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Aging

Now that public health has added 30 years to human life expectancy, it’s time to create the social systems that can optimize longer lives. 

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Faculty in Aging

Bin Cheng
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Joseph Lee
Professor at CUMC
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Joyce Pressley
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeri Nieves
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
John Rowe
Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging
Health Policy and Management
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Linda Fried
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice, Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Lynn Tepper
Clinical Professor
Behavioral Science (In Sociomedical Sciences and Dentistry)
Mary Northridge
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Mady Hornig
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Myrna Weissman
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Norman Kleiman
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Yuval Neria
Professor
Psychology (In Epidemiology and Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ruth Finkelstein
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Sharon Schwartz
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Thelma Mielenz
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ursula M. Staudinger
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in CAC)
Ari Markenson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Vegard Skirbekk
Professor
Population and Family Health (In the Columbia Aging Center)
May Hua
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology (In Epidemiology) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Andrea Baccarelli
Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ana Navas-Acien
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Harold Pincus
Professor
Psychiatry (in Health Policy and Management)
John McHugh
Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management
Pia Mauro
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Brandon Pearson
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Sarah Tom
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Gertrude H Sergievsky Center)
Yian Gu
Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences
(in Neurology, Epidemiology, the G.H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute)
Daniel Belsky
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In CAC)
Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In CAC)
Priya Palta
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Assistant Professor of Medical Science (In Medicine)
Ka Kahe
Virgil G. Damon Professor
Epidemiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology

News & Features

John W. Rowe, Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging in the Department of Health Policy and Management, is a member of a WHO Expert Panel on Care of the Elderly that just released interim guidance for the prevention and management of COVID-19 among elderl
International experts, including Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, Dean of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, have published a letter in The Lancet medical journal calling for a unified approach to addressing the global challenge of loneliness.In response to the growing concerns abo
A new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that implementing hospital-based palliative care services in New York State reduces treatment intensity at the end of life for hospitalized patients. Findings are online in JAMA Network Open.Using a

Just Published

Hessel, P., Kinge, J.M., Skirbekk, V., & Staudinger, U.M. (2018). Trends and Determinants of the Flynn Effect in Cognitive Functioning Among Older Individuals in 10 European Countries. J Epidemiol Community Health. View abstract

Bonsang, E., Skirbekk, V., & Staudinger, U.M. (2017). As You Sow, So Shall You Reap: Gender-Role Attitudes and Late-Life Cognition. Psychol Sci. View abstract

Northridge, M.E., Estrada, I., Schrimshaw, E.W., Greenblatt, A.P., Metcalf, S.S., & Kunzel, C. (2017). Racial/Ethnic Minority Older Adults' Perspectives on Proposed Medicaid Reforms' Effects on Dental Care Access. Am J Public Health. View abstract

Oltmanns, J., Godde, B., Winneke, A.H. ... & Staudinger, U.M. (2017). Don't Lose Your Brain at Work - The Role of Recurrent Novelty at Work in Cognitive and Brain Aging. Frontiers in PsychologyView abstract.