Implementation Science

A new training program for HIV scholars focuses on how to translate research into effective healthcare policy and practice.

Urban Health

Profs. Andrew Rundle and Gina Lovasi find that body mass index (BMI) is closely tied to the size and cleanliness of neighborhood parks.

AIDS in Africa

ICAP Next Generation Fellow Loxley Bennett blogs about different models of HIV treatment in Swaziland.

Drinking Problem

Those who were closest to the events of 9/11 are more likely to report highly elevated levels of binge drinking, according to a new study.

Soda Tax

Policy researcher Claire Wang weighs in on a proposed national tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that could lower rates of obesity and diabetes.

News & Research

Summer Programs

BEST Diversity Program

The Biostatistics Enrichment Summer Training (BEST) Diversity Program introduces undergraduates from under-represented populations to research in the areas of biostatistics and cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.


The Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia (EPIC) offers more than 25 intensive week-long courses for healthcare professionals seeking advanced skills for population health research and program evaluation.

Columbia Summer Research Institute

The Columbia Summer Research Institute offers an intensive five-week program of full-time study where participants gain fundamental skills in research methods, as well as additional training in comparative effectiveness research and grant writing.