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.



How bad is the air quality from wildfire smoke? These apps will show you
August 12

Sunday Times (South Africa)
'Women still have to prove we can be scientists': SA’s Queen of Epidemiology

Augutst 8



The Washington Post

Delta Infections Likely More Severe 
July 29 

ABC News

NYC, California Turn to COVID Testing Mandate 
July 28 

Conquering Remaining Vaccine Hesitancy Requires a Different Approach 
July 28 

Gun Violence Is Surging—Researchers Finally Have the Money to Ask Why 
July 21 



The Atlantic
We’re Not Ready for Another Pandemic
June 25  

CNNCuomo Prime Time
Delta Variant 'Greatest Threat' to Our Ability to Eliminate Covid in the U.S.
June 22 

The Takeaway WNYC | PRI
Columbia Study Highlights Lack of Access to Menstruation Hygiene Products for the Homeless (Download podcast)
June 23  

The Green Space | WNYC | New York Public Radio
WNYC 2021 Health Convening 
June 23 



The New York Times
Scientists Don't Want to Ignore the ‘Lab Leak’ Theory, Despite No New Evidence 
May 21 

Florida Hospital Warns of ‘Dangerous’ Spike in Pool-Related Drownings 
May 27 
How Many People Die When Polluters Exceed Their Limits? 
May 27 
The New York Times
Just How Big Could India’s True Covid Toll Be? 
May 25 

The New York Times
Reaching 'Herd Immunity' Is Unlikely in the U.S.
May 3


Optimism in New York City as Second Wave Ebbs
April 29

ABC News
India's Second Coronavirus Wave Causing Global 'Crisis'
April 29

STAT - Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine
End Fracking Exemptions, A Threat to Maternal and Public Health
April 26


The New Normal in N.Y.: High Rates and a Steady Stream of Virus Cases
March 31

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Criticism of WHO Wuhan Report Exposes Limits of Agency's Power and Influence
March 30

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Loneliness Is a Public Health Problem: This Low-Tech Intervention Can Help
March 26

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Advocates Want NIH to Use Its Moderna Vaccine Patent to Push for Global Access
March 25

Making Sense of the Guidelines for Vaccinated People
March 18

NY1 - Wikipedia
Federal Program Could Help Bridge Vaccine Divide in East Harlem
March 18

The Muse
Public Health Needs Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider 
March 18

You're Vaccinated. Can You Finally Take a Vacation?
March 17

Today (American TV program) - Wikipedia
As States Remove Mask Mandates and Reopen, What Does It Mean for Restaurant Workers?
March 5

Black Farmers May Finally Get the Help They Deserve
March 4



'Everything Seems So Tenuous': Variants Threaten N.Y.C.'s Progress on Virus
February 25

Are New York Restaurant Customers Ready to Dine Inside Again?
February 19

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Expert Shares Thoughts on Race Relations and Public Health
February 18

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The High-Tech Upgrades of the Pandemic Office Are Mostly for Show
February 17

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Virus May Never Go Away but Could Change into Mild Annoyance
February 14

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Sex Workers Are Fighting to Get the COVID Vaccine
February 12

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Actual Coronavirus Infections Far Higher Than Confirmed Cases
February 6

Super Bowl Party or Superspreader Event?
February 4

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Viruses Know No Borders
February 4

The Nation
Biden's Coronavirus Plan Will Not Prevent Death and Devastation
February 3



Why Vaccines Alone Will Not End the Pandemic
January 24

The Economist - Wikipedia
What Is Being Done to Tackle "Period Poverty" in the West?
January 20

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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Under a Biden Administration
January 18

USA Today
Where Did COVID-19 Come From?
January 17

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Why Some Experts Want to Relax Vaccine Prioritization
January 8

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CDC Foresees Spread in U.S. of Highly Contagious Coronavirus Variant
January 6

Eldera: The New Global Intergenerational Mentoring Program
January 5

Cleaner Air in Pandemic-Era NYC Reveals Possible Future
January 5

Virus Numbers Are Surging. Why Is New York's Vaccine Rollout Sluggish?
January 1