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With air quality in New York City reaching unhealthy levels, Columbia experts spoke to the media about the air’s effects on healthy people and those with underlying conditions.
Adolescent vapers are much more likely to use cannabis and binge drink compared to teens who do not smoke or vape, Mailman researchers have found.
On its Class Day, the Mailman School of Public Health celebrated the achievements of more than 950 graduates, the largest and most international class in the school's history.
Mailman graduate Olivia TenHarmsel's ambition is to use digital technologies to improve the health of individuals in marginalized communities across the globe.
- July 8, 2020
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- June 22, 2020
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.
- June 10, 2020
The most socially disadvantaged communities in NYC used the subway to a greater degree during the pandemic, and the strongest driver of subway use was the percentage of essential workers.
- June 3, 2020
Primary care providers have expanded access to buprenorphine for adults, but use of the opioid addiction treatment has decreased among the youngest patients, Columbia researchers have found.
- May 21, 2020
Delays in reimplementing social distancing could result in a stronger rebound of COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to an analysis by Mailman researchers.
- May 15, 2020
Reports that highlight the disparate impact of COVID-19 in communities of color should pay more attention to factors that give rise to those outcomes, Mailman researchers say.
- May 7, 2020
New modeling projections by scientists at the Mailman School of Public Health estimate that COVID-19 cases and deaths will rebound in late May as U.S. states ease stay-at-home orders.
- May 6, 2020
Columbia University has launched the COVID-19 Healthcare Personnel Study to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of hospital workers in New York state.
- April 23, 2020
New COVID-19 cases in the United States will begin to decline in late April, according to the latest projections from Columbia University, but only if a certain level of physical distancing remains.
- April 20, 2020
Writing in NEJM, Wafaa El-Sadr and Jessica Justman urge countries around the world to take concrete steps to assist Africa in staying ahead of the curve, even as they confront their own epidemics.