Who We Are

The Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University 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.

Our more than 150 faculty members conduct scientific research in more than 60 countries, publish nearly 1,000 scholarly articles each year, and have expertise in a wide range of subject areas including:  

•    Chronic Disease Epidemiology
•    Infectious Disease Epidemiology
•    Social Epidemiology
•    Injury Epidemiology
•    Psych/Neuro Epidemiology

Graduates of our programs are in high demand. Ninety-five percent of Columbia epidemiology graduates are employed at least part-time or pursuing additional education six months after earning their degrees.

To educate the public more broadly, our faculty are also readily available to explain their research and comment on health and science-related news. Media interview requests should be directed to:

Office of Communications
Mailman School of Public Health
722 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
mailmancomm [at] columbia.edu 
212-305-5635