Centennial Gala Celebrates Public Health Leadership

Columbia Mailman Dean Linda P. Fried speaking at a podium on stage with Columbia Mailman centennial signage flanked by two big screens of the dean speaking at the Columbia Mailman Centennial Gala.

April 28, 2023

A special Columbia Mailman School of Public Health centennial gala celebrated a century of public health progress highlighting the school's legacy of impact and affirming its leadership for the coming decades.

Three public health luminaries, whose work has collectively improved millions of lives around the world, were also honored: Wafaa El-Sadr, Columbia University Professor, director of ICAP at Columbia, executive vice president for Columbia Global, and director of Columbia World Projects; P. Roy Vagelos, a physician, retired president and chief executive and chairman of Merck & Co., and philanthropist; and Anthony S. Fauci, former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the 2023 recipient of the Calderone Prize in Public Health.

To learn more, check out Columbia Mailman's article.

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