About Public Health Minute With William Latimer


Public Health Minute (PHM) is a one minute segment in which the creator and host, Dr. William Latimer, interviews researchers and medical professionals about a wide variety of public health topics.

The Institute of Medicine estimates it takes 20+ years for health researchers to get scientifically proven findings that inform best practices into communities.

Public Health Minute gets practical health advice informed by cutting edge research to the public today.

For more information please contact us at hshsn.dean@lehman.cuny.edu or visit our Facebook or Twitter pages.


Dr. Bill Latimer, Founding Dean and Professor of The Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing in the Bronx and Extraordinary Professor of Health Sciences at The University of Pretoria in South Africa. Dr. Latimer is an internationally renowned epidemiologist and scholar with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and more than $30 million dollars in NIH grants as Principal Investigator. He has conducted NIH-funded studies on infectious disease epidemiology and prevention designed to promote health equity in the US and abroad in South Africa, Russia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil. Public Health Minute was developed as a means to translate and disseminate current scientific findings to general audiences on health topics affecting millions worldwide.

To learn more about Dr. Bill Latimer visit his Wikipedia Page or visit his Research Lab Website to learn more about his current research.