Mailman Student Voices

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. 

Turning the Public On to Public Health

Harnessing her passion for the arts, Erica Chung translates public health topics and science findings into language that everyone can understand. 

Recovery Mode: My Practicum in Puerto Rico

MPH student Tiffany Smith shares a photo essay from her summer practicum on discovering Puerto Rico beyond the wreckage of Hurricane Maria. 

More Than Human Health

A special tour of the Bronx Zoo offers a glimpse into what animals and ecology can teach humans about protecting health. 

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