Health & Behavior Studies

Health & Behavior Studies

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HBS in the News

Book Talk on the alternative medicine industry with Paul A. Offit, M.D.

Sponsored by the Gottesman Libraries and Health & Behavior Studies, medical expert Paul Offit, MD once again graciously returns to TC to meet with faculty and students to share his latest book and research / perspectives on the alternative medicine industry.

Round Table Discussion with Paul A. Offit, M.D.

Sponsored by the Gottesman Libraries and Department of Health & Behavior Studies, medical expert Paul Offit, MD once again graciously returned to TC and agreed to participate in a Q&A discussion with some faculty, current and former students, and community member prior to his Book Talk.

Harnessing Culture to End Health Disparities

The College's fifth annual conference on health disparities is highlighted by the launch of a new center and a call for a new paradigm of adapting coping to cultural differences

Partnering to Make a Difference

In funding a new nutrition center at TC, Laurie M. Tisch extends both a strategy and a longstanding relationship with the College

Dishing Dirt

Organic lunch and conversation with TC Professor Emerita Joan Dye Gussow (Ed.D. -'75, M.Ed. '74, Nutrition Education) and heirloom seed expert Amy Goldman (MA '78, Developmental Psychology; and Ph. D., '84, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University). Take a walk in Joan's garden, too.

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Department Chair: Professor Stephen T. Peverly

Contact Person: Professor Stephen T. Peverly

Phone: (212) 678-3964 * Fax: (212) 678-8259 * Email: stp4@columbia.edu

Address: 531 Thorndike Hall
Box Number: 114

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