Centennial Events

Building a Healthy and Just World Since 1922

The Centennial events focus on the ways we meet the challenges of today and tomorrow, including climate change and food security, equitable health systems, healthy longevity and more. Visit the Centennial web section to browse a timeline of the School’s first century. 

For questions or more information, please contact public_health_events@cumc.columbia.edu


 

World Leaders Forum

Public Health: A Critical Foundation for Successful Societies

September 29, 2021

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD
Director-General, World Health Organization 

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH (moderator)
Dean, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Live Podcast Recording: Dean Linda P. Fried on Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen

October 12, 2021

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Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health
Director of the Robert N Butler Columbia Aging Center
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Randy Cohen
Creator and Host, Person Place Thing
Emmy Award-Winning Writer
Former New York Times Columnist

Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series

A Conversation about Climate and Food

October 13, 2021

Bill McKibben
Author and founder of 350.org

Lewis Ziska, PhD
Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD (moderator)
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Public Health
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Yusuf Hamied Distinguished Lecture

A PERSON-CENTERED AND COMPASSIONATE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

October 15, 2021

Vikram Patel, PhD, MBBS
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health at Harvard Medical School

Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series

An Argument for Healthy Longevity (and Public Health)

November 17, 2021

Victor J. Dzau, MD
President, National Academy of Medicine

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Dean, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Adriane Berg (moderator)
Former Executive Director of The Kitalys Institute, USA

A World AIDS Day / Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series Event 

HIV & COVID-19: When Pandemics collide 

Presented by ICAP at Columbia University and the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

December 2, 2021

Kevin De Cock, MD, FRCP (UK), DTM & H (Keynote Address) 
Former Director of the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization (WHO) and Former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Kenya 

Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA (Moderator) 
Director of ICAP at Columbia University and Columbia World Projects and
Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Shannon Hader, MD ’95, MPH ’95 (Panelist) 
Deputy Executive Director of Programme at UNAIDS and Assistant Secretary General at the United Nations

Gregg Gonsalves, PhD (Panelist) 
Global Health Activist, Associate Professor at Yale School of Public Health and Yale Law School

Rejoice Nkambule, MPH (Panelist) 
Deputy Director of Health Services at Ministry of Health Eswatini

CUIMC Grand Rounds

Longevity research and the clinic: the geroscience hypothesis

January 26, 2022

Eric Verdin, MD
President and CEO, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH  
Dean, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

For more information on the CUIMC Grand Rounds, please visit: https://www.cuimc.columbia.edu/about-us/events/cuimc-grand-rounds. This event is being presented with the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in celebration of its centennial. 

Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series

An (un)Holy Union: Causal Inference, Semiparametric Statistics and Machine Learning in the Age of Data Science 

February 3, 2022

Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen, PhD (Keynote Speaker) 
Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor
Professor of Statistics and Data Science
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Kiros Berhane, PhD (Moderator) 
Cynthia and Robert Citron-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor, Biostatistics
Chair, Biostatistics
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Daniel Malinsky, PhD (Panelist)
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Caleb Miles, PhD (Panelist)
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Kara Rudolph, PhD, MHS, MPH (Panelist)
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology|
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Linda Valeri, PhD (Panelist)
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series

Affordable Housing: An Essential for Health Equity

March 2, 2022

Jonathan F.P. Rose
President, Jonathan Rose Companies 

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

Diana Hernández, PhD (moderator) 
Associate Professor, Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health 

Centennial Special Event 

COVID-19 and Public Health: Two Years and a Changed Profession

March 22, 2022

Featuring Speakers from the Mailman School of Public Health

Anabel Cole, MS, MPH
Officer of Research & Community Outreach and Research Translation Core (COTC) Project Coordinator
Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health

Jessica Justman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine in Epidemiology

Terry McGovern, JD
Chair and Professor, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health

Nischay Mishra, PhD
Assistant Professor in Epidemiology, Center for Infection and Immunity

Michael A. Joseph, PhD, MPH (Moderator)
Vice Dean, Education, Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series

A Public Health System for the Future

April 6, 2022

Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
Chief Health Officer, Google

Michael Sparer, JD, PhD 
Chair and Professor, Health Policy and Management

Public Health is a Public Good

April 28, 2022

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Director, The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center

Presented by Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai