Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources is committed to supporting the school’s stated mission by working collaboratively with managers to recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce. The department offers a broad range of quality HR services designed to foster a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for employees, students, and the general public.

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Coronavirus Updates

All SPH Human Resources staff will be working remotely to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 until further notice. We will remain available to service all faculty and staff virtually five days a week during normal office hours. Please contact us at or use the CUNY SPH HR contact info provided at the bottom of this page to reach an individual HR team member.

Additional resources:

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires that CUNY provide all employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020. For more information regarding the paid leave entitlements provided through FFCRA please review the Employee Poster linked below.

If you have any questions regarding FFCRA, please feel free to contact us at

Employee Resources

This section provides information on some of the benefits available to you as a CUNY SPH employee. We invite you to explore them and learn about the many resources at your disposal.

New Employee Hiring Process (onboarding)

Human Resources Team

General inquiries:

Arthur McHugh
Director of Human Resources

Daneen Anderson-Mercer
Associate Director of Human Resources

Erina Theodore
Human Resources Generalist

Angie Rivera
Human Resources Benefits and Payroll Specialist

Velvet Brown
COA III, Human Resources
(646) 364-9863