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The Mailman School is a leader in innovative public health curricula. Pioneering a redesign to reflect the complexities of careers and emerging research, our MPH core transcends disciplines, sectors, and approaches to improving public health.

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Faculty in Public Health Education

Anne Paxton
Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Linda Cushman
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Lynn Tepper
Clinical Professor
Behavioral Science (In Sociomedical Sciences and Dentistry)
Melanie Gold
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Melissa Begg
Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Richard Parker
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology, Special Research Scientist and Special Lecturer in Sociomedical Sciences
Theodorus Sandfort
Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Thomas Ference
Special Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
Y. Claire Wang
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Vegard Skirbekk
Professor
Population and Family Health (In the Columbia Aging Center)
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)

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The Columbia Mailman School of Public Health celebrated Commencement today, as more than 700 members of the Class of 2021 came together in a virtual ceremony, joined by faculty, staff, family, and friends around the world. Graduates began their studies in person before continuing online
On Thursday, April 29, close to 700 students will be awarded masters and doctoral degrees from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, will be the Columbia Mailman School’s 2021 Commencement Speaker. She will delive
The Association of American Physicians (AAP), the elected society of the U.S.'s leading physician scientists, awarded its highest honor, the George M. Kober Medal, to Linda Fried, MD, MPH, dean of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health for her lifetime scientific and mentorship

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Ethan, D., Basch, C.H., Hillyer, G.C., Berdnik, A., Huynh, M. (2016). An Analysis of Weight Loss Articles and Advertisements in Mainstream Women's Health and Fitness Magazines. Health Promotion Perspective. View abstract.