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Dr. Charles Platkin Rates Airline Food for Healthfulness: USA Today, Huffington Post, Etc…

December 6, 2011 | News

The survey of 10 North American airlines’ menus reveals an overall small increase in healthy and low-calorie food choices since last year…

Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize Call for Nominations

November 28, 2011 | Featured, News

The Hunter College Foundation is seeking nominations for the second annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize.

CUNY Public Health Professors Propose New Role for Public Health in Creating Entry-Level Jobs

November 10, 2011 | News

In the November issue of Health Affairs, CUNY School of Public Health professors Nicholas Freudenberg (Hunter College) and Emma Tsui(Lehman College) examine the prospect that creating new entry-level jobs in fields such as health care, environmental remediation or food services can both boost local economies and improve health.

Dr. Stephanie Woolhandler talks about how the U.S. medical care system is broken and that is especially evident in New York

November 9, 2011 | News

Watch Dr. Stephanie Woolhandler discuss how the U.S. medical care system is broken…

Dr. Diana Romero, an associate professor at CUNY School of Public Health, discusses her research on factors that influence decisions that poor and non-poor individuals make regarding their relationships and having children

November 9, 2011 | News

Factors that influence decisions that poor and non-poor individuals make regarding their relationships and having children

Dr. Steffie Woolhandler and Dr. David Himmelstein on their recent publication “Healthcare Reform 2.0″ in the Fall 2011 issue of Social Research

November 9, 2011 | News

“Healthcare Reform 2.0″ appears in the Fall 2011 issue of Social Research. Read the full text here…http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/sph/files/2011/11/783_Woolhandler-Himmelstein_719-730.pdf

Dr. Diana Romero, an associate professor at CUNY School of Public Health, discusses her research on factors that influence decisions that poor and non-poor individuals make regarding their relationships and having children

November 9, 2011 | News

Factors that influence decisions that poor and non-poor individuals make regarding their relationships and having children

Dr. Steffie Woolhandler and Dr. David Himmelstein on their recent publication “Healthcare Reform 2.0″ in the Fall 2011 issue of Social Research

November 9, 2011 | News

"Healthcare Reform 2.0" appears in the Fall 2011 issue of Social Research. Read the full text here…http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/sph/files/2011/11/783_Woolhandler-Himmelstein_719-730.pdf

Congratulations to Dr. Jessie Daniels on receiving the 2011 Sarah Mazelis Paper of the Year Award

October 26, 2011 | News

The Sarah Mazelis Paper of the Year Award recognizes authors whose peer-reviewed articles in Health Promotion Practice have made significant contributions to advancing the practice of health education and health promotion programs, policy, or professional preparation

Shoshana Sofaer, DPH Faculty writes on Patient Engagement

October 20, 2011 | News

DPH faculty member Shoshana Sofaer, Dr.P.H writes on Patient Engagement. You can find it at:http://blog.preparedpatientforum.org/blog/2011/10/patient-engagement-experts-talk-about-challenges-shoshanna-sofaer/