Population Health

Essential to the precision prevention and medicine approach is understanding the right preventative and medical treatments for the right population at the right time.

Epidemiologist experts at Columbia are using a variety of tools and mathematical simulation models to estimate optimal prevention programs for given population in relation to health outcomes in chronic disease, environmental epidemiology, infection diseases, violence and injury, psychiatric epidemiology, social and spatial epidemiology, and substance abuse.

Learn more about the Department of Epidemiology and their cutting-edge research and centers including Dr. Katherine Keyes work in psychiatric disorders and violence intervention strategies in the US, new approaches to location-specific health from the Spatial Epidemiology Lab, the Columbia Center for Injury Science and Prevention, the Harlem Health Promotion Center, and the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center.