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Seeking Answers on Gun Violence


In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, Epidemiology Chair Charles Branas weighs-in on firearm violence, including what his research says about where it happens and how to stop it.

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Mailman Takes the Prize at Columbia “Datathon”


A pair of doctoral students in Biostatistics beat the clock and impressed the judges with their insights into the sharing economy.


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Menstruation Hygiene Needs Neglected in Emergencies 


In Lebanon and Myanmar, displaced girls and women lack the ability to safely, privately, and comfortably manage their periods.


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Faculty in the News

The Big Idea: A Voice for Women and Girls, Columbia Magazine, Fall 2017

The Trump Administration’s Case Against Birth Control Is a Stunning Distortion of Science, Vox, October 10

Deadly Madagascar Plague Outbreak Could Also Happen in the U.S., Infectious Disease Expert Warns, Newsweek, October 9

U.S. HIV Aid to Focus on Accelerating Control of 13 Nations’ Epidemics, POZ, October 6