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Now that public health has added 30 years to human life expectancy, it’s time to create the social systems that can optimize longer lives. 

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Faculty in Aging

Bin Cheng
Associate Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
David Weiss
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (In the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center)
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Joseph Lee
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Joyce Pressley
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeri Nieves
Associate Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
John Rowe
Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging
Health Policy and Management
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Linda Fried
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice, Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Lynn Tepper
Clinical Professor
Behavioral Science (In Sociomedical Sciences and Dentistry)
Mary Northridge
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Mady Hornig
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Myrna Weissman
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Norman Kleiman
Associate Research Scientist
Environmental Health Sciences
Yuval Neria
Professor
Psychology (In Epidemiology and Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ruth Finkelstein
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Robyn Gershon
Professor Emerita Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (in Nursing)
Sharon Schwartz
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Thelma Mielenz
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ursula M. Staudinger
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in the Columbia Aging Center)
F. DuBois Bowman
Chair and Cynthia and Robert Citrone-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor
Biostatistics
Ari Markenson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Vegard Skirbekk
Professor
Population and Family Health (In the Columbia Aging Center)
May Hua
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology (In Epidemiology) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Andrea Baccarelli
Chair and Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ana Navas-Acien
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Harold Pincus
Professor
Psychiatry (in Health Policy and Management)
John McHugh
Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management
Pia Mauro
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Brandon Pearson
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences

News & Features

Across the country, businesses are seeing a lot more gray in their workforces. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, over the last 20 years, the portion of works age 55 and older has grown from one in nine to nearly one in four.Amidst these demographic changes, some companies stand out
National Grid, Silvercup Studios and the Bronx Zoo are three of 13 New York City businesses being honored by the Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public Health for valuing workers of all ages. As our population ages and more people work longer, the award aims to highlight indus
Two years ago, Sylvia Lask, then age 81, spent months in a Bronx hospital recovering from a painful burst abscess. Flipping the script of aging’s inevitable decline, she became more active afterward, making regular trips to Albany to advocate on behalf of people with mental illness.Another o

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