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The higher rates of MIS-C in Black and Latino children are just the tip of the iceberg in health inequities in the US.
Here are 6 things Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH tells families and other physicians to encourage more families to get their children vaccinated against the flu.
- July 24, 2019
Dr. Justine Kahn is investigating why race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status impact the long-term survival of children and adolescents with cancer.
- June 7, 2019
Columbia has launched the Center for Children’s Digital Health Research. Participating researchers will use the most cutting edge tools to have a positive impact child health.
Source:Mailman School of Public HealthMay 14, 2019
A variety of factors are behind the recent upsurge in measles cases. Understanding these factors could point to a way to stop future outbreaks from taking hold.
Source:Columbia Mailman School of Public HealthMay 6, 2019
Public health experts at a recent adolescent health symposium noted that rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise, and teens have a higher risk of acquiring a STI than any other group.
- April 11, 2019
There are significant gaps in current plans for the care of children during catastrophic events. Meeting attendees will develop a white paper to outline best practices for these situations.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomApril 11, 2019
A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
Source:Irving Institute NewsroomFebruary 8, 2019
Jennifer Woo Baidal, MD, MPH, is spearheading multiple projects with the goal of translating epidemiologic and patient-oriented research findings into early-life obesity prevention approaches.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomMarch 6, 2018
A University-wide initiative based in the Department of Pediatrics will help Columbia scientists and physicians make their expertise available to policymakers involved in global health security.