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Urban Social Work Volume 1, Number 2

Urban Social Work, edited by Lehman’s own Carl Mazza and Brenda Williams-Gray, has come out with its second installment. The editors, including Mazza and Williams-Gray as well as Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi and Dana Burdnell Wilson from Morgan State University, opened the issue with a powerful statement: “We are immersed in challenging times where ‘fake ...

Dean Latimer Gives Remarks at the U.N.

On Thursday November 2nd, Dean Latimer was a featured speaker at an event sponsored by the International Health Awareness Network (IHAN). According to the event organizers, IHAN was bringing together migration and health experts, from researchers to students to policymakers, in hopes of addressing the “recent challenges created by increased human mobility, particularly forced migration ...

Dean Latimer shares his expertise regarding Trump’s latest healthcare executive order on News 12

Dr. William Latimer was interviewed by News 12 anchor Jessica Cunnington on the significance of President Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care. President Trump has announced that he would stop subsidy payments that constituted a key structural component of the Affordable Care Act, allowing insurance providers to keep premiums low. Dean Latimer discussed the significance ...

Dr. Alison Behrman, of Lehman’s Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious NIH grant!

Dean Latimer is thrilled to congratulate Dr. Alison Behrman on her NIH grant of $300,000 to pursue her work related to Rhythmic Entrainment in Bilingual Speakers with Dysarthria. Dr. Behrman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences here at Lehman College. Dr. Behrman’s research interests include motor speech disorders ...

Links We Love

Links We Love  Have you heard of ultra-marathons? This inspirational woman shares her experience in the sport in a powerful video: Eating fresh produce during its optimal growing season is one tasty way to add more nutrients to your diet: https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/gallery/fruits-and-vegetables-seasons?gallery=votd When pop culture and public health collide: https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/news/tv%E2%80%99s-top-public-health-moments-2015 Could poor vision be revealing other ...

Diabetes

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published the first WHO Global Report on Diabetes as a call to action due to the number of adults living with diabetes nearly quadrupling since 1980. Public Health Minute has done multiple segments with researchers throughout the country about various topics regarding Diabetes. There are two main types of ...

Dr. William Latimer

Director

  Dr. Bill Latimer, Founding Dean and Professor of The Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing in the Bronx and Extraordinary Professor of Health Sciences at The University of Pretoria in South Africa. Dr. Latimer is an internationally renowned epidemiologist and scholar with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and more than $30 ...

Chief of Staff

Jonathan Rose, M.A. has been a member of our research team for twelve years as a senior administrator, lead interventionist, and behavioral researcher. Over this time, Jonathan has worked as a research faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Florida. He is currently the Chief of Staff ...

Office Staff

Research Assistant Eilis Klein Eilis Klein graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in Human Development in 2017. Eilis has served as a Research Assistant for the CUNY Institute for Health Equity since September 2017. College Assistants  Ni-Emah Bugg Ni-Emah Bugg is a college assistant with a degree in Music and Urban Anthropology from the ...

The Effect of Green Housing on Health

Assessment of Housing, Environmental Toxins and Health Status: The purpose of this study is to assess exposures to key indoor and outdoor environmental pollutants among residents of green, rehabilitated, and standard housing. A second study aim is to pilot test the assessment methods of indoor and outdoor environmental toxins and biologically confirmed diseases, cognitive functions and health status of ...