Calendar of Events

April 13, 2014 – April 17, 2014


Every few seconds, someone in the United States needs a life-saving blood transfusion. There is no substitute for blood. Therefore, hospitals rely on healthy adults to donate blood.

Start: April 13, 2014 9:30 AM
End: April 17, 2014 3:30 PM
Venue: Staten Island Borough Hall
Phone: (718) 816-2300
10 Richmond Terrace #2, Staten Island, NY, 10301, United States

April 9, 2014

Addressing the Needs of Diverse New York City Elders: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

This State Society on Aging of New York sponsored program focuses on the needs of New York City’s older adults and families. It will address issues concerning New York City’s ethnically and linguistically diverse older adults and provide information on programs and services that support the health and well-being of older New York City residents to enable aging in place in advanced age.

Start: April 9, 2014 4:00 PM
End: April 9, 2014 7:00 PM
Venue: Fordham University, Cafeteria Atrium
113 West 60th Street, New York, NY, NY, 10023, United States

April 1, 2014

Policy Meeting

Start: April 1, 2014 6:00 PM
End: April 1, 2014 8:00 PM
Venue: American Heart Association
122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, United States

March 27, 2014

“Aging in New York: The New Paradigm. Are we ready? What is the role of public health?”

The agenda for the evening includes a Networking Session from 5:30-6:15, followed by the Program and a Q&A section from 6:15-8:00. We are excited to have the following Guest Speakers at this event: Caroline Blaum, MD, Dorian Block, MS, Marianne C. Fahs, PhD MPH, Alice Fisher, MSW, Bridget Gallagher, GNP, MSN, Mary Beth Morrissey, PhD, MPH, JD, and Carin Tinney, MSW. The following organizations are participating in this event: American Foundation of Aging Research, Hunter College, Brookdale Center on Healthy Aging and Longevity, Jewish Home Lifecare, New York Academy of Medicine, Office of Liz Krueger New York State Senator District 28 Upper East Side, and the State Society on Aging of New York.

Start: March 27, 2014 6:00 PM
End: March 27, 2014 6:00 PM
Venue: CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College - 2nd Floor Auditorium
2180 3rd Ave, New York, NY
Cost: Members: $10 Non-members: $15

March 20, 2014

Palliative Care and Ethics Committees: Diverse Approaches to Conflict

Discussion will center on diverse approaches to negotiating conflict within the context of ethics committees (e.g., mediation, reflective practice models), and interaction between ethics committees and palliative care teams. The program is interdisciplinary and targets all professionals including attorneys, physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, social workers, ethicists, as well as health care managers.

Start: March 20, 2014 6:00 PM
End: March 20, 2014 9:00 PM
42 West 44th Street, New York, NY, 10036, United States
Cost: Free

March 17, 2014

Understanding Health as a Human Right for Older Women: Evaluating the Impact of the MDGs

This panel will address health as a human right for older women in its full physical, social, spiritual and cultural dimensions, and the urgent health and well-bring concerns of older women in the 21st century, especially in light of their critical role as caregivers.

Start: March 17, 2014 10:30 AM
End: March 17, 2014 12:00 PM
Venue: UN Church Center
777 1st Avenue, E 44th St, Grumman Room, New York, NY, NY, 10017, United States

March 12, 2014

Health Literacy: The Hidden Public Health Problem

Rita Baron-Faust, MPH, CHES, “The Power of Words

Speakers include:  

* Lyla M. Hernandez, MPH, Senior Program Officer, Institute of Medicine. Director, IOM Roundtable on Health Literacy: “Improving Health Literacy on a National Scale”
* Christina Zarcadoolas, PhD, professor CUNY School of Public Health. Director, CUNY Public Health Literacy. Roundtable: “Health Literacy as a Public Health Issue”
* Joy Simon Palmer, MeD, Former director, Patient & Family Education, NYU Langone Medical Center. Adjunct professor, NYU College of Nursing: “What is Health Literacy?”


Start: March 12, 2014 5:30 PM
End: March 12, 2014 8:00 PM
Venue: CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College
2180 3rd Ave, New York, NY, 10035, United States
Cost: $15 non- members, $10 members

March 4, 2014

Policy Meeting

Start: March 4, 2014 6:00 PM
End: March 4, 2014 8:00 PM
Venue: American Heart Association
122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, United States

February 27, 2014

Professional Development for Public Health Students

Please save the date of
Thursday, February 27, 2014

For a panel discussion on
Professional Development for
Public Health Students

Being held at
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
6:30-8:30 pm

Presented by
American Public Health Association’s Student Assembly
Columbia Future Healthcare Leaders
Columbia Graduate Student Association
New York University Global Public Health Action Network
Public Health Association of New York City

Start: February 27, 2014 6:30 PM
End: February 27, 2014 8:30 PM
Venue: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
722 W 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, United States

Legislative Breakfast

Join us on February 27th for a healthy breakfast and an opportunity to hear from top public officials on key public health policy issues facing the city, state and nation this year! To Register:

Start: February 27, 2014 8:00 AM
End: February 27, 2014 11:00 AM
Venue: The InterChurch Center
475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, 10115, United States