No One Can Whistle a Symphony...
Friday February 8, 2019

No One Can Whistle a Symphony...

… It takes a whole orchestra to play it.  These words from H.E. Luccock capture an essential truth about advancing mental health globally. In this spirit, we are thrilled to announce that on Monday, February 11th, the Global Mental Health Programs at Columbia University are launching the Council for the Advancement of Global Mental Health Research. With 78 […]

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The Black Swan, Turkey and Butcher
Friday May 18, 2018

The Black Swan, Turkey and Butcher

This week’s Five on Friday was slated to focus on something else altogether. But as I sit down to prepare today’s blog, Santa Fe High School is still an active crime scene, emergency medical care is underway in the hopes of saving lives, and ten students are already reported dead.  It was only a few […]

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From ArpaNET to InterNET to WHO Global Clinical Practice NETwork
Monday June 13, 2016

From ArpaNET to InterNET to WHO Global Clinical Practice NETwork

In the beginning, it was called Arpanet, it was funded by the United States military and it connected 4 university research lab computers. It was a very big deal. Such was the Internet of 1969. It was history in the making, and it went further and faster than anyone at the time could have imagined. […]

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