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CNR President Dr. William Latimer Brings Public Health Minute Radio Show to CNR

August 6, 2018
Dr. William Latimer, President of CNR, and William O’Shaughnessy, President & Editorial Director, Whitney Global Media, WVOX & WVIP

Dr. William Latimer, President of The College of New Rochelle (CNR), has brought his informative public health radio show, Public Health Minute, to the College. The show, which is aired by radio stations in eight states, explores topical health issues through interviews with healthcare-related and other professionals. It is in its sixth year with over 700 segments aired with experts from over 500 colleges, universities, and hospitals.

Dr. Latimer, creator and host of the show, took over the helm at CNR in April, after serving as founding dean of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing at Lehman College in the Bronx.  In addition, Dr. Latimer, a noted epidemiologist with over 100 peer-reviewed papers and $25 million in NIH funding as Principal Investigator, has held faculty positions at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he developed Public Health Minute.

Public Health Minute made its debut locally on Thursday, July 26, at Westchester’s WVOX radio, where Dr. Latimer was interviewed by William O’Shaughnessy, President & Editorial Director, Whitney Global Media, WVOX & WVIP.

 “We are excited to add the very relevant and keenly informative Public Health Minute series to our community offerings,” said O’Shaughnessy.  “With all the fast-paced developments in the healthcare field, it’s critically important. Public Health Minute is a great way to do that. Dr. Latimer is a gifted voice for enlightened healthcare and well-being.”

Public Health Minute shares practical health advice informed by cutting-edge research with the public, said Dr. Latimer. “It’s also an opportunity to showcase the incredible breadth of knowledge possessed by the faculty of The College of New Rochelle, 

A total of 17 segments of Public Health Minute have already been produced at CNR with new segments scheduled each month.  Among the guests featured to date include:  

Dr. Amy Bass, CNR, Sports as a Health Incentive

Dr. Ken Doka, CNR, Grief and Health Effects

Dr. Carolyn Anderson, University of Pittsburgh, Metastatic Melanoma

Dr. Tammy Brady, Johns Hopkins University, Heart Health and Teens

Dr. George Tsokos, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. James Crowe, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Zika Virus

Dr. Debra Hunt, CNR, Nurse Educator Shortage

Dr. Kathleen Reilly Fallon, NYC Midtown Health Center, Diabetes and Foot Health

To hear these and other past segments, visit the webpage for Public Health Minute.