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

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 robert.polner@nyu.edu 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

Search News



NYU In the News

CUSP Unveils its “Urban Observatory”

Crain’s New York Business profiled CUSP’s “Urban Observatory” that is continuously photographing lower Manhattan to gather scientific data.

Post-Sandy Upgrades at the Langone Medical Center

NY1 reported on the major post-Sandy upgrades and renovations made at the Medical Center to protect the hospital from future catastrophic storms.

Steinhardt Research Helps Solve Tough Speech Problems.

The Wall Street Journal reported on research at Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, including an interview with Assistant Professor Tara McAllister Byun, that uses ultrasound to help solve tough speech problems.

Times Column Lauds Professor Stevenson’s New Memoir

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a column about “Just Mercy,” a new memoir by Law Professor Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, whom he noted has been called America’s Nelson Mandela.

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

NYU Footer