Since 1922, the Mailman School has been at the forefront of public health research, education, and community collaboration. Addressing everything from chronic disease to HIV/AIDS to healthcare policy, the School tackles today’s pressing public health issues, translating research into action.
From the Dean
"We have reached a pivotal moment in public health. Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health provides countless opportunities to make a difference." Read more
The Mailman Difference
At the Mailman School of Public Health, we pursue an agenda of education, research, and service to address the critical and complex public health issues. Read more
Central to public health—and the Mailman School’s mission—is ensuring equal access to conditions that ensure health and well-being for all. Read more
What is Public Health?
Public health is the study and practice of assuring the conditions for people to be healthy. Read more
As a member of the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health, the Mailman School of Public Health was reaccredited in 2010 and has begun the next process for reaccreditation. Read more