Associate Professor and Chair
Health and Physical Education and Gerontological Studies
Office Location: HP-201A
Degree Institution Field Dates certificate Masters Health Education Specialists Health Education 2010 PhD West Virginia University Public/Community Health Education 1987 certificate West Virginia University Gerontology (Graduate diploma) 1985 MPA West Virginia University Public Administration 1984 MS West Virginia University Community Health Education 1984 BS University of Waterloo Biology 1979
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 for the following areas:
- Health disparities amongst minorities.
- Special needs for the elderly.
- Health Management and Administration.
Areas of Expertise
- Public / Community Health Education
Books in Field Of Expertise
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Reviews in Field Of Expertise
"AIDS Update 2013" 2013: 530.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" AIDS: Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow " 2015: General Public.
" Psychosocial Issues of Dealing with HIV and AIDS for Parolees " 2014: General Public.
" Challenges for the Elderly Population Infected with HIV and AIDS " 2014: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2014: General Public.
" Effect of Exercise on the Restoration of the Immune Function of the Elderly Population from Different Ethnic Backgrounds " 2014: General Public.
" AIDS: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (DVD) " 2012: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2013: General Public.
" Obesity and Blood Pressure Profiles of York Students " 2013: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2012: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2011: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2010: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2009: General Public.
" Perceptions of Elderly Care in an International College " 2008: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2008: General Public.
" World AIDS Day " 2007: General Public.
" An Interactive Holistic HIV/AIDS Town Hall Meeting " 2006: General Public.
" Special Needs of the HIV Infected Population in Newark " 2003: General Public.
" Discharge Planning and HIV Management for Parolees in Newark " 2002: General Public.
" Barriers to HIV Clinical Trials " 1992: General Public.
" No Seroconversion Among Steady Sex Partners of HIV Seropositive IDU in NYC " 1992: General Public.
" Drug & Sexual Behavior Amongst IDU " 1991: General Public.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Faculty Development Program Award at York College: 2014.
Housing and Urban Development Community Service Award for Continuing Care for HIV/AIDS Permanent Housing in Newark, New Jersey: 2014.
Certificate of Completion for Comprehensive Ethics Training Course: 2013.
Special Recognition from Newark EMA Planning Council: 2012 - 2013.
Founding Honorable Member of Eta Sigma Gamma at York College: 2011 - 2012.
Declaration of Honor from the President of the Borough of Queens for HIV/AIDS Services: 2011.
Proclamation from the Council of the City of New York for work on HIV/AIDS: 2011.
Presidential Award for Undergraduate Research Mentor at York College: 2010 - 2011.
Proclamation from the United States Congress in recognition of services towards HIV/AIDS: 2009 - 2010.
City Council Citation for work done in HIV/AIDS in New York City: 2009.
Brooklyn Home for the Aged, High Academic Shcolarship for Gerontology Students. 2013: $100,000 (not funded).
Queens Public Television, Enhancing Athletics at York College. 12/2008 - 01/2009: $12,210.
Queens Public Television, Enhancing Athletics at York College. 12/2007 - 01/2008: $11,212.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Faculty Advisor for Eta Sigma Gamma Epsilon Lambda Chapter: 2012 - Present.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Faculty Liaison for Ebola Workshop: 2014.
Member of Masters Certified Health Education Specialists: 2009 - Present.
Member of New Jersey AIDS Taskforce: 1994 - 2001.
Member of Newark Eligibility Metropolitan Area Council on HIV & AIDS: 1990 - 2007.
Member of New York State AIDS Taskforce: 1990.
Member of the American Public Administration Association: 1983 - 2000.
Member of the American Public Health Association: 1982 - Present.