• With Half of World’s Population Urban, CUNY SPH Faculty Examine How Cities Can Improve Health

    What role can cities play in food policy? A new series of papers in the April issue of the British journal Public Health by CUNY SPH faculty at Hunter College and their international colleagues seeks to answer this question. The reports assess current efforts to reduce diet-related disease, obesity, and food insecurity in four world […]

  • CUNY SPH’s Nash: New York’s Success in HIV stems from Awareness, Testing, & more productive use of Medicaid

    The Associated Press

    In the News
  • Jim Stimpson named Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

    Jim Stimpson, PhD, founding director of the Center for Health Policy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), will begin his role at the CUNY School of Public Health on July 1.  The CUNY SPH Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as the school’s chief academic officer, providing the intellectual and administrative leadership for academic programs, […]

  • Alfredo Morabia Begins Role as A.J.P.H. Editor-in-Chief

    Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD, professor of epidemiology at the Barry Commoner Center in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, and at the CUNY School of Public Health, has begun his tenure as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health. A renowned researcher, author, professor of epidemiology, and fellow of the […]

  • Levi Waldron Selected 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar in Trento, Italy

    CUNY SPH and Hunter College Assistant Professor Levi Waldron has been selected to be a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor for a six month period at the Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) at the University of Trento. Dr. Waldron’s work will seek to bridge gaps between high-throughput biology and public health, and bring together […]

  • Dean’s Message: We approach health from a trans-disciplinary approach, with a focus on health in all policies

    The past few months witnessed new public health concerns that peaked over an unrelenting plateau of challenges burdening the health of our nation. Ebola, a rare tropical illness, became a household topic and a source of bullying for children of African descent in local schools, and panic amongst national and international travellers through our airports. […]

    Dean's Corner
  • CUNY SPH Student Innovation Challenge Award: Deadline 4/14/15

    1st CUNY School of Public Health Student Innovation Challenge Award CUNY School of Public Health celebrates the National Public Health Week (http://www.nphw.org) to be held during April 6th – April 14th, 2015 by launching its 1st CUNY School of Public Health Student Innovation Challenge Award . INNOVATION is a new idea that reflects application of better […]

  • Bassett focuses policy on advancing health equity

    Dr. Mary Bassett, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, talks about her efforts to transform public policy through the pursuit of health equity streategies. For more than 30 years,  Dr. Bassett has dedicated her career to advancing health equity, both domestically and across the globe. She spent 17 years […]

  • The 2015 CUNY Big Apple Job and Internship Fair: Friday, April 17

    The 2015 CUNY Big Apple Job and Internship Fair takes place Friday, April 17th at the Javits Center. The flyer (below and attached) is being sent to numerous offices throughout CUNY with the hope that copies will be printed for prominent display and wide distribution to degree program students, including current year graduates looking for […]

  • Advocate for universal health coverage to speak in Albany area

    Originally published by TimesUnion.com

    In the News
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