Research Programs

Girls in Loas holding a book about puberty created by GATE and partners

The GATE program

Gender, Adolescent Transitions, and Environment (GATE) is dedicated to improving the lives of adolescents and women around the world through addressing issues related to pubertal health transitions, menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and access to sanitation. 

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The Region 2 Public Health Training Center

Enhances the current and future public health workforce's ability to effectively deliver the Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) to the populations of New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Global and Population Mental Health

The Global Mental Health (GMH) at Mailman Program is a cross-departmental, interdisciplinary program at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.


Energy, Equity, Housing and Health Program

The Energy Equity, Housing and Health (E2H2) Program focuses on the study of housing and household energy as social and environmental determinants of health. Founded and led by Dr. Diana Hernández, E2H2 has produced a robust body of work ranging from foundational research on the concept of energy insecurity to the evaluation of various interventions and policies at the housing and community level.