News: Public Health

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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 8:17 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

The Role of Sleep in Health Disparities

A good night’s sleep is a luxury for all of us, but according to Dr. Carmela Alcántara’s research, it is…

April 16, 2019 @ 6:35 pm

CSSW Welcomes Two New Full-Time Faculty Members

Two new tenure-track faculty members have joined the Columbia School of Social Work at the start of the 2018–2019 academic…

October 18, 2018 @ 3:44 pm

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