ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are excited to announce that we are launching our NYU Spatial Epidemiology Lab Advisory board! This board will include: Dr. Ichiro Kawachi (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health), Dr. Ana Diez Roux (Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health), Dr. Basile Chaix (INSERM; French Institute of Health and Medical Research), Dr. Sandro Galea (Boston University School of Public Health), Dr. Michael Emch (UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health), Dr. Charles Branas (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health), Dr. Christopher Browning (Ohio State University), Dr. James Pearce (University of Edinburgh), Dr. John Wils
(January, 2018)

We are excited to announce that our Research Coordinator, Brandon Brooks, will be joining the HIV Planning Committee at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a full member!
(January, 2018)

We are excited to announce that we are launching our NYU Spatial Epidemiology Lab Advisory board! This board will include: Dr. Ichiro Kawachi (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health), Dr. Ana Diez Roux (Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health), Dr. Basile Chaix (INSERM; French Institute of Health and Medical Research), Dr. Sandro Galea (Boston University School of Public Health), Dr. Michael Emch (UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health), Dr. Charles Branas (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health), and Dr. Christopher Browning (Ohio State University). Stay tuned for more details!
(January, 2018)

We are excited to announce that Dr. Dustin Duncan was recently promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
(September, 2017)

We would like to welcome our new Research Coordinator Brandon Brooks, MPH to the team. He brings years of community-based and HIV research experience to the lab. We are excited to have him on-board!
(September, 2017)


PRESENTATIONS & TRAININGS

NYU’s Spatial Epidemiology Lab Team conducted a GPS Training at the University of Chicago in preparation to launch our N2 Neighborhoods and Networks Cohort Study!
(November, 2017)

Dr. Dustin Duncan recently presented to colleagues and students at Rutgers University School of Public Health as part of their 21st Century Seminar to discuss our exciting work in Spatial Epidemiology! This presentation was titled: “Spatial Epidemiology of Health Disparities in LGBT Populations: What Do We Know and What’s Next?”
(October, 2017)

NYU’s Spatial Epidemiology Lab is very proud to announce that two of the lab’s research assistants participated in this year’s NYU’s Health Disparities Symposium, which took place on October 12th. Rhodes Hambrick, a fourth-year medical student at NYU, presented his poster entitled “Poppers and HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex with Men”. Additionally, Samuel Dubin, a second-year medical student at NYU, presented his poster entitled “Perceptions of PrEP Candidacy in a Survey of MSM in Paris, France”. Both posters were based on a research project conducted by our lab last October in the Paris metropolitan area in France. The project aimed to collect data that will allow researchers to answer several questions that seek to improve the health of MSM, aligning with the mission that our lab is committed to.
(October, 2017)

NYU’s Spatial Epidemiology Lab was represented at the New York City Epidemiological Forum (NYCEF). Dr. Dustin Duncan presented a poster titled “Spatial Stigma, Body Mass Index, and Blood Pressure Among Low-Income Housing Residents in New York City: A Pilot Study” with lab co-author James Williams. Ryan Ruff, assistant professor at New York University’s College of Dentistry and College of Global Public Health, presented “Spatial Stigma, Drug Use, and Alcohol Consumption Among Low-Income Housing Residents in New York City” with lab co-authors Dr. Dustin Duncan and William Goedel. Both studies used data from our NYC Low-Income Housing, Neighborhoods, and Health Study
(February 2015)

Dr. Dustin Duncan gave an oral presentation titled “The Health and Neighborhood Experiences of Low Income Housing Residents in New York City” to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner’s Brown Bag Lecture Series.
(December 2014)


AWARDS

Rhodes Hambrick received the Outstanding Student Achievement in Population Health Research Award by the New York University School of Medicine. This is an award from the Department of Population Health for an outstanding medical student conducting research with faculty members in the Department of Population Health.
(March 2017)

William Goedel, Undergraduate Student at New York University College of Global Public Health, was awarded best research poster in the student category at the NYU Langone Health’s Second Annual Health Disparities Symposium.
(October 2016)

James Williams received the Outstanding Student Achievement in Population Health Research Award by the New York University School of Medicine. This is an award from the Department of Population Health for an outstanding medical student conducting research with faculty members in the Department of Population Health.
(March 2015)

Dr. Dustin Duncan was recognized as Reviewer of the Year (2014) by the American Journal of Epidemiology/Society for Epidemiologic Research.
(February 2015)

Dr. Dustin Duncan was recently awarded the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Best Paper Award, 4th Prize.
(January 2015)