A program of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Department of Sociomedical Sciences, the New York City STD Prevention Training Center (NYC PTC) is dedicated to increasing the sexual health knowledge and skills of medical health professionals in the prevention, diagnosis, screening, management and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. We offer classroom and web-based courses, hands-on training, clinical consults and technical assistance to clinical providers such as physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners. The NYC PTC is one of eight regional training centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is a member of the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers.  

Training Region

New York
New Jersey
Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands 

Our Staff

Alwyn Cohall, MD
Principal Investigator

Natalie Neu, MD MPH
Medical Director

Gowri Nagendra, MPH
Program Director

April Pavlish, MPH
Program Coordinator

Contact Us

NYC STD Prevention Training Center
215 W. 125th Street
1st Floor, Suite 1B
New York, NY 10027 

Email: nycptc@cumc.columbia.edu

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