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P&S had another good showing at this year’s Healthcare Delivery and Management Case Challenge in October at the Mailman School of Public Health. Eleven teams competed in the fourth annual event, sponsored by the Columbia Alliance for Healthcare Management. A P&S team, called...

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Medical Research Program has renewed support for the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellows program at P&S. The renewal provides $600,000 to continue the program for an additional two years as part of the foundation’s long-term goal to...

A “meet and greet” event coordinated in the spring by the International Health Organization allowed students and faculty to gather to talk about practicing medicine and public health throughout the globe.
 

Three P&S faculty members and a faculty member from the College of Dental Medicine received this year’s Professional Schools Diversity Research Fellowships, part of a $2 million initiative by Columbia President Lee Bollinger to promote and develop careers of diverse junior faculty.

Joseph Haddad Jr., M.D., the Lawrence Savetsky Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, vice chairman of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and director of pediatric otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, was appointed special assistant to the dean for international...

The Irving Scholars Program was established in 1987 as part of an $11 million pledge from Herbert and Florence Irving in recognition of the importance of supporting young clinical investigators as they develop their careers. Five P&S faculty members have been awarded Irving Scholarships this...

The Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy announced 16 new fellows at the April 14, 2010, Thomas Q. Morris Symposium on Medical Education. Established in 2005 to honor the educational commitment of the late Glenda Garvey’69, the Garvey Academy rewards and strengthens teaching by identifying top...

Three Columbia faculty members were among six winners of the $1.5 million BioAccelerate NYC Prize awarded by the Partnership for New York City and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. The winning researchers each receive $250,000 to conduct late-stage, “proof-of-concept...

Neurosurgeons from 20 top medical institutions competed in Central Park in June at the seventh annual neurosurgery charity softball tournament hosted by Columbia University to benefit pediatric brain tumor research. The Barrow Neurological Institute claimed its first championship in the...

Janine Flores, a junior biology major at St. John’s University who works as a research intern in a P&S lab, is one of the first Obama Scholars, a group of students supported by President Barak Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize. She was among Obama Scholars chosen by the Hispanic...