Health Sciences Dept

Published Work of Lehman Professors Among Most Frequently Cited by Colleagues

December 4, 2015 3:44 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Sociology Dept, Uncategorized

Eight studies published by seven Lehman professors are among the most frequently cited publications in their respective fields.

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Lehman Health Sciences Professors Publish Study About Technology Related Distracted Bicycling and Helmet Use Among Manhattan Cyclists

November 2, 2015 11:04 am Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Uncategorized

A new study co-authored by two Lehman College Health Sciences professors reveals that the majority of Citi Bike riders in Manhattan are failing to wear helmets, possibly leaving themselves open to greater risk of head injuries. Riders were almost four times more likely not to wear a helmet on rental bikes than non-rentals, and women [...]

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Lehman Students Take Third Place at ACSM Student Quiz Bowl

May 1, 2015 11:38 am Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lehman College students took third place in the Student Quiz Bowl at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Greater New York Regional Chapter spring conference earlier this month.

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Study Co-Authored by Lehman Professor Featured in the New York Daily News

March 10, 2015 12:13 pm Alumni, Health Sciences Dept, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing

New York is the city that never sleeps – or pays attention when pedestrians cross busy Midtown streets. At least that’s what a new study published in the Journal of Community Health co-authored by Professor Danna Ethan (Health Sciences) and featured in the New York Daily News recently found. Professor Ethan and her co-authors observed distracted [...]

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Dean William Latimer Delivers Lecture on Maternal Health Crisis in Tanzania at the United Nations

December 16, 2014 2:31 pm Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept

In October, Dean William Latimer, professor and founding dean of the Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, delivered a compelling and significant speech at the United Nations.

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Two Lehman Students Awarded Women’s Forum Fellowships

October 7, 2014 3:31 pm Admissions, Health Sciences Dept, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Student Affairs, Students, Theatre Program

Two Lehman students, Kiyoko Hairston and Syeda Kabir, have demonstrated such determination in the face of adversity that the Women’s Forum of New York has awarded them each a fellowship.

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Lehman College Welcomes Two New Deans

September 4, 2014 12:28 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, Economics and Business Dept, Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept, Physics and Astronomy Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Psychology Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

This Fall, Lehman College welcomes two new deans after extensive local and national searches: Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the new School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing and Dr. Gautam Sen is now the new dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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New Study Shows Three Unhealthy Behaviors Lead to Shortened Lifespan

August 4, 2014 1:12 pm Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Smoking, not getting enough exercise, and being obese can reduce an individual’s life expectancy by 14.2 years, according to a new article published in the Annals of Epidemiology by Dr. Luisa N. Borrell, chair of Lehman College’s Department of Health Sciences.

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Light It Up Blue: Music Building Among International Landmarks to Mark World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2014 10:28 am Division of Administration & Finance, Health Sciences Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs

Lehman College celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by lighting up the historic Music Building. “Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism. Lehman College joined iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness [...]

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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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In State-of-the-art Kitchen Lab, Students Unlock the Art, Science, and Joy of Cooking

February 13, 2014 1:00 am Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

In the Lehman College Kitchen Lab Students Unlock the Art and Science of Cooking.

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Scholarship Students Plan to Work for a Better Bronx and Healthier World

December 17, 2013 1:40 pm Athletics, Financial Aid, Health Sciences Dept, Lehman Scholars Program, Nursing Dept, Philosophy Dept, Psychology Dept, Scholarship Students, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Awards, Students, Wellness Program

Lehman College congratulates four recent scholarship recipients – three from the Bronx CUNY Scholarship Fund and one from the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. All have plans to work for the well-being of Bronx residents and advocate for a healthier global village. Francisco Cruz and Sharonda Oppong-Addae are Bronx CUNY Scholars and Genill Reynoso is an Elias Karmon Scholar; Imani Dubois received the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce award.

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