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Child and Adolescent Health

Expertise in the health of this vulnerable population ranges from nutrition to mental health to sexuality to understanding how socioeconomic factors inform access to good health.

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Faculty in Child and Adolescent Health

Andrew Rundle
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Anne Paxton
Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Alwyn Cohall
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences, Population and Family Health, and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Armstrong
Special Lecturer
Population and Family Health
Batya Elul
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Brenda Merritt
Clinical Professor Emerita
Sociomedical Sciences
Burton Edelstein
Professor
Health Policy and Management and Dentistry (in Community Health) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Cassie Landers
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Carol Caton
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Carolyn Westhoff
Professor
Epidemiology and Population and Family Health at the New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center
Carmen Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Denise Kandel
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Diana Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Bell
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Deliang Tang
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Eric Schrimshaw
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Frederica Perera
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Helena Duch
Adjunct Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Irwin Redlener
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management and Pediatrics (in the Earth Institute)
Jeffrey Fagan
Professor
Epidemiology
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Judith Jones
Special Lecturer \ Professor Emeritia of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Joseph Graziano
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences and Pharmacology
Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Joyce Pressley
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
John Santelli
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics
Katherine Keyes
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Lauren Houghton
Associate Research Scientist
Epidemiology
Louise Kuhn
Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center)
Leslie Davidson
Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Lindsay Stark
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Melanie Gold
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Manuela Orjuela-Grimm
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics (in the HICCC) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mary Clare Lennon
Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Mady Hornig
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Myrna Weissman
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Marni Sommer
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Madelyn Gould
Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Melissa Stockwell
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics
Neil Boothby
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Renee Goodwin
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Rachel Moresky
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Sally Findley
Professor
Population and Family Health & Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Shakira Suglia
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Silvia Martins
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Virginia Rauh
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Wendy Chavkin
Special Lecturer/ Professor Emerita
Population and Family Health and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Yumiko Aratani
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Y. Claire Wang
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Morgan Philbin
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrea Baccarelli
Chair and Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Raygine DiAquoi
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Hanna-Tina Fischer
Associate
Population and Family Health
Andrea Low
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center

News & Features

A conditional cash transfer program in New York City had a positive impact on parents’ perceptions of their health, as well as their level of hope, partly through improvements in financial well-being, according to a new analysis led by King’s College London, Columbia University’s Mailman Sch
In some areas affected by conflict, adolescent girls and young women are perceived as responsible for their own safety and considered to be burdens and threats to family honor should they become victims of violence or pregnant prior to marriage, according to a study by researchers at Co
More than 50 high school students converged on the Columbia Morningside campus in January to celebrate BridgeUP, an afterschool academic and youth development program for young people in low-income communities. The program goes well beyond homework help, equipping students with the tools, sk

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Sommer, M., Muñoz-Laboy, M., Williams, A., Mayevskaya, Y., Falb, K., Abdella, G., & Stark, L. (2018). How Gender Norms are Reinforced Through Violence Against Adolescent Girls in Two Conflicted-Affected Populations. Child Abuse & Neglect. View abstract

Blake, S., Boone, M., Yenew Kassa, A. & Sommer, M. (2017). Teaching Girls About Puberty and Menstrual Hygiene Management in Rural Ethiopia. Journal of Adolescent Research. View abstract.

Ipapo, K.N., Factor-Litvak, P., Whyatt, R.M. … & Herbstman, J.B. (2017). Maternal Prenatal Urinary Phthalate Metabolite Concentrations and Visual Recognition Memory Among Infants at 27 Weeks. Environmental Research. View abstract

Ananth, C.V., Hansen, A.V. Williams, M.A., & Nybo Andersen, A.M. (2017). Cardiovascular Disease in Relation to Placental Abruption: A Population-Based Cohort Study from Denmark. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. View abstract