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Public Health Education

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

Andrew Rundle
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Anne Paxton
Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
David Bell
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Irwin Redlener
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management and Pediatrics (in the Earth Institute)
Julian Abrams
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Katharina Janus
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Linda Fried
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice, Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
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
Marita Murrman
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Michael Reilly
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Richard Parker
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology, Special Research Scientist and Special Lecturer in Sociomedical Sciences
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the Columbia University Medical Center
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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