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We're arguably more parts microbe than human—and our health depends on their health.

Illustration of a heart with COVID virus microbiomes floating around

COVID and the Heart: It Spares No One

New evidence suggests anyone infected with COVID is at higher risk for heart issues—a risk that persists even in relatively healthy people long after the illness has passed.

Medicine Faculty

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of medicine? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Albert Wu
Health Policy and Management

Albert Wu, MD, MPH, studies the impact of safety problems on patients and health care workers.

Gerard Anderson
Health Policy and Management

Gerard Anderson, PhD, works with policymakers to control health care spending.

Katherine Smith
Health, Behavior and Society

Katherine Clegg Smith, PhD, MA, is a sociologist who examines health experiences and health communication, with a research focus on cancer and chronic disease.