Incarceration and Public Health Our goal is to examine mass incarceration through a public health lens and infuse criminal justice issues into the fabric of public health education. Rikers Island According to a recent article in The New York Times, "Violence has continued largely unabated, despite extraordinary levels of outside scrutiny." Research Unique among schools of public health, we support an interdisciplinary network of scholars and teachers from across the school Student Profile Watch alumna Jasmine Graves discuss how her background led to full-time work in incarceration prevention. Featured Project Dean Linda P. Fried writes, "Incarceration is a public health concern that warrants a public health response." Events Learn more about lectures and seminars that bring together a diverse group of scholars, clinicians, criminal justice officials, and policy advocates. Learn more Find out how the Mailman School is leading the work on incarceration prevention.