Faculty / Staff

Faculty / Staff listing for the Health and Physical Education Department

Department Chair

Ajuluchukwu, David
Associate Professor
P:718-262-5111
O: HP-204

Most of my research has been in the area of HIV/AIDS including: HIV clinical trials; HIV amongst the elderly; and the prison population. I serve on a number of boards for community based organizations, and also serve as a specialist on the following areas:

  1. Health disparities amongst minorities.
  2. Special needs for the elderly.
  3. Health Management and Administration.
Currently I am engaged in health care policies focusing on permanent housing for single HIV infected mothers and their children; elderly persons; and patients released from correctional facilities.

Full-Time Faculty

Ajuluchukwu, David
Associate Professor
P:718-262-5111
O: HP-204

Most of my research has been in the area of HIV/AIDS including: HIV clinical trials; HIV amongst the elderly; and the prison population. I serve on a number of boards for community based organizations, and also serve as a specialist on the following areas:

  1. Health disparities amongst minorities.
  2. Special needs for the elderly.
  3. Health Management and Administration.
Currently I am engaged in health care policies focusing on permanent housing for single HIV infected mothers and their children; elderly persons; and patients released from correctional facilities.

Barley, Linda
Professor
P:718-262-5112
O: HP-205
Health promotion across the life span: emphasis on promoting wellness in the community, the classroom and and the work place. Improving self-management of chronic illnesses. Program planning and assessment of community-based health education interventions and delivery systems. Course syllabi development and evaluation intended for health education.

Brodsky, Mitchell
Associate Professor
P:718-262-5108
O: HP-203
Human Sexuality pertains to gender issues, gender roles, sexual orientation, sexual behaviors, communication, etc. Family Life Education pertains to preparing students to develop positive behaviors that encourage healthy family living. Men’s Issues pertains to all things involving living life as a male in this society.

Grosskopf, Nicholas
Assistant Professor
P:718-262-5117
O: HP-208

Dr. Grosskopf has extensive experience working in community health settings, specializing in HIV prevention and education with urban youth and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health.  He has held positions with Hunter College's Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training (CHEST), the Bureau of HIV/AIDS at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, and the New York City Department of Education. Dr. Grosskopf periodically serves as a reviewer for many sexual health journals such as Journal of Homosexuality, Journal of Sexual Medicine and Archives of Sexual Behavior. His scholarly interests also include research ethics and human research participant protection as he serves as Chair of the CUNY University-Intergrated Institutional Review Board (UI-IRB) #4.


Marks, Ray
Clinical Professor
P:718-262-5109
O: HP-211

My research focuses on the causes of chronic diseases, specifically osteoarthritis. I am also studying the causes of injuries such as falls and their relationship to chronic disability.  My goal is to help improve our understanding of prevention opportunities in these specific contexts.  I have also studied the role of Health Literacy in the context of provider patient communications and its relevance to chronic disease prevention, especially cancer.


Marra, Ann
Substitute Field and Clinical Professor
P:718-262-2000 5100
O: AC-1D06

Ogle, Patricia
Lecturer
P:718-262-5106
O: HP-210
I am at York College of the City University of New York as a Lecturer in the field of Physical Education and Movement Science School’s, and joining professional organizations such as National Youth Sports Coaches Association and the New York State American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). I attended Lynchburg College Va., before studying Adaptive Physical Education at New York University. I coached in the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) and the Floral Park Indian Athletic Association and advanced to the senior level coaching soccer. At York College I am a teacher of many sport skills classes along with curriculum and methodology classes. In keeping with the desire to graduate a well rounded, physically active adult, I assisted in designing a wellness proposal being considered for a General Education requirement in the academic programs.

Werber-Zion, Galila
Associate Professor
P:718-262-5113
O: HP-206

At the beginning of my academic career my research focused on cardiac rehabilitation, but in the past few years I shifted my interest to a population in danger of developing cardiac disorders, that of obese children.  Since about half of obese school-aged children become obese adults, I decided to address the risk factors for cardiac disease from the primary prevention domain. 


Professor Emeriti

Part-Time Faculty

College Laboratory Technician

 Hawkins, Timothy, CLT

Staff

 Cherry, Jessica, Assistant Director of Athletics

 Matte, Dan, Athletic Trainer

 McBarnett, Sheryl, Athletic Academic Advisor

 Scarinci, John, Sports Information Director

 St. John, Ronald, Director of Athletics and Facilities/Men's Basketball Head Coach