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Population Health Informatics Innovation, Research, and Education 

Mission: to equip future public health professionals and leaders with the knowledge to address 21st-century challenges in urban communities and beyond. Its purpose is to form a coalition whereby graduate students can share ideas and facilitate the exchange of knowledge, information, and resources to advance the efforts being made in the field of population health informatics. If you are interested in being part of a graduate student organization that empowers its members to think innovatively while leveraging the cross-sections of information science, technology, and public health, please contact melissa.ditmore97@sphmail.cuny.edu. You can also fill out our recruitment form.

President: Melissa Ditmore

Email: melissa.ditmore97@sphmail.cuny.edu

Vice President: Kortney Lapeyrolerie

Treasurer: Andre Nana

Founder and Alumni Ambassador: Rafaela Villacres. MS

Email: rafaela.villacres63@sphmail.cuny.edu

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CUNY SPH LGBTQ+ Association

Mission: The CUNY SPH LGBTQ+ Association strives to connect Queer students, to connect students who care about Queer issues in the public health context, and to promote the health and well-being of people in LGBTQ+ communities while supporting LGBTQ+ members of the CUNY SPH network.

Please reach out to lgbtq+@sph.cuny.edu to learn more, join in on our discussions, and stay updated on upcoming events! We welcome you and we’re glad you’re here.

Sustainable SPH Club

Mission: A student outlet for sharing information and concerns regarding the impact of the health of the environment on human health. It is also the student arm of the sustainability committee at CUNY SPH, which endeavors to help CUNY SPH meet or exceed the sustainability goals of Sustainable CUNY. Goals of this club include: implementing and sustaining a composting system at CUNY SPH, campaigning for more energy efficient practices, a B.Y.O.Cutlery initiative, etc. This also includes information sessions with faculty, documentary screenings, and networking events.

President: Fiona Conway

Email: Fiona.Conway@sph.cuny.edu


SPH Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights & Justice Club 

President: Adriana Padilla

Email: sph.sexreprohrj.club@gmail.com

Treasurer: Sara Birnel

Events Coordinator: Amanda Pierz

Facebook: @SPHsexreprohrj

Twitter: @SPHsexreprohrj

Instagram: @sphsexreprohrj 

Mission: To act as public health advocates to further sexual and reproductive health rights and justice in CUNY SPH and beyond our walls through conversations, events, and organizing. 


International Students Club

President: Priscila Hikari Lutete

Email: priscila.zito87@sphmail.cuny.edu

Mission: Our purpose is to fulfill the needs of international students to create an environment dedicated to international students’ support. ISC aims to provide students a safe haven to discuss issues related to student lives, offer leadership development opportunities, and encourage networking. ISC shall use available fundraising capabilities to promote the professional development of international students actively.

If you would like to join us, please email: iso@sph.cuny.edu

Request Form for Events Sponsored by the GSGA

Are you interested in hosting or co-hosting an event for your club? Please fill out this events request form (PDF) and email it to GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu