Linda P. Fried is Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health. A researcher of healthy aging and longevity, her work helped define the syndrome of frailty. She designed Experience Corps, a program in 22 cities that puts older volunteers to work in public schools, yielding benefits to all generations. Fried has been recognized by Congress as “a living legend in medicine.”[this quote needs a citation]
477 faculty members work in over 100 countries, as well as in the Northern Manhattan community. Their research areas include climate and health, HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, healthy aging, maternal health, mental health, environmental toxins, the history and ethics of public health, healthcare reform and how to strengthen healthcare systems, among many other critical issues.
Biostatistics - Roger Vaughan, DrPH
Epidemiology - Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH
Environmental Health Sciences - Tomás R. Guilarte, PhD
Health Policy and Management - Michael S. Sparer, PhD, JD
Population and Family Health - John Santelli, MD, MPH