Physician advocates in all areas of health are important but are particularly critical for sexual and reproductive health-related legislative decisions that affect their ability to provide essential care, including abortion. In a study published recently in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health, Assistant Professor Meredith Manze and colleagues sought to investigate the skills physicians felt were needed to […]

The COVID-19 pandemic and early efforts to stop the spread led many in the U.S. to delay non-emergency and elective medical care. Evidence suggests that missed care during the pandemic may have contributed to increased mortality in adults from causes other than COVID-19, but there is little research on the prevalence of missed routine pediatric […]

Almost 40 percent of New York City parents are hesitant to vaccinate their young children for COVID-19, according to a new study by researchers at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH). For the study, which was published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health, Assistant Professor Chloe Teasdale and colleagues surveyed 2,506 New […]

Researchers from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have been awarded an initial two-year, $3,900,000 grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to study meth use and HIV risk in sexual minority men. Supported by NIAID’s […]

A study by CUNY SPH researchers, in close partnership with colleagues from Weill Cornell Medicine and NYU School of Medicine, suggests that treating people who inject drugs for hepatitis C infection using the accessible care model, which is characterized by low-threshold, nonstigmatizing care colocated in a syringe service program, is more effective than the usual care model, […]

Over the past two decades, important progress has been made in implementing services to prevent mother-to-child (vertical) transmission of HIV and expanding  access to and uptake of HIV testing for infants and children in countries with a high HIV burden. During the period of upscaling, however, many children living with HIV did not receive HIV […]

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have noted a disproportionate burden of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and death among Black and Hispanic individuals in the United States. In March 2020, the CDC reported that twice as many Black individuals were hospitalized with COVID-19 than were proportionally represented in the U.S. These disparities may be […]

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health Department) a thirty month grant to support long-acting injectable antiretroviral therapy access, uptake, and adherence among people with HIV enrolled in […]

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health Department) a five-year, $3.3 million grant to test a new strategy to help people living with HIV achieve viral suppression. The […]