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Columbia University in the City of New York, Mailman School of Public Health

Grants to Columbia University in the City of New York, Mailman School of Public Health

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year)

    Policy Research

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Founded in 1754, Columbia University is one of the country's leading universities, with undergraduate, graduate, professional, medical, and continuing education schools enrolling nearly 30,000 students. The Mailman School of Public Health, which trains more than 1,200 graduates annually, pursues an agenda of education, research, and service to address critical and complex public health issues affecting New Yorkers, the nation, and the world. Since it was established in 2008, the MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society (Research Network) has convened an interdisciplinary group of scholars that has collaborated on an interrelated set of conceptual, analytical, and experimental projects that revolve around the core challenges and opportunities facing America as it becomes an aging society. This final award to the Research Network will support website communications and a symposium to discuss and disseminate the research.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Lancet Commission for Adolescent Health and Wellbeing is comprised of a multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary group of experts who will develop a new global strategy for addressing adolescent health and development. The Commission will develop a report and recommendations which will be published in the Lancet and widely disseminated.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program at Columbia University will carry out research to investigate how corruption and staff posting and transfer practices impact maternal health in the Global South. In addition, they will rigorously evaluate a project in India that used mobile phones to report corruption in maternal health facilities.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — This grant provides supplemental support to the MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society to deepen its work on aging as it relates both to immigration and to housing. The MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society, which is housed at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, is an interdisciplinary group of scholars who collaborate on an interrelated set of conceptual, analytical and experimental projects that revolve around the core challenges and opportunities facing America as it becomes an aging society.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of activities to promote accountability in maternal health (over two years).

  • $3,625,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support the Research Network on an Aging Society (over four years).

  • $3,900,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the Research Network on an Aging Society (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of planning a Research Network on an Aging Society.

  • $5,000,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of a newly created fund to be used to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS among women and children in Sub-Saharan Africa and care for those who are already ill (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Columbia University in the City of New York, Mailman School of Public Health $14,425,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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