New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU to Present 32 Papers on Global Public Health at APHA Annual Meeting in Denver

September 20, 2010

The work of New York University-affiliated students and researchers on public health will constitute a significant presence at the American Public Health Association’s 2010 Annual Meeting, making 32 research presentations at the November 8 gathering in Denver, Colorado.

 The presenters will deliver papers on such topics as promotion of diabetes prevention in South Asian and Korean communities; disparities in preventive dental care for pregnant women; health effects of traditional Chinese medicine; intimate partner violence; HIV transmission among those who work in mobile occupations; medical care of detained immigrants; health effects of particulate matter components; child health in distressed cities.

The 32 presentations reflect global health research from across a broad range of NYU’s schools and colleges, including the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development; the Master’s Program in Global Public Health; the School of Medicine; the College of Dentistry; the College of Nursing; and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

NYU students, faculty, alumni and staff who attend the APHA Annual Meeting are invited to attend a special public health reception there sponsored by NYU Executive Vice President for Health Robert Berne. The reception will be from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Room 304 in the Colorado Convention Center, where the annual meeting will be conducted.

 The deadline to RSVP for the reception is October 4.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
The Global Network, Research, College of Nursing, Events and Traditions, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, School of Medicine, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337

NYU Researchers to Present 32 Papers on Global Public Health at APHA Annual Meeting in Denver

Search News

NYU In the News

Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

NYU Footer