Stressed Out Soldiers

New research by Prof. Magdalena Cerdá finds that returning National Guardsmen have an increased risk for alcohol abuse.

Ebola Outbreak

Prof. Stephen Morse appeared on MSNBC to discuss likely reasons for this West African outbreak and the potential for vaccine development.

Summer School

Diverse undergraduate students from around the country spend their summer immersed in public health.

Urban Health Lessons

A group of Global Leadership Fellows from the World Economic Forum got a hands-on introduction to health issues facing elderly New Yorkers.

AIDS Care in Africa

ICAP Next Generation Fellow and Columbia College senior, Loxley Bennett, sets out to assist with AIDS research and care in sub-Saharan Africa.

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.