A Healthier City Today

Just as breakthroughs in disease control in the early 1900s led to the birth of Columbia’s public health school (see “Beyond Typhoid Mary: The Origins of Public Health at Columbia and in the City,” page 23), the University and its alumni continue to define new approaches to promoting a healthier New York.

Battling Obesity
Mary Bassett Helps New Yorkers Make Healthy Choices

Seeing the Light, Again
A New Look at an Old Method of Inhibiting TB Transmission


The Mailman School of Public Health Reaches Out