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In this Issue
Letter from the Dean
Mind the Gaps
As the gap in health between the United States and peer nations grows, Mailman School scholars redouble their eorts.
Climate change isn't just inconvenient; it kills people. Public health scientists tackle the consequences of greenhouse gases.
BY ALISON FROMME & SHARON TREGASKIS
Cities grow. Megacities emerge. Fresh data on urbanization—worldwide and close to home.
BY ALLA KATSNELSON
The World That Makes Us Fat
It's harder to lose weight than to have never gained it in the first place. Scholars delve into the particulars of prevention.
BY MELINDA WENNER MOYER
For the nation's 32.4 million low-income children, the National Center for Children in Poverty makes an evidencebased case.
BY KRISTINA STRAIN
In its first year of practice, a transformed curriculum prepares scholars for the emerging challenges of the 21st century.
BY PAUL ZAKRZEWSKI
Lights, Action, Stopwatch
This summer, students hit the road to put theory to the test. For their eightweek practicum, one team took on an emergency department.
Supercomputing | Board expansion | New program: GRAPH | Ronald Bayer, PhD
Safe routes to school | HIV & breast-feeding | Opioid overdose | BPA & asthma
Faculty, Student & Alumni News
Cultural Medium | Book Shelf | Class of '13 Career News | Award Winners | Alumni News | Student Voices
DEAN - Linda P. Fried | EDITOR IN CHIEF - Sharon Tregaskis | DESIGN DIRECTOR - Jon Kalish | ASSOCIATE EDITOR - Maria Andriella O'Brien | EDITORIAL ADVISOR - Bethany Jankunis | STAFF WRITERS - Tim Paul and Anne Foulke Toner | COPY EDITOR - Dana Cook Grossman