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Joining Forces to Address the Opioid Crisis

Last March, Professor Nabila El-Bassel received a phone call from Redonna Chandler, director of the HEALing Communities Study at the…

November 7, 2019 @ 10:11 pm

Columbia’s HEALing Communities Study Holds First Community Advisory Board Meeting

Led by University Professor Nabila El-Bassel, the meeting marked an important first step in Columbia’s major study initiative to tackle…

October 23, 2019 @ 6:22 pm

Eradicating Racial Disparities in Public Health

In a new article, Professor Courtney Cogburn argues that public health policy making should take the health impacts of cultural…

October 3, 2019 @ 6:18 pm

My Year of Discovery at Columbia’s China Center for Social Policy

Xuan Huo (left) with Professor Qin Gao (right) in the Columbia School of Social Work’s lobby I first met Qin…

September 30, 2019 @ 5:11 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Sophia Leveque on #DisruptWikipedia & Social Justice

Wikipedia is now the most-used reference website in the world. But is it a space of exclusion and privilege? What…

September 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

A Trip to Social Work’s Past, Guided by School Librarian Sophie Leveque

Communications writer Joshua Cole shares his time-travel adventure of last month, which took him to the sub-basement home of the…

September 20, 2019 @ 7:21 pm

2018–2019 Faculty Publications

During the 2018–2019 academic year, the Columbia School of Social Work’s tenured and tenure-track faculty published more than 150 articles…

August 30, 2019 @ 9:35 pm

2018–2019 Faculty Milestones & In the News

In addition to raising grants and producing publications, members of our faculty also marked important milestones, and made frequent media…

August 30, 2019 @ 9:35 pm

Study Showing Medicaid’s Anti-Poverty Effect Cited in “Forbes”

Research scientists Naomi Zewde and Christopher Wimer found that Medicaid expansions under Obamacare lifted nearly 700,000 out of poverty. Medicaid…

August 8, 2019 @ 11:06 pm

Welfare Participation and Youth Depression: Correlation or Causation?

Professor Qin Gao has contributed to a paper showing that, while some studies are linking welfare participation and levels of…

July 26, 2019 @ 7:57 pm

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