ABOUT ME

Dr. Anthony J. Santella is an Associate Professor of Public Health at Hofstra University where he teaches in the graduate public health programs and undergraduate community health and LGBTQ+ studies programs. He serves in leadership positions with the Long Island Ryan White HIV Planning Council, the American Public Health Association, and is on the Board of Directors of The HIV League, a nonprofit organization which provides college scholarships to people living with HIV/AIDS. He also serves on the editorial board of the journal Plos One. Dr. Santella is a health services researcher and evaluator specializing in HIV and STI prevention, sexual health, and dental public health. His research helps improve the health and well-being of several vulnerable communities including people who are living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS, gender and sexual minorities, justice-involved persons, and people who are homeless. His research has been funded by both state and federal government agencies. Dr. Santella earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from Emory University, a Doctor of Public Health in Health Systems Management from Tulane University, and an Advanced Certificate in Health Professions Pedagogy and Leadership from Hofstra University. He is also a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.

  • Name:

    Anthony J. Santella
  • E-mail:

    asantella@gmail.com
  • Address:

    Long Island, New York
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Anthony J. Santella

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


IN THE MEDIA

RESUME

Work Experience

Hofstra University

2014-present

Associate Professor of Public Health

University of Sydney

2012-14

Lecturer of HIV, STIs, and Sexual Health

Long Island University

2009-12

Assistant Professor of Public Health

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

2008-12

Director of HIV Policy, Planning and Implementation Unit

Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation

2007-08

Research Scientist

Grey Healthcare Group

2001-03, and 2006-07

Account Supervisor/Managed Care Strategist

Education

University of Connecticut

1997-2001

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences

Emory University

2003-2004

Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management

Tulane University

2005-2007

Doctor of Public Health in Health Systems Management

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing

2015

Master Certified Health Education Specialist

Hofstra University

2015-2017

Advanced Certificate in Health Professions Pedagogy


Consultancies



  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Columbia University
  • Grey Healthcare Group
  • Long Island Health Collaborative
  • New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • NYC Health + Hospitals
  • NYC Department of Homeless Servicess
  • Prevention NYC
  • Stony Brook University Center for Public Health Education

Current Leadership
Appointments



  • ​American Public Health Association, Committee on Health Equity Chair
  • American Public Health Association​, HIV/AIDS Section Governing Councilor
  • PLOS One, Academic Editor
  • Nassau-Suffolk HIV Health Services Planning Council, Chair
  • The HIV League, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Long Island, Board of Directors

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