lacey Academic Leadership Award from the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) Programs

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  • Epidemiologists Discuss The Ebola Epidemic: Response, Preparedness, Lessons

    November 24, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

    (Source: cdc.gov) Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a strain of Ebola virus. The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. The risk of an Ebola outbreak affecting multiple people in the U.S. is very low. Join us for a panel discussion as

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