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Hunter College is seeking nominations for the fourth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize

November 20, 2013 | Featured

Help us celebrate local heroes of community public health.   Do you know an individual or organization doing outstanding public health work in the NYC region? Please nominate them! Hunter College is seeking nominations for the fourth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize. This $10,000 award for distinguished accomplishment in urban public health will […]

Health Department and CUNY School of Public Health Launch NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

October 16, 2013 | Featured

October 16, 2013 – The New York City Health Department and the CUNY School of Public Health today announced that they are conducting the second New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). From now until early next year, adults from 3,000 randomly selected NYC households will be asked to answer survey questions and […]

Dr. Lorna Thorpe in NY Daily News.. 3,000 households will be receiving free health tests as a city survey

October 14, 2013 | Featured

Congratulations Dr. Lorna Thorpe on leading the NYS HANES project. “Officials from the Health Department and CUNY School of Public Health, who are conducting the survey with foundation and grant monies, are hoping others will share Picciano’s enthusiasm. The new study will also try to measure for kidney disease and check for the human papillomavirus, […]

Food Policy Center calls on City Council and Mayor to Create 10,000 New Good Food Jobs by 2020

September 25, 2013 | Featured

On Wednesday, September 25, Nicholas Freudenberg,  Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the  CUNY School of Public Health and Hunter College and the  Faculty Director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College testified before the City Council Committees on Governmental Operations and Contracts on Oversight on the New York City Council’s […]

Student Project Week and Research Symposium Starting May 8, 2013

April 25, 2013 | Featured

April 2, 2013 Dear Faculty and Students, I am pleased to invite you to the CUNY SPH’s first Student Project Week and Research Symposium to be held at the Silberman Campus from May 8th through May 15th.  The event will showcase projects done by many graduating MPH/MS and Doctoral students from across all four campuses.  […]

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.

Neal L. Cohen, MD Named Interim Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College

July 11, 2012 | Featured

Former Commissioner of the NYC Department of Health Named Interim Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College

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.