• Sean Haley awarded Fulbright scholarship

    January 15, 2018 | Press Releases & Announcements, SPH Accolades

    Sean Haley was recently selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for a Fulbright award to complete research in Brazil. His study uses a mixed methods research design to assess attitudinal and resource barriers to screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) implementation in primary care community health clinics in Rio de […]

  • Brian Pavilonis passes CIH exam

    November 20, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Dr. Brian Pavilonis, assistant professor in the department of Environmental, Occupational, and Geospatial Health Sciences, recently passed the Certified Industrial Hygienist exam. “Dr Brian Pavilonis, passed his Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) exam with flying colors as soon as he became eligible for it. CIH is the highest certification available for industrial hygienists. This success is a […]

  • Panel of CUNY SPH students to present on critical leadership theory at APHA

    October 9, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements, SPH Accolades

    A panel comprised of CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) students will give an oral presentation entitled ‘Public Health Leadership Education & Practice‘ at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA in November. The students, Lillian Meharan, Katrina Mateo, Jennifer Lee, and Kristen Cribbs will be speaking […]

  • Gabrielle deFiebre awarded USS scholarship

    October 3, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Gabrielle deFiebre, a doctoral student at CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH), has been awarded the Don and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship by the CUNY University Student Senate (USS). The USS scholarship annually recognizes a student with disabilities who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship and enthusiastic leadership and service under extraordinary […]

  • APHA honors Dean of CUNY SPH with prestigious award for distinguished service, leadership and innovation

    September 28, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements, SPH Accolades, SPH in the News

    AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION HONORS DEAN OF CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION September 27, 2017  |  CUNY News The dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes, has received the American Public Health Association’s prestigious Executive Director’s Citation […]

  • Congratulations to all of our students presenting at APHA!

    September 20, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements, SPH Accolades

    CUNY SPH is proud of the 14 master’s and doctoral students who will be presenting their first-authored work at the APHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta this year. Congratulations to all! The following students will be presenting: Justin Brown Kristen Cribbs Danielle Hosein Jennifer Lee Priscilla Lopez Javier Lopez-Rios Catherine  Machalaba Katrina Mateo Erin McKinney Lillian […]

  • Dr. Terry Huang Receives Diversity Supplement

    September 18, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Dr. Terry Huang, a Professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy received a 3-year National Cancer Institute Diversity Supplement to his ongoing R01 study, known as the PARCS Study, to evaluate the impact of citywide park redesign and renovation on the health of New Yorkers. The PARCS study — a partnership […]

  • Kristina Rodriguez awarded Best Student Abstract at APHA

    September 11, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Kristina Rodriguez, epidemiology doctoral student at CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has been awarded the David Rosenstein Award for Best Student Abstract for her APHA abstract entitled “Comparing MSM on PrEP to those who meet CDC guidance for PrEP use, but are not taking it: Results from a U.S. National Sample.” Discussing her abstract, Ms. […]

  • Dr. Jean Grassman contributes chapter to new book on preventing war and promoting peace

    September 6, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Dr. Jean Grassman, faculty member at CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH), has contributed to a new book published by Cambridge Press entitled “Preventing War and Promoting Peace: A Guide for Health Professionals.” Dr. Grassman, along with co-authors, wrote on chemical weapons as part of Chapter 5: Weapons of War […]

  • $2.4 million awarded to CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health for landmark, large-scale HIV Prevention Study

    July 25, 2017 | SPH Accolades, SPH in the News

    The National Institutes for Health (NIH) has awarded $2.4 million to Dr. Christian Grov, Dr. Denis Nash, and institutional partners to launch a 2-year nationwide HIV prevention study of gay and bisexual men. Gay and bisexual men account for nearly two-thirds of new HIV diagnoses among men, with men of color being hardest hit by […]