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Twenty years ago, when AIDS was devastating communities in sub-Saharan Africa, Columbia's Wafaa El-Sadr created an organization to save lives in some of the continent’s hardest-hit countries.
Shaman, a professor at the Mailman School of Public Health, was named interim dean of the Columbia Climate School in July 2023.
- April 20, 2023
Amid controversy surrounding gas stoves, the news media turned to a Columbia environmental scientist for insights into the health risks of cooking with fire.
- April 20, 2023
Changes in regional opioid prescribing and regional suicide rates tend to move in the same direction.
- April 14, 2023
A study by researchers in the Mailman School of Public Health suggests that blood tests could identify children at risk of developing autism.
- March 28, 2023
Stronger air quality standards that lower the acceptable level of fine particulate pollutants in the air would benefit the health of Black and low-income Americans the most.
- March 21, 2023
Anthony S. Fauci will be presented with the Frank A. Calderone Prize on April 27 in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to protecting and improving the public’s health.
- March 20, 2023
Candy, baked goods, and other edibles made with THC can appeal to young children and have serious consequences if consumed. A pediatrician explains.
- March 9, 2023
Data collected by cars on driver performance—combined with machine learning—could detect elderly drivers who will soon develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
- February 27, 2023
Megan Ranney, a graduate of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Gerard Carrino, who earned his MPH from Mailman, were tapped as deans at two schools.