Health Sciences Dept

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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Unleashing New Passion On Ice: Lehman Ready for Kingsbridge National Ice Center to Become Reality

December 11, 2013 1:00 am Athletics, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Health Sciences Dept, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Students

On December 10, the New York City Council approved the re-development of the Kingsbridge Armory, two blocks south of the Lehman College campus. Plans call for the Armory to be transformed into the city’s largest indoor ice rink, featuring nine rinks that will be open year round, state of the art facilities, seating for 5,000 people, and community and educational space. Since the beginning of the process, Lehman College and President Ricardo R. Fernández have supported the development of the ice center and sought opportunities for collaboration.

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The City That Never Sleeps… Or Wears a Helmet: Professor Danna Ethan on the Helmet Habits of CitiBike Riders

November 25, 2013 3:46 pm Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

A new article co-authored by a Lehman College professor finds that more than eighty-five percent of Citi Bike riders in New York City do not wear a helmet as they navigate city streets.

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Visions of the Future: Lehman College Works for a Healthier Bronx and New York City

November 8, 2013 1:46 pm Health Sciences Dept, Lehman College Foundation, Multimedia, Nursing Dept, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Video

Learn more about the rich history of Lehman College, its wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, and the forthcoming School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing.

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Supermarket Flyers Promote Less Healthful Foods According to New Study

March 20, 2013 8:30 pm Health Sciences Dept

A new study by two Lehman College professors assessed the nutritional quality of foods advertized on the first page of online weekly circulars from 15 supermarket stores in the Bronx over a two-month period.

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Lehman Professor’s New Study Shows the Health Effects of Racial Discrimination

October 24, 2012 1:31 pm Health Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Health Sciences Chair, Dr. Luisa N. Borrell will soon publish an article in ‘Ethnicity & Health,’ an international journal that explores how racial discrimination and segregation impacts personal health behaviors

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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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