Mailman Student Voices

Equal Health Under Law

After over a decade of working as an attorney in corporate and intellectual property law, Julius Towers followed his passion for public health and discovered an unexpected, but deeply personal calling to advocate for autism awareness.

A New York State of Health

Harmony Arcilla reflects on her time identifying strategies to increase public health awareness across New York with The Prevention Agenda. 

Rethinking My Longer Life

In an intergenerational class, one Columbia student explores aging and preparing for increased life expectancy with Dean Linda P. Fried 

Taking A Shot With Anti-Vaxxers

Rachel Alter immersed herself in the debate over vaccinations on social media. 

A Discussion for the Ages

A campus student group hosts an evening of intergenerational communication around climate change and the environment. 

Prioritizing Sexual Health

Columbia Mailman student Jennifer Britton recounts the lessons she learned while developing an HIV outreach program in New York City. 

Stepping Up With Student Government

Led by President Aditi Rao, meet the 2018 officers of the Columbia Public Health Graduate Student Association.  

Rainbow Childhoods

Connor Wright launches a practicum project designed to support LGBTIQ data collection in Kenya. 

Not Just a Shot In The Dark: My Quest to End Gun Violence

Sun-Ming Jessica Pan reflects on her first encounter with gun violence and how it propelled her to demand action for this public health epidemic. 

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