CUNY Institute for Health Equity

Noted Epidemiologist Dr. William W. Latimer Named Dean of the New School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing

February 14, 2014 7:43 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Faculty, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences Dept, Media Relations and Publications, Nursing Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Spotlight on Research, Undergraduate Studies

Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing. Dr. Latimer comes to the Bronx from the University of Florida.

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Pump “Down” the Volume: Professor Sandra Levey and NYC to Address Noise and Hearing Loss

December 9, 2013 1:00 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Affairs, Students, Urban Male Leadership Program, Women's Studies Program

A total of 196 individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds participated. The final analysis showed that young iPod users and African-Americans listening to rap or hip hop did indeed listen the loudest and were more likely to exceed recommended listening times.

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New Study by Lehman Professor Notes Disparities in Periodontal Disease

August 27, 2012 2:42 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

A new article by Dr. Luisa N. Borrell, the chair of Lehman College’s Department of Health Sciences, explores the disparities in periodontal disease (gum disease) among U.S. adults along age, sex, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic lines over a ten-year period. The article appears in the September-October issue of Public Health Reports.

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Lehman Grows a Garden

August 9, 2012 2:54 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

Vines sag under the weight of ripe tomatoes, purple eggplants, and dark green peppers—all thanks to the care of a handful of students and staff from the Adult Learning Center and other members of the campus community.

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A Day of Healthy Snacking

April 2, 2012 4:14 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

Lehman College celebrated National Nutrition Month by handing out free snacks and advice to students.

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‘Traffic-Light’ System in Vending Machines Points the Way to Healthier Snack Choices

March 26, 2012 3:19 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Students

There’s something new in the vending machines on campus: healthier snacks and a “traffic light” system for selecting them—green for the healthiest, yellow for those that should be eaten in moderation, and red for the ones highest in fat and calories.

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Food Day at Lehman College

December 28, 2011 2:14 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Multimedia, Video

Students, faculty, and staff were treated to free healthy snacks, nutritional advice, and fitness suggestions at Lehman’s National Food Day celebration on October 24.

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Professor Aguirre-Molina Wins Hispanic Leadership Award

December 20, 2011 12:50 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept

Lehman Health Sciences Professor Marilyn Aguirre-Molina has been awarded the prestigious Hispanic Leadership Award by the National Hispanic Medical Association.

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Lehman Celebrates National Food Day

October 25, 2011 4:24 pm CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Health Sciences Dept, Wellness Program

Lehman College participated in National Food Day on October 24, part of a nationwide effort to promote healthier eating habits among Americans of all ages.

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