• 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: […]

  • Perspectives on College Success

    January 30, 2017 | SPH in the News

    CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy faculty Nicholas Freudenberg was recently featured in The New York Times in a letter to the editor in response to “America’s Great Working-Class Colleges” (column, Jan. 22). To the Editor: David Leonhardt calls attention to new research that shows the important role that working-class colleges play […]

  • Fighting Health Inequality with Neighbors, not Nurses

    January 24, 2017 | SPH in the News

    Fighting Health Inequality with Neighbors, not Nurses By Bob Kirsch | January, 24, 2017 | CityLimits.org     Hermione Fraser is a hair stylist and a business owner. She gives advice daily on whether this cut or that braid, a dye-job or highlights will work. She has also given advice on something else: mammograms. Years […]

  • Men Using Daily HIV Prevention Drug Report High Levels of Adherence

    April 1, 2016 | SPH in the News

    Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 30, 2016 A study of more than 1,000 gay and bisexual men currently prescribed a daily HIV prevention drug showed high levels of medication adherence. The study was conducted by researchers at the Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training at Hunter College, part of the City University of New York […]

  • Dean’s Advisory Council Member Named Queens Library CEO

    March 5, 2016 | SPH in the News

    The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy congratulates Dennis Walcott, a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, on his appointment as president and chief executive officer of Queens Library. Walcott, a former New York City schools chancellor and deputy mayor for education and community development under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, joins the library […]

  • To Reduce Inequality, Reinvest in CUNY

    February 26, 2016 | SPH in the News

    Professor Freudenberg and colleagues “worry that stalled contract negotiations and a retreat from state investment will damage our university’s mission and undermine the collective well being of our city.”

  • How many hungry students are on your campus?

    November 18, 2015 | SPH in the News

    How many hungry students are on your campus? Schools struggle with food insecurity November 04, 2015 Eating ramen three meals a day is a well-worn trope about college life. But research suggests food insecurity among students is a serious problem, Steve Kolowich reports for The Chronicle of Higher Education. Food insecurity refers to skipping meals […]

  • Pathmark Closure Jars East Harlem

    November 18, 2015 | SPH in the News

    Dr. Freudenberg described the neighborhood, which he said has the highest rate for diet-related diseases in New York City, not as a food desert, but a “food swamp.”

  • Here’s how Congress can prevent 200,000 deaths

    October 23, 2015 | SPH in the News

    Dr. Freudenberg argues that raising the tobacco purchasing age would save hundreds of thousands of lives.

  • NYC launches IUD birth control campaign

    October 7, 2015 | SPH in the News

    This is a unique opportunity for the reproductive justice movement,” said Dr. Lynn Roberts, “It’s the first time reproductive justice advocates have worked directly with a health department.”