Professor of Health Studies
Office Hours: by appointment
Professor Guttmacher directs the NYU MPH Program. Her research interests include policy and prevention of chronic and infectious diseases; poverty and public health; women's health and evaluation. Much of her research in the past severalyears has been in the Cape Town Metro area of South Africa. Dr. Guttmacher is currently involved in two research projects in South Africa. One is on the integration of TB and HIV clinics in the Cape Town Metro are which she is doing with her Doctoral Student Jenny Uyei. The second is examining the health and educational risk faced by the youth from Zimbabwe who are currently refugees in South Africa. Dr. Guttmacher is also involved in the evaluation of a training program for NPs in Title 10 clinics. She has just publiched a book, "Community Based Health Interventions" with Pat Kelly and Yumary Ruiz, Jossey Bass, 2010. Dr. Guttmacher is a member of the Board of Public Health Examiners, NAF, and the Immediate Past President of the Council on Public Health Programs.