About CII

Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity

The Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) is part of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York which was founded in 1922 and pursues an agenda of research, education, and service to address the critical and complex public health issues affecting New Yorkers, the nation and the world.

The Mailman School is the third largest recipient of NIH grants among schools of public health. It’s over 450 multi-disciplinary faculty members work in more than 100 countries around the world, addressing such issues as preventing infectious and chronic diseases, environmental health, maternal and child health, health policy, climate change & health, and public health preparedness.

It is a leader in public health education with over 1,300 graduate students from more than 40 nations pursuing a variety of master’s and doctoral degree programs. The Mailman School is also home to numerous world-renowned research centers including ICAP (formerly the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs) and the Center for Infection and Immunity. For more information, please visit www.mailman.columbia.edu