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Tracking large-scale changes to domestic and international health policy, from the Affordable Care Act to the Millennium Development Goals, demands a breadth of knowledge and keen insight into demographics, economics, and health systems. 

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Faculty in Healthcare Policy

Alfred Neugut
Myron M Studner Professor of Cancer Research (in Medicine) and Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Armstrong
Special Lecturer
Population and Family Health
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
Diana Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Rosner
Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Fred Hyde
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Irwin Redlener
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management and Pediatrics (in the Earth Institute)
James Colgrove
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Jeanne Stellman
Professor Emerita
Health Policy and Management
Jack Wheeler
Senior Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
John Rowe
Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging
Health Policy and Management
Katharina Janus
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Magda Schaler-Haynes
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Marita Murrman
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Miriam Laugesen
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Michael Reilly
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Michael Sparer
Chair and Professor
Health Policy and Management
Marc Wilkenfield
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Environmental Health Sciences and Clinical Medicine
Peter Messeri
Special Research Scientist / Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Peter Muennig
Professor
Health Policy and Management
Paul Wilson
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Paul Brandt-Rauf
Special Lecturer / Professor Emeritus
Environmental Health Sciences
Ronald Bayer
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Ruth Finkelstein
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Robyn Gershon
Professor Emerita Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (in Nursing)
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the 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
Ruby Senie
Special Lecturer
Epidemiology
Sara Abiola
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
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)
Thomas Ference
Special Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
Ursula M. Staudinger
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Wendy Chavkin
Special Lecturer/ Professor Emerita
Population and Family Health and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
William Gold
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in CAC)
Merlin Chowkwanyun
Donald H. Gemson Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Sumit Mohan
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Lawrence Bartlett
Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management
Ari Markenson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Adam Sacarny
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Harold Pincus
Professor
Psychiatry (in Health Policy and Management)
Alastair Ager
Adjunct Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
John McHugh
Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management
Victor Grann
Clinical Professor of Emeritus
Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management
Charles Branas
Gelman Endowed Professor
Epidemiology
Yuna Lee
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Sarah Tom
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Gertrude H Sergievsky Center)
Asha Saxena
Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management
Sally Findley
Professor
Population and Family Health (In Pediatrics and in the Center for Family and Community Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Julius Chen
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Stephen Coussens
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Jamie Daw
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Seth Prins
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences
Vandana Tripathi
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Sebastian Calonico
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Ambar La Forgia
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management

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Schiavo, R. (2016). Training the Next Generation of Global Health Communication Professionals: Opportunities and Challenges. Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media, and Engagement in Global Health. View abstract.

Lamster, I.B. (2017). Implications of the 2016 FDI Policy Statements. International Dental Journal. View abstract

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