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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 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
Debra Kalmuss
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
David Bell
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Eric Schrimshaw
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences 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
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Judith Jones
Special Lecturer \ Professor Emeritia of Clinical
Population and Family Health
John Santelli
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics
Katharina Janus
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
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 (in Medicine)
Melissa Begg
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mary Northridge
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
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
Norman Kleiman
Associate Research Scientist
Environmental Health Sciences
Parisa Tehranifar
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Ruth Finkelstein
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Richard Parker
Special Research Scientist
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
Rafael Perez-Figueroa
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center
Renata Schiavo
Senior Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences
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
Theodorus Sandfort
Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Thomas Ference
Special Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
Ursula M. Staudinger
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
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)
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Raygine DiAquoi
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Daniel Giovenco
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Peter Taback
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences

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What does inequity look like? Here at the Mailman School, students are trained to work with data, measure, and analyze disparities on the population level, and to work with communities to improve their health. But bearing witness to injustices can also be very specific and per
Twenty-nine American states fail to require adequate health screenings for children entering school, according to a latest report by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health professor Dr. Irwin Redlener. The paper, entitled “Missed Opportunities,” examined school health screening
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