• United Hospital Fund Provides CUNY SPH with $100K to Address Depression Among CUNY Students

    Press Releases & Announcements

    The grant will address untreated depression among CUNY students by developing and pilot testing a student awareness campaign and resources, and using student “health ambassadors” to provide outreach and information at three Bronx campuses. CUNY School of Public Health will also strengthen campus mental health services and review current linkages to community mental health providers. […]

  • Public Health Career Fair

    SPH In the News

    The very first CUNY SPH Public Health Career Fair was held on Monday, February 23rd, 4:30-7pm at the Silberman campus, 2180 third avenue at 119th street. We had the following organizations in attendance; American Institute for Research BronxWorks Center for Environmental Health Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service Department of Health & Mental […]

  • First Root Cause Conference on Social Justice

    SPH In the News

    Root Cause Conference on Social Justice: Black Lives Matter and Public Health Panel: We convened a panel of community organizers, professors, healers and researchers to contribute their perspectives on “Black Lives Matter.” Panelists spoke to the lives of young black people, the role of police in communities of color, policing in schools, healing justice, critical […]

  • Student-Faculty Research Networking Event

    SPH In the News

     CUNY AcademyHealth Student Chapter Student-Faculty Research Networking Event The CUNY AcademyHealth student chapter held a very successful student-faculty research networking event at the Graduate Center on April 29, 2015, sponsored by the CUNY School of Public Health. This event (the first of hopefully many!) brought together public health graduate students and faculty for a networking […]

  • CUNY SPH Will Evaluate Industry-led Anti-Obesity Effort

    Press Releases & Announcements, SPH In the News

    NEWS RELEASE   Contact:    P. Christopher Palmedo, PhD, MBA CUNY School of Public Health chris.palmedo@sph.cuny.edu 503-998-7360 @cpalmedo   Michael Arena University Director of Communications and Marketing The City University of New York 646-664-9300   CUNY School of Public Health Selected to Evaluate Community Impact by Food Industry-led Hunger and Obesity Effort   NEW YORK – Wednesday, […]

  • APHA President to Keynote CUNY SPH Graduation Ceremony

    Press Releases & Announcements

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika will present the keynote address at the CUNY School of Public Health’s Graduation Recognition Ceremony on June 2, 2015. Dr.  Kumanyika, is a public health scholar and currently serves as president of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Kumanyika,emeritus professor of epidemiology at the University of […]

  • Jim Stimpson named Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

    Press Releases & Announcements

    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, […]

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

    Press Releases & Announcements

    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

    SPH In the News

    Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have drafted a blueprint for reducing new HIV infections and related deaths to the point of nearly ending them.

    The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed by a task force of 63 stakeholders, would expand steps that have already reduced deaths and newly diagnosed infections statewide to fractions of what they once were. At the same time, daily medications have suppressed the virus in about 44 percent of the 132,000 New Yorkers currently diagnosed with HIV, far outpacing the national rate of 25 percent.

    The Associated Press

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

    Press Releases & Announcements

    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 […]

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