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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

Mailman School of Public Health pursues an agenda of education, research, and service to address the critical and complex public health issues. Read more

What is Public Health?

Public health is the study and practice of assuring the conditions for people to be healthy. Read more