2012 Latex Ball
2012 Latex Ball

Roseland Ballroom, NYC

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Black Lives Matter.
Black Lives Matter.

CRG + UrbanHealth Lab believes that social justice is necessary to ensuring the health and well-being of all. We stand with our community and with the goal of promoting equity and working to end systemic racism everywhere.

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Smell gas?  Act fast.
Smell gas? Act fast.

Natural gas leaks are everywhere and they present two main dangers, combustion and asphyxiation. Participate in a research study aimed at reducing the dangers of natural gas leaks. Earn up to $175 in cash and Amazon gift cards. Visit www.GasLeakStudy.nyc to see if you’re eligible.

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What's New?


Research:  Smell Something?  Say Something.


CRG + UrbanHealth Lab was recently awarded a grant from CUNY/Con Edison to study human behavioral responses to detecting and reported suspected natural gas leaks.

Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Virtual Lab Seminars


The UrbanHealth Lab will be hosting its 2020-2021 lab seminar series virtually (via Zoom).  This year's structure includes a combination of semi-structured discussions on topics such as authorship and non-academic research careers as well as formal presentations on research being conducted by CUNY faculty, fellows, and lab affiliates.


The Ethical Slut Redux


CRG + UrbanHealth Lab Co-Director Dr. Nicholas Grosskopf gave a talk on ethical conduct in sex research at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality's Inaugural Summer Research Institute (July 2018).


Got time for a quickie?


Participants needed for health research studies at the UrbanHealth Lab at York College/CUNY.  You may be eligible for compensation.


Research:  #MeToo


In light of the recent media attention paid to sexual coercion, the CRG + UrbanHealth Lab team was awarded a grant to explore the varying content and genres of information on YouTube regarding sexual harassment, sexual consent, sexual assault, and sexual abuse.


Research:  #VaxWithMe

During the 2017-2018 season, the percentage of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) was at or above the epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks.  The CRG + UrbanHealth Lab team was recently funded to study the content and messaging of popular YouTube videos regarding the seasonal flu vaccine.