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Student Showcase!

On Tuesday December 12th, Dr. Justine McGovern hosted a poster presentation session, where her Social Work with Older Adults‘ class gave poster presentations to assembled guests. This poster presentation session was a place where students could showcase their work and present their findings from semester-long research projects that they completed in Dr. McGovern’s class. All ...

Dr. Burt’s “The New Diabetes Cookbook” Garners Rave Reviews in Today’s Dietitian Magazine

Back in 2015, Dr. Kate Gardner Burt was not only working towards getting her PhD, which she has since earned – she was also writing a book. I know, it made me feel like a slacker too. This book, entitled The New Diabetes Cookbook: 100 Mouthwatering, Seasonal, Whole-Food Recipes has been out for two years, during which ...

Publication Alert: Dr. Kate Burt!

  Does your local elementary or middle school have a garden? According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, approximately 27% of U.S. public elementary schools have garden programs, as of 2012-2013. This number is still rather low, considering the benefits that school gardens have for students in terms of academic achievement as well as physical, ...

Dean Latimer welcomes the Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School to Lehman College!

This fall, Dean Latimer welcomed local high school students to Lehman’s campus for a college visit. The students attend Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School, which is located right here is the Bronx. Dr. William (Bill) Latimer addressed the students, discussing the high school to college transition, and how to transition successfully. The ...

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Gregory

Today’s faculty spotlight features Dr. Katherine Gregory! Dr. Gregory is an Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration in the Department of Health & Human Services at New York City College of Technology and a faculty member in the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. Dr. Gregory earned her Ph.D. in Sociology at the Maxwell School of ...

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jermaine Monk

A person’s health is affected by a variety of factors. Therefore, when we center health equity in our conversations about public health, we need to consider the myriad of factors that contribute to health inequity. Luckily, our CUNY Institute for Health Equity faculty come from a variety of disciplines so we are able to approach health ...

Kickoff Event

Dean William (Bill) Latimer and his spouse, Dr. Maria R. Khan, welcomed the faculty and staff of the Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing into their home for a kickoff party earlier this academic year! It was a wonderful chance to socialize with our coworkers outside of the office. A tone ...

November: Diabetes Month!!!

The mission of the CUNY Institute for Health Equity is in its title – we strive not only to deliver accurate information about health causes important to you, but we also prioritize centering equity in our discussions about health and health care. The reality of America in 2017 is that the health knowledge and expertise ...

“To me, it is why I am here and why I do what I do” – Dr. Hazel Sanderson-Marcoux

Dr. Hazel Sanderson-Marcoux is a true torch-bearer of the mission of the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. Not only has Dr. Sanderson-Marcoux pursued an impressive and lengthy academic career, but she has also prioritized teaching and learning. When Dr. Sanderson-Marcoux was hired as the chairperson of the Department of Nursing at Medgar Evans College, the announcement ...

Homeless Youth and Experiences with Discrimination

Pictured above are the researchers working on this critically important project. From left to right: Dr. Amanda Sisselman-Borgia, Assistant Professor at Lehman College Dr. Mia Budescu, Assistant Professor at Lehman College Dr. Gina Torino, Associate Professor at SUNY Empire State College Ni-Emah Bugg, Student Researcher at Lehman College Every year, approximately 5000 homeless youth die ...