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. [...]
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.
Former Commissioner of the NYC Department of Health Named Interim Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College
The Hunter College Foundation is seeking nominations for the second annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize.
The University of Iowa College of Public Health named renowned environmental health scientist and environmental justice advocate Kenneth Olden, Ph.D., the recipient of the 2011 Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award and Distinguished Lectureship.
This July, these alarming statistics sent a delegation of City University of New York nursing and public health faculty and doctoral students to visit Cape Town and London. The group wanted to analyze how three world cities were responding to soaring rates of childhood obesity and how researchers and health professionals could help municipal governments to develop more effective action plans to reduce the health burdens that childhood obesity imposes.