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Faculty in Global Health

Angela Aidala
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Amy Fairchild
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Anne Paxton
Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bin Cheng
Associate Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Batya Elul
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Burton Edelstein
Professor
Health Policy and Management and Dentistry (in Community Health) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bhaven Sampat
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Christina Hoven
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Daniel Barth-Jones
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Diane Di Mauro
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Diana Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Hoos
Associate Research Scientist
ICAP
Darby Jack
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Denis Nash
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Deborah Maine
Professor Emerita and Special Lecturer Clinical
Population and Family Health
David Rosner
Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Deliang Tang
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Elizabeth Radin
Associate Research Scientist
ICAP
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Frederica Perera
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Habibul Ahsan
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Helena Duch
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Iuliana Ionita-Laza
Associate Professor
Biostatistics
Ian McKeague
Professor
Biostatistics
Irwin Redlener
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management and Pediatrics (in the Earth Institute)
Jeffrey Fagan
Professor
Epidemiology
Judith Jones
Special Lecturer \ Professor Emeritia of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Joseph Graziano
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences and Pharmacology
Joseph Lee
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeanne Stellman
Professor Emerita
Health Policy and Management
Josh Ruxin
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeffrey Sachs
Professor
Health Policy and Management
John Santelli
Professor
Population and Family Health
Jack Saul
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Jennifer Hirsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Jeri Nieves
Associate Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Katharina Janus
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Katherine Keyes
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
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
Lynn Freedman
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Lindsay Stark
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health
Manuela Orjuela-Grimm
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics (In the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mary Clare Lennon
Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Moise Desvarieux
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Miriam Rabkin
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mary Gamble
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Neil Boothby
Allan Rosenfield Professor of Forced Migration and Health
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Peter Muennig
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Paul Wilson
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Ruth Finkelstein
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management (in the Columbia Aging Center)
Richard Parker
Special Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Ruth Ottman
Professor
Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Sergievsky 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
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Sally Findley
Professor
Population and Family Health & Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Sandro Galea
Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Sheila Rothman
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (in the Center for the Study of Society and Medicine)
Salim Abdool Karim
Caprisa Professor for Global Health
in Epidemiology
Stephen Morse
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Therese McGinn
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Tiffany Gary-Webb
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Terry McGovern
Interim Chair and Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Unni Krishnan Karunakara
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Wendy Chavkin
Special Lecturer/ Professor Emerita
Population and Family Health and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wafaa El-Sadr
University Professor
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in the Columbia Aging Center)
Vegard Skirbekk
Professor
Population and Family Health (In the Columbia Aging Center)
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Ellen Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Stephan Helleringer
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Helen-Maria Lekas
Associate Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Nancy Sloan
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Alastair Ager
Adjunct Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Robin Whyatt
Special Lecturer / Professor Emerita
Environmental Health Sciences
Annika Sweetland
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (In Psychiatry)
Charles Branas
Anna Cheskis Gelman and Murray Charles Gelman Professor
Epidemiology

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Just Published

Clinton, C., & Sridhar, D. (2017). Who Pays for Cooperation in Global Health? A Comparative Analysis of WHO, the World Bank, the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Lancet. View abstract

Santelli, J.S., Song, X., Garbers, S., Sharma, V., & Viner, R.M. (2017). Global Trends in Adolescent Fertility, 1990-2012, in Relation to National Wealth, Income Inequalities, and Educational Expenditures. Journal of Adolescent Health. View abstract

Martins, S.S., & Ghandour, L.A. (2017). Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs in Adolescents and Young Adults: Not Just a Western Phenomenon. World Psychiatry. View abstract

Shah, N.S,, Auld, S.C., Brust, J.C. ... & Gandhi, N. R. (2017). Transmission of Extrensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Afrida. The New England Journal of Medicine. View abstract.