Faculty in the News

Mailman School of Public Health faculty are renowned scientists, practitioners, and educators working on the forefront of critical public health issues in the U.S. and around the world. They are frequently called upon by journalists to discuss their work and to comment on vital issues and events of our day.

Below are some example of topics and 2015 publications where our faculty members have been cited for their research findings and expert commentary.


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9 Things Your Brain Fog Is Telling You
July 31
Study Finds PTSD-Heart Risk Link Stronger in Women 
July 22
Obesity Season: Kids' Health Habits Take Summer Break 
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Obamacare Subsidies Stay, To Relief Of Consumers, Insurers, Other Businesses
June 25
NBCnews.pngDDT Pesticide Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer
June 21 
Scientists Say Global Warming Doesn't Decrease Winter Mortality Rate
June 20
WSJ.jpgInsurers Playing a Game of Thrones
June 16
NPR.jpgPeople Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About
June 16
WNYC.jpgWhat's in the Air As You Cycle City Streets?
June 11
How the Health Community Is Responding to MERS
June 9



16 Oh-So Good Reasons To Have Sex
May 28
NPR.jpgNew Mothers Get A New Kind Of Care In Rural Nigeria
May 26
Pollution Exposure Can Impact Brain Development in Utero, Study Finds
May 20
Huffington_Post.jpg6 Ways to Make New York City Parks Safer
May 1



The long, painful and repetitive history of how Baltimore became Baltimore
April 29
WashingtonPost.jpgToday is 4/20/2015. Is it finally time to stop calling marijuana a gateway drug?
April 29
WashingtonPost.jpgA scientific look at the damage parents do when they bully their gay kids
April 14
DailyNews.jpgBrooklyn tot has high levels of toxic lead while NYCHA denies paint is a problem
April 13




Vitamin D Deficiency: Weather Can Do More than Affect Your Mood; It Can Affect Your Body
March 24
Why NYC Wants to Put Old People to Work
March 20
Unhealthy Pregnancy Weight Gain and Child Obesity
March 19
Invest in American Science
March 11
Colleges Need to Think Bigger to End Campus Rape
March 11
How Incarceration Infects a Community
March 6
Sleeping Habits Among Teens Stuck on Unhealthy Plateaus, Study Finds
March 4
A Biological Basis for Chronic-Fatigue Syndrome
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New Evidence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’s Biological Roots
February 28


Bespoke HealthCare: Precision Medicine Won't Work Without Precision Questions
February 26
Study That Paid Patients to Take H.I.V. Drugs Fails
February 25
Chronicle.jpgThe Dangerous Silence of Academic Researcher
February 23
AP.jpgEye-opener: U.S. Teens Getting Less and Less Sleep, Study Shows
February 16
Arsenic Traces in Rice Cause Health Worries
February 4
WNYC.jpgVaccines and Herd Immunity, an Explainer
February 2



New Healthy Initiative Is Designed for Latinas with Breast Cancer
January 29
Fit Kids February: Understanding Today's Health Challenges
January 28
WSJ.jpgFive Ways to Control the Aging Process
January 21
AAA invests $12 Million in Study of Older Drivers' Needs
January 20
NPR.jpgPrediction: All Predictions About Ebola Are Unpredictable
January 15