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CGPH Announces 2016-2017 Recipients of the Ellen C. Gstalder Memorial Scholarship

Recently, we honored the memory of Ellen C. Gstalder, who was accepted into NYU to study Public Health Nutrition in our MPH program, but sadly lost her life to leukemia in 2004. Her parents, Bobbi and Herb Gstalder, family and friends established a scholarship here in her memory. An extended group of CGPH faculty, students, and alumni, gathered last weekend to announce the 2016-2017 recipients and finalists of the Ellen C. Gstalder Memorial Scholarship. 

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NYU Researchers Investigate Why U.S. Public Still Lacks Specific Knowledge of Zika Virus Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                        Contact:  Julia Cartwright
October 27, 2016, 11:00 AM ET                                            NYU College of Global Public Health
N-81, 2016-17                                                                           julia.cartwright@nyu.edu|
(202) 550-2501 / (212) 992-6117

Study finds people are more receptive to reproductive health strategies, e.g. delaying pregnancy or terminating pregnancies, than indoor spraying campaigns 

New York, NY – Even though a large majority of the U.S. public is aware of the Zika virus, according to a newly-released New York University (NYU) Zika study, fewer than half know some of the hallmarks of this novel virus: that it can cause birth defects among babies born to Zika-infected pregnant women, that it may be sexually-transmitted in addition to being mosquito-borne, and that most human hosts carrying the virus may be asymptomatic after having been infected.

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Vice-Dean of CGPH, Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe Receives the Making a Difference Award at the 16th Presidential Inauguration Celebration

NYU News highlights Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe‘s acceptance of the “Make a Difference” award at Dr. Andy Hamilton’s Presidential Inauguration last Sunday.
The award recognizes members of the NYU community whose efforts have a profound and lasting impact on changing the world for the better.  See a photo from the award ceremony and more information below.

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