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Urban Public Health Faculty and Staff Offices
Hunter College, Silberman Building (SB), 5th Floor, 2180 Third Ave (at 119th St.), NY, NY 10035

Nutrition Faculty 

Khursheed Navder, PhD, RD, Professor and UPH Campus Director;  212-396-7775,  SB 502  BIO

Allison Marshall, Lecturer & Dietetic Internship (DI) Director; 212-396-7773, SB 503

Sri Lakshmi Sravani Devarakonda,PhD, RDN; Assistant Professor;

Abigail Fuqua, MS, RDN; IPND SEL Coordinator & Adjunct Professor; 

Kerry McArthur, MPH, RDN, CDN, MPH, RDN, CDN, Academic Accreditation and Assessment Manager;  212-396-7789 212-396-7789  SB 519 

Steven Trasino, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor;  212-396-7772,  SB 505   BIO

Ming-Chin Yeh, PhD, Professor;  212-396-7776,  SB 507  BIO

Jera Zhang, PhD, RDN; Assistant Professor; SB 503(212) 396-7561


Ronita Ghatak-

Martica Heaner-

Andrea Saenz-

Jimin Yang-

Public Health Faculty (click name for email)

Susan Cardenas, PhD, MS, Lecturer (Doctoral) & Public Health Director 212-396-7751, SB 546 BIO

Ruth Finkelstein, ScD, Professor; 212-396-7837, SB 500

David U. Himmelstein, MD, Distinguished Professor; 212-396-7760, SB 549  BIO

Wendy Vaughn, PhD, Doctoral Lecturer; 212-396-7763

Steffie Woolhandler, MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor; 212-396-7761, SB 548  BIO

UPH Staff (click name for email)

Nzinga Ajani, SB 5th floor, 212-396-7729
CUNY Office Assistant & Prospective Student contact

Diane Brows, SB Room 520, 212-396-7721
Academic Program Administrator. Contact to students & faculty re administrative & UPH Registrar/registration related matters.

Chaquon Polanco, MSED, SB Room 521, 212-396-7731
Director of UPH Human Resources/Faculty appointment, Operations & Assessments

Jerome Richardson, SB Room 522, 212-396-7732
Director of Business Services


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