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Archive for January, 2012

New CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College faculty member, Associate Professor, Dr. Grace Sembajwe

January 30, 2012 | News

Former Harvard School of Public Health Research Epidemiologist and Co-Principal Investigator on a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant for biomarkers of pain and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Stacey Plichta Is Interviewed about women who are victims of domestic violence

January 18, 2012 | News

Health care providers are the gateway for women who are victims of domestic violence

Drs. Mimi Fahs, Bill Gallo, and Mieke Schmitz (a Hunter MPH student at the time and now a DPH student) and Nina Parikh (Brookdale Center for Healthy Living & Longevity) publish: The association between neighbourhood social cohesion and hypertension management strategies in older adults

January 16, 2012 | News

Professors Mimi Fahs and Bill Gallo from the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College and Mieke Schmitz (a Hunter MPH student at the time and now a DPH student) and Nina Parikh (Brookdale Center for Healthy Living & Longevity) publish: The association between neighbourhood social cohesion and hypertension management strategies in older adults […]

Dr. Lorna Thorpe and colleagues publish Increased screening colonoscopy rates and reduced racial disparities in the New York Citywide Campaign: An urban model.

January 14, 2012 | News

Lorna Thorpe, associate professor at CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College and colleagues publish Increased screening colonoscopy rates and reduced racial disparities in the New York Citywide Campaign: An urban model. See abstract below: OBJECTIVES: In 2003, in response to low colonoscopy screening rates and significant sociodemographic disparities in colonoscopy screening in New […]

Dr. Elizabeth Kelvin and colleagues publish: Off-Label Use of the Female Condom for Anal Intercourse among a Group of Men in New York City

January 11, 2012 | News

Elizabeth Kelvin and colleagues publish: Off-Label Use of the Female Condom for Anal Intercourse among a Group of Men in New York City in American Journal of Public Health Kelvin EA, Mantell JE, Candelario N, Hoffman S, Exner TM, Stackhouse W, Stein ZA. 2011. Off-Label Use of the Female Condom for Anal Intercourse among a […]

Professors Barbara Berney, Lynn Roberts and Diana Romero are recipients of the Presidential Fund for Faculty Achievement 2012 awards.

January 10, 2012 | News

Dr. Gulgun Bayaz-Ozturk wins award award from the U.S. Department of Labor 2012 Scholars Program

January 8, 2012 | News

Dr. Gulgun Bayaz-Ozturk, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College post doc, received the one award given by the U.S. Department of Labor 2012 Scholars Program http://www.mdrc.org/announcement_hp_311.html. Gulgun’s research, using the national longitudinal Health and Retirement Survey, will estimate the impact of job displacement on wealth accumulation among US older workers. Bill Gallo serves […]

Dr. Lorna Thorpe publishes a book review entitled “Evidence-based public health, second edition”

January 6, 2012 | News

Read Lorna Thorpe’s Book Review  “Evidence-based public health, second edition” By Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A Baker, Terry L Leet, Kathleen N Gillespie, and William R. True. Am J Epidemiology 2011 [e-pub ahead of print].  See : THORPE_Book review AJE 2011

Dr. Neal Cohen and Dr. Sandro Galea publish: Population Mental Health: Evidence, Policy, and Public Health Practice published by Routledge 2011.

January 2, 2012 | News

This pioneering volume examines the evidence-base for incorporating mental health into the public health agenda by linking the available research on population mental health with public mental health policy and practice

Dr. Phil Alcabes’ 2009 book Dread in Spiked

January 2, 2012 | News

After much self-congratulation amongst safe-sex crusaders on Worlds AIDS Day, Philip Alcabes says their scaremongering was far from a good thing