Tag: Spotlight

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...