el mohandesAyman El-Mohandes

Title: Dean
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health,
The Graduate Center
Email: dean@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7729

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Reduction of infant mortality, health disparities, and global health.

CUNY School of Public HealthSusan Klitzman

Title: Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Inter-campus Coordination
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health,
The Graduate Center
Email: susan.klitzman@sph. cuny.edu
Office Phone(s): 212-396-7727, 646-664-8343

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Evaluation and control of urban environmental hazards, childhood lead poisoning control, urban environmental epidemiology. View Klitzman’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

KielyMichele Kiely

Title: Associate Dean for Research
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health,
The Graduate Center
Email: michele.kiely@sph .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8353

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Infant mortality, intimate partner violence, health disparities. View Kiely’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

StimpsonJim Stimpson

Title: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: jim.stimpson@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7728

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  • MA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  • BA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Areas of Interest: Health policy, health disparities, immigrant health, active transportation.

JoshiAshish Joshi

Title: Assistant Dean of Students
Campus:The CUNY School of Public Health,
The Graduate Center
Email: ashish.joshi@sph. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8359

Degrees:

  • PhD, Public Health Informatics, University of Texas, Houston, TX
  • MPH, Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • MD, General Medicine, GGSMC Medical College, Punjab, India

Areas of Interest: Health informatics, Student services. View Joshi’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Zora Flores-Kitongo

Title: Special Assistant to the Dean
Campus: Hunter College
Email: zfloresk@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7730

CUNY School of Public Health

Marilyn Aguirre-Molina

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

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Health equity for ethnic/racial populations, structural factors affecting health, Latino health and AIDS and inequality. View Molina’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

jbattleJuan Battle

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • BA, York College, York, PA

Areas of Interest: Race, sexuality, and social justice; quantitative methods. View Battle’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

berneyBarbara Berney

Title: Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management Program Director
Campus: Hunter College
Email: bberney@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7756

Degrees:

  • PhD, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • MPH, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • BA, Reed College, Portland, OR

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. View Berney’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Sikha BhaduriSikha Bhaduri

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Food Technology, Jadavpur University. India
  • M.Tech and B.Tech, Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University. India
  • BS, Chemistry, Calcutta University, India

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

luisaborrellLuisa Borrell

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

Degrees:

  • DDS, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Areas of Interest: Epidemiologic methods, social determinants of health, social epidemiology. View Borrell’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Jack CaravanosJack Caravanos

Title: Associate Professor
College: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center Email: jcaravan@hunter .cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7780

Degrees:

  • DrPH, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MS, Polytechnic Institute of New York, Brooklyn, NY
  • BS, Hunter College, New York, NY

Areas of Interest: Urban lead contamination (sources and dispersion of lead- contaminated dust), International environmental site assessments, environmental exposure and risk assessment. View Caravanos’ faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Tracy Chu

Title: Assistant Professor
College: Brooklyn College, The Graduate Center
Email: tchu@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x6287

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY

 

Areas of Interest: Well-being of immigrant survivors of political violence, Maternal child health, Racial/ethnic disparities in health, Social construction of illness. View Chu’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Nevin CohenNevin Cohen

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: nevin.cohen@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8340

Degrees:

  • PhD, Environmental Planning & Policy Development, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • M.CRP, City & Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • B.A., Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Areas of Interest: Urban food policy; social practice theory and food systems; food justice, access, and sovereignty. View Cohen’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Spring CooperSpring Cooper

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: spring.cooper@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8348

Degrees:

  • PhD, Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • B.S., Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

Areas of Interest: Sexual health; adolescent health; health promotion; health communication; social media. View Cooper’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Sergio CostaSergio Costa

Title: Lecturer
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: sergio.costa@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8357

Degrees:

  • PhD, Political Science, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • MA, Political Science, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • BA, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA

Areas of Interest: Public policy, arts & humanities in public health and social justice, political science, communication for political and social change View Costa’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthMartha Crum

Title: Assistant Professor,
Community Health Education Program Director
Campus: Hunter College
Email: mcrum@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7740

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY

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

jessiedanielsJessie Daniels

Title: Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: jdaniels@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7737

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • MA, Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Areas of Interest: Racism, incarceration, digital media, health, and public scholarship, digital sociology, critical digital health studies. View Daniels’ faculty page at The Graduate Center.

jenniferdowdJennifer Dowd

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Demography and Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • BA, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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. View Dowd’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

elizabethaeastwoodElizabeth (Betsy) A. Eastwood

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Social Welfare, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • MSW, Social Work, Boston College, Boston, MA
  • BA, Psychology, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Areas of Interest: Socio-behavioral issues among adolescents with HIV; program development for HIV/AIDS; risk reduction; HIV/AIDS; health policy, administration, and financing. View Eastwood’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Karyn FaberKaryn Faber

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Campus: Hunter College
Email: kf206@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7781

Degrees:

  • EdD, Health Education, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Areas of Interest: Community-based program planning, implementation, and evaluation; Health education and health promotion programs in faith communities; Health disparities in urban communities; Chronic disease management (cancer, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS); Urban aging and public health.

mimifahsMimi Fahs

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Health Management & Policy,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • BA, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA

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. View Fahs’ faculty page at The Graduate Center.

nicholasfreudenbergNicholas Freudenberg

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

Degrees:

  • DrPH, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BS, Hunter College, New York, NY

Areas of Interest: Public health policy, urban health, incarceration and health, health impact of corporate practices. View Freudenberg’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

anngabaAnn Gaba

Title: Associate Professor and Dietectic Internship Director
Campus: Hunter College
Email: agaba@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7773

Degrees:

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

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

williamgalloWilliam Gallo

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: william.gallo@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7759

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Health consequences of job loss, health economics, research design. View Gallo’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthElizabeth Glass Geltman

Title: Associate Professor,
Environmental Health Sciences Program Director
Campus: Hunter College
Email: eg86@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7762

Degrees:

  • LlM, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • JD, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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

marthe_gold_editedMarthe Gold

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

Degrees:

  • MD, Medicine, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • MPH, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BS, Hunter College, New York, NY

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. View Gold’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthJean Grassman

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, University Of California, Berkley, CA
  • MS, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • BS, Zoology/Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Areas of Interest: Occupational and environmental health, toxicology, the application, use and ethics of biological monitoring. View Grassman’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

jamesgreenbergJames Greenberg

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: Brooklyn College
Email: jamesg@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2736

Degrees:

  • PhD, Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Areas of Interest: Nutritional epidemiology, obesity research

michelegreeneMichele Greene

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

Degrees:

  • DrPH, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MA, Sociology, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • BA, Education/Sociology, Queens College-CUNY, Queens, NY

Areas of Interest: Physician-patient communication and health communication; medical education and training; geriatric medicine; women’s health. View Greene’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

christiangrovChristian Grov

Title: Associate Professor,
Brooklyn Campus Director
Campus: Brooklyn College
Email: cgrov@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x1230

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
  • M.Phil, Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
  • MPH, Community Health Education, Hunter College-CUNY, New York, NY
  • MA, Sociology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • BA, Sociology/Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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

seanhaleySean Haley

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Brooklyn College,
The Graduate Center
Email: sjhaley@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2776

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Health systems, vulnerable populations, performance contracting, performance measures in health care with a specific emphasis on public sector substance abuse treatment services. View Haley’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Daliah HellerDalilah Heller

Title: Clinical Professor
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email:daliah.heller@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8345

Degrees:

  • PhD, Social Welfare, City University of New York, New York, NY
  • MPH, Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, Political Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Areas of Interest: Urban health policy; Criminal justice-public health; Drug policy. View Heller’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

davidhimmelsteinDavid Himmelstein

Title: Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: dhimmels@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7760

Degrees:

  • MD, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

Areas of Interest: Health policy, financing and organization of national health systems. View Himmelstein’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

shirohoriuchiShiro Horiuchi

Title:Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: shoriuch@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7749

Degrees:

  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • MA, Keio University, Minato, Japan
  • BA, 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. View Horiuchi’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Terry HuangTerry Huang

Title:Professor
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: terry.huang@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8358

Degrees:

  • PhD, Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • MPH, Biostatistics & Epidemiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • BA, Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Areas of Interest: Obesity, Child Health, Chronic Disease Prevention, Systems Science, Design and Health, Cross-Cultural Health. View Huang’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

glenGlen Johnson

Title: Associate Professor, Lehman Campus Director
Campus: Lehman College, The Graduate Center
Email: glen.johnson@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-960-8670

Degrees:

  • PhD, Penn State University, State College, PA
  • MS, Penn State University, State College, PA
  • MA, Penn State University, State College, PA
  • BS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY

Areas of Interest: Geo-spatial aspects of health, Environmental and community-level social determinants of health outcomes, health effects of the built environment, the development of community needs indices to assist public health agencies with resource allocation decision-making using evidence-based community risk assessment. View Johnson’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

heidijonesHeidi Jones

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Hunter College, The Graduate Center
Email: hjon@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7750

Degrees:

  • PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, Hunter College-CUNY, New York, NY

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. View Jones’ faculty page at The Graduate Center.

elizabethkelvinElizabeth Kelvin

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MA, Latin American Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • BA, BioPsychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health. View Kelvin’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Kiyoka Koizumi

Title: Assistant Professor
College: Brooklyn College
Email: kkoizumi@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2748

Degrees:

  • PhD, Health Education, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Areas of Interest: Community health education

maryclarelennonMary Clare Lennon

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

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Gender and health, poverty, child well-being, homelessness. View Lennon’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

maymayleungMay May Leung

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Hunter College, The Graduate Center
Email: mm.leung@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7774

Degrees:

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

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. View Leung’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

bettywolderlevinBetty Wolder Levin

Title:Professor
College: Brooklyn College, The Graduate Center
Email: bwlevin@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2744

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociomedical Sciences Columbia University , New York, NY
  • MA, Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, Anthropology, Barnard College, New York, NY

Areas of Interest: Public health, bioethics, social factors affecting health and health care. View Levin’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthJuliana Maantay

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: Lehman College, The Graduate Center
Email: Juliana.Maantay@lehman. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-960-8574

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Environmental Justice; Health disparities; Built Environment and Health; Urban hazards and risk assessment; Environmental modeling; Environmental Policy and Planning. View Maantay’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

ManzeMeredith Manze

Title: Assistant Professor,
Community Health, BS Program Director
Campus: Hunter College
Email: md1114@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7736

Degrees:

  • PhD, Health Services Research, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • BA, Public Health/Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Areas of Interest: Family planning, health disparities, health decision-making, social determinants of health

Andrew-MarokoAndrew Maroko

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Lehman College, The Graduate Center
Email: andrew.maroko@lehman.cuny.edu

Degrees:

  • PhD, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
  • MPhil, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
  • BA, Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Areas of Interest: Health geographics, environmental health justice, spatial analyses, computational geography, accessibility, geovisualization. View Maroko’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

BARBARA MENENDEZ

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: Lehman College,
The Graduate Center
Email: bsmenendez@ optonline.net
Office Phone: 718-960-8489

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • MPH, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • BA University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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.View Menendez’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Frank Mirer

Frank Mirer

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • MA, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • BA, Columbia University, New York, NY

Areas of Interest: Occupational health, toxicology. View Mirer’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

alfredomorabiaAlfredo Morabia

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

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Transportation and health, history of epidemiological ideas. View Morabia’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthDenis Nash

Title: Professor,
DPH Executive Officer
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: dnash@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7752

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • BS, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

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. View Nash’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

khursheednavderKhursheed Navder

Title:Professor,
Nutrition Program Director,
Hunter Campus Director
Campus: Hunter College
Email: knavder@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7775

Degrees:

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

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

geraldoppenheimerGerald Oppenheimer

Title: Broeklundian Distinguished Professor
College: Brooklyn College,
The Graduate Center
Email: geraldo@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2740

Degrees:

  • PhD, History, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • MA, Epidemiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • MPH, Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, City College of New York-CUNY, New York, NY

Areas of Interest: History of public health and medicine; history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. View Oppenheimer’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Chris PalmedoChris Palmedo

Title: Associate Professor
College: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: chris.palmedo@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8360

Degrees:

  • PhD, Public Policy, Portland State University, Portland, OR
  • MBA, Marketing, Portland State University, Portland, OR
  • BA, English, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Areas of Interest: Public Opinion and Social Values, Strategic Communications, Social Marketing, Community-based Participatory Research

jeffreyparsonsJeffrey Parsons

Title: Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: jeffrey.parsons@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-772-5533

Degrees:

  • PhD, Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, substance use/ abuse, sexuality. View Parsons’ faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Brian PavilonisBrian Pavlionis

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Hunter College
Email: bp305@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-772-7781

Degrees:

  • PhD, Occupational & Environmental Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • B.S., Environmental Sciences, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Areas of Interest: Indoor air quality, exposure and risk assessment, and childhood asthma

charlesplatkinCharles Platkin

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • JD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
  • MPH, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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

stacey-plichtaStacey Plichta

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

Degrees:

  • ScD, Health Services Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • BS, Psychology & Environmental Design, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

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. View Plichta’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Alexis PozenAlexis Posen

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus:The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: alexis.pozen@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8361

Degrees:

  • PhD, Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley CA
  • BA, Health Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • BS, Psychology & Environmental Design, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Areas of Interest: Health care costs, pricing variation, hospital competition. View Pozen’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

lynnrobertsLynn Roberts

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • BS, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

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

dianaromeroDiana Romero

Title: Associate Professor
College: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: diana.romero@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7743

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Poverty policy, maternal and child health, reproductive health, racial/ethnic health disparities, Latino health. View Romero’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

barbarakatzrothmanBarbara Katz Rothman

Title: Professor
Campus: Baruch College (Sociology),
The Graduate Center
Email: bkatzrothman@gc. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-817-8796

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Medical sociology, bioethics, gender and the sociology of knowledge, women’s health and reproduction. View Rothman’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthMary Schooling

Title: Professor
College: Hunter College, The Graduate Center
Email: mschooli@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7753

Degrees:

  • PhD, University College of London, London, UK

Areas of Interest: Effects of social and historical forces over the life course on disease risk. View Schooling’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthGrace Sembajwe

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: Hunter College, The Graduate Center
Email: gsembajw@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7735

Degrees:

  • ScD, Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts
  • MS, Industrial Hygiene, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MS
  • BA, Natural Science, Goshen College, Goshen, IN

Areas of Interest: Exposure Assessment, Work Environment, Epidemiology (environmental/occupational), Biomarkers, Psychosocial stress. View Sembajwe’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

nancysohlerNancy Sohler

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • BA, Friends World College, Huntington, NY

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. View Sohler’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthArlene Spark

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

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Nutrition policy, pediatric nutrition, nutrition education, and eating disorders. View Spark’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

SusserIda Susser

Title: Professor
Campus: Hunter College (Anthropology),
The Graduate Center
Email: isusser@hunter.cuny.edu

Degrees:

  • PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY

Areas of Interest: Gender, reproductive rights, HIV/AIDS, U.S., Southern Africa, international health issues, health and social justice, social movements around health. View Susser’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthLorna Thorpe

Title:Professor,
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program Director
Campus: Hunter College, The Graduate Center
Email: lthor@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7746

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Chronic disease epidemiology; public health surveillance. View Thorpe’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

emmatsuiEmma Tsui

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Lehman College
Email: emma.tsui@lehman. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 347-577-4038

Degrees:

  • PhD, Health/Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg University, Baltimore, MD

Areas of Interest: The relationship between work and health, social determinants of health, food policy, qualitative research, ethnography. View Tsui’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

anahiviladrichAnahi Viladrich

Title: Associate Professor
Campus: Queens College (Sociology),
The Graduate Center
Email: anahi.viladrich@qc. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-481-5154

Degrees:

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

Areas of Interest: Immigration and health, global/international health, ethnomedicine, cultural determinants of health, health disparities and qualitative research methods. View Viladrich’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

CUNY School of Public HealthLevi Waldron

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: levi.waldron@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7747

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • MS, University of Waterloo, Ontario
  • BS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Areas of Interest: Meta-analysis of public genomics databases for translational research, including discovery and validation of disease subtypes and biomarkers. View Waldron’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Raymond Weston

Title: Associate Professor
College: Brooklyn College,
The Graduate Center
Email: rweston@brooklyn. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2743

Degrees:

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Areas of Interest: Health disparities, community health. View Weston’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

stephaniewoolhandlerStephanie Woolhandler

Title: Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: swoolhan@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7761

Degrees:

  • BA, Stanford University, Stanford, CT
  • MD, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • MPH, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Areas of Interest: Health policy; financing and organization of national health systems. View Woolhandler’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

WykaKatarzyna Wyka

Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Hunter College,
The Graduate Center
Email: kwyka@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7754

Degrees:

  • PhD, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
  • MA, Hunter College-CUNY, New York, NY
  • MA, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

Areas of Interest: Statistical methods in mental health research; latent variable modeling. View Wyka’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

YangXiaowei Yang

Title: Visiting Associate Professor
Campus: Hunter College
Email: xy15@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7747

Degrees:

  • PhD, Biostatistics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • 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

mingchinyehMing-Chin Yeh

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

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • MEd, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MS, New York University, New York, NY
  • 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. View Yeh’s faculty page at The Graduate Center.

christinazarcadoolasCHRISTINA ZARCADOOLAS

Title: Professor
Campus: Hunter College, The Graduate Center
Email: czarcado@hunter. cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7745

Degrees:

  • PhD, Sociolinguistics, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • MA, English, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
  • BA, English, Barrington College, Barrington, RI

Areas of Interest: Health Literacy and Public Understanding of Science. View Zarcadoolas’ faculty page at The Graduate Center.

Mohit AroraMohit Arora

Title: IT Computer Systems Manager
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: mohit.arora@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8350

Nzinga Ajani

Title: Hunter Campus Secretary
Campus: Hunter College
Email: najani@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7729

Amina Alam

Title: Recruiter and Administrative Specialist
Campus: Hunter College
Email: aala@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8355

Barbara Allier

Title: Administrative Assistant
Campus: Brooklyn College
Email: ballier@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x6454

Velvet Brown

Title: Program Secretary
Campus: Hunter College
Email: velvet.brown@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7722

Diane Brows

Title: Academic and Student Services Administrator
Campus: Hunter College
Email: dbrows@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7721

CUNY School of Public HealthMatt Caron

Title: Research Program Manager
Campus: The School of Public Health,
Brooklyn College, Lehman College
Email: matthew.caron@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone(s): Brooklyn: 718-951-5000, ext 3625; Lehman: 347-577-4058;  SPH: 212-396-7759

Esther Cortorreal

Title: Administrative Coordinator
Campus: Lehman College
Email: esther.cortorreal@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 347-577-4014

Donna Covington-Hargrove

Title: Academic Program Specialist
Campus: Lehman College
Email: donna@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 347-577-4059

Lea Diaz

Title: MPH Program Coordinator
College: Brooklyn College
Email: lcdias@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 718-951-5000 x2751

Jerry Diaz

Title: MVO
College: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: jerry.diaz@sph.cuny.edu

Robyn (Gertner) Doyno

Title: Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator
College: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: robyn.gertner@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8351

Sara Ingram

Title: Assistant Program Officer
Campus: The Graduate Center
Email: singram@gc.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-817-7986

Margaret (Meg) Krudysz

Title: Director of Student Services
Campus: Hunter College
Email: mkrudysz@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8344

CUNY School of Public HealthMichael Dunham

Title: Coordinator of Operations
College: Hunter College
Email: mdunham@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7898

Joy Hampson

Title: Administrative Specialist
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health,
Hunter College
Email: joy.hampson@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8341, 212-396-7719

Kim McFarlane

Title: Administrative Specialist
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: kim.mcfarlane@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8366

attiqamirzaAttiqa Mirza

Title: Student and Alumni Coordinator
Campus: Hunter College
Email: amirza@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7734

NaftaliLarisa Naftaliev

Title: IT Associate/Database Manager
Campus: Hunter College
Email: lnaftali@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 646-664-8354

chaquonpolancoChaquon Polanco

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

Jerome Richardson

Title: Director of Business
Campus: Hunter College
Email: jri0019@hunter.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7732

Jeanette Rodriguez

Title: Confidential Executive Assistant to the Dean
Campus: The CUNY School of Public Health
Email: jeanette.rodriguez@sph.cuny.edu
Office Phone: 212-396-7809

CUNY School of Public HealthDeborah Rubin

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

Erica Sigmon

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