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PHILIP ALCABES

PROFESSOR

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH

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Diplomas/Degrees

PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health (1993)
MPH, Epidemiology, Columbia University, School of Public Health (1981)
MA, Biochemistry, University of California, Berkeley (1978)
BS, Chemistry, Union College (1976)

Recent Courses

Capstone In Public Health
Policy Aspects Of Health Care And Public Health

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Public health in the 21st century. Ethics in public health practice.

Research Interests

Disease control policy. Social constructions of health threats. The risk society.

Books

P. Alcabes (2009). Dread: How Fear and Fantasy Have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to Avian Flu. PublicAffairs Books.


Community and Corporate Leadership

Founding member, Scientific Advisory Committee to the World Trade Center Health Registry (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene).