Faculty in the News
Mailman School of Public Health faculty are renowned scientists, practitioners, and educators working on the forefront of critical public health issues in the U.S. and around the world. They are frequently called upon by journalists to discuss their work and to comment on vital issues and events of our day.
Map of Gun Deaths Across the U.S. Shows Cities Have Lower Rates than Rural Counties
Finding the Origin of a Pandemic Is Difficult. Preventing One Shouldn't Be.
(Op-Ed by W. Ian Lipkin)
What Older Voters Say About Biden 2024: From ‘He’s Fine’ to ‘Oh, God’
Over-the-Counter Narcan Will Save Lives - Once We Know How to Use It
(Op-Ed by Michael McNeil)
Research with Exotic Viruses Risks a Deadly Outbreak
I’m a Longevity Expert. Here’s Why I Tell My Students to Read the Obits
(Op-ed by Dean Linda P. Fried)
Eight Bold Agenda Items for the World Health Organization As It Turns 75
Allergy Season Is Getting Worse And Here’s Why
The Americans Who Have Lived Through Multiple Mass shootings
Mourning Family and Climate Change in the Age of Loss and Damage
(Op-ed by Robbie M. Parks)
Being 'Socially Frail' Comes with Health Risks for Older Adults
Can the Increase in Higher Education Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Solve Health Disparities?
NYC's Rats Found Infected with Virus That Causes COVID
Air Pollution ‘Speeds Up Osteoporosis’ in Postmenopausal Women
Bringing Fresh Produce to New York’s Correctional Facilities
(Op-Ed co-authored by Bob Fullilove)
The Way We Eat Could Add Nearly 1 Degree of Warming by 2100
Extreme Heat Is a Health Crisis, Columbia Experts Say
Just How Dangerous Is the Ohio Derailment Disaster?
Big Soda’s Alcohol Drinks Worry Health Experts
Gut Microbiomes Offer Insights into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
This Deadly Chemical Should be Banned
(op-ed co-authored by David Rosner, Gerald Markowitz and Rebecca Fuoco)
We Have the Resources: Let’s Finish the Job of Ending AIDS
(op-ed by Wafaa El-Sadr)
How Repeat Exposure to Shootings like Michigan State’s Traumatizes Young People
(op-ed co-authored by Charlie Branas, Sonali Rajan, and Mark S. Kaplan)
How Deadly Was China’s Covid Wave?
Mpox is Almost Gone in the U.S., Leaving Lessons and Mysteries in Its Wake
These Homes Replaced Their Gas Stoves—and Saw a Huge Drop in Indoor Pollution
The Cruel Tyranny of Sick Notes
Flavored Cannabis Marketing Is Criticized for Targeting Kids
No, Gas Stoves Aren’t Being Banned. But They Still May Pose Health Risks
In Politics, How Old Is Too Old?