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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Humphrey Fellows Participate in Leadership Retreat on Cape Cod

Boston University and Johns Hopkins University Humphrey Fellows Participate in Leadership Retreat on Cape Cod Dr. Ksenya Khinchuk, Director of the Boston University Humphrey Fellowship and Dr. Bill Latimer, Director of the Johns Hopkins University Humphrey Fellowship co-host a multi-national leadership development retreat for fellows on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  The US State Department Hubert H. ...

Insomnia

Sleep plays an important role in your mental and physical health, but it is easily sacrificed to complete other tasks. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, ongoing sleep deficiency is “linked to risk of heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, and stroked” ( http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/sdd/why). A good night of sleep improves learning, helps maintain ...

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Since May was Lyme Disease Awareness Month, it is important to shed light on a topic that is not commonly discussed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease in the U.S. every year, which is 1.5 times the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer, and ...

David Ortiz and William Latimer

World No Tobacco Day & Research

The American Psychopathological Association (APPA) Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for mental health specialists to learn about, discuss, and debate cutting edge issues in the topic area (http://www.appassn.org/).   Last year in March 2015, I had the pleasure of supporting David Ortiz, a Lehman College Social Work student, present his research at the American ...