• Controversial ideas and the freedom of speech

    May 25, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty, Dr. Nick Freudenberg, along with four fellow CUNY faculty, wrote an op-ed arguing that the essential task of the university is to provide a space where diverse points of view can be debated. These five faculty members support Linda Sarsour’s right to deliver the commencement […]

  • Comparing demographic and sexual behavioral factors by recruitment platform

    May 22, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Christian Grov, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues compared self-reported demographic and sexual behavioral factors among men who have sex with men recruited through Mechanical Turk, Qualtrics, and a HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infections clinic-based sample. Their findings were published in the journal of Archives of Sexual Behavior. […]

  • Junk food advertising in NYC subways

    May 22, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Andrew Maroko, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined targeted marketing, often towards vulnerable groups, of unhealthful food and beverages in New York City subway stations. The findings were published in the Journal of Urban Health. Unhealthful food-and-beverage advertising often targets vulnerable groups. Neither the extent […]

  • Religiosity and spirituality among gay and bisexual men

    May 16, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Christian Grov, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined the associations of race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, and education in a national cohort of gay and bisexual men in the United States. The findings were published in the journal Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. This study […]

  • Measuring adolescents’ knowledge about HPV

    May 16, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Spring Cooper, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues, assessed adolescents’ knowledge about human papillomavirus (HPV) and involvement in HPV vaccine decision-making. The study was published in the journal Public Health. The research team described the development and validation of measures of human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV […]

  • Accredited Nutrition and Dietetics Internship Program launched for 2017-2018 school year

    May 16, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) Nutrition and Dietetic Internship was recently granted Candidacy Accreditation Status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), and the program will be accepting qualified applicants for its inaugural class, beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. Dr. Ann Gaba, who […]

  • The physical and mental toll of being a caregiver

    May 9, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. William Gallo, a professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, along with public health students Ms. Wendy Vaughon (DPH student) and Ms. Jennifer Kaufman (MPH student), along with Mr. Aig Uniuigbe, an economics PhD student at CUNY, studied evidence of the adverse health effects of care giving on those […]

  • What is the impact of telehealth policies?

    May 9, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Jim Stimpson, the associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, along with colleagues recently evaluated telehealth reimbursement policies, and published their findings in Telemedicine Journal and E-health. Due to the rapid growth and inconsistency of telehealth policy, it is difficult to quantify the […]

  • Preterm birth affects puberty later in life

    May 2, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Mary Schooling, Professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and colleagues examined the relationship between preterm birth and duration of puberty among girls in Hong Kong. The findings were published in the American Journal of Human Biology. The research team used data from the population-representative Chinese birth cohort “Children […]

  • Childhood wheezing disorders related to parental migrant status

    May 2, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Mary Schooling, Professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined parental migrant status and childhood hospitalizations for asthma and other wheezing disorders. The findings were published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy. In developed Western settings, asthma is more prevalent among second-generation migrants, as compared to […]