National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week

Columbia Mailman School of Public Health participated in the American Public Health Association's annual National Public Health Week.  Our community events brought together students, faculty and staff along with colleagues from our Northern Manhattan neighborhoods and Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Presented in partnership with The Office of Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion (ODCI)

Community Panel Discussion 

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

2023 National Public Health Week Community Panel Discussion

The panel discussion featured local community leaders and a conversation about the resources needed to foster and sustain true academic-community partnerships that reduce disparities and foster wellbeing in Northern Manhattan and beyond.  This event was also featured as part of CUIMC’s Interprofessional Education (IPE) Day.

Kate Barnhart, Founder & Director, New Alternatives for Homeless LGBT Youth

Rev. Jacques Andre DeGraff, Choose Healthy Life Clergy Leader, New York, Advocate, Activist, Leader, and Strategist 

Rosita Romero, Executive Director, Dominican Women’s Development Center

Peggy Shepard, Co-founder and Executive Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, Member, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health Board of Advisors 

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH (moderator)
Dean, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice
Professor, Epidemiology and Medicine
Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center