Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health was founded in 1922 as the Institute of Public Health. Today, the Mailman School of Public Health has a student body of 1022. The school offers Master's degrees, Phd degrees and combination degrees with the school of medicine. The school is organized into six departments, twenty centers and four programs. Most noteworthy is the school's ability to capture NIH funding and private research foundation funding due the high quality of its students and professors.

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Nearly half of American children living near poverty line

Nearly half of children in the United States live dangerously close to the poverty line, according to new research from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public ...

Breakthrough test screens for all known bacterial infections

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for all known human pathogenic ...

What gorilla poop tells us about evolution and human health

A study of the microbiomes of wild gorillas and chimpanzees offers insights into the evolution of the human microbiome and might even have implications for human health. The research project was led by scientists at the Center ...

Gas stations vent far more toxic fumes than previously thought

A study led by environmental health scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health examined the release of vapors from gas station vent pipes, finding emissions were 10 times higher than estimates used ...

First estimate of total viruses in mammals

Scientists estimate that there is a minimum of 320,000 viruses in mammals awaiting discovery. Collecting evidence of these viruses, or even a majority of them, they say, could provide information critical to early detection ...

New virus discovered in stranded dolphin

Researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and colleagues have identified a new virus associated with the death of a short-beaked dolphin found stranded on ...

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