Julie Kornfeld

Julie Kornfeld, Phd, MPH serves as the Vice Provost of Academic Programs at Columbia University. In that capacity, she oversees and monitors the academic programs and educational initiatives of the undergraduate and graduate and professional schools at Columbia. Dr. Kornfeld is also an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH) at Columbia University. Prior to her role in the Provost’s office, she served as the Vice Dean of Education for the Mailman School providing the academic and administrative leadership of the public health school’s educational programs. An expert in pedagogic innovations and professional training for public health leaders, Dr. Kornfeld has extensive experience in designing interdisciplinary approaches to graduate, professional and medical education and in engaging community-based organizations in mutually beneficial opportunities that advance both the training of students and the mission-based work of organizations. Dr. Kornfeld earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Boston University and her MPH and PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Miami.