CHBC in the News

A selection of news items written by or involving CHBC faculty members.

May 14, 2013

Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MS, MPH, FACP, was awarded the Herbert W. Nickens Award at the 36th Annual Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Meeting in Denver, Colorado. This award is named in memory and honor of the late Dr. Herbert W. Nickens, former Director of the Office of Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services and the first Vice President and Director of the American Association of Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Division of Community and Minority Programs. The Nickens Award recognizes exceptional commitment to cultural diversity in medicine and improving minority health.

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May 03, 2013

Four research centers will develop high-impact culturally tailored interventions aimed at lowering stroke risk among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, has received a $12 million, five-year grant to examine racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic risk factors of stroke and to create a new Center for Stroke Disparities Solutions.

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May 01, 2013

Antoinette Schoenthaler, EdD, an NYU WIRELESS medical researcher, clinical epidemiologist, hypertension specialist, and behavioral scientist, is leading a project, sponsored by the American Heart Association, to evaluate the effect of a practice-based adherence intervention (AI) vs. usual care (UC) for medication adherence in 148 high-risk Latino patients with uncontrolled hypertension (HTN).

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April 03, 2013

The $12 million NIH grant to Dr. Ogedegbe and his colleagues, previously reported here, is profiled in News & Views.

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April 02, 2013

On March 13-14, the presidents and faculty experts of 26 international universities came together at the 7th Annual Global Colloquium of University Presidents to discuss one of the pressing challenges of our time: global public health. Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MS, MPH, FACP, served on the General Challenges in Global Health Post-2015 panel along with Wafaa El-Sadr and Ann Kurth, which was moderated by Dr. Cheryl Healton. Photos of the event are also available.

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