• CUNY SPH Faculty define role of public health schools in the age of Trump

    August 1, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements, SPH in the News

    Several CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) faculty have published an article in the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health entitled, “Defining Roles for Schools and Programs of Public Health in the Age of Trump.”  Written by Professors ​Chris Palmedo, Grace Sembajwe, Elizabeth Geltman, Daliah Heller, Lynn Roberts, and […]

  • $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 […]

  • New strategies to tackle Big Tobacco

    July 25, 2017 | SPH in the News

    Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health, published Big Tobacco v Global Health: Time for New Strategies on the progressive news website Common Dreams.  “If present trends continue,” Dr. Freudenberg writes, “the tobacco toll in the 21st century will reach one billion premature deaths, ten times the 100 million people who died from tobacco […]

  • Five myths about health insurance

    July 5, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty, Dr. Alexis Pozen, has written a perspective piece published in The Washington Post, addressing five common myths about health insurance. The full piece is below. Five myths about health insurance By Alexis Pozen  |  June 30, 2017 It is no wonder so many myths about […]

  • 8 Ways to Move the Food Movement Forward in the Age of Trump

    May 30, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty Dr. Nick Freudenberg, along with food writer Mark Bittman, recently published an article on Civil Eats, on how to move the food movement forward in the face of obstacles from the current Administration. The full article is below. 8 Ways to Move the Food Movement […]

  • Controversial ideas and the freedom of speech

    May 25, 2017 | SPH in the News

    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 […]

  • CUNY SPH Professor Nick Freudenberg and panelists on building a food movement in New York in the age of Trump

    May 25, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty Dr. Nick Freudenberg was recently featured in Edible Manhattan, as part of a panel discussing the local food economy in New York City. The full article is below. Mark Bittman and Local Food Leaders on Building a Food Movement in New York in the Age […]

  • CUNY SPH Professor Nick Freudenberg on trade policies and junk food

    May 9, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty Dr. Nick Freudenberg and Lehman Professor and CUNY Food Policy Institute Advisory Board member Alyshia Galvez co-authored an op-ed that was published in the Dallas Morning News on how NAFTA trade policies have impacted the Mexican agricultural economy and the health of Mexicans. How NAFTA got […]

  • CUNY SPH Professor Nick Freudenberg discusses a local food economy in NYC

    May 2, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty Dr. Nick Freudenberg was recently featured in Edible Manhattan, as part of a panel discussing the local food economy in New York City. What’s Needed to Grow a Local Food Economy in New York? By Matthew Sedacca  |  April 27, 2017 It’s easy for us […]

  • Reproductive Freedom

    March 27, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty Dr. Lynn Roberts, and alumna Dr. Deborah Kaplan and Dr. Liza Fuentes, were recently featured in The New York Times in a letter to the editor in response to “Cutting Planned Parenthood Would Increase Medicaid Births, C.B.O. Says” (column, March 14, 2017). To the Editor: […]