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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

CUNY Dean Honored as a Champion of Diversity

Dean Ayman El-Mohandes, of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy was honored by the Manhattan-Staten Island New York State Area Health Education Center System as a Champion of Diversity.


[Photo: Dean Ayman El-Mohandes]

This award is given to a public health professional whose efforts focus on increasing diversity in the health professions. He is honored for his “deep understanding of the needs of medically underserved populations and his demonstrated commitment to the development of future leaders in the field of public health.” The organization stated that in the process of identifying a representative of the field of public health who thoroughly supports their mission, Dean El-Mohandes’ name was the very first on their list.