News: Public Health

Dean’s Lecture: Participatory Research Approaches in the Context of Structural Racism

Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez demonstrated how involving community groups as equal partners in research projects can create more equitable outcomes….

January 25 @ 5:55 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, 2021 @ 11:47 pm

How Columbia Researchers Are Responding to the Opioid Crisis During COVID-19

What happens when two public health epidemics—COVID-19 and opioids—collide? For this year’s Musher Lecture, Tim Hunt drew on the first-hand…

December 16, 2020 @ 10:17 pm

CSSW Alumni Join the Ranks of COVID-19 Contact Tracers in NYC

Social work training proves to be the ideal background for working at the community level to prevent the transmission of…

November 5, 2020 @ 11:02 pm

FACULTY OPINION: We Must Continue to Use Naloxone During COVID-19

Overdoses may be on the rise. Finding ways to safely administer life-saving interventions during the coronavirus pandemic is crucial. By…

June 15, 2020 @ 7:17 pm

Prof. Ruha Benjamin Calls on Class of 2020 to Become “Champions of the Social Contract”

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Professor Ruha Benjamin at a virtual commencement held by…

May 21, 2020 @ 9:34 pm

Social Work Joins with Public Health to Frame a Response to COVID-19 Stigma and Racism

Interdisciplinary social work and public health panel addresses the long and unfortunate history of discriminatory behaviors, actions, and policies in…

May 13, 2020 @ 9:39 pm

Addressing the Psychological Fallout of the Coronavirus Pandemic

In mobilizing a response to the coronavirus, policymakers have yet to consider the mental health implications. A long-time member of…

March 18, 2020 @ 3:46 am

With CSSW Team at the Helm, Columbia Launches New Center to Combat Substance Use Disorders

A multidisciplinary team of researchers and scientists at Columbia University will combine their efforts to address the opioid and substance…

March 18, 2020 @ 3:42 am

A Tale of Two Master’s Degrees

Of our nine dual degree options, one of the most popular is with the Mailman School of Public Health. A…

January 31, 2020 @ 8:17 pm

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