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CUNY SPH Alumni Association

The graduates of the City University of New York School of Public Health from the four consortial campuses, Hunter, Brooklyn, Lehman and the Graduate Center, have come together and organized the CUNY School of Public Health Alumni Association. The aim of the CUNY School of Public Health Alumni Association is to foster a spirit of fraternity among graduates, faculty, and students of the four campuses of the CUNY SPH as well as the public health community at large in order to

  • Establish an engaged, active alumni network
  • Advance the interests and welfare of alumni
  • Promote professional development of alumni
  • Promote and engage in community activities
  • Organize professional networking and mentorship programs
  • Support planning of reunion events
  • Increase alumni giving

 

Current Board Members

Alice Welch

Class of: 2005, 2011

Degree/Concentration: MPH, DPH/Community, Society and Health

Current Job Title: Substance Use Epidemiologist, World Trade Center Health Registry at NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Interests: Disaster mental health, tobacco, alcohol and other drug use, and post-disaster health policy

Position on the Board: President

 

Lucretia Jones

Class of: 2012

Degree/Concentration: DPH/Community, Society and Health

Current Job Title: Director of General Surveillance, Bureau of Communicable Diseases at NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Interests: Community organizing, infectious diseases, environmental justice

Position on the Board: Vice President

 

Alaina Stoute

Class of: 2004

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Community Health Education

Current Job Title: Research Scientist, Bureau of Communicable Diseases at NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Interests: Infectious diseases

Position on the Board: Secretary

 

Cristobal Garcia

Class of: 2007

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Community Health Education

Current Job Title: Health Promotion Consultant, Amerigroup

Interests: HIV/AIDS prevention and education, healthcare quality improvement and health policy

Position on the Board: Treasurer

 

Nellie Afshar

Class of: 2011

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Health Policy and Management

Current Job Title: Research Scientist, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Position on the Board: Board Member

 

Lauren Dinour

Class of: 2006, 2012

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Public Health Nutrition, DPH/Community, Society and Health

Current Job Title: Assistant Professor, Montclair State University

Position on the Board: Board Member

 

Sitaji Gurung

Class of: 2013

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Health Policy and Management

Current Job Title: Project Director, Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training (CHEST) at Hunter College of the City University of New York

Interests: Mental, behavioral, and sexual health among vulnerable populations, particularly laurenin the development and implementation of interventions focused on improving medication adherence and reducing HIV and alcohol-related co-morbidities among HIV-positive alcohol abusers

Position on the Board: Board Member

 

Jennifer Lee

Class of: 2012

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Health Policy and Management

Current Job Title: Deputy Executive Director, HEAT Program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Interests: Socio-behavioral health among adolescents, HIV and STI prevention among LGBTQ youth, the impact of health reform on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the HIV Care Continuum, health disparities, and the health care system and policy factors influencing health outcomes

Position on the Board: Board Member

 

Asif Patel

Class of: 2013

Degree/Concentration: MPH/Community Health

Current Job Title: Volunteer, American Public Health Association—Assistant Chair, Cancer Epidemiology Section

Interests: Chronic and infectious disease epidemiology, quality of life and mental health of persons with cancer or chronic diseases

Position on the Board: Board Member

 

Dianne Turner

Class of: 2014

Degree/Concentration: MPH/ Health Care Policy and Administration

Current Job Title: Program Management Officer, Bureau Of Immunization at NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Position on the Board: Board Member

 

Membership

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Association, please fill out the form by clicking here.

For general inquiries, please email AlumniAssociation@sph.cuny.edu

 

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