Tagged jordan mueller

What Public Health is.

by Jordan Mueller in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, MPH ’16   Me: “I’m moving to New York City and getting my MPH at Columbia University!” Friends, family, victims of small talk: “Wow, Columbia. Very impressive, Jordan! What’s an MPH?” Me: “I’m going to be a Master of Public Health.” Them: “Right on… what is…

Economic Enlightenment: Streamlining Public Health for Sustainable Funding

by Jordan Mueller, MPH ’16, Department of Sociomedical Sciences   At the Dean’s Grand Rounds on November 12, Dr. Glen Mays, a public health economist from the University of Kentucky and a leading figure in the field of public health policy and financing, didn’t mince words about inefficiencies riddling the American health care delivery system.…

The New Problem of Old Age: What to Do with an Extra 30 Years

by Jordan Mueller in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, MPH ’16   “The easy answer is… no,” replied Dean Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, when asked if the world was ready for an unprecedented demographic increase in the amount of people living past the age of 65 years. The dean of the Mailman School was…