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The Mailman School is a leader in innovative public health curricula. Pioneering a redesign to reflect the complexities of careers and emerging research, our MPH core transcends disciplines, sectors, and approaches to improving public health.

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Faculty in Public Health Education

Angela Aidala
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
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
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
Diana Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Bell
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Irwin Redlener
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management and Pediatrics (in the Earth Institute)
Julian Abrams
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Judith Jones
Special Lecturer \ Professor Emeritia of Clinical
Population and Family Health
John Santelli
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics
Linda Fried
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice, Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Linda Cushman
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Lisa Rosen-Metsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Lynn Tepper
Clinical Professor
Behavioral Science (In Sociomedical Sciences and Dentistry)
Luisa Borrell
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Melanie Gold
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Melissa Begg
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Marita Murrman
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Michael Reilly
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Ruth Finkelstein
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Richard Parker
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology, Special Research Scientist and Special Lecturer in Sociomedical Sciences
Rita Kukafka
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences and Biomedical Informatics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Rachel Moresky
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Theodorus Sandfort
Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Therese McGinn
Professor Emerita
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Thomas Ference
Special Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
Y. Claire Wang
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Vegard Skirbekk
Professor
Population and Family Health (In the Columbia Aging Center)
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Latanya Mapp Frett
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Peter Taback
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
S. Patrick Kachur
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center

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