Bruce Armstrong, DSW

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Department of Population and Family Health
60 Haven Avenue, B-3
New York, NY
USA 10032
Email: ba5@columbia.edu

Biographical Sketch:
Bruce Armstrong, D.S.W. is Associate Clinical Professor of Public Health at Columbia Universityís Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Armstrong is director of the Young Menís Health Initiative (YMHI) at the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The YMHI includes clinic- and community-based health services for men in upper Manhattan and the Bronx, including the Young Menís Clinic (YMC) which serves almost 2,000 individual males at approximately 4,000 visits per year. He is director of the first year medical student clerkships at Columbia Universityís College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Armstrong and his colleagues at the Young Menís Clinic were awarded the Building Brick Award by the New York Urban League for outstanding community leadership and service. Dr. Armstrong received his doctorate in Social Welfare from Columbia University School of Social Work and his Masters in Social Work from New York University. He has authored and co-authored several publications on adolescent health and menís health. He serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Menís Health and is a member of the Male Involvement Advisory Committee for the Office of Population Affairs Title X programs in Region II, and contributing author for Guidelines for Male Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: A Tool for Family Planning Providers. Dr. Armstrong is a frequent speaker at conferences on menís health at regional, national, and international conferences and trainings on menís health issues and services. He has provided consultation services for the World Health Organization, the United Nations Population Fund, Promundo, the Urban Institute, EngenderHealth, Planned Parenthood, the Vera Institute of Justice, the New York City Department of Health, the Office of Population Affairs, and many others. He has also provided consultations about male involvement issues in the Philippines, Kenya, Ghana, Sweden, Austria, Brazil, and several countries in the Caribbean.