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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.