Category Archives: News/Events

Chair’s Chat, 2/12

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

Epi Bagel Breakfast, 2/11

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


Green Networking Night, 2/13

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Click here to RSVP for this event on Handshake! 

Planetary Health & Infectious Diseases Spring Speaker Series

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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.”

Seminar Series: Copyrighting Your Thesis & Dissertation, February

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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 a website. Can I include it in my dissertation since everything’s free on the internet?
  • Should I pay to register copyright for my dissertation?
  • I have this great film clip from the 1940s with images and music that I’d like to include with my dissertation. Are there different copyright rules for audio-visual formats?
  • Chapter 1 of my dissertation has been published in a journal. Is this a problem?

Seminar Date/Times and Locations

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12–12:50pm, Woodruff Library, Room 312 
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020, 5–5:50pm, Woodruff Library, Room 314 
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12–12:50pm, Woodruff Library, Room 314 
  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 5–5:50pm, Woodruff Library, Room 314 
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 12–12:50pm, Woodruff Library, Room 314 
  • Monday, February 24, 2020 , 12–12:50pm, Woodruff Library, Room 314 

Click here to register for one of the sessions!

If you cannot attend any session but still think you may have a question, please contact the Scholarly Communications Office at scholcomm [at] listserv [dot] cc [dot] emory [dot] edu for help.

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

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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 School of Public Health.

Pregnant and parenting people who grapple with substance use disorder often face a steep drop off in care after delivery. The webinar is a call to action to employ a life course approach in the care and treatment of SUD. Employing principles of racial and health equity, social welfare justice, and the life course perspective, the webinar will address: (1) what we do and do not know about long-term treatment of SUD for pregnant and parenting people; (2) stigma and structural barriers to care; (3) exemplary treatment and management models for other conditions (such as postpartum depression and chronic illness) that can inform life-course care for SUD; and (4) promising policies and programs to guide the work of clinicians, addiction specialists, and maternal and child health practitioners.

The webinar will be of special interest to Title V and other maternal and child health practitioners, pediatric professionals, addiction treatment and prevention specialists, and those interested in racial equity, reproductive justice, and social and family welfare.

CFAR Infectious Diseases Research Seminar, 2/6

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“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 take to End the #HIV Epidemic in the US, sharing economic modeling data for 6 cities. 

Time and Location:

February 6th at 8AM

Rollins School of Public Health, Rita Ann Rollins Room 


PRISM Thesis Opportunities Meeting, 1/30

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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.

CARE Tipping Point Initiative Webinar, 1/27

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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 University).

They will share the RCT study design, methodology and findings from data collected to assess the root causes of child marriage in selected districts. Underlying factors perpetuating child marriage will be discussed with a specific focus on the prevailing social norms that allow the practice to continue. Dr. Sadhvi Kalra from CARE USA will share a consolidated reflection about what these findings tell us.

Please join us for this webinar on Monday, January 27 at 7:15AM Atlanta. The webinar will be presented in English, but the executive summary and social norms findings brief from this study will be available in Spanish, French, and Arabic in March. See you there!


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Topic: CEFM Learning Xchange: Tipping Point Baseline Findings

Time: Jan 27, 2020 06:00 PM Kathmandu (07:15 AM Atlanta)


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

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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!