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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

NYU Associate Dean Receives NYSPHA’s Hermann Biggs Memorial Award

This Thursday, Dr. Perry Halkitis, PhD, MPH, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs of NYU College of Global Public Health, received the NYSPHA Hermann Biggs Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in public health in NY State. The award, given by the New York State Public Health As­sociation, is in memory of the state’s first Health Commission­er, who was a pioneer in public health work.  Making a remarkable impact on the body of national research of gay men, Dr. Halkitis is a nationally recognized and award-winning HIV/AIDS and Gay Men’s Health Public Health psychologist, writer and AIDS warrior. Dr. Halkitis is the recipient of numerous awards including: Psychology and AIDS Leadership Award (Distinguished Leader), American Psychological Association Committee on Psychology and the AIDS 2014 Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology Award (Senior) and the World AIDs Day New York State Commissioner’s Award.