Seminars & Conferences

Seminar series provide unique perspectives on the most pressing public health challenges of our time, with a focus on promoting better health for all.

The Dean's Seminars on Chronic Disease

This seminar series explores the global epidemic of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cancer, heart disease, hypertension, and the pandemic of obesity. 

Visit the Chronic Disease Seminars webpage for the full schedule of talks by leading authorities along with a presentation from Mailman faculty.

Food, Public Health, and Social Justice Series 

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s Mark Bittman, former New York Times columnist and bestselling author, is hosting a lecture series on the food justice movement aimed at connecting the dots between the food system, public health, and health policy.

Visit the Food Justice Series webpage for the full schedule of talks by food experts, labor advocates, scientists, members of the government, and journalists.

The Global Health Initiative Series

The Global Health Initiative seeks to advance the collective insight and influence of the School and its partners by participating in a broad range of events that showcase knowledge and innovation with respect to key global challenges.

Visit the Global Health Initiative Series webpage for the full schedule of events. For information on past seminars, visit the archive.