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The Department of Epidemiology is committed to producing world-class science with real-world impact while training the next generation of epidemiologists to improve the health and lives of communities around the world. After a century of tradition, we are still creating tomorrow's public health science today.

Our Work In The News
What We Do

Dynamic Research Units with core strengths in chronic disease, environmental, infectious disease, psychiatric, neuro, social, substance abuse, and violence and injury epidemiology, as well as causal inference, methods, and other public health and biomedical areas.


Our Scientists

Dr. Quarraisha Abdool Karim working in the field
Over 150 Faculty with a dozen research centers and labs, producing 1,000 publications each year.

Our Trainees

Epidemiology trainees
A leader in training with over 400 students and fellows from 31 states and 34 nations.

Global Epidemiology

Global epidemiology world map
Our epidemiologists teach, conduct research, and fieldwork alongside colleagues in more than 60 countries, including the Columbia Global Centers.

Faculty Openings

Entrance to the Allan Rosenfield Building
See our announcement for multiple tenured, tenure track, and non-tenure track faculty positions.
Why Choose Columbia Epidemiology?