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With more than half of the world’s population living in urban areas, healthy cities are a priority now more than ever before. For an in-depth look, see Columbia Urban Health.

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Faculty in Urban Health

Angela Aidala
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrew Rundle
Professor
Epidemiology
Alfredo Morabia
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Alwyn Cohall
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences, Population and Family Health, and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Cassie Landers
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Diana Hernández
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Rosner
Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Joyce Pressley
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jack Wheeler
Senior Lecturer
Health Policy and Management
Lisa Rosen-Metsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Mary Northridge
Professor
Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Dental Medicine)
Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Melissa Stockwell
Associate Professor
Pediatrics and Population and Family Health
Peter Messeri
Professor Emeritus/Special Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Parisa Tehranifar
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Robert Fullilove
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Richard Parker
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology, Special Research Scientist and Special Lecturer in Sociomedical Sciences
Rachel Shelton
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Renata Schiavo
Senior Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences
Stephen Morse
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Silvia Martins
Professor
Epidemiology
Thelma Mielenz
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Markus Hilpert
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Morgan Philbin
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrea Baccarelli
Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Pia Mauro
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Christopher Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Sandra Albrecht
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Jeanette Stingone
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Carole Hutchinson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Kara Rudolph
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Dustin Duncan
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Kiros Berhane
Cynthia and Robert Citron-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor
Biostatistics

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