Christina Nieves ’10 is a community research and evaluation specialist at the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. As a public health researcher, she conducts program evaluation and research on place-based approaches to reducing health inequities in East and Central Harlem.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Christina has worked to apply a health equity framework to the city’s pandemic response. In addition to her work, she is a doctoral candidate in epidemiology at CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. Her research focuses on the roles of social identities and neighborhood characteristics on health outcomes. She also serves as a guest lecturer in public health to medical students at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Work Experience
  • Community Research and Evaluation Specialist
  • Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness
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