Caroline Min MPH
DrPH Student, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
As a research scientist for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in 2005 and 2006, Caroline Min developed educational programs aimed at reducing childhood lead poisoning. In particular, she worked on ways to address the language and cultural barriers confronting the programs in reaching some of the populations at risk of exposure, such as children born outside the U.S.
While this experience in program development was valuable, Min wanted to refocus her attention on global health issues, specifically women’s health issues. She returned to Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she had earned her MPH, to work as a full-time research associate for Dean Allan Rosenfield. She has helped write articles and other publications mainly focused on maternal health.
To design and evaluate public health programs focused on improving reproductive and maternal health in resource-poor settings, domestically and globally