administration anchor

Administration

Ayman El-Mohandes

Title: Dean

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: dean@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7729

Degrees:

  • MPH, 1991, Epidemiology, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • MD, 1981, Pediatrics, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
  • MSc, 1978, Pediatrics, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
  • MBBCh, 1974, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Areas of Interest:

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Susan Klitzman

Title: Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Inter-campus Coordination

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: sklitzma@hunter
.cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7727

Degrees:

  • DrPH, 1985, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, 1982, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, 1978, SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

Areas of Interest: Evaluation and control of urban environmental hazards, childhood lead poisoning control, urban environmental epidemiology

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Michele Kiely

Title: Associate Dean for Research

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: michele.kiely@sph .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-

Degrees:

  • DrPH, 1985, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, 1979, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, 1977, Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

Areas of Interest:

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Ashish Joshi

Title: Assistant Dean of Students

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: ashish.joshi@sph. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-

Degrees:

  • PhD, 2011, Public Health Informatics, University of Texas, Houston, Texas
  • MPH, 2003, Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • MD, 1999, Medicine, GGSMC Medical College, Punjab, India

Areas of Interest:

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Zora Flores-Kitongo

Special Assistant to the Dean

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: zfloresk@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7730

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faculty anchor

Faculty

Marilyn Aguirre-Molina

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Lehman Campus
Email: marilyn.aguirre-molina@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 917-731-4323

Degrees:

  • Ed.D., Health Education and Administration, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • M.S., Public Health Education, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • B.S. Health Sciences (Community Health Education), Hunter College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Health equity for ethnic/racial populations, structural factors affecting health, Latino health and AIDS and inequality.

CUNY School of Public Health

Marilyn Auerbach

Title: Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: mauerbac@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7728

Degrees:

  • DrPH, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MPH, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • AMLS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • BA, Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts

Areas of Interest: Families and chronic disease, women’s health, reproductive health, program planning, health policy

CUNY School of Public Health

Juan Battle

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: jbattle@gc.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-817-8775

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • BA, York College, York, Pennsylvania

Areas of Interest: Race, sexuality, and social justice; quantitative methods

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Barbara Berney

Title: Associate Professor, Program Director

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: bberney@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7756

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • MPH, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  • BA, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

Areas of Interest: Health advocacy; working conditions of health-services workers and other workers; impact of work on worker and family health; environmental justice; health- care quality

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Sikha Bhaduri

Title: College Laboratory Technician

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: sbhaduri@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7789

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., M.Tech and B.Tech in Food Technology and Biochemical Engineer, Jadavpur University. India,
  • BS, Chemistry, Calcutta University, India

Areas of Interest: Food Science and Technology, Applied and Industrial Microbiology, Molecular Biology.

Luisa Borrell

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Lehman Campus
Email: luisa.borrell@lehman .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-960-8549

Degrees:

  • D.D.S., Columbia University, New York, New York
  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Areas of Interest: Epidemiologic methods, social determinants of health, social epidemiology

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Jack Caravanos

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: jcaravan@hunter .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7780

Degrees:

  • DrPH, 1984, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • M.S., 1979, Polytechnic Institute of New York, Brooklyn, New York
  • B.S., 1977, Hunter College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Urban lead contamination (sources and dispersion of lead- contaminated dust), International environmental site assessments, environmental exposure and risk assessment

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Tracy Chu

Title: Assistant Professor

College: Brooklyn College
Email: tchu@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x6287

Degrees:

  • EdD, Health Education and Administration, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MS, Public Health Education, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BS, Health Sciences, Hunter College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Infant mortality, immigration, program evaluation

Martha Crum

Title: Assistant Professor, Program Director

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: mcrum@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7740

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology

Areas of Interest: Health disparities, evaluation, methods, public discourse

CUNY School of Public Health

Jessie Daniels

Title: Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: jdaniels@hunter .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7737

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, University of Texas

Areas of Interest: Racism, new media and health, incarceration and health

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Jennifer Dowd

Title: Assistant Professir

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: jdowd@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7748

Degrees:

  • Ph.D.,2004, Demography and Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
  • B.A. Washington and Lee University, lexington, Virginia

Areas of Interest: Relationships among education, income and antibody response to latent infection as a marker of stress and immune function; immunity as mediator between socioeconomic status and chronic disease outcomes

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Elizabeth (Betsy) A. Eastwood

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: Brooklyn Campus, The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: eastwood@brooklyn .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2755

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1984, Social Welfare, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • MSW, 1979, Social Work, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
  • BA,1974, Psychology, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Areas of Interest: Socio-behavioral issues among adolescents with HIV; program development for HIV/AIDS; risk reduction; HIV/AIDS; health policy, administration, and financing

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Mimi Fahs

Title: Professor, Interim Director of Research

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: mfahs@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7758

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., 1985, Health Management and Policy,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1985, University of Michigan, School of Public Health Community Health M.P.H. 1973; Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia

Areas of Interest: Cost effectiveness of prevention, health policy analysis, economics of illness, urban aging, health disparities, public health economics, health-care access, immigrant health, health outcomes

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Nicholas Freudenberg

Title: Distinguished Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: nfreuden@hunter .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7738

Degrees:

  • DrPH, 1979, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MPH, 1977, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • BS, 1975, Hunter College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Public health policy, urban health, incarceration and health, health impact of corporate practices

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Ann Gaba

Title: Associate Professor and Dietectic Internship Director

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: agaba@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7773

Degrees:

  • Ed., Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MS, Health Education, Russell Sage College, Troy, New York
  • BS Community Nutrition, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Areas of Interest: Nutrition education, experiential teaching and learning, and nutritional factors in the prevention and care of movement disorders

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William Gallo

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: william.gallo@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7759

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1999,
  • MA, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
  • MBA, 1990, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • BS, 1987, University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

Areas of Interest: Health consequences of job loss, health economics, research design

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Elizabeth Glass Geltman

Title: Visiting Associate Professor, Program Director

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: eg86@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7762

Degrees:

  • Ll.M., Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • JD, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
  • BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Areas of Interest: Shale gas extraction, environmental audits, environmental management systems, brownfields redevelopment

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Marthe Gold

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: goldmr@med.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-650-7794

Degrees:

  • M.D. 1980, Medicine, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
  • M.P.H. 1986, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • B.S. 1976, Hunter College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Differentials in health status and health outcomes among disadvantaged populations, measurement of health status using summary measures of health, cost-effectiveness methodology to inform resource allocation decisions in public health and medical care settings

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Jean Grassman

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: Brooklyn Campus, The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: grassman@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2752

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1993, Environmental Health Sciences, University Of California (Berkeley), Berkley, California
  • MS, 1989, University of California (Berkeley), Berkeley, California
  • BS, 1982, Zoology/Anthropology, University of Wisconsin (Madison), Madison, Wisconsin

Areas of Interest: Occupational and environmental health, toxicology, the application, use and ethics of biological monitoring.

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James Greenberg

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: Brooklyn Campus
Email: jamesg@brooklyn.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2736

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1971, Engineering, University of California (Berkeley), Berkeley, California

Areas of Interest: Nutritional epidemiology, obesity research

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Michele Greene

Title: Professor

Campus: Brooklyn Campus, The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: mggreene@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 ext: 2756

Degrees:

  • DrPH, 1981, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MA, 1974, Sociology, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • BA, 1971, Education/Sociology, Queens College (CUNY), Queens, New York

Areas of Interest: Physician-patient communication and health communication; medical education and training; geriatric medicine; women’s health

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Christian Grov

Title: Associate Professor, Campus Director

Campus: Brooklyn Campus
Email: cgrov@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x1230

Degrees:

  • PhD, 2007,Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, New York
  • M.Phil, 2006, Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, New York
  • MPH, 2006, Community Health Education, Hunter College, New York, New York
  • MA, 2003, Sociology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts, 2001, Sociology and Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Areas of Interest: Sexuality, drugs, and contextual risk behavior, HIV, men who have sex with men

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Sean Haley

Title: Assistant Professor

Campus: Brooklyn Campus
Email: sjhaley@brooklyn.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2776

Degrees:

  • PhD, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • MPH, University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • BA, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Areas of Interest: Professor Haley’s research focuses on the influence health systems have on the health status of vulnerable populations. Currently his work focuses on performance contracting and performance measures in health care with a specific emphasis on public sector substance abuse treatment services. He is a former NIAAA trainee and served as a Policy Research Scientist under A. Thomas McLellan at the Treatment Research Institute in Philadelphia.

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David Himmelstein

Title: Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: dhimmels@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7760

Degrees:

  • M.D. Columbia University, New York, New York
  • B.A. Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont

Areas of Interest: Health policy, financing and organization of national health systems

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Shiro Horiuchi

Title:Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: shoriuch@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7749

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1981, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • MA, 1972, Keio University, Minato, Japan
  • B.A., 1970, Keio University, Minato, Japan

Areas of Interest: Health demography with focus on longevity and aging; quantitative methods and mathematical models in health sciences and social sciences

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Heidi Jones

Title: Assistant Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: hjon@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7750

Degrees:

  • PhD, 2010, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MPH, 1990, Hunter College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Improving prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, including HPV, and prevention of cervical cancer; clinical trials for candidate vaginal microbicides to prevent heterosexual transmission of HIV, as well as interventions aimed at improving contraceptive services and management of sexually transmitted infections in resource poor settings

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Elizabeth Kelvin

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: ekelvin@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7751

Degrees:

  • PhD, 2007, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MPH, 2001, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MA, 1995, Latin American Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • BA, 1989, BioPsychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health

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Kiyoka Koizumi

Title: Assistant Professor

College: Brooklyn College
Email: kkoizumi@brooklyn.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2748

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1983, Health Education, University of Illinois

Areas of Interest: Community health education

Mary Clare Lennon

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: MLennon@gc.cuny.edu

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MS, Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Gender and health, poverty, child well-being, homelessness

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May May Leung

Title: Assistant Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: mm.leung@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7774

Degrees:

  • PhD, Public Health Nutrition, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • MS, Nutritional Sciences, University of Massachusetts (Amherst), Amherst, Massachusetts

Areas of Interest: Development and evaluation of school and community-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity; Research translation and dissemination of evidence-based obesity prevention interventions and policies; Engaging and empowering youth to promote health promotion changes

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Betty Wolder Levin

Title:Professor

College: Brooklyn Campus, The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: bwlevin@brooklyn.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2744

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1986, Sociomedical Sciences Columbia University , New York, New York
  • MA, 1977, Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • BA, 1969, Anthropology, Barnard College, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Public health, bioethics, social factors affecting health and health care

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Juliana Maantay

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Lehman Campus
Email: Juliana.Maantay@lehman.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-960-8574

Degrees:

  • PhD, Environmental Geography, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey
  • MUP, Urban Environmental Planning. New York University, New York, New York
  • MA Environmental Geography/GISx, Hunter College (CUNY), New York, New York
  • MPhil, Environmental Geography, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey
  • BSc, Environmental Analysis and Design, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Areas of Interest: Environmental Justice; Health disparities; Built Environment and Health; Urban hazards and risk assessment; Environmental modeling; Environmental Policy and Planning

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Barbara Menendez

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Lehman Campus
Email: bsmenendez@
optonline.net

Office Phone: 718-960-8489

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • MPH, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • BA University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Areas of Interest: Differences in incidence and mortality risk between subgroups of Hispanic populations and the non-Hispanic white and African-American populations in the US, Differences between first- and second-generation Hispanic subgroups in NYC

Frank Mirer

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: fmirer@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7782

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1972, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • MA, 1967, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • BA, 1966, Columbia University, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Occupational health, toxicology

CUNY School of Public Health

Alfredo Morabia

Title: Professor

College: The CUNY Graduate Center, Queens College
Email: am52@columbia.edu

Degrees:

  • PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • MD, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Areas of Interest: Transportation and health, history of epidemiologic ideas

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Denis Nash

Title: Professor, DPH Executive Officer

Campus: Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: dnash@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7752

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1999, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • MPH, 1995, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • BS, 1991, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Areas of Interest: Domestic and international HIV/AIDS epidemiology and surveillance, including monitoring and evaluation of antiretroviral therapy programs internationally; cancer epidemiology, and health disparities in urban populations

CUNY School of Public Health

Khursheed Navder

Title:Professor, Nutrition Program Director

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: knavder@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7775

Degrees:

  • PhD, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • MS, India
  • BS, India

Areas of Interest: Research in biochemical and metabolic regulations of lipid and alcohol metabolism

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Gerald Oppenheimer

Title: Broeklundian Distinguished Professor

College: Brooklyn Campus, The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: geraldo@brooklyn.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2740

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1976, History, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • MA, 1966, Epidemiology, University of Chicago,Chicago, Illinois
  • MPH, 1979, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • BA, City College of New York, 1964

Areas of Interest: History of public health and medicine; history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic

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Jeffrey Parsons

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: jeffrey.parsons@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-772-5533

Degrees:

  • PhD, Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, substance use/ abuse, sexuality

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Charles Platkin

Title: Distinguished Lecturer

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: cplatkin@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7741

Degrees:

  • PhD, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • JD, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
  • MPH, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Areas of Interest: Nutrition and physical activity communications and education, adult and childhood obesity, weight management, food and fitness policy, menu labeling

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Stacey Plichta

Title:Professor, Hunter Campus Director

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: splichta@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7755

Degrees:

  • ScD, Health Services Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • BS, Psychology & Environmental Design, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

Areas of Interest: Health services research; health care policy, hospital practice and health issues associated with intimate partner violence and rape; adolescent contraceptive use and pregnancy

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Lynn Roberts

Title: Assistant Professor

College: Hunter College
Email: lroberts@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7742

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1990, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • BS, 1984, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Areas of Interest: Adolescent and women’s health; violence prevention; community organizing & development; health disparities

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Diana Romero

Title: Associate Professor

College: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College
Email: diana.romero@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7743

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociomedical Science, Columbia University;
  • MA, Scientific and Environmental Reporting, New York University;
  • MA, MPhil, Sociomedical Science, Columbia University,
  • BA, Biology, New York University

Areas of Interest: Poverty policy, maternal and child health, reproductive health, racial/ethnic health disparities, Latino health

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Barbara Katz Rothman

Title: Professor

Campus: Baruch Campus, The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: bkatzrothman@gc.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-817-8796

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, New York University, New York, New York
  • MA, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
  • BA, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

Areas of Interest: Medical sociology, bioethics, gender and the sociology of knowledge, women’s health and reproduction

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Mary Schooling

Title: Professor

College: Hunter College
Email: mschooli@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7753

Degrees:

  • PhD, 2000, University College of London, London, United Kingdom

Areas of Interest: Effects of social and historical forces over the life course on disease risk

CUNY School of Public Health

Grace Sembajwe

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: gsembajw@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7735

Degrees:

  • ScD, Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
  • MS, Industrial Hygiene, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri

Areas of Interest: Exposure Assessment, Work Environment, Epidemiology (environmental/occupational), Biomarkers, Psychosocial stress

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Nancy Sohler

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: nsohler@med.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-650-7786

Degrees:

  • PhD, 2000, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MPH, 1995, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • BA, 1991, Friends World College, Huntington, New York

Areas of Interest: Examination of barriers to health care for underserved populations, evaluation of medical outreach for unstably housed people with HIV, examination of how pharmaceutical marketing practices impact health-care choices and disparities in treatment for chronic disease

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Arlene Spark

Title: Professor

College: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College
Email: aspark@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7772

Degrees:

  • EdD, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MS, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • EdM, Columbia University, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Nutrition policy, pediatric nutrition, nutrition education, and eating disorders

CUNY School of Public Health

Ida Susser

Title: Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: isusser@hunter.cuny.edu

Degrees:

  • PhD, Columbia University, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Gender, reproductive rights, HIV/AIDS, U.S., Southern Africa, international health issues, health and social justice, social movements around health

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Lorna Thorpe

Title:Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program Director

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: lthor@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7746

Degrees:

  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of Illinois (Chicago), Chicago, Illinois
  • MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • BA, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Areas of Interest: Chronic disease epidemiology; public health surveillance

CUNY School of Public Health

Emma Tsui

Title: Assistant Professor, Lehman Campus Director

Campus: Lehman Campus
Email: emma.tsui@lehman.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 347-577-4038

Degrees:

  • PhD, Health/Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Areas of Interest: The relationship between work and health, social determinants of health, food policy, qualitative research, ethnography.

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Anahi Viladrich

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: Graduate Center
Email: anahi.viladrich@qc.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-481-5154

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociomedical Science, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MA, New School of Social Research, New York, New York
  • MA, Columbia University, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Immigration and health, global/international health, ethnomedicine, cultural determinants of health, health disparities and qualitative research methods

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Levi Waldon

Title: Assistant Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: levi.waldron@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7747

Degrees:

  • PhD, PhD, 2005, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • MS, 1998, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • BS, 1995, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Areas of Interest: Meta-analysis of public genomics databases for translational research, including discovery and validation of disease subtypes and biomarkers – See more at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Public-Health-(DPH)/Faculty-Bios/Levi-Waldron#sthash.HVEI1vcR.dpuf

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Raymond Weston

Title: Associate Professor

College: Brooklyn College
Email: rweston@brooklyn.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2743

Degrees:

  • PhD, 1997, Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey

Areas of Interest: Health disparities, community health

Stephanie Woolhandler

Title: Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: swoolhan@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7761

Degrees:

  • BA, Stanford University, Stanford, Connecticut
  • MD, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • MPH, University of California (Berkeley), Berkeley, California

Areas of Interest: Health policy; financing and organization of national health systems

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Katarzyna Wyka

Title: Assistant Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: kwyka@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7754

Degrees:

  • PhD, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, New York

Areas of Interest: Health policy; financing and organization of national health systems

Wyka

Xiaowei Yang

Title: Visiting Associate Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: xy15@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7747

Degrees:

  • PhD, Biostatistics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

Areas of Interest: Biostatistics; developing Bayesian variable selection strategies for biomarker identification in high-throughput genomics data

Yang

Ming-Chin Yeh

Title: Associate Professor

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter Campus
Email: myeh@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7776

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • MEd, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • MS, New York University, New York, New York
  • BS, Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan

Areas of Interest: Intervention strategies to promote fruit and vegetable consumption in multi-ethnic populations, weight management for those who are overweight or obese

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Christina Zarcadoolas

Title: Professor

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: czarcado@hunter.
cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7745

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociolinguistics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
  • MA, English, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York
  • BA, English, Barrington College, Barrington, Rhode Island

Areas of Interest: Health Literacy and Public Understanding of Science

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Staff

Nzinga Ajani

Campus: Hunter Campus

Email: najani@hunter.cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7729

Title: Hunter Campus Secretary

Barbara Allier

Campus: Brooklyn Campus

Email: ballier@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x6454

Title: Administrative Assistant

Diane Brows

Campus: Hunter Campus

Email: dbrows@hunter.cuny.edu

Office Phone: 212-396-7721

Title: Academic and Student Services Administrator

Matt Caron

Email: matt.caron@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7759

Title: Research Program Manager

Esther Cortorreal

Campus: Lehman Campus

Email: esther.cortorreal@lehman.cuny.edu

Office Phone: 347-577-4014

Title: Administrative Coordinator

Donna Covington-Hargrove

Campus: Lehman Campus
Email: donna@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 347-577-4059

Title: Academic Program Specialist

Lea Dias College: Brooklyn College Email: lcdias@brooklyn.cuny.edu Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2751

Title: MPH Program Coordinator

Michael Dunham College: Hunter College Email: mdunham@hunter.cuny.edu Office Phone: 212-396-7898

Title: Coordinator of Operations

CUNY School of Public Health

Sara Ingram

Campus: The CUNY Graduate Center
Email: singram@gc.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-817-7986

Title: Assistant Program Officer

Attiqa Mirza

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: amirza@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7734

Title: Student and Alumni Coordinator

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Chaquon Polanco

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: chicks@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7731

Title: Business Office Coordinator

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Jerome Richardson

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: jri0019@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7732

Title: Director of Business

Jeanette Rodriguez

Email: jeanette.rodriguez@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7809

Title: Confidential Executive Assistant to the Dean

Deborah Rubin

Campus: Lehman Campus
Email: deborah.rubin@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-960-8856

Title: Admissions Coordinator

Larisa Naftaliev

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: lnaftali@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-481-4774

Title: IT Specialist/Database Manager

CUNY School of Public Health

Erica Sigmon

Campus: Hunter Campus
Email: esigmon@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7733

Title: Grants Coordinator