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Brodsky, Mitchell


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  New York University  Health Education  1991 
    MA  New York University  Human Sexuality, Marriage and Family Life Education  1975 
    BS  Indiana University of Pennsylvania  Elementary Education  1972 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Associate Professor  Health Education  1993-Present 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Brooklyn College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Nassau Community College, Queensborough Community College, Kingsborough Community College  Adjunct Assistant Professor  Health  1985-1993 
  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of Employment Title Date
    Health Promotion Center  Program Director  1993-2003 
    Riker's Island, Montefiore Medical Center  Health Educator  1989 
    Link Counseling Center  Program Coordinator  1987-1988 
    Midway Nursing Home  Patient Advocate  1978-1980 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  2001-present 
    Assistant Professor  1993-2000 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Brodsky. "My Journey to Effective Pedagogy." DisCover:A Journal of Scholarly Teaching. 3 2011: 101-105.

        Brodsky. "Is York College Safe For Everyone?." Pandora's Box. Spring 2012: 6.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          Kenya, Brodsky, Divale, Allegrante, Fullilove. "Effects of Immigration on Selected Health Risk Behaviors of Black College Students." Journal of American Health. 2003: .

          Brodsky. "TheYoung Male Experience With Treatment for Non-Seminomatous Testicular Cancer." Sexuality and Disability. 1999: .

          Brodsky. "Testicular Survivors' Impressions of the Impact of the Disease on Their Lives." Qualitative Health Research. 1995: .

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          Brodsky. "Don't Skimp on Sex Education." West Windsor & Plainsboro News. 2003: 2.

          Brodsky. "Intoxicated by my Illness." The New York Times Magazine. January 21, 1990: 6.

          Brodsky. "Hard Road." The New York Times. Section 8 2003: 11.

          Brodsky. "Out of the Woods, Into the Dark." The New York Times. Section D March 24, 2015: 3.

    3. Chapters in Books:

      Brodsky. "Mack's Follies: Unfinished Business." Does Anyone Remember when Sex Was Fun?: Positive Sexuaality in the age of AIDS. 1990: .

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "SIECUS Report" May 1978: .

      "SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

      "SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

      "SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

      "SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "BUDS" March 17, 2014: Villagers Theatre:New Playwrights Series. Community theatre goers.

    "Addressing Homophobia and Homo-Negativity in the Classroom" March 2012: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

    "Engaging Students in Classroom Discussion (Panel)" March 2011: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

    "Discipline and Classroom Management (joint workshop)" May 2010: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

    "Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum: Sharing and Exploring New Methodologies" October 2009: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

    "Sexuality and Early Childhood (joint presentation)" October 1997: Nassau County Association for the Education of Young Children.

    "The Masculine Mystique" March 1995: Nassau Community College Women's Center.

    "Issues of Masculinity" January 1995: Planned Parenthood of NYC. Parent Education Program: Health Issues of Men (H.I.M.).

    "Domestic Violence" December 1994: Collaborators for Change: York College.

    "Breast Cancer: Building an Awareness" November 1994: Health Promotion Center: York College.

    "Empowerment, Values Clarification and other Frightening Concepts in Human Sexuality" November 1994: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (37th Annual meeting).

    "Human Sexuality: Teaching Strategies in a Multi-Cultural Urban School of Higher Learning" August 1994: West Virginia University Committee on Sexual Awareness.

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  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Eta Sigma Gamma: National Health Education Honorary, 80 Chapters Nationwide: 2012.

    York College Athletics Award: For Tireless Dedication & Commitment to the Success to York College Athletics: 2009.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC CUNY Grant Award, Heterosexism Among College Students #6-68524. 2000: $1,500.

    PSC CUNY Grant Award, Behavior Risk Factors Among College Students #6-67484. 1999: $1,500.

    Henry Meissner Research Grant Award, Testicular Cancer Survivor's Impressions of the Impact of the Disease on their Lives. 1995: $500.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Deputy Chairperson: 2005 - Present.

      Program Coordinator: Community Health Education: 2003 - Present.

      Curriculum Committee Chairperson: 1999-2003, 2008-Present.

      Search Committee Chairperson: Clinical Professor of Health Promotion Management: 2014.

      Program Coordinator: Health Promotion Management: 1999-2003.

      Search Committee: Assistant Professor Health Education K-12: 2000, 2004.

      Search Committee: Assistant/Associate Professor, PE & Director of Athletics: 2000, 2004.

      Personnel & Budget Committee: 1999 - Present.

      Faculty Advisor: Health Education Club: 1994-1998, 2013, 2014.

    2. Service to the School

      Faculty Marshal Captain: 2014, 2004.

      Faculty Convocation Speaker Committee: 2011.

    3. Service to the College

      Advisory Committee on Campus Security/Workplace Violence: 2007-Present.

      Search Committee: Director of Environmental Health and Safety: 2004.

      Presidential Search Committee: Faculty/Staff Leadership: 2003.

      Senator:York College Senate: 1998 - 2003.

      Program Director: Health Promotion Center: 1993 - 2003.

      Faculty Mentor: CUNY Baccalaureate Program: 2001 - 2003.

      Faculty Liaison: York College Alumni Association: 1995-1996.

      Created Suma Ching-Hai Scholarship Fund for deserving students: 2002.

      York College Periodic Review: Task Force on Assessment and Outcomes: StudeNt Services: 2003.

      Search Committee: Director of Evening and Weekend Program: 2000.

      Academic Standards Committee: 1993-1996.

      Committee on the Environment: 1999-2000.

      Planning Committee: Cultures of the World: 1995.

      Library Committee: 1994-1996.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Community Dispute Resolution Services: 1994-1998.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      HE 241  Sex and Sexuality 
      HE 316  Family Health 
      HE 321  Health Counseling 
      HE 312  Health & Disease 
      HE 211  Stress and Health 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):