Research Trails Industry in Automation

As the NIH cuts funds and laboratories close, health scientists miss opportunities to improve productivity through automation, says Prof. Peter Muennig

Decoding Global Aging

This year’s Age Boom Academy helped journalists cut through the thicket of statistics behind the exploding population of seniors around the world.

Bridging the Gap

Prof. Sally Findley’s new book makes the case that community health workers are uniquely equipped to improve the health of immigrants.

Cruel Summer

Obesity-related behaviors increase when school is out, according to new research by Prof. Claire Wang.

Medicaid Advantage

In a new video, economist Tal Gross explains why Medicaid expansion costs less than many states think, and how it’s good for hospitals.

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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.