Category: Research News

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 ...

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 ...

Ivy Vasquez from Lehman College presents research poster at the American Psychopathological Association Conference in Manhattan

Dr. William Latimer attending the APPA Conference in support of Lehman College undergraduate student Ivy Vasquez presenting her research study on the Effects of Race on Young Adult Cigarette and Drug Use.