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Child and Adolescent Health

Expertise in the health of this vulnerable population ranges from nutrition to mental health to sexuality to understanding how socioeconomic factors inform access to good health.

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Faculty in Child and Adolescent Health

Andrew Rundle
Professor
Epidemiology
Anne Paxton
Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Alwyn Cohall
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences, Population and Family Health, and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Armstrong
Special Lecturer
Population and Family Health
Batya Elul
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Burton Edelstein
Professor Emeritus
Dental Medicine (Pediatric Dentistry) and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
Cassie Landers
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Carolyn Westhoff
Sarah Billinghurst Solomon Professor of Reproductive Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diana Hernández
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Bell
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Frederica Perera
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Helena Duch
Adjunct Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeffrey Fagan
Professor
Epidemiology
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Joseph Graziano
Emeritus Professor
Environmental Health Sciences and Pharmacology
Julie Herbstman
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Joyce Pressley
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Medical Center
John Santelli
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics
Katherine Keyes
Professor
Epidemiology
Lauren Houghton
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Louise Kuhn
Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center)
Leslie Davidson
Special Lecturer
Epidemiology
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Melanie Gold
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Manuela Orjuela-Grimm
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics (in the HICCC) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mady Hornig
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Myrna Weissman
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Marni Sommer
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Madelyn Gould
Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Melissa Stockwell
Associate Professor
Pediatrics and Population and Family Health
Mary Beth Terry
Professor
Epidemiology (In Environmental Health Sciences)
Nischay Mishra
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Renee Goodwin
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Renata Schiavo
Senior Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences
Rachel Moresky
Associate Professor
Heilbrunn Population and Family Health
Shakira Suglia
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Silvia Martins
Professor
Epidemiology
Virginia Rauh
Professor
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Wendy Chavkin
Special Lecturer/ Professor Emerita
Population and Family Health and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Chloe Teasdale
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Andrea Baccarelli
Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Latanya Mapp Frett
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Alina Potts
Associate
Population and Family Health
Nina Schwalbe
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Andrea Low
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Matthew Lamb
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
S. Patrick Kachur
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeanette Stingone
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Rupak Shivakoti
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Larkin McReynolds
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (In Psychiatry)
Janna Metzler
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Jeremy Kane
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Kiros Berhane
Cynthia and Robert Citron-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor
Biostatistics
Maya Deyssenroth
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ka Kahe
Tilden-Weger-Bieler Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology and Epidemiology
Kelli Hall
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health
Stephanie Grilo
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Mary Clare Lennon
Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Yoshira Ornelas Van Horne
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Nicole Cushman
Associate
Population and Family Health

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Asghar, K., Mayevskaya, Y., Sommer, M., Razzaque, A., Laird, B., Khan, Y., Qureshi, S., Falb, K., & Stark, L. (2018). Promoting Adolescent Girls' Well-Being in Pakistan: a Mixed-Methods Study of Change Over Time, Feasibility, and Acceptability, of the COMPASS Program. Prev Sci. View abstract

Sommer, M., Muñoz-Laboy, M., Williams, A., Mayevskaya, Y., Falb, K., Abdella, G., & Stark, L. (2018). How Gender Norms are Reinforced Through Violence Against Adolescent Girls in Two Conflicted-Affected Populations. Child Abuse & Neglect. View abstract

Blake, S., Boone, M., Yenew Kassa, A. & Sommer, M. (2017). Teaching Girls About Puberty and Menstrual Hygiene Management in Rural Ethiopia. Journal of Adolescent Research. View abstract.

Ipapo, K.N., Factor-Litvak, P., Whyatt, R.M. … & Herbstman, J.B. (2017). Maternal Prenatal Urinary Phthalate Metabolite Concentrations and Visual Recognition Memory Among Infants at 27 Weeks. Environmental Research. View abstract

 

 

 

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