Ten P&S students were among more than 270 medical and dental students from 70 U.S. schools to participate in a two-day meeting on the NIH campus in November 2009.

 Columbia’s School of Continuing Education, working with P&S, will enroll the first class of students in the fall of 2010 for a new master of science program in bioethics.

 The Pediatric Heart Transplant Program celebrated its 25th anniversary on Nov. 8, 2009, with a reunion of more than 150 guests, including many transplant recipients and their families. The anniversary marks the first successful heart transplant in a child, performed at Columbia in June...

To celebrate the opening of the new Teaching and Learning Center in the Hammer Health Sciences Center, the Health Sciences Library’s Archives & Special Collections has mounted an exhibit highlighting health sciences education over the centuries.

Columbia virologist Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D., and microbiologist Dickson Despommier, Ph.D., who started a podcast in late 2008 about viruses, have expanded into the realm of podcasting about parasites.

 The new Columbia Alumni Center opened in Fall 2009 to help more than 285,000 Columbia alumni access University resources and catch up on the latest University news, check e-mail, explore alumni benefits, peruse a yearbook, or just have a cup of coffee in the center’s first-floor...