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Category : News/Events

If you are interested in reproductive, pediatric, or perinatal epidemiology, please consider joining the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Researchโ€™s (SPERโ€™s) Inaugural Virtual Meeting. ย Two of the featured speakers are Emory PhD students and EPI alumni, Meredith Dixon and Amanda Dorsey, in addition to EPI faculty member Penny Howards as the president!

The full program is now available online There will be 3 contributed sessions featuring five talks each, a speed talk session featuring seven presentations, and a professional development session.

Meeting registration: Meeting registration is free โ€“ register today! Both SPER members and non-members are welcome to attend, but everyone must register for the virtual meeting.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024. A Zoom link will be sent to all those who register.ย 

Questions? Email Sue Bevan: sbevan [at] sper [dot] orgโ€‹


TODAY! Engaging Pregnant People in Clinical and Translational Research, Webinar

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Please join us for a webinar entitled โ€œEngaging Pregnant People in Clinical and Translational Research: Challenges and Opportunities.โ€ The speaker is Dr. Cathy Spong, Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The webinar will take place at noon on Monday April 8.

Participants can register here.ย 

Virtual Symposium, Charles C. Shepard Award

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The Charles C. Shepard Award is given to the graduating masters student who is deemed by the faculty to have prepared the most scholarly research paper. Please join us to recognize and celebrate this yearโ€™s finalists who will present a poster of their work.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
12:00 – 1:15 PM ET on Zoom

All are welcome to join! Please ensure you have the latest version of Zoom installed to have the best viewing experience.
Learn more here.

Questions? Email Zelda Ray at zelda [dot] ray [at] emory [dot] edu

STEMSYNC, The Hatchery Event

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The Hatchery is excited to announce the return of the STEMSYNC event, where Emory’s STEM PhD and MBA scholars will unite to address current biotech challenges posed by Atlanta’s leading new innovators, such as Mark Snyder from VerdeTerra, Nuri Jeong from Goals Unhindered, and Caitlin J. Risener from Radyus Research. This gathering is a unique chance to engage in and observe interdisciplinary collaboration that leads to innovative breakthroughs. Additionally, it presents a fantastic opportunity for networking with rising stars in life science and technology. For those in graduate school eyeing a future in biotech, this event promises a memorable evening of collaboration, creativity, and hands-on problem-solving, with dinner on us! Don’t miss out on this chance to blend learning and networking in one impactful event. Dinner provided!ย RSVP Here

Thursday Mar 28th, 2024

Webinar, Cervical Cancer in the U.S.: Contemporary Data and Implications for Public Health

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Registration is open for this upcoming webinar in March offered by the South Carolina Public Health Training Center and the Region IV Public Health Training Center. To learn more and to register, please click here.ย 

RSPH Study Halls

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The Academic Resource Center is supporting RSPH Study Halls on Tuesday between 6:30 and 8:30pm.ย  Students can register in 12Twenty AND there is a zoom link should students wish to participate virtually. To learn more and register, click here!

PRISM Thesis Opportunities Meeting

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The HIV & Sexual Health Thesis Opportunities Meeting for first year EPI students interested in HIV and Sexual Health will be held on March 7, 2024 at 12pm win CNR 4001. A Zoom option will also be available. You will start the process to match with one of the EPI HIV faculty members on a topic related to sexual health. Pizza will be provided!

RSVP to Susan at sschlue [at] emory [dot] edu by March 4th

EPI Department Journal Club Meeting

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We are excited to announce that the Epidemiology Journal Club will host its first meeting of the year on Monday, 2/5 from 12-1PM in GCR L35! The Epidemiology Journal Club fosters a safe space to discuss, analyze, and critique public health literature and is open to students in ALL departments. Bi-weekly meetings to discuss student led presentations on journal articles related to anything epidemiology Every other Monday from 12 โ€“ 1 pm. In GCR L35. Future meetings will take place on 2/19, 3/25, and 4/8.

Leveraging Emotional Intelligence and Diversity in Public Health Webinar, Region IV Public Health Training Center

Category : News/Events


This is a live webinar on February 9, 2024, from 12-1:30 pm ET. Participants will use Zoom to join.

During this 90-minute webinar we will explore what it means to develop your emotional intelligence across lines of difference. In addition to reviewing the foundational EQ (Emotional Quotient) framework developed by Goleman (1995), we will explore the emotional intelligence and diversity model developed by Gardenswartz, Cherbosque, and Rowe (2010). Public health professionals attending this webinar will understand how EQ influences their own worldview, gain insights into othersโ€™ perceptions and the importance of managing emotions and building relationships with people from diverse backgrounds, intellects, and cultural perspectives. The webinar will conclude with strategies to create environments where public health efforts can succeed, and diversity can thrive.

Emily Saunders, EdD,ย has been supporting various leadership and professional development initiatives at the University of Georgia for over 17 years. As part of the Community Leadership Program team, she specializes in creating and delivering programs to support individual and group learning, with a particular interest in womenโ€™s leadership development, organization development, creativity, and innovation. Emily is a certified FourSightยฎ mindset facilitator and holds a Foundations of Design Thinking certificate. She also coaches clients using the Hogan Assessment and Global Leadership Profile.

Before joining the Fanning Institute, she co-created and taught professional development and internship courses, worked with numerous student leadership groups, launched two mentoring programs and a university-wide onboarding series, managed multiple alumni boards, and oversaw a successful annual giving program. She is also a 2017 graduate of the inaugural class of the University of Georgiaโ€™s Womenโ€™s Staff Leadership Institute.ย โ€‹ โ€‹

Learning Objectives: By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how emotional intelligence influences their worldview
  • Discuss the importance of managing emotions and building relationships with people from diverse backgrounds, intellects, and cultural perspectives
  • Identify at least 2 strategies to create environments in which public health efforts can succeed and diversity can thrive

CERTIFICATE: The course contains two modules: a module to access the webinar and an evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion.

For more information and to register, please click here.ย 

Public Health Communication Workshop Series

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This Spring, Holly Patrick will be conducting weekly Communication Workshops as part of the Public Health Communication Workshop Series, sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, scheduled Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm.ย  Students are asked to register in advance though students may attend without pre-registration if space is available. For more information and to register, please click here.

Upcoming Events

  • Humphrey Fellows Noontime Seminar Series April 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Networking and Guest Lecture and Meeting and Special Event and Student Event;… Online Location: Type: Networking,Guest Lecture,Meeting,Special Event,Student EventSeries: Noontime SeminarSpeaker: Various Speakers - see details by dateContact Name: Kris ValerianoContact Email: kvaleri@emory.eduRoom Location: RRR_R809Link: will present on a topic pertaining to their home country, culture and/or their work in public health.Deb Mcfarland Room, 8th floor RRR.3.28: Abeselom Gutta, MD &Yeshoda Aryal, MPH4.11: Ola Ziara,…
  • Tips from the Other Side of the Peer-Review Process to Help Get Your Scientific Manuscript Published April 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Guest Lecture Event Type: Guest LectureSeries: Center for Faculty Development and ExcellenceSpeaker: Bruce G. Weniger, Adj Assoc Prof, RSPHContact Name: Carol ColaninnoContact Email: ccolani@emory.eduLink: good and bad, templates, andanecdotes from journal-editor experience tolimit the burden and skepticism of busyreviewers who use conscious criteria andsubjective, often unconscious intuition to judgepublication worthiness using only yourmanuscript and revision cover…
  • 2024 Charles C. Shepard Award Symposium May 8, 2024 at 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm… Online Location: Charles C. Shepard Award is given to thegraduating masters student who is deemed bythe faculty to have prepared the most scholarlyresearch paper. Please join us to recognize andcelebrate this year’s finalists who will present aposter of their work.

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