Nick Freudenberg

Senior Faculty Fellow

Degree Info

PhD and a Masters degree in Health Policy and Management from the Columbia University School of Public Health


Nicholas Freudenberg is a Senior Faculty Fellow with the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute and Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy. His research and scholarship focuses on diet-related chronic diseases, urban health, the evaluation of complex urban interventions, and the role of the food industry in health and disease. For 30 years he has assisted NYC organizations to plan, implement, and evaluate policies, programs, and advocacy campaigns to improve community health and reduce health inequities, and he was the co-founder, with Janet Poppendieck, of the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College.