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Shaman, a professor at the Mailman School of Public Health, was named interim dean of the Columbia Climate School in July 2023.
Can a water aerobics class teach us something about living a long and meaningful life? A panel of public health experts discussed.
- March 23, 2022
Despite strong evidence that medication is the most effective treatment for opioid use disorder, only one in four people in need receive it, a Columbia study reports.
- March 9, 2022
Mailman study reveals post-storm rise in deaths from injuries, infectious disease, respiratory disease, heart disease, and neuropsychiatric disorders as hidden cost of climate-related disasters.
- March 4, 2022
Computer models have helped anticipate COVID’s peaks and troughs, but models have a “cone of uncertainty” and much about the future of the pandemic remains unknown.
- March 3, 2022
Black and Hispanic nursing home residents are more likely than their white counterparts to live in facilities that provide fewer palliative care services, a study from Columbia Nursing shows.
- March 1, 2022
Prices paid to anesthesia practitioners increased after hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgery centers contracted with a physician management company, a new study finds.
- February 22, 2022
Epidurals lessen the risk of postpartum hemorrhaging, the leading cause of preventable severe maternal morbidity, according to a new study from Columbia University.
- February 8, 2022
Two in five people who use alcohol and cannabis together admit driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis, or both, according to a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health.
- February 3, 2022
A grant from the National Institutes of Health will establish a multi-institutional group in New York City to address health disparities in multiple chronic diseases.
- February 2, 2022
Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine has a long history of providing dental care to the Northern Manhattan community. Here’s why that matters.