The Department of Sociomedical Sciences sets public health challenges in broad social, historical, and political context. We emphasize social structure in relation to culture and history, with a focus on research that empowers communities and informs public policy.
Education: MPhil, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University (2019); MPH, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University (2015); BA, Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University (2011) Sharon Green is a PhD student studying sociology and public health. She is also an NIH-funded Gender, Sexuality, and Health Fellow. Her research utilizes.The Sociomedical Sciences PhD program is interdisciplinary, with study divided between the Mailman School of Public Health and one of several departments in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Anthropology, History, Psychology, or Sociology).Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University provides on-going educational opportunities to those students seeking advanced degrees.
Governing the Unofficial Readings of Statistics: Transition in the Japanese State Bureaucracy's Use of National Income Statistics, 1946-1970.
Danielle Vallim currently works at the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University. Her projects are about sociocultural context, marginalized people, violence, stigma, incarceration.
Claude Ann Mellins, PhD. Co-Director, of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, the HIV Center Postdoctoral Training Program, and the Development Core Co-Director, Office of Clinical Psychology, Columbia University Medical Campus Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Sociomedical Sciences), Columbia University Medical Center.
PhD in Social Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (2012) doctoral thesis: Latent and apparent symptoms: allergies between social, cultural and biological. BA in Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (2002).
The Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are part of Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and are located at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center campus.
Desiree Abu-Odeh is a history-track PhD student and Predoctoral Fellow in Gender, Sexuality, and Health in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University. Her research interests include histories of gender, race, and sexuality in the United States, the history of public health, social movements, public health ethics, shifting.
Sonia Mendoza is a sociology-track PhD student and Rowe Family Fellow in the Sociomedical Sciences department at Columbia. Ms. Mendoza became interested in mixed-methods research and Latino health as an undergraduate at Stanford where she worked on community-based health intervention studies.
Martin Klein, Ph.D., M.P.H. is the Senior Advisor to the dean of the Yale School of Public Health. He is also the founder and Director of InnovateHealth Yale, a program in social impact and entrepreneurship and the co-founder and Executive Director of the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health (CCCH).
The Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Community Health will prepare you with the necessary expertise and interdisciplinary background to contribute to the 21st-century prevention and community health research. Students will be trained in both traditional and innovative areas of prevention science.
The Socio-Medical Sciences research group explores issues of quality and effectiveness of care for various vulnerable groups in society throughout the life course. We are facing rising numbers of chronically ill patients, people with functional limitations and mental health issues, which trend is associated with increasingly larger.
Columbia requires proof of the doctoral degree; in the absence of a copy of the degree, a letter from the Registrar or Dissertation Officer, which indicates the date in which the thesis was deposited and the date in which the employee completed all requirements for the PhD, is required. Preferred Qualifications: Public health experience.
Lisa Metsch, PhD, Sociomedical Sciences,. 2016 Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience, a prize that recognizes a young neuroscientist’s outstanding PhD thesis advancing understanding of molecular, genetic, or cellular mechanisms underlying brain function, from the Society for Neuroscience. Harris Wang, PhD, Systems Biology, was named a recipient of the prestigious Presidential.
Dr. May Sudhinaraset, PhD is Assistant Professor in Community Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at UCLA. She is trained as a social epidemiologist from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research focuses on understanding the social determinants of migrant, adolescent, and women’s health both globally and in the US.
The PhD program in epidemiology and clinical research will provide methodologic and interdisciplinary training that will equip students to carry out cutting-edge epidemiologic research. The program trains students in the tools of modern epidemiology, with heavy emphases on statistics, computer science, genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics.