By LIDA TUNESI More than 80% of CUNY students said they experienced a loss of household income as the pandemic got under way, and half worried about losing their housing, according to a survey of more than 2,000 CUNY students. The survey also found that half the students were dealing with anxiety or depression, and […]

HIV incidence among adolescent girls and young women is 44 percent higher worldwide than among their male counterparts. Thus, this demographic has been the focal point for HIV prevention initiatives while adolescent boys and young men have been relatively overlooked. For a chapter of the textbook Adolescents, Young People and HIV Prevention in Eastern and Southern […]

December 2020 Newsletter

December 2020

CHASING COVID Cohort Study Profile, Grand Rounds with Patrick Sullivan, new ISPH team members, and more

In a new perspective piece “Transparency and reproducibility in artificial intelligence” published this week in the journal Nature, an international group of scientists including CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) Associate Professor and ISPH investigator Levi Waldron raised concerns about the lack of transparency in publication of artificial intelligence algorithms […]

For immediate release. In a paper published in the journal Cancer Research, Associate Professor Levi Waldron, post-doctoral fellow Ludwig Geistlinger, and colleagues at the Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) provide new insights into how ovarian cancer grows and evolves within a person. The […]

Study examines the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the US The Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has received $3.4 million in emergency funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of […]

CHASING COVID Cohort study, T5K study profile, grand rounds with implementation science pioneer Enola Proctor, ISPH in the news, and more

The HIV epidemic in the United States disproportionately affects younger gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBM). Though Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective at reducing new HIV infections, fewer than ten percent of people eligible for PrEP are estimated to be using it.1 In order to better understand how to design […]

For immediate release. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) have launched the Communities, Households and SARS/COV-2 Epidemiology (CHASING) COVID study. The study team moved quickly to enroll a prospective cohort of >7,000 […]