Welcome From The Chair
Alvin I. Mushlin, M.D., Sc.M. Professor and Chairman
The Department of Public Health is committed to advancing scholarly research, strengthening medical education, and improving healthcare to the community, while helping to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our medical system.
News & Highlights
CHiP Launches MS in Health Informatics
The Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy (CHiP) launched its Master of Science in Health Informatics program in January 2013. Read about this and other new programs
Dr. Ann Beeder Named to Endowed Position
Ann B. Bordwine, MD, was appointed as the first Jeanette and Jeffrey Lasdon Associate Professor of Clinical Public Health and Psychiatry. Read about this and other honors and awards
Dr. Lawrence Casalino Organizes and Moderates Meeting on Provider-Payer Interactions
Lawrence P. Casalino, MD, PhD, organized and moderated a meeting in Washington, DC, on reducing the costs of provider-payer interactions. Read more about this and other events
Dr. Alvin Mushlin Selected for PCORI Advisory Panel
Alvin I. Mushlin, MD, ScM, was selected to be a member of a new advisory panel of PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Read more about this and other honors and appointments
Study Shows Black Patients with Hypertension Are Not Receiving Recommended Medications
A study led by Linda M. Gerber, PhD, finds that many black patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure are not being prescribed effective and inexpensive diuretic drugs as recommended. Read more about this and many other high-profile publications
Weill Cornell and NYU Establish East River Bioethics Club
Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP, and Arthur Caplan, PhD, have founded the East River Bioethics Club to allow for the sharing of new ideas and best practices with bioethicists from their two instituions and others in New York. Read more about this and other new programs
Update on Activities of the Department of Public Health
Read more news about the Department of Public Health, including presentations, grants, awards, publications, promotions, new personnel, and publicity.
Conversations on Tap
Join us for a happy hour and a chance to mingle with students from Weill Cornell Medical College
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 5-6:30 pm
Griffis Faculty Club
State of the Department of Public Health 2012
Dr. Mushlin presented his annual Address on November 6, 2012. The talk included a discussion on personalized medicine led by Dr. Joseph Fins.
Previous State of the Department Addresses
Department of Public Health Annual Letter October 2012
Dr. Peter Bach Is 2012 Lubin Distinguished Visiting Professor
Peter Bach, MD, MAPP, was the 11th Annual Lorraine and Ralph Lubin Distinguished Visiting Professor on September 12, 2012. During the day, he presented a keynote lecture at the David Rogers Health Policy Colloquium.
Visit the New CHiP Website
The Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy (CHiP) has launched a new website.