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Faculty & Staff Honors

CUNY Dean Wins the 2017 APHA Executive Director Citation

Dr.  Ayman El-Mohandes, dean at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy has been chosen by the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association (APHA) as the winner of the 2017 APHA Executive Director Citation. The award is given to an APHA member for exceptional distinguished service to the association.


[Photo: Dean Ayman El-Mohandes]

The executive director noted Dr. El-Mohandes’ extraordinary leadership in helping APHA in its efforts pertaining to membership and development. The fundraising concepts during his tenure as a member of the Executive Board assisted APHA in solidifying efforts to engage a broad range of stakeholders utilizing different methods of individual giving. The association also noted Dr. El-Mohandes’ outstanding personal contributions and leadership in working with others.