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  • Air pollution and infertility

    April 25, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    In a newly published study, Professor C Mary Schooling considers the role of air pollution as an endocrine disruptor. Many pollutants are endocrine disruptors that may reduce fertility. Whether air pollution also acts as an endocrine disruptor has rarely been considered. To fill this gap Professor Schooling and colleagues used an innovative statistical technique in […]

  • High demand for PrEP in Germany

    April 25, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    In 2012 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of once-daily Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil) for use as HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Given the ongoing burden of HIV among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBM), the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended all GBM consider PrEP as part […]

  • Applying lessons from countermarketing

    April 25, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Professors Chris Palmedo and Nick Freudenberg, with CUNY SPH students Eleni Murphy and Sarah Garza, and Lori Dorfman at the Berkeley Media Studies Group, have published a review in the Annual Review of Public Health that explores the application of lessons from countermarketing tobacco, demonstrated to contribute to reduced tobacco use, to discouraging consumption of […]

  • Updated message from Dean Ayman El-Mohandes on the CUNY SPH 2017 Commencement

    April 24, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dear CUNY SPH Faculty, Students, and Colleagues: When I met with my senior staff at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and our school’s advisors earlier this year to plan for commencement, we quickly decided our central focus should be New York women who have provided leadership and inspiration for those […]

  • CUNY SPH Dean Ayman El-Mohandes’ Statement on 2017 Commencement Presenters

    April 21, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, which is committed to a mission of promoting health and social justice in New York City, is pleased to announce its program for honorees and speakers at this year’s spring commencement, to be held on June 1, 2017 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. To […]

  • CUNY SPH Announces 2017 Commencement Speakers

    April 19, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    The inaugural commencement ceremony of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, which will feature three powerful public health and social justice leaders, will take place on June 1, 2017 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.   Honorary Doctor of Science Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City, will receive an […]

  • Formaldehyde exposure and leukemia

    April 18, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Professor Franklin Mirer has published a commentary on the evolution of the assessment of the carcinogenic potential and potency of formaldehyde in the April issue of Synergist, membership publication of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). Formaldehyde is in play again because of a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule limiting emissions of formaldehyde from […]

  • Saving money by quitting tobacco

    April 18, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Drs. Alexis Pozen, Marianne Fahs and William T. Gallo, all professors at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and colleagues estimated the impact of tobacco cessation on household spending on non-tobacco goods in the USA. The findings were published in the journal Tobacco Control. The research team used the 2006-2015 Consumer […]

  • Long term associations between exercise, diet, and BMI

    April 17, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    A recent study by Dr. Ghada Soliman, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and colleagues examined the longitudinal associations between changes in physical activity, healthy dietary behaviors, and body mass index among adults. The findings were published in the journal PLoS One. The research team used prospective cohort data […]

  • Emily Ferris and Terry Huang Author Book Chapter

    April 10, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    CUNY SPH DPH student, Emily Ferris, and CUNY SPH faculty, Dr. Terry Huang, have recently collaborated on a book chapter that addresses turning systems approaches into innovative solutions to childhood obesity. Congratulations Emily and Terry!   Huang TT, Ferris EB. Connecting the dots: translating systems thinking into innovative solutions for childhood obesity. In: Goran MI […]

  • Social Movements and Their Effect on Depression

    April 10, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Dr. Mary Schooling, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and colleagues examined the longitudinal patterns and predictors of depression trajectories related to the 2014 occupy/umbrella movement in Hong Kong. The findings were published in the journal American Journal of Public Health. This study was conceived to examine the mental […]

  • Demographic Shifts Affect Measles Patterns in China

    April 10, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Professor Sheng Li co-authors “Demographic transition and the dynamics of measles in six provinces in China: A modeling study,” which was published in PLoS Medicine, April 4th, 2017. This collaborative systems modeling project was done by Professor Li and his colleagues from WHO, US CDC, China CDC and PSU. Measles is a highly contagious childhood […]

  • Perinatal Outcomes Associated with Maternal Characteristics and Obstetrical Complications

    April 10, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    Drs. Ayman El-Mohandes and Michele Kiely, dean and associate dean for research, respectively, at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and colleagues, investigated the associations between maternal characteristics, access to care, and obstetrical complications including near miss status on admission or during hospitalization on perinatal outcomes among Indonesian singletons. The work […]

  • CUNY SPH collaborates with Harlem community organizations

    April 7, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    On April 4th, the School’s Department of Community Health & Social Sciences hosted the first of what will be ongoing dialogues with neighboring community-based organizations (CBOs) in Harlem.  The forum enabled us to learn first-hand from local CBOs how the School can serve our community, as well as partner in ways that contribute to the […]

  • Population Health Informatics Certificate students offered exciting opportunities with Department of Health

    April 3, 2017 | Press Releases & Announcements

    The Certificate Program in Population Health Informatics at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy announces a collaboration with the Bureau of IT Informatics at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. This collaboration offers all students that are enrolled in the certificate program internships in the cutting edge […]