Healthcare

Lee Goldman Columbia University Prescription for a Healthy Life

Some of the same key survival traits that have kept us alive for thousands of generations are killing us today.

CUMC patient b2 deficiency
Doctors suspected a young patient had an autoimmune disorder, but genetic testing found a severe vitamin deficiency. Within weeks of treatment with a supplement, her symptoms began to improve.

Sam Sia, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, and his team developed a smartphone dongle to bring diagnostic testing to remote areas where healthcare access is limited and funds are low.

Gillian Metzger (LAW’96) is the Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law, and faculty director of the Law School’s Center for Constitutional Governance.

Any day now, the U.S. Supreme Court will render its decision in King vs. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

Manmeet Kaur

Health care is arguably the nation’s most contentious issue. Manmeet Kaur, a graduate student earning her M.B.A. on May 16, knew she was going to be entering a fraught field—but chose to pursue it anyway.