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Faculty & Staff Honors

Columbia Professor Named Editor of the American Journal of Public Health

Dr. Alfredo Morabia, professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, was named the new editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health effective in June. Dr. Morabia’s appointment follows the 21-year tenure of Dr. Mary E. Northridge, who was a Mailman School professor of Sociomedical Sciences.

[Photo: Dr. Alfredo Morabia]

Dr. Morabia is also a professor of epidemiology in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, CUNY School of Public Health.

“By publishing the best public health science, I am committed to safeguarding the prestige of the publication while advancing the accessibility of the journal through online and social media to a global audience of public health thinkers, practitioners and advocates,” Dr. Morabia told APHA.

Dr. Morabia is a former editor-in-chief of Preventive Medicine and currently serves as editor emeritus. His other editorial experience included serving as the international editor of AJPH and on editorial boards for a number of journals including the International Journal of Public Health and the American Journal of Epidemiology.