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Bridging the Implementation Gap

December 2, 2022

Drs. Ramesh Raghavan and Danielle Ompad traveled to Eastern Europe to introduce implementation science to a new cohort of scholars. In this article they, highlight the potential of this field through ...
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Redefining Food for Healthy Communities

November 18, 2022

As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us will be fortunate enough — for the first time in years — to gather around the table and enjoy a meal with our loved ones. During this holiday season, let’s take

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Our Secret Superpower

November 11, 2022

Dear Colleagues:

We’ve just concluded an enormously productive week at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Boston. It was terrific to reconnect with old friends and meet

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Ready for the Next “Big One”?

November 4, 2022

This past week marked the ten-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the fourth-costliest disaster on NOAA’s Billion Dollar Disaster list.  Journalists, scholars, politicians and community leaders

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A Holistic Approach to Health Data Science

October 28, 2022

Last year I met Mina, a young female health data scientist who was working on cervical cancer burden estimates in Karachi, Pakistan — a challenging task due to the need to harmonize disparate datasets

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One Mentor, Two Lives Changed

October 21, 2022

It’s been said that "Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction." From time to time we all look for advice from someone who’s adept at navigating life, whether

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A Move Toward Global Well-Being

October 14, 2022

The theme for 2022’s World Mental Health Day, which was observed worldwide earlier this week, is “Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority.” It comes as the world is struggling to

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Making the Invisible Visible

October 7, 2022

NYU GPH and its Center for Anti-racism, Social Justice and Public Health recently marked the annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month as an opportunity to uplift Latinx communities —

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Putting Partners in the Driver's Seat

September 30, 2022

GPH hosted the first-ever UNICEF SBC Think Tank this week, following the recently-concluded UN General Assembly. UNICEF commissioned the Think Tank to provide guidance to the organization at all

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The Truth Behind the Numbers

September 23, 2022

New York City ranks among the wealthiest cities in the world, yet income inequality and health disparities remain significant problems across NYC neighborhoods. Life expectancy ranges from around 75

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