The only accredited school of public health in New York City, and among the first in the nation, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health's research, education, and service agenda addresses the critical and complex public health issues that affect millions of people locally and globally. For three decades, the Mailman School has been committed to addressing the health needs of the Washington Heights and Harlem communities. The School addresses a number of issues from immunization to asthma and environmental health to school-based health clinics and HIV/AIDS education.
Commitment to Community Service Globally
Spanning 80 countries around the globe today, Mailman School programs address such issues as infectious disease, environmental health, maternal and child health, and bioterrorism and disease surveillance. Mailman School programs emphasize capacity building and training in order to promote transferable knowledge and skills and to ensure the sustainability of our projects over time.