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Photo of 2 students looking at a laptopDean Kitaw Demissie and Epidemiology Faculty Dr. Janet Rosenbaum Quoted in BK Reader about NYC’s Plan for Reopening Schools Amid Surges in COVID Cases

September 2021

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Photo of a childDean Kitaw Demissie Quoted in The New York Times - "N.Y.C.’s Challenge: Keeping 1 Million Students Safe Amid Delta"

August 2021

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Photo of Dr. Natalya ChernichenkoMPH Student, Dr. Natalya Chernichenko, Publishes Op-Ed, “Let's Not Forget COVID's Lessons on Health Inequality” in MedPage Today

August 2021

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The Op-Ed is part of an assignment for PUBH 5201. Read more about the course and access other MPH students' Op-Eds > 

 

 

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Doctoral Epidemiology Students Involved in the United Nations 2021 International Youth Day Webinar

August 2021

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Photo of Dr. Janet RosenbaumDr. Janet Rosenbaum Presents "Signal or Noise: Recanting in HIV Prevention Trials" at the 2021 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)

August 2021

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JSM 2021 Conference LogoDrPH Student, Claire Nurse, MPH, Presents "A Propensity Matched Study of Obesity and Diabetes: A COVID-19 Perspective" at the 2021 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)

August 2021

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Photo of Dr. Christina PardoDr. Christina Pardo Publishes Op-Ed, “The Danger Of Leaving Women and Mothers Out of Plans to Heal Haiti," in Blavity

August 2021

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COVID Road Sign in BrooklynDean Kitaw Demissie Says Large Disparities in Parts of NYC is Holding the City Back to Beat COVID-19

August 2021

Read the full article "NO ACCESS: Vaccine Hard to Come By for Some Black New Yorkers" in New York Amsterdam News >

 

 

Photo of Michael LaneMPH Student, Michael Lane, Publishes Letter to the Editor, “Learn from Mistakes to Create Better Future” in Richmond Times-Dispatch

August 2021

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The Op-Ed is part of an assignment for PUBH 5201. Read more about the course and access other MPH students' Op-Eds > 

 

Photo of Chelsey Moore with GrandmaMPH Student, Chelsey Moore, Publishes Op-Ed, “Grandma, Please Reconsider Your Decision Not to Get the COVID Vaccine” in The Dallas Morning News

August 2021

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The Op-Ed is part of an assignment for PUBH 5201. Read more about the course and access other MPH students' Op-Eds > 

 

Photo of COVID VaccineDean Dr. Kitaw Demissie Weighs In On NYC's Recent Mandate for Unvaccinated Municipal Workers to Get Weekly Coronavirus Test

July 2021

Read the full article "Is N.Y.C. Doing Enough to Slow 3rd Virus Wave? Experts Raise Doubts." in The New York Times >

 

 

 

 

Delta Variant of ConcernDean Dr. Kitaw Demissie Interviewed with New York Amsterdam News on Delta Variant in Areas with Low Vaccine Rates

July 2021

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Photo of NYC Mobile ClinicDean Dr. Kitaw Demissie in The New York Times — "As Delta Spreads, Virus Cases in New York City Tick Up"

July 2021

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Cover of Youth & Soceity JournalDr. Janet Rosenbaum's Research on School Suspension is 4th Most Cited Paper in Youth & Society Journal

July 2021

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