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Tracking large-scale changes to domestic and international health policy, from the Affordable Care Act to the Millennium Development Goals, demands a breadth of knowledge and keen insight into demographics, economics, and health systems. 

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Faculty in Healthcare Policy

Alfred Neugut
Myron M Studner Professor of Cancer Research (in Medicine) and Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Armstrong
Special Lecturer
Population and Family Health
Burton Edelstein
Professor Emeritus
Dental Medicine (Pediatric Dentistry) and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bhaven Sampat
Professor
Health Policy and Management
Diana Hernández
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Rosner
Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
James Colgrove
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Jeanne Stellman
Professor Emerita
Health Policy and Management
Jack Wheeler
Senior Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
John Rowe
Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging
Health Policy and Management
Katharina Janus
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Magda Schaler-Haynes
Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management
Marita Murrman
Professor in Sociomedical Sciences at CUIMC
Sociomedical Sciences
Miriam Laugesen
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Michael Sparer
Professor
Health Policy and Management
Peter Messeri
Professor Emeritus/Special Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Peter Muennig
Professor
Health Policy and Management
Paul Wilson
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Ronald Bayer
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Renata Schiavo
Senior Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences
Rachel Moresky
Associate Professor
Heilbrunn Population and Family Health
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Wendy Chavkin
Special Lecturer/ Professor Emerita
Population and Family Health and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
William Gold
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in CAC)
Merlin Chowkwanyun
Donald H. Gemson Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Sumit Mohan
Professor
Medicine and Epidemiology
Lawrence Bartlett
Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management
Ari Markenson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Adam Sacarny
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Harold Pincus
Professor
Psychiatry (in Health Policy and Management)
Alastair Ager
Adjunct Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
John McHugh
Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management
Yuna Lee
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Sarah Tom
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Gertrude H Sergievsky Center)
Asha Saxena
Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management
Julius Chen
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Stephen Coussens
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Jamie Daw
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Seth Prins
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences
Vandana Tripathi
Adjunct Associate Professor
Population and Family Health
Ted Alcorn
Associate
Epidemiology
Sebastian Calonico
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology
Elena Elkin
Professor
Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ambar La Forgia
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Steven Katz
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Rebecca Sale
Associate
Health Policy and Management

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