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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 ...

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation among African American and Hispanic Cigarette Smokers: The purpose of this study is to assess rates of illicit drug use among 250 male and female African American and Hispanic cigarette smokers aged 18 to 39 years. A second study aim is to identify risk and protective factors associated with urine testing positive for illicit drugs. ...

Dr. Anne Gloria Moleko and Staff Visit US for Research Retreat

Dr. Anne Gloria Moleko, Professor of Psychology, University of Pretoria, Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and NIH R01 research staff, including Tshidi Mabala, Sam Ntshegang, Maria More, Naomi Molfe participate in research retreat focusing on the epidemiology of and interventions for infectious disease prevention in South Africa at the Center for Addiction and Drug ...

Collaborative Research Presentation on STI Prevention in Gambia

Dr. Esther Aryee (Johns Hopkins Humphrey Fellow, Ghana), Lloyd Akpuaka (psychology undergraduate and Center for Addiction and Drug Dependence Epidemiology staff), and Dr. Bill Latimer present research on strategies to promote maternal and child health and prevent STIs among low income women in Gambia at the 2010 Johns Hopkins Conference for the Dissemination of Student ...

Lehman College Leadership Awards Gala

Dr. Bill Latimer presents Mark Messier, President and CEO of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center and Kevin Parker, President and Managing Partner of Sustainable Insight Capital Management of the Lehman College Leadership Awards at the 2016 Lehman College Annual Leadership Awards Gala at the New York Botanical Garden.

2017 Geriatric Career Development Program Graduation

This past June, Dr. William Latimer, Director of the CUNY Institute of Health Equity, delivered the commencement address at the 2017 graduation of the New Jewish Home Geriatric Career Development Program. The Program, which has been in place since 2006, works to support at-risk New York City youth who are pursuing careers in healthcare. According ...

CUNY Institute for Health Equity Annual Conference: Equity Now

On Monday, May 8th, the CUNY Institute for Health Equity will host an inaugural conference at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. The theme of the conference is “Equity Now” and it will bring together students, faculty, community stakeholders, and leaders in health equity and health care from across the City University of New York ...