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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

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Our faculty's research is often covered by major media outlets and discussed on social media.
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Global Epidemiology

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

Faculty Openings

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See our announcement for multiple tenured, tenure track, and non-tenure track faculty positions.
Why Choose Columbia Epidemiology?

Our Scientists

Dr. Quarraisha Abdool Karim working in the field
Nearly 150 Faculty
dozen research centers and labs
Over 100 active research projects
Nearly 1,000 publications each year

Our Trainees

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Over 300 Masters students
More than 80 Doctoral students
Dozens of postdoctoral fellows
From 31 states and 34 nations