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Now that public health has added 30 years to human life expectancy, it’s time to create the social systems that can optimize longer lives. 

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Faculty in Aging

Bin Cheng
Associate Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
David Weiss
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (In the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center)
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Joseph Lee
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Joyce Pressley
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeri Nieves
Associate Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
John Rowe
Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging
Health Policy and Management
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Linda Fried
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice, Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Lynn Tepper
Clinical Professor
Behavioral Science (In Sociomedical Sciences and Dentistry)
Mary Northridge
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Myrna Weissman
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Norman Kleiman
Associate Research Scientist
Environmental Health Sciences
Yuval Neria
Professor
Psychology (In Epidemiology and Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ruth Finkelstein
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management (in the Columbia Aging Center)
Robyn Gershon
Professor Emerita Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (in Nursing)
Sharon Schwartz
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Thelma Mielenz
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ursula M. Staudinger
Robert N. Butler Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia Aging Center
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in the Columbia Aging Center)
F. DuBois Bowman
Chair and Cynthia and Robert Citrone-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor
Biostatistics
Ari Markenson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Vegard Skirbekk
Professor
Population and Family Health (In the Columbia Aging Center)
May Hua
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology (In Epidemiology) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Andrea Baccarelli
Chair and Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ana Navas-Acien
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Harold Pincus
Professor
Psychiatry (in Health Policy and Management)
John McHugh
Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management

News & Features

Women’s cognitive functioning past middle age may be affected by the degree of gender equality in the country in which they live, according to new research by the Columbia Robert E. Butler Aging Center at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The findings are published onlin
Researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, with the support of The John A. Hartford Foundation, have developed a new barometer that estimates how countries are adapting to th
Development assistance for health largely ignores older age groups, with 90 percent of the assistance going to people below the age of 60, according to a new study led by a researcher at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center, Mailman School of Public Health. Children below the age of 5

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Bonsang, E., Skirbekk, V., & Staudinger, U.M. (2017). As You Sow, So Shall You Reap: Gender-Role Attitudes and Late-Life Cognition. Psychol Sci. View abstract

Northridge, M.E., Estrada, I., Schrimshaw, E.W., Greenblatt, A.P., Metcalf, S.S., & Kunzel, C. (2017). Racial/Ethnic Minority Older Adults' Perspectives on Proposed Medicaid Reforms' Effects on Dental Care Access. Am J Public Health. View abstract

Oltmanns, J., Godde, B., Winneke, A.H. ... & Staudinger, U.M. (2017). Don't Lose Your Brain at Work - The Role of Recurrent Novelty at Work in Cognitive and Brain Aging. Frontiers in PsychologyView abstract.

Roth, W., Morgello, S., Goldman, J. … & Gutierrez, J. (2017). Histopathological Differences Between the Anterior and Posterior Brain Arteries as a Function of Aging. Stroke. View abstract.

 

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