• CUNY School of Public Health and NYC Partner to Measure Impact of Community Parks Initiative on Public Health

    April 7, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    New York—The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has embarked on an innovative research collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to establish the health benefits of living in a community with a high-quality neighborhood park.

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  • CUNY Researchers Awarded a Grant from the Society of Family Planning

    April 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Drs. Heidi Jones, Diana Romero, Lynn Roberts, and Meredith Manze, all faculty at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, were recently awarded a $75,000 grant from the Society of Family Planning. The grant looks at client and provider perspectives on reproductive intention screening during the primary care encounter, using a reproductive justice […]

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  • New Report Documents Improved Food Access Yet Persistent Dietary Health Disparities in East Harlem

    March 28, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    For more information: NEW YORK, March 28, 2016 — The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, a research and action group at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH), today released a new report, Eating in East Harlem An Assessment of Changing Community Foodscapes in Community District 11, 2000-2015. The […]

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  • CUNY and the NYC Health Dept. Offer Researchers New Data and Biospecimen Resource

    February 12, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    As part of a partnership dedicated to advancing urban health research, the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy and NYC Department of Health have released new population health data from the 2013-2014 NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). The NYC HANES website now contains direct access to analytic datasets, codebooks, sample […]

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  • CUNY SPH Celebrates Winter Graduation

    January 27, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    On January 22, students gathered with friends, family, professors, and deans to celebrate winter graduation at CUNY SPH’s first graduation celebration at the new SPH building. Dean El-Mohandes gave a wonderful speech, and there was a delicious buffet and a photographer to document all the smiles! Congratulations to the Class of 2015! We look forward to hosting our next celebration in honor […]

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  • Get Covered with Healthy CUNY

    January 21, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The Healthy CUNY initiative, which promotes health among the CUNY community of students, faculty, and staff, is encouraging the CUNY community to sign up for insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) during the month of January. January marks Healthy CUNY’s month of Health Insurance Coverage, and for many people the deadline to […]

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  • Trustees Approve New Structure For CUNY School of Public Health

    November 25, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    “This restructuring is an essential step forward in order to assure the well-being and enhancement of the school. It will allow the institution to flourish in the broader marketplace of public health graduate schools and to serve the people of the State and City with great distinction.” – Trustee Chair Benno Schmidt

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  • Freudenberg Health Equity Webinar Available Here

    September 23, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the CUNY School of Public Health, recently presented a webinar on Moving Public Health Upstream to Reduce Health Inequities. The presentation serves as a training for the Region 2 Public Health Training Center at the Columbia University School of Public Health. Public health professionals working for state […]

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  • CUNY SPH Receives Grant to Study Community Health Workers in Harlem

    September 17, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    The CUNY School of Public Health has received a $499,000 grant from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to lead a second year of an evaluation of a major community health worker initiative. The initiative seeks to improve health outcomes of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents in Harlem by linking people […]

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  • CUNY SPH Introduces Non-degree Certificate in Population Health Informatics

    September 2, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

    Collecting, processing and disseminating health data for individuals, families and policymakers is now an essential component of pubic health research and practice. The CUNY School of Public Health is dedicated to designing and deploying data-informed interventions to address our the most pressing public health challenges, and our non-degree certificate provides empirically-driven training to professionals working […]

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