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Latest News & Events

The Mystery and Epidemiology of Long COVID Webinar

Overview: This is a live webinar scheduled for September 29, 2022 at 12 pm CT. Two and a half years into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is emerging evidence that in some patients, its symptoms may linger for months or even years after the initial infection. While prevalence estimates vary widely, such ‘long COVID’ symptoms likely…

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PhD Application Bootcamp, Emory University Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health

This workshop was created to help demystify the PhD application process by helping students develop their strongest application as well as prepare them for PhD interviews and assist with navigating the decision-making process of which program to attend. In the last 2 years, 15+ students have participated with a 93% success rate for student placement…

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The Mystery and Epidemiology of Long COVID

This is a live webinar scheduled for September 29, 2022 at 12 pm CT. Two and a half years into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is emerging evidence that in some patients, its symptoms may linger for months or even years after the initial infection. While prevalence estimates vary widely, such ‘long COVID’ symptoms likely persist…

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Emory Urban Health Initiative: Applying Principles of Participatory Community Engagement to Advance Health Equity

This is a 90-minute live webinar on September 14, 2022 from 12 – 1:30 pm ET. The Emory Urban Health Initiative (UHI) has a mission to provide health disparities education and advocacy, build collaborative partnerships, and develop best practice models with low-wealth communities and those who work with them to advance equity in health and well-being.…

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Town Hall: Voting and Health

The Social Determinants of Health Certificate Program will be hosting a town hall discussion on September 7, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00pm in the CNR Auditorium. While you may join us via this zoom link, we would love to see you in person so you can participate and ask questions! Speakers: Imani Barnes, is the Assistant…

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Webinar: Diabetes Phenotypes: Where Are We and Where Do We Go From Here?

Univ. Prof. Dr. DDr h.c. Michael Roden, M.A. E. – CEO of the DDZ (German Diabetes Center) in Düsseldorf This one hour webinar will take place on September 6 at 10am, 4pm, and 7:30pm. You can register and attend with this link. The current classification of diabetes, based on hyperglycaemia, islet-directed antibodies and some insufficiently defined clinical features, does…

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Family Socialization Around Race/Ethnicity and Racism: Advancing Understanding of Racial/Ethnic Inequalities in the U.S.

Thirtieth National Symposium on Family Issues  October 24-25, 2022, Penn State  Despite its significance for individuals, families and the larger society, research on family socialization on issues of race/ethnicity and racism remains limited. Thus, the goal of Penn State’s 30th Annual Symposium on Family Issues is to draw scholars’ attention to the study of family…

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EnRICH Seminar: The Impact of Community Doulas on Reducing Health Disparities in Maternal and Child Health Populations

Tuesday, September 13, 20221:30pm to 2:30pm ET PROBLEM STATEMENTLarge and persistent racial inequities in maternal health outcomes require an inclusive system of care to increase access to patient- and community-centered services and to reduce disparities for pregnant, birthing, and postpartum people, especially those at risk for bias and discrimination. One element of such a system…

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NexT generation traininG in HIV Research: Immunity in the First 1000 days in mother-infant dyadS” (TIGRIS)

D71 planning meeting: 2-4th September 2022 We would like to welcome you to the first of two planning meetings for the D71 grant:NexT generatIon traininG in HIV Research: Immunity in the First 1000 days in mother-infant dyadS” (TIGRIS). The purpose of the D71 planning grant is to develop a training programme and post-graduate diploma in…

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Epi Buddy Social

This event will be in-person on Thursday, August 25th from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the Rollins Courtyard.  At the event, there will be a short activity to facilitate networking with your peers, some light refreshments, and the chance to win some awesome RSPH gear. The event will serve as the official start to the epi…

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Epidemiology Popsicle Party

Please join us in the RSPH Courtyard on August 23 (after R & P Day) to welcome the new first year students.

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Digital Dialogue on Engaging Parents Around Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines and Building Vaccine Confidence

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 6 months and older. Parents have lots of questions and child and family serving programs and staff have a unique opportunity to share information and engage parents around this new opportunity to save lives, prevent hospitalizations, and keep children safe. Come…

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Making the Call for MCH: Exploring the Maternal Mental Health Hotline and the 988 Crisis Lifeline

Join the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs for this national webinar exploring the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline, the 988 Suicide Prevention Crisis Lifeline, and opportunities for public health agencies to partner to promote their success and support MCH populations’ mental health and wellbeing. Panelists include: Dr. John Draper, Executive Vice President, National Networks, Vibrant Emotional Health &…

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Stop the Bleed Free Online Training

The Georgia Trauma System is hosting a 2022 Back to School STOP THE BLEED® Training Blitz. The STOP THE BLEED® course is designed for those with little or no medical training who may be called upon to provide initial trauma care and bleeding control before the arrival of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This 1-hour program is FREE and instructed by highly trained and experienced STOP THE BLEED® educators. Since 2017, over…

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Fall 2022 Public Health Career Fairs, Virtual and In-Person

The Office of Career Development at Rollins School of Public Health hosts two annual career fairs, where public health and healthcare organizations converge to network with bright and promising Rollins students and alumni. The fair provides an exciting atmosphere to learn of opportunities, hiring practices, desired skill sets, and future needs. This fall, the Rollins School of…

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Getting to Know You Series: Session 4

We are all excited to welcome you to the Department of Epidemiology and the Rollins School of Public Health in August. Until then, we are hosting a series of “Getting to Know You” sessions with the faculty and students who will be integral to your time at Rollins. The final session will take place on…

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Black in Neuro Week 2022

The NGP DEI committee encourages the neuroscience community to participate in the third annual Black In Neuro Week, happening this week! Please see below for a message from Black In Neuro with additional details and a link to register. We have reserved Whitehead 600 (the conference room) for the virtual events listed below so that we…

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Predicting Human Disease Risk from Animal-borne Pathogens Webinar

Overview:  This is a live webinar scheduled for July 28, 2022 at 12pm EST. You can find more information here. Please register for the event here. Dr. Barbara Han, a disease ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, will explore recent approaches that combine knowledge about animal ecology with machine learning and artificial intelligence tools…

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Getting to Know You Series: Sessions 2-3

We are all excited to welcome you to the Department of Epidemiology and the Rollins School of Public Health in August. Until then, we are hosting a series of “Getting to Know You” sessions with the faculty and students who will be integral to your time at Rollins. First up was an informal conversation with…

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Interactive Online Workshops, Region IV Public Health Training Center

Registration is now open for multiple 3-hour interactive online workshops this August. These workshops are offered through the Region IV Public Health Training Center, and are free for all to attend. You can find detailed information for each workshop and registration links here.  August 4, 2022: Practical Evaluation for Public Health Practitioners (Interactive online workshop) August…

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National Maternal Health Innovation Symposium, Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center

The National Maternal Health Innovation Symposium is for everyone interested in improving maternal health outcomes, including public health professionals, health care providers and administrators, community groups, advocates, policymakers, researchers, and many others. Registration is currently open here, and the event is free for all attendees! The deadline for registering to attend the Symposium in person…

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Feedback

The Department of Epidemiology is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive climate for teaching and research which includes recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, increasing diversity of student population, and building an inclusive and equitable community for all.  SUBMIT YOUR FEEDBACK HEREHow are we doing and where can we do better?

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Empowering Women for Leadership in Global Health

OVERVIEW EMERGE is supported by the Women of Emory Impact Circle and the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University to empower early-career women for leadership in global health. EMERGE will support Emory women graduate students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds by offering opportunities for leadership training, mentoring, and teambased projects that contribute to…

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Free HIV, STI, and COVID testing at Community Health Night

The Emory Hope Clinic hosts bimonthly Community Health Night events where they provide HIV and STI testing with Someone Cares, and COVID vaccinations with CORE GA, and COVID rapid antigen and antibody testing, sexual health education, and refreshments. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday events take place at the Little 5 Points Community Center from 4-8…

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MCH Training and Research Opportunities

Check out this month’s alert from the Division of Maternal & Child Health Workforce Development on training and research opportunities below or on their website! HRSA FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center Transforming Pediatrics for Early Childhood Healthy Start Supplement: Community-Based Doulas State Maternal Health Innovation & Data Capacity Program Community Health Worker Training Program…

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Homelessness and Health Among Veterans, May 24

This is a live webinar scheduled for May 24, 2022 from 12 – 1:30 pm ET. Veterans experience higher rates of both homelessness and suicide compared with their non-Veterans peers. In addition, Veterans experiencing adverse social determinants of health—such as homelessness—are at increased risk of suicide and other poor health outcomes. In this webinar, Dr. Ann…

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Potential Polling Volunteer Opportunities

Here are polling volunteer opportunities happening now and coming up, please feel free to volunteer.    POLLING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES    DeKalb County needs poll workers for Election Day. Find the Information and Application At this Link –> https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/voter-registration-elections/poll-employment  Poll Employment | DeKalb County GA Requirements. DeKalb County Poll Officials, once selected, are required to attend a minimum…

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Addressing LGBTQ Health Risk and Resilience in the Southeast, May 10

This is a live webinar scheduled for May 10, 2022 from 12 – 1:30 pm ET. Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) face a disproportionate number of structural, programmatic, and individual-level barriers to address their health and wellbeing. LGBTQ communities also have developed incredible resilience and coping mechanisms in response…

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Spring Course Evaluations: Closing Today!

Regular session course evaluations close Monday, May 2nd.  Currently, only 5% of our traditional 500 level courses have met or exceeded the 66% response rate. 

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CFDE University Course: Pandemic Reflections

Call for student participation: undergraduates, graduates, professional students.   CFDE University Course- Fall 2022  Pandemic ReflectionsTuesday 1-4pm  Course Convener: Dr. Jodie Guest  Course Description:  Often discussions of pandemics focus on infectious diseases, public health outreach and communication, and perhaps even vaccine development and roll out. But pandemics are also like mirrors. They offer a reflection…

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Career Roundtable, April 21

A great one-on-one opportunity to ask your questions to some Emory Faculty and Healthcare Executives about their healthcare journey, tips on networking & job searching. Join this Career Roundtable on April 21 from 1-2 PM in the Lawrence P. and Anne Klamon room. Refreshments will be provided. Register on the Hub!

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Appropriate Use of Race in Research at Emory, April 26

Attend an important and timely discussion on the “Appropriate use of race in research at Emory.” Thought leader Otis Brawley, along with other established Emory investigators will address the following questions: Is the use of race as a variable in clinical research practical or problematic?  How is race utilized, reported, and interpreted in biomedical research at…

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Research Spotlight: Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Multiple Risk Factors, April 26

The Saint Louis University Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (SLU MCH CoE) is planning a research spotlight on Tuesday, April 26th from Noon-1 PM. This spotlight will be featuring our newly appointed MCH CoE Director, Dr. Qian, and his research on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Multiple Risk Factors: Findings from a prospective cohort study of…

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SPER Symposium, May 10

You’re invited to an online symposium hosted by SPER that is taking place on May 10th from 10:00-11:45 AM EST. We have a great panel of speakers who will be discussing the imperative of including pregnant women in vaccine trials in Africa.   Panel speakers include:  Etienne Karita, MD, Emory University, USA; Center for Family Health Research,…

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IQVIA Virtual Information Session, April 12

Are you ready to help create a healthier world?Attend this session to:• Network with a Senior Recruiter and gain insight into career opportunities (full-time, part-time, and internships) at IQVIA.• Hear about the different career paths with the company.• Learn about their interviewing process and qualities they look for in candidates. The session will take place…

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CDC Virtual Information Session, April 6

During this event, you will learn about careers with the CDC Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion, Clinical Environmental Microbiology Branch, Office of Laboratory Strategies and Analytics. They will also share information regarding their recruiting process, desired skills, work examples, and interviewing. This event will take place Wednesday, April 6th at 12 PM. Register on…

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Webinar: Support through Separation: Coping with the Physical and Emotional Separation for the Birthing Person and Baby During Incarceration, April 19th

Please join Emory’s MCH Center of Excellence for a webinar, “Support through Separation: Coping with the Physical and Emotional Separation for the Birthing Person and Baby During Incarceration” on Tuesday, April 19 at 12 noon EST.  Please see attached flyer, and registration link here. Featured speakers include Lanetta Garner, a Peer Support Specialist, discussing her experiences working at Human Solutions…

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Convos on Tap, March 29

Come check out Convos on Tap this Tuesday, March 29 from 4:30-7:30 in the RSPH courtyard! Food and drinks will be provided. Register on the corq app to attend.

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Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Fall Course Showcase

The Department of Environmental Health recently held a showcase featuring the Fall 2022 courses that will be available. If you are interested in learning more about these classes you can view the slides and recorded presentation here.

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Seeking Participants for Qualitative Research Study

My name is Mimi and I’m a first year BSHES student here at Rollins. I’m conducting  a project for my BSHES 538 Qualitative Methods course. I’m recruiting Black 2nd year students to participate in my qualitative research study. The purpose is to understand Black graduate student perceptions on mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. If…

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Upcoming Speakers for the Planetary Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group

Monday, March 28th Guilherme Ribeiro, MD, PhD will be speaking about Investigating Outbreaks based on the Brazil Experience from 12 PM to 1 PM in CNR 4001. You can also join via zoom here. The password is 976312. Thursday, March 31st Tom Gilespie, PhD will be speaking as part of the Infectious Diseases Seminar Series…

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Professional Growth Through Public Speaking Webinar, March 22

This is a live webinar scheduled for March 22, 2022 at 12PM ET. This session, featuring Gillian Landgraff, Senior Learning Consultant, Learning & Organizational Development, Emory University, is designed to introduce proven techniques to demonstrate confidence when speaking publicly, describe components of an effective presentation, recognize common errors in the use of A/V equipment, PowerPoint, and…

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COVID-19: Where Are We Now and What Are the Future Trends?, March 16

Join us for a virtual interactive event on 16 March 2022 at 1:00–2:00 pm EST with experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), when they will survey the latest information as well as elaborate on the following issues. Our guest speakers will offer their outlook on the current COVID-19 situation and highlight some upcoming trends.…

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EH Course Showcase, March 16

The EH Department is holding a Fall Showcase of courses on Wednesday, March 16 from 12-12:50 PM: JOIN US TO LEARN ABOUT EXCITING NEW AND EXISTING GDEH FALL COURSE OFFERINGS BEFORE REGISTRATION OPENS ON MARCH 21ST. STUDENTS FROM ALL RSPH DEPARTMENTS ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND! QUESTIONS? EMAIL NATALIE DIONNE – NATALIE [dot] DIONNE…

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F.D.A. Grants the First Condom Approval for Anal Sex

Read this New York Times article about the first condom approved for anal sex. Rollins’s Dr. Aaron Siegler led the trial that resulted in this FDA approval and is quoted in the article. Congrats to Aaron and his team on this achievement!

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GFEFA Deadline March 1

The Global Field Experience Financial Award (GFEFA) is a unique scholarship offered by the Rollins School of Public Health. GFE Financial Awards provide supplemental funding to support Rollins student summer field experiences in low- and middle-income countries. The scholarship was started to encourage students interested in global health to participate in supervised field training which…

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Quantitative Bias Analysis: A Fireside Chat with Candice Johnson and Matthen Fox, February 22

We are excited to offer our members access to more live SPER events! Join us for our next webinar: “Quantitative Bias Analysis: A fireside chat with Candice Johnson and Matthew Fox”. Settle down with a warm beverage and listen to our presenters discuss questions like: should quantitative bias analysis be required in (most?) epi studies?…

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Twin Memorials Project

Emory is committed to honoring and memorializing the untold experiences, stories, and contributions of enslaved individuals and their descendants who lived and worked on the university’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia. Emory’s Twin Memorials Working Group is creating a plan for twin memorials that articulates and interconnects theshared histories of the Emory and Oxford campuses.…

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Reading Groups and Author Visit: Véronique Tadjo

The Writers of Today Team is very pleased to confirm that Véronique Tadjo will do a talk in English on March 3rd at 4:15pm, followed by a Q&A in French on March 4th at 1pm. Ther are also two related upcoming events organized by Writers of Today: we are holding two reading groups on Thursday, February 17th (in…

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Writing Accountability Workshops

On behalf of the Delta Omega Phi Chapter, we are pleased to announce that we will now be hosting #TimeToWrite Writing Accountability Sessions starting Thursday, February 10th. In collaboration with RSPH Student Engagement and RSPH Enrollment Services, Delta Omega will host a dedicated time to focus on capstone, thesis, and other writing assignments each week in CNR 1000…

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Epi Interactions, Weeks of February 7 &14

Please join us for Epi Interactions, a follow up to the Fall Areas of Epi presentations. Sessions will be held by Zoom during the weeks of February 7 & 14Click HERE for details & to sign up!  

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HIV & Sexual Health Thesis Opportunities Meeting, February 22

This meeting is for first year EPI students interested in HIV and Sexual Health. Epi HIV faculty will discuss available thesis topics and the process to match with one of these topics/faculty. The meeting will take place on 2/22/22 from 12-1 PM. RSVP to Susan at sschlue [at] emory [dot] edu by Feb. 20th to…

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Webinar: Innovation Approaches to Tackle Public Health and Community Challenges

Join us for part 3 of this free webinar series on 2/23/22 from 12-1:30 PM Now that we have a clear picture of what the problem is and who the problem affects, we are going to explore the weeds of it through journey mapping. This is done by walking through each step of the experience…

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Sky Happiness Retreat, Feb 18-20

We invite you to participate in the SKY Retreat, hosted by SKY at Emory! Upcoming SKY retreats will take place on January 28-30 and February 18 – 20. Please see attached for additional information about how to register! The SKY Retreat has been offered to thousands of students at more than 40 universities across the country. Students…

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RSPH Dean’s Lunches

Dean’s Lunches are back! Meet and chat with the RSPH Deans over lunch this semester.The first date is around the corner: Wednesday, 2/09 from 12pm-1pm, with sign-ups closing Friday, 2/04 at noon. Sign-up to be one of ten students selected at random to attend this lunch or one of the next two lunches in the…

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Spring 2022 Career Fair, February 24 and 25

Save the date for the Spring 2022 Career Fair! The event will be online and take place on Thursday, February 24, 12-4 PM and Friday, February 25, 12-4 PM. 

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Webinar on Results of the 2021 Epidemiology Capacity Assessment, January 25

CSTE ( Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists) is hosting a webinar presentation on Tuesday, January 25th at 4 PM ET on the results of the 2021 Epidemiology Capacity Assessment (ECA). The ECA describes the applied epidemiology workforce at state and territorial health departments and was fielded from January-April 2021. The 2021 ECA includes responses from the 50 states,…

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Goizueta Healthcare 20.40 Futuring Competition

Calling all Emory students! The world of healthcare today faces dizzying challenges, from escalating costs to technological developments to patient access issues and beyond. Often, though, we are so focused on the next 5 years that we fail to contemplate the fundamental forces that will transform healthcare in the longer term. Goizueta Business School is…

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Health Services Research Seminar Series, January 26

Join the Health Services Research Center on Wednesday, January 26 at 2 PM to hear Dr. Jodyn Platt talk about aligning public policy and public preferences for health information sharing and use. For the zoom link register at: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArduuspzsiG90ObTz0oyG_wusbDVQcpxv3 Jodyn Platt, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences trained in medical sociology…

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Seminar: The End of Statistical Significance?, Jan 18th

Though statisticians have long spoken out against rote use of null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) and thresholds for the declaration of “statistical significance” these calls have taken on new life and urgency in the past decade. In this talk, I will provide some background and history to the current movement to get science to a…

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BSHE 760R Course

Are you interested in learning how to analyze big data to end drug-related harms? Sign up for BSHE 760R! Reducing Drug-Related Harms using Big Data: Administrative, Geospatial and Network Data Sources(GRAD 700R / BSHE 760R)Fridays 10 AM to 1 PM (Consists of a 2-hour lecture and 1-hour lab) Course instructors:Hannah Cooper, ScD, Lance Waller, PhD…

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Complete Course Evaluations for a Conquering Selection Bias event in the Spring!

Course Evaluations close today, December 13 at 11:59 PM. In order for the results to be made available to future students, a course must receive at least a 66% response rate.  Your feedback is truly invaluable: all evaluations are reviewed by the instructors as well as leadership at both the department and school levels. We…

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Health and Wellbeing Newsletter

Check out this month’s Health and Wellbeing Newsletter by the RSPH Office of Admission and Student Services. Click on the attachment below to read! _HWB Newsletter December 2021  

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Routine HIV Testing Offered to Incarcerated Persons Saves Millions

In collaboration with the CDC and Georgia DPH an Emory team of researchers, including the Epidemiology Department’s Anne Spaulding, MD, recently published a paper in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine which demonstrated that routine HIV testing of incarcerated individuals is cost-saving for society.  Read more about the study’s findings here.

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Cookies, Cocoa, and Hot Cider, December 7

Take a break from your study schedule to join the Epi Department for a cookie and cocoa/hot cider break next Tuesday, December 7 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm on the 8th floor balcony of CNR.

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CDC Evaluation Fellowship Info Webinar, December 1, 2021

The CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program aims to expand the capacity of CDC programs to conduct evaluation and increase its usefulness and impact. The Fellowship signifies CDC’s dual commitment to making program evaluation a standard part of practice and to developing a cadre of professionals with the skills to make that happen. The Program Performance and Evaluation…

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Areas of Epi: Faculty Talk Series, November 30 & December 2

If you missed out on the Areas of Epi sessions earlier this month don’t forget you have another chance to hear Epi faculty introduce their research areas, ongoing work, and opportunities for students this week. When: November 30, December 2 from 12-1PM Zoom link in outlook See flyer below for information on the sessions being…

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HDGH Special Seminar: Using Rights‐Based Approaches to Health for Gender‐Based Violence Prevention & Response, Nov 23

Join the Hubert Department of Global Health for their special seminar by Dr. Dabney P. Evans on Tuesday, November 23 at 12 pm. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/92160373754?pwd=aldYbVc0VVJnZFpzNXFyR0xmd3RtZz09 Dr. Dabney P. Evans is a Research Associate Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health at Emory University. Drawing on her interdisciplinary training in public health & law,…

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Racial diversity, equity, and inclusion campus climate survey deadline approaching, Nov 23

As part of our ongoing efforts to cultivate a thriving academic community—one that is more diverse, equitable, and inclusive—Emory is participating in the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates. The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete. Your participation in this process is critical. Survey results will allow us not only to determine where we…

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UGA Epi/Biostats Virtual Open House, November 16

The University of Georgia College of Public Health is hosting a virtual open house November 16, 2021 from 5:30-6:30 PM via zoom. Prospective MS and PhD students are invited to learn about our Epidemiology and Biostatistics degree programs. Faculty and students will discuss our curriculum, research, admissions, living and studying in Athens, and will answer…

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Health Services Research Center Seminar Series, November 17, 2021

The Health Services Research Center Seminar Series features this month’s speaker, Dr. Victoria Phillips. The presentation will be on November 17th at 2 PM.  Registration:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkcO6hqTsrHdzHr7mzbkkE4WupkqTx2b44 ​Dr. Victoria Phillips is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Rollins School of Public Health. She teaches courses on Health and Economics and…

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Cosmos on Tap

Join your RSPH peers at Convos on Tap this Friday, November 5th from 4:30-7:30. Food and beverage will be provided. RSVP here!  

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GFEFA Information Session, November 11

The Global Field Experience Financial Award (GFEFA) is a unique scholarship offered by the Rollins School of Public Health. GFE Financial Awards provide supplemental funding to support Rollins student summer field experiences in low- and middle-income countries. The scholarship was started to encourage students interested in global health to participate in supervised field training which will facilitate…

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COVID-19 Symposium, November 12

Announcing a symposium to recognize the many contributions from Emory graduate students to the COVID-19 pandemic response. This will feature oral and poster presentations highlighting the COVID-related research conducted by Emory graduate students. Keynote speakers wills be Dr. Carlos del Rio and Dr. Michael Mina. The event will be held in-person and virtually from 8:30…

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Apply for University Courses “The Ethics of Museums” and “Living Through Change”

Two Spring 2022 University courses are accepting applications for students to enroll. The first is The Ethics of Museums, Ownership, and Display: Art, Artifacts, Bodies, and Memory. This is a 3-credit course that will meet Mondays from 2:30-5:30 PM. To submit your interest in the course click here. You can read the below flyer for…

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HSR Seminar Series, October 20

Join the HSR Seminar Series this Wednesday, October 20 at 2 PM to hear Dr. Shivani Patel discuss The COVID-19 Health Equity Dashboard: The development of a data dissemination platform for the intersection of social determinants and the pandemic. Register here to access the zoom link!

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EH Spring 2022 Course Showcase

Join the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Tuesday, October 26th from 12:10-1:00 PM to learn about exciting new and existing GDEH Spring course offerings. Students from all RSPH Departments are welcome and encouraged to attend! Click here to join via zoom. If you have questions email Natalie Dionne at natalie [dot] dionne [at] emory [dot]…

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Epi Spring 2022 Elective Session

Join us Friday, October 22 at 12:05 PM to hear from the Epidemiology faculty and instructors to learn about their Spring 2022 course offerings. Click here to register on zoom. The session will be livestreamed in the CNR Auditorium.

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Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Workshop Series

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) is offering a workshop series this fall that we want to make sure you are aware of! September 29: Communicating with Infographics October 6: Intro to ArcGIS StoryMaps October 13: Data Cleaning in R (Part 1) October 20: Data Cleaning in R (Part 2) October 27: Visualizing Data with Tableau Access to registration Don’t…

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COVID-19 Journal Club

Join the Epidemiology COVID-19 Journal Club meeting every other Monday from 12:05-12:50 PM. Remaining meeting dates are: 10/18, 11/01, 11/15, 11/29. The meetings are on zoom and can be accessed via this link. To receive regular communications please join the EPICOVID19 listserv at https://listserv.cc.emory.edu/ .

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The Pandemic of Diabetes, Oct 1

The Pandemic of Diabetes: 100 Years After the Discovery of Insulin Symposium will take place on October 1, 2021. Bringing together several noted national and international leaders in diabetes, multiple aspects of diabetes will be covered in this day-long virtual symposium. Conversations will also reflect on the challenges to and opportunities for taming the raging…

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Grad Student Welcome Back Event RESCHEDULED, Oct 6

GSGA is excited to be planning an upcoming welcome back event for all graduate students. The event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 6, from 6 to 8 PM on McDonough Field! During this event, there will be free food truck vendors and beer drinks as a welcome back for students after being mostly virtually…

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Epi’s Got Talent, Oct 1

You are cordially invited to submit your audition for our next RSGA epi rep event –  Epi’s Got Talent!  This event will be in-person on Friday October 1st from 4:00 – 5:00pm in the Rollins Auditorium.  At the event, we will have 5 selected finalist acts performing where, similar to America’s Got Talent, three surprise guest…

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Epi PhD Info Session, September 29

Thinking about a PhD at Emory Epi? Join our Epi PhD info session with the Director of Graduate Studies, Shakira Suglia. The session will take place Wednesday, September 29 from 12:05-12:50 PM. Click here to register through zoom.

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Chair’s Chat, September 22

Please note that the Chair’s Chat is next Wednesday, September 22 in the CNR auditorium from 12-12:50 PM. Join us to chat about the epi department with your peers, Chair, Dr. Lash, DGS, Dr. Christansen-Lindquist and the Epi ADAPs at this month’s chair’s chat. Please complete this survey before attending to have your concerns addressed. …

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Epi’s Got Talent, October 1st

Calling all musicians, comedians, performers, people with random fun tricks that they want to show off!  You are cordially invited to submit your audition for our next RSGA epi rep event –  Epi’s Got Talent!  Preliminary auditions will occur virtually with the final live show occurring October 1st, 2021 in the Rollins auditorium from 4-5:50…

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Fall Career Fair, September 23 and 24

Don’t forget that our Fall Career Fair is taking place in the following hybrid format next week: Virtual on Thursday, September 23rd from 12-4pm (RSPH Career Connection/12Twenty) In-Person on Friday, September 24th from 12-4pm (CNR plaza and bridge)

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Epidemiology Fellowship, Trinity Health

Trinity Health is seeking an Epidemiologist for the Trinity Health Fellowship: Community Health & Well-Being. The Trinity Health Fellowship provides a 12-month experience in one of America’s most desired programs for not-for-profit, multi-unit health systems. The advantages of a Trinity Health Fellowship include: Two senior executive preceptors for every fellow Organizational and potential local opportunities…

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PhD Application Bootcamp

Last year, the Department of Environmental Health hosted a PhD Application Bootcamp for students who were interested in gaining a better understanding of the PhD application process and/or applying to the 2020 application cycle. As this was the first year that this program was offered, we intentionally limited access to current Environmental Health MPH students…

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Adopt a Scholar Program

The Adopt-a-Scholar Program provides financial assistance to outstanding RSPH students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, community service involvement, academic success, and commitment to a career in public health. Below are the Adopt-a-Scholar Program Scholarships that are available: ·       Dr. Michael Alexander Scholar ($2500 Award): Preference for this award will be given to an outstanding student interested in a career in Medicine…

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RSPH Career Fair, September 23 and 24

The Office of Career Development at Rollins School of Public Health hosts two annual career fairs where public health and healthcare organizations converge to network with bright and promising Rollins students and alumni. The fair provides an exciting atmosphere to learn of opportunities, hiring practices, desired skill sets, and future needs. This fall the Rollins School of Public Health…

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WASH Trivia Night, September 2

Join WARP and friends for trivia, games, food and beverages on Thursday, September 2 at 6 PM in CNR 1000! The event is open to all. RSVP on The Hub or Corq.

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Grad Student Welcome Back Event, September 22

GSGA is excited to be planning an upcoming welcome back event for all graduate students on Wednesday, September 22nd, from 6 to 8 PM on McDonough Field! During this event, we are planning on having food truck vendors and beer drinks as a welcome back for students after being mostly virtually online for the past…

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Epi Seminar Faculty Candidate

Join this week’s Epi Seminar presented by faculty candidate Anne Mobley-Butler, PhD, MS who is an Assistant Professor at Washington University School of Medicine. It will take place Wednesday, August 25th, at 12 PM. Join the Zoom Webinar by clicking here. Passcode: 814322 About the seminar: Large-scale non-experimental studies using real-world data can be used…

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A Tribute to 2020 and 2021 RSPH Graduates

The Epidemiology Department honors all graduates of the classes of 2020 and 2021 with the installation of an art piece on the 3rd floor of the Claudia Nance Rollins building. The piece centers the art of 2020 MPH graduate Grace Fletcher and was visioned by Tim Lash and designed by Jodie Guest. It is a…

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COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

This Friday August 20th you are invited to join the 44th Emory@Grady COVID Virtual Town Hall.  Dr. Celine Gounder will be the VIP speaker.   Zoom meeting ID: 926 6123 0560 Meeting password: 120695 Dr. Gounder is the CEO/President/Founder of Just Human Productions, a non-profit multimedia organization. She’s also the host and producer of American Diagnosis, a podcast…

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RSGA Positions Open for First Years

Rollins Student Government Association (RSGA) has several open positions that first-year students can apply for this month. We work to empower every student to have a meaningful experience here at RSPH and hope you’ll consider joining us!   We have four positions available at this time: Corner Store Officer, Treasurer, GSGA Representative, and Senate Representative. In these…

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Webinar: How students can get involved in Public Health, August 4

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health is hosting a webinar August 4 at 2 PM ET. This webinar will serve as a way for those interested in the field of public health to hear a sample of the possibly trajectories. Through hearing about the various careers working to get a hold on…

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Getting to Know You, August 5

Tune in to the Epi Department’s Getting to Know You series Thursday, August 5 from 12-1 PM EST to meet Allison Chamberlain, Ben Lopman, and Kristin Bratton Nelson and hear them talk about what to expect with COVID-19 moving forward! Register in advance for this meeting here! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email…

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Certificate Program in Humanitarian Emergencies

The 2021 application for the Certificate in Global Complex Humanitarian Emergencies opens soon! This certificate is offered by RSPH in partnership with the CDC’s Emergency Response and Recovery Branch. In order to be eligible to receive this graduate certificate, students must 1) be a degree-seeking student at Rollins School of Public Health, 2) apply and…

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Fall Global Health Courses

Check out these unique fall GH course offerings! See attached flyers for more details. GH 551- Section 1, Class Nbr 5196 Diet and Chronic Disease Provides an overview of the epidemiology of the intersections among diet, physical activity, obesity, and chronic disease from a life course and global perspective and the potential for policy level…

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Getting to Know You, July 8 and 15

Tune in to the Epi Department’s Getting to Know You series Thursday, July 8 from 12-1 PM EST to meet Nicole Luisi, an Epi 534 instructor, and Jose Binongo, our Bios 500 instructor! Meet Epi 530 instructor Jodie Guest as well as Epi 540 instructors Jeb Jones and Kristin Wall on Thursday, July 15 from…

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Watermark Women in STEM Scholarship, July 15

Watermark is offering two $5,000 women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)-related studies and careers. The deadline to submit entries is July 15, 2021, and awardees will be notified in August. For official rules and to apply, students should…

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Career Connection Training, July 22

Please join the Office of Admission and Student Services and the Office of Career Development for a session reviewing the features and services in the new Rollins customized career services management platform, RSPH Career Connection, on Thursday, July 22 at 12pm EST. The RSPH Career Connection will be replacing Handshake this summer. Through the RSPH Career…

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Getting to know… Lauren Christiansn-Lindquist, June 29

Join RSPH’s new Getting to Know You series this Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 12-1 PM EST to meet Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist, Director of Graduate Studies for MPH and MSPH Programs in Epidemiology. The zoom link will be in your Emory inbox!

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Thinking and Communicating in Health Sciences, June 23

Join the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center for “Thinking and Communicating in Health Sciences” on June 23, 2021 from 12-1 PM EDT. Their guest speaker, Dr. Otis, is a Professor of English at Emory University. With a BS in Biochemistry, an MA in Neuroscience, a PhD in Comparative Literature, and an MFA in Fiction, she…

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Getting to Know…Tim Lash, June 22

The Epidemiology Department is hosting a series of “Getting to Know You” events this summer for incoming EPI and GLEPI students. The first event will feature Tim Lash, our Epidemiology Department Chair, and will take place from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Check your Emory inbox for the zoom link!

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Webinar: How to Make the Most of Your Student Practicum, June 16

The field of public health is booming with opportunities for students to put public health into action beyond the classroom. From the public sector to the private, and both in governmental and nongovernmental spaces – there are endless directions that students can take public health degrees. This session, featuring Montrece Ransom, JD, MPH, Director of the National…

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Emory Resource Access for Graduating Students, Sept 15

Congratulations Graduates! As you leave Emory, you will also lose access to your Emory resources. Emory resources, such as your email, Office 365 Apps, OneDrive, Apporto, and E-Journals, will lose access around September 15, 2021.  You cannot extend access to these resources until notified by email that the account will be disabled. The email notification will explain the necessary steps to take to…

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COVID-19 Variants and Vaccines Webinar with Dr. Carlos Del Rio, June 8

Description COVID-19 continues to evolve. This webinar, led by Dr. Carlos Del Rio, will share information on the current location of COVID-19, containment efforts, the impact of COVID-19 variants on vaccine effectiveness and the issues that surround vaccine hesitancy. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: Identify current US and global…

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Interactive Online Workshops for Public Health Professionals, Ongoing

Description In response to the 2020 pandemic, The Region IV Public Health Training Center’s Public Health Practice Academy skills-based workshops will now be offered online only, until further notice. Space in these no-cost workshops is very limited (~25 participants per class) and priority enrollment is for staff of local, state and tribal health departments in Region IV…

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Pediatric Mental Health in the Wake of a Pandemic: Data, Strategies and Stories, 5/19

Description  The recent pandemic has created a confluence of uncertainty, social isolation, and disruptions in services and supports important to children. The nature and extent of the mental health impact on this age group depends on pre-existing vulnerabilities, contextual issues related to their COVID experiences, and the effectiveness of response efforts. In this interactive, virtual…

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National Summit on the Health of Women, 6/17

Description  The Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, is pleased to announce the National Summit on the Health of Women: Innovating to Optimize Treatments. This virtual, interactive educational forum and community building event to be held June 17, 2021, will convene an engaged multi-stakeholder group of experts…

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The Future of Global Health Diplomacy, 5/13

Description  Women comprise the majority of the global health workforce, but women in leadership at global health institutions are still in the minority. Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA, for a panel event to hear from three accomplished female global health leaders as they share their own experiences building a distinguished career…

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Public Health Over Politics: Impact on the Public Health Workforce, 5/5

Webinar Description With the pressure of pandemic politics, we are seeing an impact on the public health workforce including burnout and an exodus of public health workers. During the worst pandemic in over a century, we also saw the devastating impact of politics on public health. This webinar will explore how politics made the public…

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Course Evaluations, 4/21-5/12

Description  Course evaluations are now open for full-term classes this semester. Please be sure to complete course evaluations for all of your spring classes. Your constructive feedback on your experience in each RSPH course is appreciated and reviewed to assist in future course planning.  Here is a link to additional information and answers to Frequently…

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Faculty Candidate EPI Seminar, 4/27

Description  Exposure to stressors (including social, financial and environmental ones) may lead to the development of chronic diseases through negative behavioral (i.e., dysfunctional eating behaviors) and physiological (i.e., allostatic load) adaptations to stress. This is important to Latinxs in the US and in Puerto Rico given that they are disproportionately exposed to stressors and bear…

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Engaging MCAH Policy & Advocacy Event, 4/20

Description  The UC Berkeley Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) would like to invite you to our Policy and Advocacy Event on Tuesday, April 20th from 5:30-6:30 pm (PT), followed by a networking session afterwards until 7pm. We will have panelists who span the MCAH policy space (government, nonprofit, law, etc.)…

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Tools for Wellness and Self-Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic, 4/20

Description  During this webinar, we will focus on helping public health professionals develop tools needed to enhance their self-care and overall wellness. Approaching wellness from a holistic perspective, participants will leave with actionable items to develop a plan for self-care. The objective is to increase the investment in their personal wellness and self-care while becoming…

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ECRC Student Presentations, 4/20

Description  The Emory COVID-19 Response Collaborative (ECRC) is highlighting the work of Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) students in ECRC projects with state and local health departments in Georgia.  Each student will have 20 minutes for their presentation time block – 10 minutes for presentations and 10 minutes for Q&A. There will be 3…

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Alumni Lunch & Learn: Health Equity, 4/12

Description  A panel of Rollins alumni of color will discuss their career path and work experiences in the field of public health. This conversation will center on navigating the professional environment as a person of color. Topics will include finding the right workplace culture and navigating difficult conversations. After registering you will receive a welcome…

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Emergency Preparedness & Outbreak Response Networking Night, 4/14

 Description  RSPH’s Student Outbreak and Response Team (SORT) and the Humanitarian Emergencies Research Team (HERT) invite you to the 4th annual Emergency Preparedness and Outbreak Response Networking night. The evening features presentations from Dr. Sandra Ford (District Health Director for the Dekalb County Board of Health), Dr. Cherie Drenzek (State Epidemiologist for the Georgia Department…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

Description  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, take a look at the flyer below to see the variety of events that will be offered. Use the QR code below of visit the Office of Respect’s website here to learn more about these events!  

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Three Minute Thesis Finals Competition, 4/7

Description  The Laney Graduate School at Emory University is hosting their annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition! This competition is an opportunity for PhD candidates to share their research to a diverse audience in under three minutes using only a single visual slide. All are invited you to watch the finalists compete in the virtual 3MT…

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EPI Cook Off, 4/9

Event Description  Calling all cooks, bakers, and lovers of the culinary arts! We are coordinating inviting you to the first ever “Great Epi Cook-off” on Friday, April 9th 2021 from 5:00 – 6:30PM EST. This event will feature 12 of the best chefs and bakers of our department facing off in a sizzling head-to-head competition.…

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Public Health Jobs Virtual Career Fair, 4/30

Description ASPPH is hosting the Public Health Jobs Virtual Career Fair on April 30, 10am-4pm ET, with the goal of supporting students and uniting the public health workforce.  This event is free for ASPPH member students (undergraduate and graduate) and alumni seeking full-time jobs, internships, fellowships, and postdoctoral opportunities.   Benefits of Attending Access targeted, quality job…

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Conscious Conversations Series, 4/15

Description  Join us on April 15th, 2021 from 12-1pm for a virtual conversation about sexual violence prevention and support on Emory’s campus. The University Senate Subcommittee on the Prevention of Sexual Violence will host a series of conversations as part of different tracks at the event focused on how students, faculty, and staff can be…

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Medicine & Mortality in the Holocaust, 4/7

Event Description  The active participation of the medical community – those who took an oath to “first, do no harm,” – in the labeling, persecution, and mass murder of millions of those deemed unfit, represents one of the darkest periods not only in the history of medicine, but in the history of humankind. Yet, even…

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Chair’s Chat, 3/30

Event Description  Please join the EPI Department for the next Chair’s Chat on Tuesday, March 30th from 12:05 to 1:00 pm.   How to Join Check your Outlook inbox for the Zoom meeting information, and be sure to submit any questions you have in advance!   

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Summer Institute in Mental Health Research, 6/1-6/18

Description  The Summer Institute in Mental Health Research offers: A variety of mental health-related courses, many of which touch upon the Covid-19 pandemic Online course offerings The option of taking courses for either credit or non-credit A certificate of completion for all courses taken The Institute focuses on methodological and substantive topics in mental health…

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Join the Conversation: Sexual Citizens Book Discussion, 4/21

Description  Emory University’s Department of Title IX is honored to have authors Dr. Jennifer S. Hirsch (Columbia University) and Shamus Khan (Princeton University) join us to discuss their recent book, Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus on Wednesday, April 21st at 6:30pm EST via a Zoom Webinar moderated by…

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EPI Interactions, Spring 2021

Description Join the Department of Epidemiology for EPI-Interactions! These informal sessions are a great opportunity for PhD and MPH/MSPH students to get to know the faculty better and enjoy a fun break during the school day. To promote conversation there is a limit of 5 students per time slot with each professor. Access to our…

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Student Town Hall, 3/25

Description  Join the Department of Epidemiology’s Student Representatives for a Student Town Hall on March 25th 2021, from 5-6pm EST! This will be an opportunity to check in about the semester so far now that we are at the mid-point and raise any questions for the next Chair’s Chat.  If you have any questions, comments…

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“Spread Truth, Not Disease” Hackathon, 4/17

Description Did you know that more than a billion people worldwide are at risk of contracting neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)? These infections can lead to disability (including blindness and elephantiasis), stigma, and even death. NTDs are preventable and treatable, but oftentimes people are unwilling to accept treatment due to disturbing rumors or misinformation they have…

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Dornsife’s 2021 Population Health Symposium, 4/7-4/8

Description  This year’s inaugural symposium will bring together researchers, health practitioners, students, and the public at large to learn about the intersection of racism and health and discuss how we can collectively propose sustainable solutions towards health equity. The symposium will include two keynote speakers and three sessions on research, interventions, and public engagement. This…

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Skills for Health & Research Professionals Program, Summer 2021

Description  Columbia’s SHARP Training Program offers short, intensive boot camps led by field experts to teach in-demand skills on the hottest topics in research and education.Registration is now open for 18 hands-on summer boot camps designed for health and research professionals from any organization and all career stages! Learn immediate take-away skills directly from the…

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Thesis Accountability Group Interest Survey, 3/10

Description  Graduation is right around the corner so it’s crunch time for our thesis/capstone projects!  Delta Omega will be hosting weekly virtual thesis accountability sessions starting the Week of March 15th.  If you are interested in joining us for dedicated time to work on your thesis/capstone, fill out the survey here by Wednesday, March 10th.…

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Infectious Disease Career Panel, 3/30

Description  The Infectious Disease Across Scale Training Program (IDASTP) is hosting a career panel following the IDAS Symposium.This new event will follow the IDAS Symposium scheduled on the same day (see link below for IDAS Symposium details).  Both IDAS Symposium keynotes speakers, Vincent Bond from Morehouse School of Medicine and Erin Mordecai from Stanford University,…

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ECDS Spring Workshop Series

Description  Registration is now open for the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship’s Spring 2021 workshop series! We are excited to continue offering these virtual training sessions. Take an hour each week and join us to learn some new skills around working with data, code, and digital content! This semester’s topics are listed in the flyer below.…

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Racial Disparities at Every Stage of COVID-19, Webinar Recording

Overview This is a 90-minute recording of a webinar held on February 8, 2021. This webinar discussed how the existing racial disparities and health inequities in our country have amplified the effects of COVID-19. From infection rates, hospitalizations, and deaths, communities of color have been impacted by COVID-19 at higher rates. Now, after more than…

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Behind the Manuscript, 2/23

Description Join us on Tuesday, February 23rd at 12:05PM for a discussion with EPI faculty, Dr. Tené Lewis, about her manuscript: Race/Ethnicity, Cumulative Midlife Loss, and Carotid Atherosclerosis in Middle-Aged Women.  Link to manuscript here. Check your Outlook inbox for the zoom meeting information!   

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Legal Epidemiology Training, 2/23

Description  Join the Emory CFAR Prevention Science Core to learn about legal epidemiology & the CDC Public Health Law Program. This session is part of the Core’s ‘Next Generation Methods’ Seminar Series. This is a training on using legal epidemiology methods to study how laws impact health.  For additional information please contact Megan Fields, CFAR…

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Racism, Bias, and Other Determinants of Health: Issues and Actions, 3/1

Description  This webinar is sponsored by Emory University and the Region IV Public Health Training Center. During this webinar we will discuss racism and social determinants of health, and the role bias plays in healthcare decision making as well as its impact on adverse health outcomes. We will discuss how our backgrounds inform our perspectives…

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ILE Information Session, 2/16

Description  Join the Department of Epidemiology for the ILE information session on February 16th at 12:05PM to hear more about the requirements for the ILE and how to decide whether a thesis or capstone is the right choice for you! See your Outlook inbox or the EPI Department calendar for the zoom meeting information!   

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First Machine Learning Book Club Meeting, 2/19

Description  Join Dr. Ashley Naimi starting this Friday, February 19th at 10:50am to 12:00pm for the first Machine Learning Book Club meeting!  The book club will meet every other Friday at 10:50am. We will be studying The Hundred Page Machine Learning Book, available (free) here. This club will be introductory: no experience with machine learning…

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Spring Career Fair, 2/26

Description The Office of Career Development hosts two annual Career Fairs where public health and healthcare organizations network with bright and promising Rollins students and alumni. The event provides an exciting atmosphere to learn of opportunities, hiring practices, desired skill sets, and future needs. We are excited to offer our Spring Career Fair in a highly…

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PRISM Thesis Opportunities Meeting, 2/10

Description  Join the PRISM faculty on February 10th at 12PM to hear about thesis opportunities for EPI students interested in HIV and sexual health.  In order to receive the Zoom meeting information, please RSVP to Susan at sschlue [at] emory [dot] edu by February 9th.  See the flyer below for further information!   

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Harm Reduction Day, 2/16

Description Get ready for Harm Reduction Day 2021! Advocate with Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition to promote adequate syringe access. Click the link below for advocacy videos, links to handouts, registration and A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GIFT CARD!  Click here to watch the advocacy webinar they have prepared and view the agenda and activities…

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CFAR Science Seminar, 2/18

Description  The Emory CFAR Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core welcomes you to an informative zoom webinar featuring Dr. Bryan E. Shepherd (Vanderbilt) discussing statistical approaches to improve HIV studies on Thursday, February 18th from 5-6 PM. Preregister for the webinar online here.     

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EPI COVID-19 Journal Club Meeting, 2/1

Description Join the EPI COVID-19 Journal Club for their first meeting of the spring semester on February 1st at 12:05PM! Their meetings occur every other Monday and feature current students presenting on various COVID-19 journal articles. It’s a great way to stay up on the latest research, and meet new people. To receive regular communications…

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Creating a Learning Agenda for Systems Change: A Toolkit for Building an Adaptive Public Health Workforce, 2/2

Event Description  Many complex and systemic challenges such as racism, the opioid crisis and mental health stand at the root of community health issues. These are challenges that no individual can address alone, and no single solution or intervention will solve. Therefore, the public health workforce needs to have the knowledge and skills to respond…

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Copyright & Your Emory Thesis or Dissertation Sessions

Description  Will your thesis or dissertation raise copyright issues?  Learn about navigating copyright and author rights in a digital environment! The workshops will answer questions like … Everyone quotes the work of other scholars in their dissertation. As long as the quotes are acknowledged, does this ever raise copyright issues? I found a photo online…

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Leadership Development & Reflection Series

Program Goal and Objectives Grounded in the Social Change Model of Leadership Development, the goal of the Leadership Development & Reflection Series (LDRS) is to provide Rollins Students with opportunities to expand their public health leadership capabilities through intentional opportunities for engagement, learning, and community-building. While this is open to all students participating in student…

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Degree Tracker Sessions, Spring 2021

Description Whether you are joining Emory as a new student this spring or continuing your education, we welcome you all! Take advantage of Degree Tracker to facilitate your advising, degree progress and additional academic degree tracking needs. These sessions will cover how you can use Degree Tracker: To review registration before Add/Drop & Grad App…

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Emory Global Perioperative Health Alliance’s Spring Symposium, 3/6 – 3/7

Description With the goal of bringing together current & future leaders in the world of global surgery, we are pleased to announce the inaugural launch of the Emory Global Perioperative Health Alliance’s Spring Symposium. This event will represent voices from a variety of fields, including but not limited to different surgical specialties, nursing, anesthesia, obstetrics…

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COVID-19 Vaccines are a Global Public Good: Op-ed by Two Emory EPI PhD Students

Description Even over winter break, Emory EPI students continue to devote their time and energy to finding unique ways to address the pressing public health concerns of today. First year PhD students Christina Chandra and Aniruddha Deshpande recently co-wrote an opinion piece for the AJC about COVID-19 vaccine distribution, which was published on December 31st,…

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Climate change and health equity: Tribal challenges and actions, 12/15

Description  The Tribal Public and Environmental Health Think Tank, in partnership with APHA and with support from CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health/ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, invites you to join a conversation on climate and health in tribal communities. Presenters will: Identify how changes in the climate and have impacted the…

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Applying for ASPPH Fellowships, 12/15

Description  ASPPH fellowships provide outstanding opportunities for recent graduates of ASPPH-member CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health to participate in public health programs at the federal level with partnering agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is your opportunity to learn all about current offerings…

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Healthcare Innovation Symposium: The Use & Misuse of COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests, 12/7

Description  The 31st Healthcare Innovation Symposium will be held on Monday, December 7, 2020, 12:00-2:00 pm online via Zoom.  The keynote speaker will be Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. His keynote presentation is entitled The Use and Mis-use of Diagnostic Tests for COVID. This event is…

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Public Health + Community Networks, 12/8

Description  Addressing social determinants of health through community strengthening efforts is gaining traction as we embrace a more holistic view of health. With this shift comes the challenge of community coordination. The team at the Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR) at the University of Kansas has been able to strengthen community networks and…

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Public Health, Medicine, and Poverty Webinar, 12/10

Description  This event is sponsored by the Boston University School of Public Health. Poverty poses a serious threat to the health of the public, as those living in poverty are less likely to be able to access the conditions that promote health. These authors will discuss the intersections of health, medicine, and poverty, and how…

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COVID-19 Journal Club Trivia Night, 12/14

Description Please join the COVID-19 Journal club for their next meeting, which will be a Zoom trivia night on Monday, December 14th at 5:00PM!    How to Join  Click here to join this Zoom event on 12/14 at 5:00PM!  

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Society for Public Health in Medicine Meeting, 11/18

Description Come join the Society for Public Health in Medicine for their first meeting as a new student organization!  The SPHM rises to meet the growing need for peer support and faculty guidance as current MPH students look to continue their academic journey in MD and DO programs. We aim to organize and support students’…

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APHA COVID-19 Conversations Series, 11/18

Description  Brought to you by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine, the COVID-19 Conversations webinar series is exploring the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. Hear…

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COVID-19 & the Federal Budget Panel Discussion, 11/11

Description  The COVID-19 pandemic has focused attention on the nation’s health care system. Much of that attention has understandably been devoted to strategies for combating the virus, which has infected millions of Americans and caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, devastated the economy, and contributed to a ballooning federal debt. Controlling the virus is a…

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EGHI Student Programs Information Session, 11/4

Description  The Emory Global Health Institute (EGHI) helps Emory University and its global partners bring health issues into focus and improve health around the world. Learn about our approach, our emphasis on vulnerable populations living in low-and-middle-income countries, our robust breadth of programs, research, and scholarship opportunities, and how you can be a catalyst for…

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The Cost of Beauty: Characterizing Inhalation Risks and Respiratory Effects of Aerosolized Cosmetic Exposures, 11/9

Description  Join the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health for the first seminar in the new series, Our Voices: Diversity in Environmental Health Sciences. Dr. Christa Wright, Assistant Professor at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health will be giving a talk titled, “The Cost of Beauty: Characterizing Inhalation Risks and Respiratory Effects of Aerosolized Cosmetic…

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Updates on Evaluation Kit

Description  RSPH is looking forward to utilizing our new course evaluation tool, Evaluation Kit (Ekit), this semester. Remember, course evaluations will open for students from  8:00 am on Friday, November 6th until Sunday, November 22nd at 11:59pm.  Click here to learn more about Ekit, and check out the “Frequently Asked Questions” section to prepare for…

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Rollins Takes Action Part X, 11/10

Description Join us for the next installment of the Rollins Takes Action Series, which will discuss Research and Practice of Public Health in Rural Communities. This webinar will include a panel with Professors Kelli Komro and Viola Vaccarino, moderated by Professor Micelle Kegler!   Event Details  November 10, 12:00 – 1:00PM Check your Outlook email for…

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EPI PhD Information Session, 10/27

Description Interested in pursuing a Phd in Epidemiology at Emory? Please join the Department of Epidemiology on Tuesday, October 27th at 12:00PM to hear from Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Shakira Suglia, about the PhD process here!   How to Join Check you Outlook Inbox for the Zoom meeting information!  

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Rollins Spirit Week, 10/26 – 10/30

Description Please see the flyer below for more information on Rollins Spirit Week 2020, a week of fun socially distant activities with the chance to win a Rollins Prize Pack!  

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Rollins Takes Action Part IX, 10/22

Description Join us for the next installment of the Rollins Takes Action Series, which will be highlighting the student-founded, Rollins Election Day Initiative (REDI). This webinar will also feature three Emory EPI students, Lisa Chung, Chenmua Yang, and Nellie Garlow!   Event Details  October 22, 12:00 – 1:00PM Check your Outlook email for the link…

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ILE & APE Information Session, 10/22

Description Please join us for an information session about the APE and ILE degree requirements.  This session is for first-year EPIs and GLEPIs and will be led by our DGS Dr. Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist, capstone instructor Dr. Cecille Janssens, EPI ADAPs, and will also include panel of 2nd years to share their experiences.  Event Details  Thursday,…

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Academic Resource Center Workshops, 10/12-10/14

Event Description  Join Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library Informationists for training on theNew PubMed, Zotero, and EndNote! Introduction to the New PubMed, October 12th 12:15 – 12:55PM Introduction to Zotero (Citation Manager), October 13th 12:15 – 12:55PM Introduction to EndNote (Citation Manager), October 14th 12:15 – 12:55PM   How to Register Click here to register…

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Environmental Health Spring 2021 Course Showcase, 10/15

Description  Please join the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health for a Spring 2021 Course Showcase on Thursday, October 15th at 12:15pm! We will be highlighting the electives and new courses being offered during the spring semester. Students from all RSPH departments are welcome to attend.     How to Join  Click here to access the zoom…

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GFEFA Information Session, 10/29

Description  The Global Field Experience Financial Award (GFEFA) is a unique scholarship offered by the Rollins School of Public Health. GFE Financial Awards provide supplemental funding to support Rollins student summer field experiences in low- and middle-income countries. The scholarship was started to encourage students interested in global health to participate in supervised field training…

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Rollins Takes Action Part VIII, 10/6

Description Join us for the eighth installment of Rollins Takes Action this week for a panel discussion on the Impacts of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ Community and People Living with HIV. Panelists include: Mahlon Randolph, Andres Camacho-Gonzalez, Travis Sanchez and Colleen Kelley.  How to Join  Tuesday, October 6th 12:00PM – 1:00PM  Check your outlook inbox…

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Considering a Career in Epidemiology: Ask the Experts, 10/23

Event Description  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought epidemiology to the forefront of the news, but epidemiology research touches every domain of health. If you want to learn more about epidemiology, join this webinar for a stimulating discussion with leaders in the field. They will discuss what led them to epidemiology and public health and what…

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S4SJ Presents: Courageous Conversations about Race Series, 10/1

Event Description Students for Social Justice‘s Courageous Conversations About Race series is back! Their second event is called Tears of Fury: A Discussion on “White Women’s Tears.” It will be a discussion panel on how white women’s tears show up in our daily lives when we talk about race and the destructive impact it has…

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Introduction to Literature Review, 9/29

Description Next Tuesday, Dr. Cecile Jansens will give a short introduction about how to do a literature review. This lecture will be practical, with lots of tips and tricks to make your literature better: how to search the literature, how to stay organized, and (a bit) how to write. In the lecture she will demonstrate…

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Virtual Vaccine Dinner Club, 10/7

Description  Topic for the October 2020 Vaccine Dinner Club (VDC): SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines Part II: Distribution Challenges Think ahead for a minute to a halcyon future in which one or more pharma companies have reached the finish line in developing their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. Their Phase III human trials are complete, their data have been parsed, their…

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Health Equity: The Urgency of Removing Barriers, 9/24

Description  This session, the fourth in the Health Equity: The Urgency of Now series, continues the conversation with Dr. Camara Jones in June where she defined the various levels of racism and how racism and institutional bias impede health equity. During this session, Dr. Jones will discuss the barriers to achieving health equity and ways…

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CDC Presidential Management Fellowship Info Session, 9/28

Description  Join virtually on Monday, September 28th from 12:00 – 1:30PM for an information session about what it means to be a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at the CDC, hosted by the Office of Career Development. In this session CDC PMF program manager, Dawn Arlotta, will discuss what the fellowship is like at the CDC,…

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REDI to Register, 9/14

Description The Rollins Election Day Initiative (REDI) is holding their first information session for students about how to register to vote in Georgia on Monday, September 14th at 12:15pm.    How to Join  Click here to register for the Sept 14th webinar!    Get Involved with REDI Click here to learn more about REDI and…

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COVID-19: State of the Science Webinar, 9/15

Description The seminar, sponsored by the Boston University School of Public Health, will bring together experts to discuss the causes and consequences of this global pandemic, exploring what we know now, and what we still need to learn. Speakers include:  Hallie Prescott, Associate Professor, University of Michigan Gabriel Leung, Dean of Medicine, University of Hong…

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Doers Wanted – We Have Enough Critics Seminar, 9/15

Join the Department of Environmental Health this week for a special seminar by Dr. Enrique Schisterman!  Seminar Description  Dr. Schisterman is a Senior Investigator and Branch Chief of the Intramural Epidemiology Branch at NICHD and the Editor in Chief of the American Jornal of Epidemiology. He earned both his master’s degree in Statistics and his…

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CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program Webinar, 9/9

Description Join the Society for Epidemiologic Research for this overview of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program. CSTE, in collaboration with CDC, the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, and the Health Resources and Services Administration, established the Applied Epidemiology Fellowship to train recent graduates in the…

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Rollins Takes Action: Race, Racism & Health Webinar, 9/11

Event Description Join us for the next installment of Rollins Takes Action 2020 on September 11th, 12:00 – 1:00pm EST to hear panelists from the Department of Epidemiology discuss Race, Racism and Health.  See the attached flyer for more details! How to Join Click here to register for this webinar! To submit questions for the…

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RSPH Fall 2020 Public Health Virtual Career Fair, 9/11

Description The need for diverse, well-trained public health practitioners has never been greater. In our commitment to ensuring the availability of opportunities for our students, the RSPH Office of Career Development is excited to announce our Fall Virtual Career Fair. A highly interactive experience, this fair facilitates interactions between employers and students through a variety…

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Center for Global Safe Wash Open House, 9/8

Please join our faculty, staff and partners to learn more about The Center for Global Safe WASH (CGSW)! Presentations will include an overview of the CGSW, current faculty research projects, the WASH certificate program and upcoming GFE opportunities! You will also have an opportunity to virtually visit with our partner agencies in separate break-out rooms…

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2020 Public Health Ethics Forum, 9/11

Description  The National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity invite you to the 2020 Public Health Ethics Forum on September 11, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET via Zoom. This year’s theme is…

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Community-Based Opportunities Information Session, 9/10

Description  Join the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health and HERCULES on Thursday, September 10th at 12:15pm via Zoom for a jointly sponsored Info Session on Community Based Opportunities! This session will focus on environmental health related community-based APE and ILE opportunities, general research opportunities and more. All students who are interested in community-based research and…

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TADA Journal Club, 9/16

Description  Are you interested in learning how to study big data to end drug-related harms? Join TADA’s “Journal Club Unplugged” to speak with authors about their papers analyzing big data on drug-related harms. The journal club is part of a planned component of a new certificate program, led by the TADA pre-doctoral training program. All…

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Chair’s Chat, 8/24

Join us for the first Chair’s Chat of the semester on Monday, August 24th! This month’s Chair’s Chat will be an informal dialogue and check-in session with Department Chair, Timothy Lash; Vice-chair, Jodie Guest; MPH DGS, Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist; PhD DGS, Shakira Suglia; and ADAPs, Noni Bourne and Farah Dharamshi.   Check your email for the zoom…

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Now is Time to Modernize U.S. Public Health Surveillance Seminar, 8/26

Seminar Description Our world with no borders to pandemics requires that scientists work together forming bonds of collegiality and build bridges of mutual public health benefit, not walls of separation. The world is different now. It is misguided to think that the “hoarding” of data/information/messages/specimens is the right way to act because of paternalistic, economic,…

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The Coronavirus Pandemic: Equity, Impacts & Global Fragile Communities, Webinar Recording

Webinar Summary  How has the pandemic changed places in the world already made fragile from violence or deprivation — places of armed conflict or refugees settlements, for example? How are women  — often responsible for the bulk of caregiving — particularly affected? And how can we ensure equitable access to vaccines and therapeutics, once available,…

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Endemic Racism During a Pandemic – CDC Day Keynote Speech & Panel, 8/21

Description This year’s virtual CDC keynote speech and panel for incoming first years is open to the entire Rollins Community this year! The theme for CDC Day is Endemic Racism During a Pandemic: Navigating the Intersection of Racism and COVID-19 in Atlanta. The event will be live streamed from the CDC and will feature Dr.…

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First Fall COVID-19 Journal Club Meeting, 8/31

The Department of Epidemiology’s, student-led COVID-19 journal club will be continuing on a bi-weekly basis this fall on Mondays from 12:10 – 1:00PM, starting on August 31st.  See the flyer below to learn more about the journal club and if you are interested in joining click here to sign up for the listserv or email…

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When Public Health Means Business with Dr. Anthony Fauci & Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Webinar Recording

Summary Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is pleased to present “When Public Health Means Business” featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN, and introduction by Lawrence S. Bacow, President, Harvard University. This online event was recorded on August 5th, 2020 and is presented…

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Public Health Leadership in Times of Crisis Webinar Recording

Webinar Description  In the July session of Hot Topics in Practice, Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, shares her perspective for addressing the COVID-19 crisis in the face of existing geographic, cultural, and economic challenges in the country’s largest state. This one-hour webinar will review how Alaska’s public health and…

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Turning Assumptions into Knowledge with Mathematical Models, Webinar Recording

The webinar is presented by Eleanor Murray, ScD, an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health. Webinar Description Mathematical models are an important part of the epidemiologic toolkit, especially during rapidly evolving health crises where data availability is limited. Valid inference about population-level outcomes can be obtained from mathematical models…

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EGHI Forum: Racism & Global Health, 7/22

Description  Join the Emory Global Health Institute on Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 p.m. for a panel discussion on racism and global health. Our panel of experts will discuss the history of colonialism and neoliberalism, racism and implicit bias in healthcare, the call for anti-racism for global health professionals, and the role of academia in…

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EPI COVID-19 Response Webinar, 7/21

Description  Please join us for our third webinar highlighting the Department of Epidemiology’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic! We will be joined by Dr. Sam Jenness who will discuss network-based strategies for COVID-19 control. Webinar Details Date and time: Tuesday, July 21 at 12pm.  Find the Zoom link to join in your Emory email!  

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Health Equity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Urban-Rural Dimensions, 7/29

Description  Sponsored by the SER Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee, this upcoming SERexpert event will explore the differential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in rural and urban communities in the US. Speakers will describe the impact of COVID-19 on rural and urban communities, challenges to confronting the virus and inequities in who is impacted within…

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SERexperts Live – CSTE Applied Fellowship Program Webinar, 9/9

Description Please join us for SER’s first, collaborative webinar with The Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) Program! Hosted by Amanda Masters, the Deputy Director for Governance, Strategy and Support Program (CSTE), join us to learn about this Applied Epidemiology Fellowship program! This unique fellowship program is designed for recent…

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Enhancing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Preparedness, Webinar

Description In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Ira SenGupta, Executive Director of the Cross Cultural Health Care Program, highlights standards as a set of guidelines and strategies for improving public health preparedness. The five steps to cultural competency are utilized to demonstrate the…

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Action Against Racism: Discussion on Doing the Work, 6/23

Description With increased discourse around racism and systemic oppression comes a number of questions. More and more people are waking up to the injustices that Black and Brown communities live through every day. People are wondering where to start, how to work towards anti-racism, what their role is as a non-Black person in breaking down…

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Addressing Racism and COVID-19 Webinar, 6/30

Description New data confirm that COVID-19 is disproportionately and negatively impacting communities of color and exacerbating existing health inequities. In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Matías Valenzuela, Equity Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County and Director of COVID-19 Community Mitigation and Recovery, shares his team’s efforts to uncover the root…

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Communication Challenges Surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar

Description  The COVID-19 pandemic has provided and continues to provide huge challenges to our public health system. One challenge has been behavioral, in that mitigating the consequences of the disease involves huge behavioral changes and long term cooperation on the part of the public at large. Changing behavior and gaining the public’s cooperation is in…

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Health Equity in the Time of COVID-19: Fixing Broken Systems to Serve Communities of Color, Webinar Recording

Description The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting people of color in the United States. What began as a public health emergency has quickly evolved into a crisis of health equity and racial justice, leaving many in the health and human services sectors scrambling to find solutions. How can we serve the immediate needs of marginalized…

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Building Psychological Resilience for the Public Health Workforce During COVID19 Webinar Recording

Description The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a second pandemic of stress, anxiety and fear. As public health workers, your work has a unique level of stress during this time. We are best able to maintain our mental health through these difficult times if we stay aware of the effects of stress, take steps to…

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Mapping COVID-19 & Building Global Health Capacity Podcast

Podcast Description Learn how Fellows from the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program are working to improve health, in the US and around the world. Fellows work on the front lines of global health, developing the technical and professional skills needed to make meaningful contributions to today’s global health challenges. Episode Summary PHI/CDC Surveillance Fellow, Greg…

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Student Town Hall with Dean Curran, 6/3

Join RSPH Leadership for a Returning Student Town Hall featuring Dean James W. Curran, MD, MPH on Wednesday June 3rd from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.  Click here to register! Click here to submit questions for the town hall! 

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COVID-19 and Health Equity: A Policy Platform and Voices from Health Departments, 5/4

Description Join Human Impact Partners, APHA, ASTHO, Big Cities Health Coalition, HealthBegins and NAACHO for this discussion on how public health can play a role in advancing long-term policy solutions that center equity.  COVID-19 is magnifying the deep cracks in our health care system, protections for working people, and wider safety net. Formed by centuries…

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COVID-19 & the Cruise Ship Task Force, PHI/CDC Global Health Podcast

About the Podcast The PHI/CDC Global Health Podcast features stories from the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program, implemented by the Public Health Institute, where Fellows are guided by leading global health experts from the CDC. Fellows work on the front lines of global health, developing the…

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Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Webinar, 5/27

Overview  COVID-19 has highlighted the critical role that public health plays in the US and it also has demonstrated that this virus does not affect everyone equally. While it has affected the lives of all Americans, some racial and ethnic groups have been more likely to contract and die from COVID-19 than others. In this…

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Lessons Learned and Opportunities Ahead for Academic Public Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Recording)

Click here to watch the closing panel for the ASPPH’s virtual annual meeting where Dean  Curran joined other deans of public health to discuss the unique challenges posed by COVID-19 and the lessons learned so far, particularly how the pandemic has impacted academic public health. 

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Injury and Violence Prevention Certificate Program Information Session, 5/19

Event Summary  The Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory will host this information session to provide students with information regarding the Injury and Violence Prevention Certificate at Emory University. Students will have the opportunity to asks questions about the program, electives, student opportunities, and the application process. Click here to register for this information session…

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Shepard Award Finalist Presentations, 5/8

Please join us for the Charles C. Shepard Award Finalist presentations on May 8th, 12-1:15PM EST. Event Details  Each student finalist has their own Zoom link and participants can enter and exit different sessions throughout the event. Feel free to listen and ask questions as you would in an in-person poster event.  Click here to…

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COVID-19 and Global Environmental Change Webinar Series, 5/11

Part 3 of Webinar Series: The Decade After The COVID pandemic has induced radical societal change in the matter of months, a sense of urgency, and emphasized the need for coordinated international action. How can we leverage this once in a generation inflection point to create the same sense of urgency and levels of coordinated…

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Summer Schedule: Confounder goes Bi-Weekly

Going to miss the Confounder over the summer? Don’t sweat it! We will still be sending the Confounder every other week until the beginning of the Fall semester. As always, you can navigate to the full website at any time for the most up-to-date content in between email weeks. Have a great summer!

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COVID-19, Global Environmental Change, and Opportunities to Progress Toward SDGs: Webinar Series, 4/28

Description This first session from a series of online webinars explores the proximal and distal causes of the pandemic and the complex relation between infections, climate and other global environmental change. How do global environmental changes such as biodiversity loss, climate change, pollution, and urbanization facilitate the occurrence of new epidemics or modulate their public health impact?…

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Virtual Career Fair, 5/15

Check out this opportunity to interact with top-notch employers seeking candidates with public health degrees in live chat sessions.  For more information send an email with questions to ASPPH [at] CareerEco [dot] com!  See the attached flyer for more details.  Click here to register for the event on May 15th!

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Diabetes and COVID-19 Webinar, 4/27

Description  The global COVID-19 pandemic has created numerous challenges for persons with diabetes and for the health professionals who help manage their care. Higher rates of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and mortality, difficulty in accessing medicines and supplies, and the lack of in-person clinic visits due to lockdowns and social distancing and the resulting rapid shift…

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EGHI/GT COVID-19 Hackathon, 5/8-5/16

Description  The Emory Global Health Institute is hosting a virtual hackathon focused on developing solutions for specific COVID-19 problems in May. The virtual hackathon is a partnership with the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech & Emory, Georgia Tech’s CREATE X Startup Launch accelerator program, and the Emory University School of Medicine.   The virtual hackathon will…

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Compassion and COVID-19, 4/29

Webinar Description: The critical role of compassion in health and well-being has become increasingly clear during the global response to COVID-19. This Global Health Compassion Rounds will engage with participants to co-develop thinking on how to cultivate compassion in pandemic response at multiple levels. The rounds will begin with key insights from the ground-breaking meeting…

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EGHI Global Health Forum, 4/14

Click here to register for this Global Health Forum on “Preserving Mental Health during the Global Coronavirus Pandemic,” on Zoom! See attached flyer for more details. 

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EPI COVID-19 Journal Club Meeting, 4/16

Please join the COVID-19 journal club for its next meeting on Thursday, April 16th at 12pm! See the flyer below for more information.  How to join: Click here to reach the listserv sign up page  Click the subscribe button and follow the sign up instructions  Or, email one of the group leaders listed on the…

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CoCites: New Online Literature Search Tool Launched by Dr. Cecile Janssens

Why Use CoCites? A major challenge in writing theses we see over and over again is that students struggle to find relevant literature. This no surprise as finding literature requires quite some expertise in how to use keywords and how to select the right keywords. CoCites takes that burden away.   How is CoCites Different…

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Student Loan Repayment Seminar, 4/7

Click here to watch the student loan repayment seminar on Zoom, Tuesday April 7 at 12pm.  See the attached flyer for more details!  

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CDC Fellowships Virtual Panel, 4/17

Description The mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development is to improve health outcomes through a competent, sustainable, and empowered public health workforce. We are reaching out to you about possible opportunities for hands-on learning through fellowships at CDC that you may be or may become…

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Infectious Disease Across Scales Seminar Series, 4/1

2020 IDAS Seminar Series continues next week April 1, 2020 at 12 PM.  Speaker Information: Micaela Martinez, PhD Assistant Professor Environmental Health Sciences Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University Talk Title:   From Populations to Molecules: Population Ecology meets Darwinian Medicine.  Zoom Meeting Link:  https://emory.zoom.us/j/933219222 More Information on the IDAS Seminar Series For more information…

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Addressing Your Questions About COVID-19 Webinar, Recorded 3/26

Overview: This is a 90-minute recording of a webinar held on Thursday, March 26, 2020. With our state and local public health workers being at the forefront of this pandemic, you are in a position to provide your community with life-saving information. Yet, with the COVID-19 landscape changing so rapidly, it is hard to have…

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Canvas page for COVID-19 academic updates

Currently there are two important websites providing students, faculty, and staff with the most up to date information on policy changes related to COVID-19. They are: RSPH COVID-19 Updates website Emory University COVID-19 Updates website Additionally, the Epidemiology Department has created a dedicated Canvas page within the MPH/MSPH Canvas area to continue to provide updates…

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Virtual Chair’s Chat, 3/27

Join the Epi Department for the first virtual chair’s chat on Friday March 27th at 12PM. See the flyer below for more details!  Follow this link to join the Chair’s Chat on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/426986819 

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Faculty Candidate Epi Seminar, 3/24

Click here to watch this Epi seminar with faculty candidate Dr. Nicole Armstrong on Tuesday, March 24th from 12 – 1 pm  on Zoom.  See the attached flyer for more information. 

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Population Health Exchange Summer Institute, Summer 2020

Registration is open! Keep an eye on this space as more programs will be added soon. The PHX Summer Institute offers short, immersive programs open to professionals, from across sectors, with all levels of public health knowledge. We offer a wide range of programs that teach participants career-enhancing skills, from learning to plan effective, evidence-based…

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Emory University Transitions to Online Instruction in Response to COVID-19

Effective March 11th, Emory University extended spring break for students until Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, and will transition to remote learning for graduate and undergraduate classes on Monday, March 23, 2020. The decision to transition to remote learning, limit events, and offer telecommuting options is consistent with CDC guidelines to prevent the further spread of…

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March Emory Vaccine Dinner Club Recording

COVID19: What We Know, What We Suspect, What We Fear  Click here to watch part 1, presented by:  Dr. Carlos Del Rio, MD  Professor, Emory Vaccine Center Professor and Chair, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine Investigator, Emory…

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EGHI Global Health Forum on COVID-19 Recording

Local and Global Preparedness in Response to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Click here to view the Emory Global Health Institute’s forum on preparedness in the Novel Coronavirus outbreak .  Speakers Include:  Hansa Bhargava, MD: Senior Medical Director at WebMD and MEdscape  Jim Lavery, PhD, M.Sc.: Conrad N. Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics at the…

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Thesis Starter Series, 3/17 – 3/18

Come learn from a Woodruff Health Sciences Librarian about making PubMed searches easier on 3/17 and how to use Zotero citation software on 3/18 in preparation for your thesis! 

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Provost Lecture Series, 4/2

Event Description  A pediatrician and public health administrator, Joycelyn Elders is outspoken about health, health care, sexuality, and AIDS. She was the 15th U.S. Surgeon General and first African American woman in that post, as well as a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Other Information Date/Time: Thursday, Apr 2, 2020 4:00PM…

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Southern Atlanta Harm Reduction Conference Volunteers, 3/26-3/28

Student volunteers are needed for Southern Atlanta Harm Reduction Conference, March 26 – 28, 2020, Atlanta, Georgia. Click here to read more about the conference online!  Location: The Sheraton Hotel, 165 Courtland Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30303 What you will help with: Registration, guiding, handing out bags, connecting visitors with right staff, helping exhibitors and…

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EPI Seminar, 3/9

Join the EPI department for this exciting seminar on Monday, March 9th! See the flyer below for further details. 

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Spring Mock Interview Week, 3/23-3/27

The Office of Career Development and Career Development Ambassadors at the Rollins School of Public Health cordially invite you to participate in our Spring Mock Interview Week on Monday, March 23 – Friday, March 27, 2020. For more information and to register for one or both types of interviews offered, please visit Handshake. To register…

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Coronavirus Webinar, 3/2

Please join the Region IV Public Health Training Center for this upcoming learning opportunity on March, 2nd 12-1:30PM.  Click here to register for a live webinar with Dr. Carlos Del Rio: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Protecting the Public from the Current Outbreak

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SERexperts – Live Event, 4/1

Registration is now open for SERexperts-Live, ‘CSTE Applied Fellowship Program’, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Please join us for SER’s first, collaborative webinar with The Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) Program!Hosted by Amanda Masters, the Deputy Director for Governance, Strategy and Support Program (CSTE), join us to learn about…

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Spring Career Fair, 2/28

CHECK-IN INFORMATION All Emory/Rollins students and alumni welcome. Professional attire is REQUIRED for entry. Doors open no earlier than 10:00AM. It is not required to stay the entire duration of the fair. Feel free to arrive at any time during fair hours. Current students: Registration will be conducted on-site. You will not register online prior…

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Injury Prevention Seminar, 2/26

Title Motor Vehicle Injury in the United States: Prevention and Data Description Motor vehicle crashes cause over 30,000 deaths and an estimated 2.5 million emergency department visits a year in the United States. This seminar will describe the burden of motor vehicle crash injury in the United States, highlight strategies that can be used to…

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Second Annual Data Science Workshop, 3/26-3/27

Second Annual Data Science Workshop: Emerging Data Science Methods for Complex Biomedical and Cyber Data Date and Location:March 26 – 27, 2020Georgia Cyber Center Hull McKnight Building, 100 Grace Hopper Lane, Augusta, GA Description: The Division of Biostatistics and Data Science in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Medical College of Georgia and…

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ILE: Thesis and Capstone Meeting, 2/19

Join the Epi Department this Wednesday, Feb. 19 in CNR Auditorium to hear more about the thesis and capstone process and ask any questions you may have!

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Behind the Manuscript, 2/18

Please join us on Tuesday, February 18th for a discussion with Dr. Michael Kramer.  Dr. Kramer will provide insight on the research process behind the manuscript, “The legacy of slavery and contemporary declines in heart disease mortality in the U.S. South.”   Click here to read the article.  Click here to RSVP. 

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Public Health Sciences Grand Rounds

Join RSPH on Friday, February 21st at 12pm for this month’s Public Health Sciences Grand Rounds for a panel discussion from interdisciplinary professionals on the issue of “Diabetes in the Developing World”.  See flyer for additional details. 

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Chair’s Chat, 2/12

Click here to RSVP for the February Chair’s Chat or RSVP on Canvas. 

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Epi Bagel Breakfast, 2/11

Join the Epidemiology Department for the first bagel breakfast of the semester on Tuesday Feb. 11 from 9-11AM!  

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Green Networking Night, 2/13

Click here to RSVP for this event on Handshake! 

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Planetary Health & Infectious Diseases Spring Speaker Series

Join us for the first installment of the Planetary Health and Infectious Diseases spring speaker series on 2/18  in CNR 5001 where Dr. Neel Gandhi will be discussing “Tuberculosis in a Changing Climate.”

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Seminar Series: Copyrighting Your Thesis & Dissertation, February

Will your thesis or dissertation raise copyright issues?  Learn about navigating copyright and author rights in a digital environment! The workshops will answer questions like … Everyone quotes the work of other scholars in their dissertation. As long as the quotes are acknowledged, does this ever raise copyright issues? I found a photo online on…

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Equity, Autonomy and Substance Use Disorder Webinar, 2/5

Click here to register for the online webinar! Join us on Wednesday, February 5th from 12:00-1:15PM EST for the webinar, “Equity, Autonomy and Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Lifecourse Considerations for Pregnant and Parenting People” hosted by the Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Boston University School of Public Health and Harvard T.H. Chan…

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CFAR Infectious Diseases Research Seminar, 2/6

“What will it take to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the US? – An Economic Modeling Study of Six Cities including Atlanta”.  Mark your calendar for the next #EmoryID Seminar! Join the Emory Department of Medicine on Thursday, February 6 to hear from Bohdan Nosyk of Simon Fraser University.  Dr. Nosyk will discuss what it will…

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PRISM Thesis Opportunities Meeting, 1/30

If interested in attending PRISM’s thesis program Lunch and Learn on Thursday, January 30th, please RSVP to Susan Wirtz at sschlue [at] emory [dot] edu.  At the meeting, the PRISM faculty will present the details of the program, the thesis topics, and the application process.

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CARE Tipping Point Initiative Webinar, 1/27

The results are in! The baseline evaluation for the Tipping Point Initiative, focusing on child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) in Nepal and Bangladesh, is completed. Join our research partners, Dr. Kathryn Yount and Dr. Cari Jo Clark from Emory University and Dr. Ruchira Naved from icddr,b share findings from Bangladesh (icddr,b) and Nepal (Emory…

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Care-Emory Speaker Series: Global Food Systems, 2/5

Please join us for a talk on “Global Food Systems: Agriculture, Markets, Nutrition, & Resilience” with representatives from Emory and CARE USA on Wednesday Feb. 5 at 12PM on the 8th floor of GCR! 

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The Task Force for Global Health Information Session, 2/6

The Task Force for Global Health is an independent, non-governmental organization based in Decatur, GA. We exist to eliminate the diseases that have plagued humankind for centuries and build the systems necessary to protect the health of entire populations. Since our founding, we only take on problems we know can be solved, and we do…

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ARC Quantitative Tutor Hours, Spring 2020

Quantitative tutors work with students to understand epidemiological and statistical concepts and methods introduced in their coursework, apply these concepts to their research projects, and provide support for students conducting quantitative analyses.  The tutors’ goal is for the student to understand concepts and methods so the student can apply this knowledge to the student’s own work.  Tutors are familiar with…

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Job Search Strategy Workshop, 2/4

Join us to learn about and discuss the process of creating a strategy for both your internship and full-time job search. Led by Roger Presswood. No dress code. Please feel free to bring your lunch. RSVP on Handshake by February 3. Click here to RSVP!

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Chair’s Chat, 1/14

Join the Epidemiology Department for Chair’s Chat Tuesday, January 14. Please RSVP on canvas as soon as possible!

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CFAR Network Science Seminar, 1/16

Preregistration is required for entry; guests can RSVP here.

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APE Portal Info Sessions, 1/14 & 1/15

Come learn about the APE requirement for all degree-seeking MPH/MSPH students. Please RSVP in Handshake!

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019

Check out the list of Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019 by clicking HERE. Included in the list is our very own, Christina Chandra! Be sure to read about her work interviewing HIV providers on mental health services integration in Thailand.

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Recent Publications Page

Check out the updated lists of publications from the Epidemiology Department on the Recent Publications page!

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Spatial Epi, Poster day

This week the Spatial Epidemiology class, taught by Dr. Kramer, presented interesting and impactful posters. The presentation included 27 posters presented by the 44 students. The event was attended by 10 spatial epi ‘guests’ from CDC, as well as 8 past students who collectively served as poster reviewers. Be sure to check out some of…

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Global Field Experience in Rwanda and Zambia, Info Session 1/17/20

A Mass Ebola Vaccination Campaign in Rwanda on the border with the DRC for 10-12 weeks. RZHRG will be vaccinating 200,000 adults and children living on the DRC border and studying vaccine feasability as well as safety in pregnant women. Working with High Risk Women, including Female Sex Workers and Single Mothers, in Zambia for…

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Cookies & Cocoa: an EPI Study Break

Monday and Tuesday, 12/9 and 12/10, 1-3pm, CNR, 3rd floor

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Planetary Health and Infectious Diseases Speaker Series, 12/3

As part of the Planetary Health and Infectious Diseases Speaker Series,Rebecca Philipsborn, MD, MPA will be discussing child health in the era of climate change. Follow the zoom link if you can’t make it in person!

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AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship Information Session, 12/10

American India Foundation’s William J. Clinton Fellowship (aif.org/fellowship) for Service in India is an immersive and interdisciplinary experiential learning program that places young professionals in service with development organizations in India. Join us to learn more! Please RSVP in Handshake.

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Epi Town Hall Meeting, 11/20

Join your Epi Reps to express departmental questions, ideas, and concerns in a student only discussion.

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Recent Publications

Check out the updated lists of publications from the Epidemiology Department on the Recent Publications page!

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Convos on Tap: Tapsgiving, 11/21

Join the Rollins Student Government for Convos on tap on November 21 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Don’t forget your ID, corq app, or reusable cups!

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Rollins Speaks, 11/12

Rollins Speaks: Underrepresented and Underserved Populations in Atlanta, featuring Dr. Alawode OladeleWednesday, November 20 | 5PM-6:30PM | Rita Anne Rollins RoomRSVP Here by Friday November 12 ABOUT ROLLINS SPEAKS Every year, GMS at Rollins host a lecture series called, “Rollins Speaks.” The purpose of this series is to raise awareness about notable public health topics, and specifically priority…

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Global Digital Health Features, 11/12

Join the Business School for a fireside chat to “discuss the convergence of digital technology with health, healthcare, and wellness to enhance the efficiency of healthcare and medicine through hardware and software solutions”

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Renal Grand Rounds, 11/26

The Renal Ground Rounds lecture will be held on Tuesday, November 26 in the School of Medicine at 5pm. Dr. Neil Powe will present his research uniting Public Health and Medicine involving kidney disease patient-oriented research, epidemiology and outcomes and effectiveness research.

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Fall 2019 Mock Interview & Networking Night: Mock Interview

MOCK INTERVIEW SESSION – AuditoriumJoin us for Mock Interview and Networking Night hosted by the Office of Career Development in collaboration with the Career Development Ambassadors, Emory Mental Health Alliance (EMHA), and the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department Representatives. Student attendees will have the opportunity to practice their interview skills with public health professionals…

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Chair’s Chat, 11/6

Join the Epidemiology Department for Chair’s Chat Wednesday, November 6 and meet the new ADAPs. Please RSVP in canvas as soon as possible!

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Epi Bagel Breakfast, 11/5

Join the Epidemiology Department Tuesday, November 5th from 8-10am for the Bagel Breakfast. 

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Epi Podcast

Do you love Epi, stats, and/or podcasts? Check out this the CASUAL INFERENCE PODCAST!! Check it out by clicking HERE and stay tuned for Episode 1 coming Nov 8!

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Manging Software Projects with Git and Github, 11/4

Join us on Monday November 4th from 12-12:50 to hear from Steve Pittard about Manging Software Projects with Git and Github. Lunch will be provided.  

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Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Emergencies, 11/8

The lecture will be held in the Rollins Auditorium on November 8th from 3-5 pm with a reception to follow. More information can be found in the flier above. 

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Medicaid: The Policy and Politics of Health Reform, 11/19

RSVP to Nancy Sterk for the Michael M.E. Johns, MD Lecture on Helath Policy being held on Tuesday November 19 at 3pm.

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Epi Alumnus Datta Patil, Award of Distinction

After completing his MPH at the Rollins School of Public Health, Dattatraya Hari Patil became the lead biostatistician in the Department of Urology, where he has had a tremendous impact on urological research and education. Patil holds exceptional skills in statistical analysis and data management and has employed them for a number of projects. For…

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Field Scholars Networking Night, 11/5

The Field Scholars Networking Night will take place Tuesday November 5 from 6-8pm. Join us for our networking event to learn more about funding opportunities for multidisciplinary teams! Linking Students & Faculty for innovative global health learning projects

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From Civil Engineering to Data Engineering: Jump Starting Career With Insight Data Science

Dr. Alexander Malokin, a data engineer at Invesco and a data engineering fellow at Insight Data Science, will give a talk about how he transitioned from his PhD in civil enginnering to data engineering through Insight Data science.  Date and Time Monday, October 28 2019 at 3:00-4:00 PM   Location Alumni Memorial University Center(AMUC) Room…

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CDA clothing swap, 10/21-22

Two-day event hosted by the Career Development Ambassadors providing free, gently used business professional clothing, business casual clothing, shoes, and accessories to students. Please stop by at your convenience to browse and pick up items between 9am – 4pm on Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22. 

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Emotional Intelligence for Career Success, 10/22

Having challenges communicating with team members in your projects or work groups?Feeling overwhelmed with stress from school and work?Struggling with how to create connections and network in your career?Want to increase your impact and leadership abilities with your team members?_____________________________________________________________________________________ Emotional intelligence is a crucial aspect of your development for professional success. In this session,…

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Epidemiology Elective Session, 10/16

Join the Epidemiology department for an overview of the Epi elective courses on Wednesday, October 16th from 12-12:50pm.

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First Year Pre-Registration, 10/17

Join the Epidemiology department for an advising session for first year pre-registration on Thursday October 17th from 12-12:50pm.

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International Student and Scholar Advising, 10/9

Join Matt Davidson international student advising on Wednesday October 9 at 1pm.

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Epidemiology Bagel Breakfast, 10/10

The Epidemiology Department will be holding Bagel Breakfast Thursday, October 10th from 8am-10am.

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Recent Publications Page

Check out the updated lists of publications from the Epidemiology Department on the Recent Publications page!

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Student Loan Repayment Seminar, 9/30

Do you know how you are going to repay your student loans? Get your questions answered on income-based repayment, consolidation, public service loan forgiveness, deferment & forbearance and more!

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Student Opportunities > GLEPI

Are you a GLEPI student looking for news, events, and opportunities specifically related to global health? Now, these posts will be collected under the GLEPI menu item for extra quick access! Simply hover over the Student Opportunities menu, and click GLEPI in the dropdown.  Let us know what you think!

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Pathways to Public Health, 10/17

On Thursday, October 17, two of Rollins alumni will be returning to campus to speak at Pathways to Public Health. Alexa Morse is a 2017 BSHE graduate and currently working at the Global Center for Medical Innovation. Liz Hannapel is a 2012 EPI alumna and works with the GA Department of Public Health. Come hear…

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Intro to APE/ILE, 10/7

Join the Epidemiology Department for the Introduction to APE/ILE on October 7 from 5-6:30pm.

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Opioid Epidemic and Policy: Where have we been and where are we now?, 9/23

Training DescriptionSystems thinking, especially with simulation models, facilitates understanding of complex health policy problems. Using a simulation model to educate legislators, public health experts, and education leaders about the policies that have the greatest short- and long-term impact on childhood obesity can encourage strategic investment in low-cost, high-return policies. This webinar will feature the Georgia…

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Strengths-based Leadership: Creating Workplaces that Work, 10/23

This is an in-person workshop in Sebring, FL. “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Vibrant workplace culture helps retain staff and improve productivity, while toxic culture does the opposite. Leaders shape both the direction of their organizations and also shape the culture. Successful leaders are self-aware and recognize their roles in shaping culture. They can identify…

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The Role of Cultural Competence and Humility in Addressing Mental Health, 9/25

Training DescriptionFran T. Close, Ph.D., is full Professor of Behavioral Science and Health Education in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences/Institute of Public Health at Florida A&M University (FAMU). An accomplished public health researcher with a focus on community based participatory research in underserved communities. Dr. Close has been the principal investigator or co-principal…

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Behind the Manuscript, 9/24

Join the Epidemiology department and Dr. Michael Goodman in a seminar sharing the insights to the research process behind the manuscript “Cross-sex hormones and acute cardiovascular events in transgender persons” Please RSVP by clicking HERE.

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Chair’s Chat 10/2, Please RSVP

Join the Epidemiology Department for pizza and a conversation with peers and Dr. Timothy Lash and Dr. Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist on 10/2 at 12 pm. Please RSVP whether you plan to attend or not by clicking HERE.

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FRONTLINE Documentary: Flint’s Deadly Water

Frontline contacted Drs. Zach Binney, Kristin Nelson, and Allison Chamberlain to help them with an investigation into a Legionnaires’ outbreak during the Flint water crisis. They asked them to use local pneumonia deaths during the outbreak to assess whether it’s possible cases had been systematically underreported. Drs. Binney and Nelson are interviewed in the piece,…

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Recent Publications Page

Check out the updated lists of publications from the Epidemiology Department on the Recent Publications page!

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Annual Open House, The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (CGSW) 9/24

The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (CGSW) conducts applied research, evaluation, and training to promote global health equity through universal access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Please join our faculty, staff and partners to learn more about The Center for Global Safe WASH Presentations…

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Epidemiology PhD Session, 9/19

Thinking about an Epidemiology PhD at Emory? Join us Thursday, September 19 from 5:30-6:30pm to learn more.

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Emory University Sleep Symposium, Nov 1

The Symposium aims to present perspectives on the future of sleep research and education and to facilitate collaborations on sleep and related fields across the Emory community. The Symposium will feature talks by research leaders from outside and inside the Emory community, luncheon, a poster session, and late afternoon reception. Keynote speaker: Dr. Charles CzeislerBaldino…

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Epi Bagel Breakfast, 9/4

Join the Epidemiology Department for Bagel Breakfast Wednesday, September 4 from 8am to 10am!

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Chair’s Chat, 9/4

Please RSVP on canvas ASAP (by Tuesday @12pm) for the Epidemiology Department Chair’s Chat, on September 4 from 12-1pm! Pizza will be served.

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Welcome & Welcome Back

We wish a warm welcome to our new students, and are delighted to welcome back our returning students! The beginning of the academic year is such an exciting time for all of us.   I’m always energized by the enthusiasm and passion of our new students, who are beginning to explore all that the Rollins…

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Childhood Obesity: Simulating the Impacts of Policy Interventions, 9/12

Monday, August 12, 2019 12:00:00 PM EDT – 1:30:00 PM EDT Systems thinking, especially with simulation models, facilitates understanding of complex health policy problems. Using a simulation model to educate legislators, public health experts, and education leaders about the policies that have the greatest short- and long-term impact on childhood obesity can encourage strategic investment…

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Rollins-teer Day, 8/26

We are looking for second year students to lead volunteer groups. This year, Rollins-teer Day will take place on Monday, August 26th from 7:45am-12:00pm, with most service activities taking place from 9:00am-12:00pm. Please note that many sites will not get back until 12:30pm due to transportation. Each site will have one or more designated site…

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Recent Publications Page

Check out the updated lists of publications from the Epidemiology Department at our new Recent Publications page!

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Dr. Lauren McCullough receives the 2019 Brian MacMahon Early Career Award

Lauren E. McCullough, PhD, MSPH, Rollins Assistant Professor at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Brian MacMahon Early Career Award from the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). McCullough was selected for the national award in a two-step process that included nominations from numerous Emory faculty—compiled…

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Recent Publications Page

Check out the updated lists of publications from the Epidemiology Department at our new Recent Publications page!

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Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Live Webinar  • June 10, 2019  • 12-1:30pm ET Training Description This webinar presents evidence that religion should be considered among the social determinants of health, based on epidemiological research. Plausible mechanisms at the individual level are the lower smoking rates and greater social ties of those with religious participation. At the community level, faith-based…

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HSR Lunch & Learn, 6/26

Please join us for the Health Services Research Center Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, June 26th in Emory SOM 153A from noon-1pm. Dr. Jordan Kempker, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, will present several case examples from his own research that highlight examples of the use of large national data analyses in health services…

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Training, 6/27

In-person Class • June 27, 2019 • 8:30am-1pm CT • Jackson, MS Presented by: Lily’s Place, A Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Center Lily’s Place executive team aims to train professionals and practitioners on the occurrence, symptoms, and complexities of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). In addition to medical and therapeutic information regarding infants with NAS, Lily’s Place…

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Children’s Environmental Health: More Than Smoke and Mold, 6/13

Training Description The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 1 in 4 child deaths could be prevented by cleaning up the environment. Because of their developing bodies and minds, children can be at greater risk of harm to environmental toxicants than adults. This broadcast will provide information on common sources of environmental hazards…

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Vaccine Preventable Disease Outbreaks and Challenges in Vaccination, 6/3

Training Description This webinar will describe recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, explore trends in national vaccination rates, and discuss challenges in vaccination. The webinar also describes findings from CDC audience research, tips for communicating with parents, and CDC resources for healthcare professional education and parent education. Learning Objectives By the end of this training, participants…

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Communicating Research through Visual Abstracts, 5/30

The Office of Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance is hosting Dr. Joel Topf to do a free webinar on the basics of putting together a visual abstract to summarize your research. For those of you who aren’t familiar, a visual abstract is a graphic image and representation of key findings from your study.…

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Class of 2019 Epidemiology Open House, 5/13

On behalf of Dr. Timothy L. Lash, Dr. Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist, Jena Black, and Nicole Regan, you’re invited to the Class of 2019 Epidemiology Open House on 5/13. Please RSVP if you plan to stop by no later than 5pm on Wednesday, May 8th by clicking the below image. Graduates and their guests are invited to…

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Access to Clinical Genetic Services in Mississippi, 5/15

RSVP by Friday, May 10th for the Southeast Regional Genetics Network Lunch and Learn. The lecture addresses “Access to Clinical Genetic Services in Mississippi: Challenges and Solutions” and will be held on Wednesday, May 15th.

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Complete Course Evaluations, due 5/9

Course Evaluations are due Thursday, May 9th. Your opinions and time are greatly appreciated! Click HERE to submit your evaluations.

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Epi Grand Rounds, 5/10

The Epi Grand Rounds lecture will be held Friday, May 10th from 12-1pm. Dr. Robert Platt will present on “Controlling confounding in pharmocepidemiology: is machine learning the answer?”.

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Webinar, Scaling Up PrEP Care to End the HIV Epidemic 5/6

To register, click HERE. Training Description The federal government is launching an initiative to end the HIV epidemic by 1) increasing the number of US Americans who know their current HIV status, 2) increasing the number of US Americans with HIV infection who are effectively treated and have sustained viral suppression, and 3) rapid expansion…

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Is a PhD Right for You? – Part II, 5/3

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Early Career Professionals Workgroup would like to invite you to join a webinar entitled “Is a PhD Right for You? – Part II” on Friday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT.  Registration is required to attend this webinar. Join us for a follow-up to this fall’s webinar: “Is a…

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EPI/GLEPI Thesis Poster Presentations, 4/30-5/2

The EPI/GLEPI thesis poster presentations will take place Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12-1pm on the CNR bridge.

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IT access after graduation, Rollins Help Desk

If you are a SPRING graduate of RSPH, your RSPH access will be removed on May 31, 2019. _____________________________________________________________________________ Dear Emory Graduates, Congratulations on your graduation! As you leave Emory, you will also lose access to your Emory resources. Here is some useful information on when your access to Emory resources will run out and…

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