Our research study, “Communities, Households and SARS-COV-2 Epidemiology (CHASING) COVID,” is designed to help contribute to our understanding of this pandemic, how it is affecting households across America, how is spreading, and whether our efforts to slow the spread are working.

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Pursuing population gains through better implementation.

The CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) was founded on the notion that substantial improvements in population health can be efficiently achieved through better implementation of existing strategies, policies, and interventions across multiple sectors. With that in mind, we study how to translate and scale-up evidence-based interventions and policies within clinical and community settings in order to improve population health and reduce health disparities.

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Team Spotlight

Pedro Mateu-Gelabert

Associate Professor


Marcel Ramos

Research Associate


Today is National #HIVTestingDay. From 2011 to 2018, the % of New Yorkers ever tested for HIV remained relatively constant for people ages 18-44, while testing increased by 14% for New Yorkers 45 years and older. Explore the data:

Our paper, a large cluster RCT led by @mbachmd, found that a simple EHR nudge reducing the default dispensing quantity of pills in new opioid analgesic prescriptions results in sustained reductions in the amount of pills dispensed, without any observed negative consequences.

Dr. Chinazo Cunningham@DrChinazo

Excited to see this paper out in the world! Excellent work led by @mbachmd when he was @MontefioreNYC & @EinsteinMed