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Day 42: People's Climate March

I believe strongly in the importance of community organizing to promote social justice. This was the basis of my undergraduate department’s philosophy and fundamental to my understanding of both my academic interest in public health and my personal worldview. 289 more words


Prenatal exposure to pesticide additive linked with childhood cough

7 SEP 2012
Cough symptoms at age 5 and 6 appear to be unrelated to asthma or infection

Children exposed in the womb to the widely used pesticide additive piperonyl butoxide (PBO) have heightened risk of noninfectious cough at ages 5 and 6, according to researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at the Mailman School of Public Health and of Columbia University Medical Center. 407 more words


Day 39: Boat Basin with Half Master Friends


Today was a social for Mailman students, and we second-years (or, as Sarah calls it, half-masters) represented at the Boat Basin, in the Upper West Side along the Hudson River in Riverside Park. 7 more words

New York City

Day 36: Mets Game

Wrapping up orientation week with the first-year Mailman students, Dan and I won tickets to a Mets game! Dang, Citi Field is deep into Queens and not a quick jaunt like Yankee Stadium was, but it was a lovely Friday evening with a public health crew!

Ariana Grande, Drake, Condoms, IUDs, and Public Health Theory!

I never thought that public health school would have me talking about Drake, birth control, and behavior theory in the same sentences, but one of my final projects this semester involved designing a theory-based multilevel intervention to encourage dual birth control method use (read: using both condoms and highly effective contraceptives like intrauterine devices, or IUDs) in which I did just that. 1,085 more words