News: Public Health
In a new article, Professor Courtney Cogburn argues that public health policy making should take the health impacts of cultural…
A good night’s sleep is a luxury for all of us, but according to Dr. Carmela Alcántara’s research, it is…
Two new tenure-track faculty members have joined the Columbia School of Social Work at the start of the 2018–2019 academic…
Alumna Jennifer Bornemann (MS’00) has been deployed to Monrovia, Liberia, to care for victims of Ebola. We wish her all the best and our thoughts are with her during the holidays.
In this podcast, we talk to Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert, who co-directs, with Professor Nabila El-Bassel, the School of Social Work’s Global Health Research Center of Central Asia. This year marks the 10th anniversary of their efforts to assist regional NGOs in Central Asia with developing solutions to the region’s HIV/STI, hepatitis C and TB epidemics.
In this episode, Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert and doctoral candidate Angela Aifah discuss the reaction to the Ebola health crisis in the United States.
Professor Nabila El-Bassel takes time out to answer some questions about her participation in the 2014 International AIDS Conference, where she is presenting a paper, and about her work of the past 25 years in the field of AIDS intervention research.
The National Institute of Drug Abuse division of the National Institutes of Health has announced funding for a new training program on bio-socio-behavioral HIV and drug abuse prevention, treatment, and care in the U.S. criminal justice system, with Professors Nabila El-Bassel of our School and Professor Linda R. Metsch at the Mailman School serving as lead investigators.
This video was created for the World Health Organization, and is being screened this week at its General Assembly. It highlights the collaboration between CSSW’s Dr. Fred Ssewamala and MSPH’s Dr. John Santelli in developing interventions to prevent Ugandan youth who are risk of HIV infection, from dropping out of school.
What is it like to pursue two graduate degrees at the same time? Social work-public health student Brian Kim describes the challenges, the advantages, and the potential pay-off of his ambitious course of study.