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NYU's Master of Public Health Program Presents NYS Health Commissioner Nirav Shah - April 6

April 4, 2011

New York University’s Master of Public Health (MPH) Program will present New York State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah at a breakfast event on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. He will talk about current public health priorities.

This event is open to the media and will take place from 9:00-to-10:30 a.m. at NYU Kimmel Center, Room 912/914 (60 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y.).

Nominated by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and confirmed by the New York State Senate on January 24, 2011, Dr. Shah (MD, MPH) is the 15th New York State health commissioner and the youngest person ever named to the post. In addition, he is the first Indian-American to serve in the position.

Commissioner Shah’s visit to NYU comes during National Public Health Week (Apr. 4-10, 2011), and helps celebrate the launch of the NYU Master of Public Health Network with public health faculty, students, alumni, staff, and University leadership.

Media representatives wishing to cover are asked to RSVP by contacting the NYU press office via or 212.998.2337.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Around the Square, Events and Traditions, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Type: Press Release

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

NYU's Master of Public Health Program Presents NYS Health Commissioner Nirav Shah - April 6

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