Dr. Anuradha Srivastava, Assistant Professor

Dr. Anuradha Srivastava is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Geology at Queensborough Community College (QCC) since 2015. Dr. Srivastava co-lead the efforts to launch QCC’s A.S. Public Health Program and has been serving as the Director of the Program since its establishment in Fall 2016. She is a member of a national consortium of the League of Innovation’s Reigelman Award Recipients for Excellence in Public Health Program Development. Dr. Srivastava’s current research is in the field of public health, which involves studying a variety of risk factors that can lead to diseases, injury and other negative health conditions. She has made significant contributions in the field of global health, especially in the area of neglected tropical diseases and malaria while collaborating with scientists of international repute. Dr. Srivastava has gained valuable training in public health related research as post-doctoral fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Mississippi, and University of South Florida. Dr. Srivastava was awarded RF-CUNY’s 2017 Research in the Classroom Idea Grant award and havs mentored thirty QCC students in the research project by implementing it in her BI-520 / Introduction to Public Health course. Dr. Srivastava is also a recipient of PSC-CUNY’s 2018 Trad A grant to study epigenetic modifications of regulatory genes responsible for brain development in fetuses exposed to intra uterine tobacco smoke, and she is currently mentoring three students in this research project. Dr. Srivastava’s scholastic and creative achievements include numerous published peer-reviewed articles, two book chapters, and several oral and invited presentations. Her research articles have been published in international journals of very high standing, including the Journal of Parasitology, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Cell and Tissue Research, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, to name a few. Dr. Srivastava constantly seeks opportunities to enhance the intellectual growth of students in a setting that encourages them to think about public health from a global perspective. Since 2016, she has been serving as faculty co-advisor of Women in Science club and has co-organized student events and coordinate co-curricular activities to promote and popularize STEM careers among QCC students. The mission of this club is to provide a robust supportive platform to girls to continue their interest in Sciences.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery exterior in the afternoonOpens in a new window
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.