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Barbara Glickstein

Barbara Glickstein

Barbara Glickstein is a public health nurse executive, health policy expert and broadcast journalist.   She is the co-founding director of the Center for Health Media and Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York. For the past 25 years, she has produced and hosted “Healthstyles,” an award-winning, weekly program on public radio in New York City.  Glickstein views her radio program as a public health practice, providing ongoing coverage of issues that make a difference in our everyday lives. Glickstein co-founded and served as Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, the largest academic integrative health care center in the United States.

Barbara Glickstein is a WMC SheSource expert on public health, healthcare reform, and health policy. 


Featured Columns

Breast Cancer Screening: Why I Support the New Guidelines

December 14, 2009

Media coverage of the new guidelines regarding mammography screening has emphasized controversy and focused on fears about health rationing. However, many women’s health advocates have, for years, warned that the tests are oversold. Here, the author explains and asks us to take a rational look at the evidence. More »

“Imani” for Rape Survivors: A Nurse's Travels to Kenya

August 13, 2009

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton completes her trip to Africa, the author describes how nurses in one city torn by conflict are combatting violent crimes against women. More »