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Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard found that childhood adversity is associated with elevated risk for chronic disease, including heart disease and cancer.
The new Pandemic Response Institute draws heavily on ICAP’s strength in building partnerships and will help New York City equitably detect, respond to, and recover from major health emergencies.
A partnership between Mailman researchers and Liberian public health officials that started during the pandemic continues to build infectious disease surveillance capacity in the West African nation.
- September 30, 2021
With an award from New York City Economic Development Corporation, Columbia—through its Mailman School of Public Health—and a consortium will launch NYC’s first Pandemic Response Institute.
- September 29, 2021
Use of cannabis in the United States increased after many states legalized the drug for recreational purposes, according to a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
- September 23, 2021
Terry McGovern, chair of population and family health, explains the law's implications for public health and how researchers and advocates are working to protect the right to abortion.
- September 15, 2021
Linda Fried and Heather Krasna of the Mailman School argue that rebuilding the U.S. public health system requires a new generation of highly trained, diverse public health professionals.
- September 15, 2021
City neighborhoods with the highest COVID vaccination rates had lower historical COVID death rates, showing that lifesaving vaccines have been slow to reach the pandemic's hardest-hit areas.
- September 9, 2021
The risk of late-term stillbirth is three times higher for women who use both tobacco and alcohol during pregnancy, a new study has found.
- August 27, 2021
About 100 million Americans were infected with SARS-CoV-2 in 2020, but only 22% of infections were documented, a study from researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
- August 18, 2021
Using a computer model, Mailman researchers estimate that the Delta variant is about 60% more contagious than the original SARS-CoV-2 virus.
- July 14, 2021
A study of New York City children found that those exposed to elevated levels of air pollution before birth were more likely in early adolescence to have poor academic skills.
- July 1, 2021
An online survey of LGBTQ+ persons in NYC will provide greater insight on the burden of COVID-19 disease in the community, use of COVID-19 preventative behaviors, and vaccine uptake.