Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
Academic, research and training institute
Ms Senait Assefa
- Health systems strengthening
Priority action area(s)
Dedication to knowledge creation and teaching, with an unrivaled commitment to service at a local, national, and global level, and the translation of science for impact.
To fulfill its broad mission, the School has the following primary goals:
To provide first-rate educational programs that enable a diverse student body to become leaders in the field of public health as practitioners, researchers, and educators working to implement sustainable solutions to public health challenges.
To conduct the highest quality research of key public health issues confronting individuals and populations, and to inform and influence policy debates and decision making on these issues.
To collaborate in culturally sensitive ways with local groups, health providers, and health agencies as they create programs that respond to the needs of communities.