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Public Health Seminar Series

Capstone 2021 Presentations:


Factors Associated With Cognitive Impairment Among Older Adults in the US: Longitudinal Cohort Study Drs. HaeYoung Kim and Qiuhu Shi, course instructors.  https://touro.box.com/s/eqbd5fqwxw8halg9kjsr5jo7rfiyvjxr 

Health Behavior & Community Health On-Campus

Analysis of Public Health Student Experiences Through a Quality Improvement Lens. Dr. Penny Liberatos, course instructor. https://touro.box.com/s/h0skyfvyye1pvz54pgcswt25i1zssiml

Exploring Transgender Women’s Utilization of Digital Technology for Health Information. Dr. Keosha Bond, course instructor. https://touro.box.com/s/iiimrqm4e4x3rrbajn1rt5toaxcii7ry

Environmental Health On-Campus & Online:

Live Together, Grow Together:  A Community Garden Blueprint for Westchester County. Dr. Michael Shakarjian, course instructor, with assistance from Professor Patrick Lee. https://touro.box.com/s/5ol2zm9qglw24z3pnvzm8ddvpkh6hybh

Epidemiology On-Campus:

Prevalence and Trends of Prediabetes Among United States Adults:  A national Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Study, 2007-2018. Dr. Maureen Kennedy, course instructor. https://touro.box.com/s/458d8p5t8mf9cs5tk4anjuv0mcs9pojm

Health Policy & Management On-Campus/Online:

Improving Hospital PPE Surge Capacity Through Supply Chain Resilience. Dr. Denise Tahara, course instructor with assistance from Professor Coral Matar. https://touro.box.com/s/pcootzgtx3qe5vinaym18dcyks1wcw91

Connecting New York State-Sourced Nutrient-Rich Food to Vulnerable Communities. Dr. Denise Tahara, course instructor with assistance from Professor Coral Matar. https://touro.box.com/s/kprilpftdht2va80qwwd58oy330d8yny

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Dr. Denise Tahara, course instructor with assistance from Professor Coral Matar. https://touro.box.com/s/cakzi8a0hczhum1hytcatvxg53hu9huh

Celebrating National Public Health April 2021

“Improving Population Health:  What Role Does Education Have to Play?”
John Allegrante, PhD
National Public Health Week
Thursday, April 8, 2021
PPT: https://touro.box.com/s/f8w9b5m35fct3enkd7bz20dxu1e5ehmn 

“The Roles of Biostatisticians in Drug and Device Development:  From Study Design to Regulatory Submission “
Nancy Stambler, DrPH
National Public Health Week
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
PPT:  https://touro.box.com/s/sjhz5c8xeb7653v8bl13cfd9fcs4ki3r

“Our Path Forward:  Building Resiliency with Innovation and Optimism”
Oscar Alleyne, DrPH. MPH
National Public Health Week
April 6, 2021

“Outside in:  What Do Human Experiments Tell Us About How Air Pollution Hurts Us?”
Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH
National Public Health Week
April 5, 2021
PPT: https://touro.box.com/s/sgi0ijoa7jl58knhu3jigxjdcyw9imtw


Past Public Health Seminar Series Events

2019-2020 Department of Public Health Seminar Series Presentations

Jeffrey O. Patrick, M.P.H.
"Testing, Tracing and Conquering Fear"
November 18, 2020

Karl L. Larson, Ph.D. Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College
"History and Development of a National Case Study Competition in Public Health Education"
January 23, 2020
https://touro.box.com/s/7dsrgxyxbcb0w2lg2byxy2yal9xrf0j8 (Video)
https://touro.box.com/s/8mauxl0av6zxj5m4qqpqp4y8awfpho0f (audio)

Albert Lowenfels, M.D., FACS, Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine
NYMC School of Medicine
“Water pipe(Shisha) Smoking:  Health Implications”
November 13, 2019

George W. Contreras, M.E.P., M.P.H., M.S., CEM, EMTP and Kevin L. Pohlman, M.Ed., NRP, CCEMT-P, EMT-T, CHSE, CHSOS, NHDP-BC
NYMC’s Center for Disaster Medicine
“Taking the Best from Worse:  How Disasters Shape our Future”
September 18, 2019

Ben Johnson, Ed.D
Vice Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice, NYMC
What’s the Relationship Here?  Disability Rights and Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Workplace
September 4, 2019

Carol Levine, MA  (at 1:05:40)
Family Caregivers in an Aging Society
April 3, 2019

2018-2019 Department of Public Health Seminar Series Presentations

Lauren Block, MD, MPH and Nancy LaVine, MD
Zucker School of Medicine, Hofstra
Primary Care:  A Team Sport
April 10, 2019

James O’Brien, PhD
National Public Health Week Keynote Speaker
History of Public Health:  New York Medical College
Monday, April 1, 2019
Video:  https://touro.box.com/s/9otf23m07vwpxrp488174hzv1ky8sayy
Audio:  https://touro.box.com/s/w1ub7gqurebcc07aqg9qfxqqsy4eu035

Dr. April Smith-Hirak
Acting Regional Health Administrator for the US Department of Health and Human Services
Emerging Issues in Federal Public Health
March 13, 2019

Janice Blake, MPH, MCHES, Senior Director and Calaine Hemans-Henry, MPH, Assistant Commissioner
Bureau of Public Health Training & Information Dissemination
Office of Workforce Development
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Public Health Internship Program
January 30, 2019


Drew Franklin, MBA, FACMPE   Drew Franklin, MBA, FACMPE
Chief Strategy Officer, ENT and Allergy Associates
Data Analytics in a Large Single Specialty Practice
December 12, 2018
Molly Roffman   

Molly Olivia Roffman, PT, MA, CEEAA
Owner & Director, StepWISEnow Balance Fitness
Falls are Preventable!
December 5, 2018

Tom Feeley    Dr. Tom Feeley
Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School and
Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas
Harvard School of Business
Value-Based Health Care
November 28, 2018
Janet Herbold   

Janet Herbold, PT, PhD, MPH
VP of Post-Acute Services, 
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
The Role of Acute Rehabilitation in the Post-Acute Continuum of Care Within the U.S. Health Care System
October 31, 2018

Garrett Doering    Garrett Doering
Westchester Medical Center, Director of Emergency Management
Emergency Management in the Healthcare Setting
November 14, 2018
Susan Fox   

Susan Fox, MBA
President and CEO of White Plains Hospital
A Path to Leadership: Implementing Your Vision in Healthcare Management 
October 31, 2018

Frank Del Gaudio   

Frank Del Gaudio
Essex County Hospital Center, NJ
The State of Public Mental Health
October 24, 2018

Marita Bond    Marita Bond
Director of Health and Social Services,
Bridgeport, CT
Meeting the Bar of Excellence
October 10, 2018
Byron Kennedy    Dr. Byron Kennedy, MPH
Director of Health, City of New Haven Health Department
Addressing Public Health Issues in Communities
October 3, 2018
George Wang    Dr. George Wang
Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease: Integrative Approaches to Prevention and Treatment
September 26, 2018
Adam Block    Adam Block, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Health: Division of Health Policy and Management
New York Medical College
Trouble in Paradise: Financial Woes of Three New York City Startup Insurers: Starting a Health Insurer is Hard
September 12, 2018
Bonnie Hagen    Bonnie Hagen, MBA
CEO Bright Energy Services
WELL 101
September 5, 2018