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LESSONS FROM HURRICANE SANDY: A COMMUNITY RESPONSE IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

October 30, 2013 | News

The Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine published “Lessons from Hurricane Sandy: a Community Response in Brooklyn, New York,” authored by four students, Graduate Center, CUNY School of Public Health — Michael T. Schmeltz, Sonia K. González, Liza Fuentes, and Amy Kwan. Liza Fuentes Sonia K. González Amy Kwan Michael […]

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 […]

The New York City Food Policy Center co-hosted the Mayoral Food Forum on the Future of Food in NYC

July 21, 2013 | News

On July 17th, The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College co-hosted the Mayoral Food Forum on the Future of Food in NYC along with 11 other leading New York city food organizations ( Brooklyn Food Coalition, City Harvest, Food Bank For New York City, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Food Studies program at […]

CUNY Board Appoints Dr. Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health

June 5, 2013 | News

Dr. Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes, an internationally recognized leader in the field of public health, has been named Dean of the CUNY School of Public Health, effective September 2, 2013. His appointment was recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein after a national search and was approved unanimously by the Executive Committee of The Board of Trustees on May 22, 2013.

Recent CUNY SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur together with SPH faculty members Elizabeth Kelvin & /Nicholas Grosskopf publish on the association among bullying, identity and suicide attempt among New York City youth

May 20, 2013 | News

Recent SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur, together with Hunter faculty member Elizabeth Kelvin and York College faculty member Nicholas, publishes: “Intersecting identities and the association between bullying and suicide attempt among New York City youths: results from the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey” in the AJPH.  The authors found that the association between […]

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May 20, 2013 | News

Recent SPH graduate Michael LeVasseur, together with Hunter faculty member Elizabeth Kelvin and York College faculty member Nicholas, publishes: “Intersecting identities and the association between bullying and suicide attempt among New York City youths: results from the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey” in the AJPH.  The authors found that the association between […]

Christian Grov was a featured guest on CBC Radio “Spark with Nora Young” episode 216 “Texting, Over-the-top Messaging, Race and Online Dating, Preserving Virtual Worlds, Emulation and Preservation of Video Games

May 6, 2013 | News

CUNY SPH faculty member, Christian Grov was a featured guest on CBC Radio “Spark with Nora Young” episode 216 “Texting, Over-the-top Messaging, Race and Online Dating, Preserving Virtual Worlds, Emulation and Preservation of Video Games” about Racism on the social networking app “Grindr.” The segment begins at 10 minutes and Christian’s interview begins at 20 […]

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.  […]