Philip Kreniske

Assistant Professor
Community Health and Social Sciences
As the principal investigator of two National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) grants, Dr. Kreniske uses implementation science to study adolescent health, focusing on digital technology and health inequities in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Kreniske earned his PhD in Psychology from The CUNY Graduate Center and an M.S. Ed. from Lehman College. He then completed a T32 postdoctoral fellowship at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at Columbia University and was subsequently appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. At Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, Dr. Kreniske created a master’s level course, Digital Technology & Health Across the Lifespan, which he taught for five years. Dr. Kreniske has developed a series of strategies to meaningfully involve students in every phase of his research, from conceptualizing research questions to data analysis and publication. He has mentored students at CUNY and Columbia and included them in publications. Dr Kreniske is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
PhD in Developmental Psychology from CUNY - The Graduate Center, New York, NY
MA in Developmental Psychology from CUNY - The Graduate Center, New York, NY
MSEd in Teaching English to Speakers of other languages from Lehman College, New York, NY
Research Interests
Public health and digital technology, global health, youth and adolescent health and development, social determinants of health, health equity, bioethics, HIV prevention and treatment, mental health, implementation science
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