• $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 […]

  • Kristina Rodriguez awarded Best Student Abstract

    July 11, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Congratulations to CUNY SPH doctoral student Kristina Rodriguez on winning the David Rosenstein Award for Best Student Abstract for her 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”.  The award will be announced and presented at the […]

  • CUNY SPH faculty receive PSC-CUNY awards

    May 2, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Last week the CUNY Research Foundation announced the recipients of the 48th Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) Research Awards. CUNY SPH is proud to announce four of our faculty received awards.   Emma Tsui Reducing the mental health effects of client death on home care workers: Evaluating a pilot intervention “The rapidly […]

  • Congratulations Dr. Sheng Li!

    April 25, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Dr. Sheng Li was recently awarded a Professional Enhancement Award at the Agent Based Model 17 Symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, in San Diego, California. In addition to receiving his award, he presented on environmentally mediated infection transmission at the symposium. Dr. Li also recently presented on measles and rubella dynamics at the […]

  • Congratulations Dr. Schmeltz!

    April 10, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Congratulations to DPH alumnus, Dr. Michael Schmeltz, on accepting the position of Air Resource Specialist at the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in Seattle, doing air quality and climate policy work for the four counties around Seattle.  

  • Katrina Mateo presents interactive comic to promote healthy eating

    April 3, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    DPH student, Katrina Mateo, presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting in San Diego, California in March. Her presentation titled, “Development of La Vida INC, a mobile-enabled interactive comic to promote healthy eating among urban Hispanic youth,” was a qualitative study that was part of a larger project that incorporates user-centered approaches throughout […]

  • Congratulations to Gillian Dunn!

    March 21, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy DPH graduate, Gillian Dunn, has accepted an assistant professor position at Hawai’i Pacific University in their public health department. She has been enlisted to teach global health and GIS health. Congratulations and best wishes to Gillian on this new chapter in her academic career!

  • Sonia K. Gonzalez speaks at TEDxCUNY

    March 14, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Sonia K. Gonzalez, the Director of Healthy CUNY‘s Health Technology Project and a student in CUNY’s DPH Program, recently gave a talk at TedX CUNY about the Healthy CUNY App, a digital application that she designed with more than 20 CUNY students from around the university. The app, now being tested at several CUNY campuses, connects students with information, resources and services […]

  • Congrats to Dr. Ellen Wiewel on the publication of her dissertation

    March 2, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Ellen Wiewel, a graduate from the DPH program, published the first of her dissertation papers, with professors Luisa Borrell, Heidi Jones and Andrew Maroko.  In this paper, Dr. Wiewel and colleagues investigated whether neighborhood characteristics were associated with HIV viral suppression and maintenance of suppression among people living with HIV/AIDs in New York City, using […]

  • SPH Welcomes New Faculty Member Ghada Soliman!

    January 24, 2017 | SPH Accolades

    Ghada Soliman, MD, PhD, RD, Associate Professor of Environmental, Occupational, and Geospatial Health Sciences Ghada Soliman, MD, PhD, RD received her PhD in nutritional biochemistry from the University of Arizona. Dr. Soliman completed post-doctoral fellowships and was an Assistant Professor in lipid metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Ghada also served on the […]