News: Health Disparities

Professors Alcántara and West Receive Provost’s Diversity Grants

Funding will support research on stress, sleep, and health behaviors for Latinx adults, and on stigma toward drug-involved pregnant women….

June 11 @ 4:18 pm

Reimagining Collaboration in Mental Health, Societal Bias and Black Communities With Microsoft

CSSW Professor Desmond Upton Patton works with the tech giant to shape new AI strategies that take into account the…

May 5 @ 1:07 pm

2021 GOLDSON LECTURE: The Promise of Prevention Science in Addressing Early Childhood Adversity

Prolonged trauma in early childhood can be devastating, but there is also a window of opportunity for interventions, says Dr….

May 3 @ 6:52 pm

Using Technology to Uncover Adolescents’ Patterns of Social Connectedness During COVID

In this post for our special series on social work research during and after COVID, Assistant Professor Alissa Davis, who…

April 21 @ 4:17 pm

New Projects, New Tools, and a New Focus on COVID’s Most Vulnerable Populations

In this post for our special series on social work research during and after COVID, the Columbia Population Research Center…

April 9 @ 10:09 pm

Who Produces Science During Crisis?

With research on the social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic now underway, Courtney Cogburn argues for examining who receives funding…

April 1 @ 3:53 pm

2021 LIN LECTURE: Black Youth Respond with Resilience to the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism, and Virtual Learning

Black families have been hit hard by the events of the past year. How have Black youth coped? For this…

March 26 @ 7:46 pm

Undergraduates Engage with Social Work through the Justice and Pandemics Preparedness Academy

Columbia School of General Studies reached out to CSSW to partner on a novel Columbia undergraduate co-curricular program. Toward the…

January 25 @ 11:47 pm

Five PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Introducing our upcoming PhD graduates, their areas of specialization, and their dissertation topics Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral…

December 9, 2020 @ 5:20 pm

Meet the School’s 2020–2021 CSWE Master’s Minority Fellows

Three of our students have received fellowships from CSWE that will provide additional training in health disparities. The disproportionate toll…

December 8, 2020 @ 9:28 pm

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