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  • Food practices of older LGBT adults

    June 13, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Nevin Cohen, Professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, along with CUNY SPH doctoral student, Kristen Cribbs, employed a Social Practice Theory (SPT) framework to explore the food practices of an under-researched, highly vulnerable segment of the older adult population – lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) seniors. Their […]

  • Improvements in population health limited without funding

    June 13, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Sean Haley, Professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and a colleague conducted a statewide assessment of New York’s community health centers’ population health activities to understand how the activities align with the state’s Prevention Agenda. The findings were published in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor […]

  • Measuring sexual orientation

    June 6, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Margaret Wolff, a graduate of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) DPH program, along with her colleagues current DPH student Christina Ventura-DiPersia, current MPH student Audren Renson, CUNY SPH professor Dr. Christian Grov, examined U.S. data collection efforts surrounding the measurement of sexual orientation. Their findings were published […]

  • Social trust fosters timely HIV testing

    June 6, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Denis Nash, professor at CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined the relationship between higher social trust and lower late HIV diagnosis and mortality by race and ethnicity. The findings were published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society. The research team performed generalized structural equation modeling to […]

  • CUNY SPH celebrates inaugural commencement ceremony

    June 1, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

      The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) held its inaugural commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Master’s and doctoral graduates from the Class of 2017, as well as from the Fall Class of 2016 were celebrated at the ceremony, which was held at the historic Apollo Theater in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Effect of birth weight on academic performance

    May 30, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. C. Mary Schooling, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined the effect of birth weight on academic performance. The findings were published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Observationally, lower birth weight is usually associated with poorer academic performance; whether this association is causal or the […]

  • Ultrasound Imaging in Assessment of Chronic Kidney Disease

    May 30, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Levi Waldron, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined multiparametric quantitative ultrasound imaging in assessment of chronic kidney disease. The findings were published in the Journal of Ultrasound Medicine. The research team appraised the value of multiparametric quantitative ultrasound imaging in assessing chronic kidney disease compared […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]