Affiliates

Affiliated Departments at CUNY

Affiliated Research Centers

CUNY Urban Health Collaborative Faculty Participants (partial list):

Tom Angotti, MUP, PhD**
Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning
Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: Environmental Justice, Sustainable Transportation and Infrastructure, Community Food Security
Web page: http://urban.hunter.cuny.edu/~tangotti

Nancy Aries, PhD
Professor and Executive Director of Academic Programs, School of Public Affairs
Baruch College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: service delivery, physician patient relations
Web page: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/facultystaff/facultydirectory/bio_nancy_aries.php

Juan Battle, PhD**
Professor, Sociology
CUNY Graduate Center and Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: sexuality, race, social justice, and quantitative research methods.

Betsy Eastwood, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health and Nutrition Sciences
Brooklyn College, CUNY

Mimi Fahs, MPH, PhD*
Professor, Urban Public Health and Director of Research, Brookdale Center on Aging
Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: Cost effectiveness of prevention, health policy analysis, economics of illness, urban aging, health disparities, public health economics, health care access, immigrant health, health outcomes
Web page: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/schoolhp/uph/faculty/bio_fahs.htm

Maria Figueiredo-Pereira, PhD*
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in urban health: Research on causes of neurodegenerative diseases, such as AD and PD

Nicholas Freudenberg**
Distinguished Professor, Urban Public Health and Social/Personality Psychology
Hunter College, CUNY and the CUNY Graduate Center
Web page: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/schoolhp/uph/faculty/bio_freudenberg.htm

Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH**
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
University of Michigan
Interests in Urban Health: Macrosocial determinants (e.g., policies, corporate practices) of health of urban populations, neighborhood-level determinants (e.g., quality of the built environment) of health of disadvantaged groups; mental health in urban populations

Marthe Gold, MD
Medical Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine CUNY Medica Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College, CUNY

Mark Goldberg, CIH, PhD
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: Silica exposures, Construction Industry Health & Safety
Web page: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/schoolhp/uph/faculty/bio_goldberg.htm

Susan Klitzman, MPH, DrPH**
Director and Professor, Urban Public Health Program
Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: Urban built environment and health, building community-government-academic partnerships, interdisciplinary research methods in urban health
Web page: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/schoolhp/uph/faculty/bio_klitzman.htm

Beatrice Krauss, PhD*
Professor, Urban Public Health and Director, Center on Community and Urban Health
Interests in Urban Health: Community, family and individual adjustment to health threats; HIV/AIDS; intervention design; research methods; community-practice-research partnerships; social settings and adolescent risk/resilience; stress and coping
Web page: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/schoolhp/uph/faculty/bio_krauss.htm

Mary Clare Lennon, PhD
Professor, Sociology and Urban Health
CUNY Graduate Center
Interests in Urban Health: Gender and health, mental health, reproductive health

Betty Wolder Levin, PhD
Professor, Health and Nutrition Studies
Brooklyn College
Interests in Urban Health: Bioethics, social class and race/ethnic disparities in health care and health status, reproductive health, child health, anthropology and public health

Jane Levitt, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Sciences
Lehman College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: Public health managed care, transformation of the healthcare system

Shirley Lindenbaum*
Professor, Anthropology
CUNY Graduate Center
Web page: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/anthropology/fac_lindenbaum.html

Erica Lubetkin, MD
Assistant Medical Professor, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine
Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College, CUNY

Gerard Markowitz, PhD*
Distinguished Professor, History
John Jay College, CUNY and the CUNY Graduate Center
Web page: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/history/pages/profs/markowitz.html

Steven Markowitz, MD*
Professor, Environmental Studies and Director,
Center for the Biology of Natural Systems

Queens College, CUNY

Leith Mullings, PhD*
Presidential Professor, Anthropology
CUNY Graduate Center
Web page: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/anthropology/fac_mullings.html

Suzanne Ouellette, PhD**
Professor, Social/Personality Psychology and Developmental Psychology
CUNY Graduate Center
Web page: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/Psychology/pages/current/faculty.htm#o

Tracey Revenson, PhD
Professor, Social/Personality Psychology
CUNY Graduate Center
Web page: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/psych/socpersonality/pages/people_faculty.html#trevenson

Susan Saegert, PhD**
Professor, Environment Psychology and Director,
Center for Human Environments

CUNY Graduate Center

Arlene Spark, EdD, RD, CSP, FADA, FACN
Associate Professor, Public Health Nutrition
Hunter College, CUNY

Anahi Viladrich, PhD
Assistant Professor, Urban Public Health and Director,
Immigration and Health Initiative

Hunter College, CUNY
Interests in Urban Health: Immigration and health, Alternative Health and Mental Health, Latinos in the US, Argentine Immigrants in NYC, Ethnographic Methods

David Vlahov, PhD*
Director, Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies
New York Academy of Medicine
Interests in Urban Health: Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Community Based Participatory Research.

** PI or Co-PI on the 5-year NIH Roadmap Curriculum Grant

* Faculty Fellow on the 5-year NIH Roadmap Curriculum Grant

Urban Health Related Sites:

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