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CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter Responds to Hurricane Sandy

December 18, 2012 | Featured, News

As Hurricane Sandy stormed up the East Coast on Monday, October 29th, students, faculty and alumni of the City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College faced the same challenges as other New Yorkers: finding a safe place to stay and protecting their families and property. But as Sandy moved north, some took on a new role: taking action to help others recover from the storm and protect their health. To profile these activities, the School of Public Health’s Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg recently asked four individuals –of the many more who were active in Sandy relief—to describe what they did and what they learned.

IARC Monograph Volume 101 Classifies 18 Chemicals as Carcinogens.

December 13, 2012 | News

Dr. Franklin Mirer was a member of the working group for IARC Monographs Volume 101, just posted in full. The monograph, which classified 18 chemicals as carcinogens, was authored by the members of the working group. Dr. Mirer had substantial input into the assessments of DEHP (a plasticizer and suspected environmental estrogen widespread in the […]

CUNY SPH, Hunter College “Dietetic Interns” respond to super storm Sandy

December 10, 2012 | News

Alen Agaronov: Then things got interesting. Hurricane Sandy was not expected to have the effect that it did. Manhattan Beach, Gerritsen Beach, Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach, and Downtown Manhattan (including the South Street Seaport) were hit the hardest. Decks and patios from Breezy point landed on Manhattan Beach. A FULL BAR FROM BREEZY POINT LANDED […]

CUNY School of Public Health @ APHA in San Fran 2012

December 6, 2012 | News