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Heart disease: the intersection of environment, genetics, and lifestyle choices

Genetics, lifestyle choices, and the environment all play a role when it comes to the emergence of diverse chronic and terminal diseases. Join Alvaro Alonso, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Rollins School of Public Health for a presentation on heart diseases and factors that impact the prevalence of heart disease and how clinical research has…

Writing Science: Recommended Books and eBooks

In Spring Semester 2019 the WHSC Library is highlighting the print and e-book collections around scientific writing and communication.  All print books are available for check out and can be found in the temporary display behind the Information Desk upon entering the library.  A full list of the recommended books and e-books on scientific writing…

Library Winter Break Hours

From December 26th- December 28th, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will be open 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.   On Saturday, December 29th the Library will be open 10:00am to 6:00 pm.The Library will be closed on the following days: Sunday, December 30th Monday, December 31, 2018 – Tuesday, January 1, 2019 The Grady…

Recent accomplishments at the WHSC Library

Kevin Bradford collaborated with clinicians at Grady Hospital to complete “Deprescribing Medications for Chronic Diseases Management in Primary Care Settings: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials” in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.  PMID: 30108032. Kimberly R. Powell collaborated with Jennifer Elder, Woodruff Library, to publish “A bibliometric services workshop for subject…

Data Analysis Tools

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library licenses data analysis tools useful in health sciences research. The software can be found in our Specialized Software Lab, located on the Plaza level of the WHSC Library. The lab, consisting of 4 PCs, includes quantitative and qualitative analysis. Microsoft productivity software, including Visio and Access, are also available. Access to…

Claim Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits on ClinicalKey!

Claim CME credits on ClinicalKey! The CME credits are provided by the Elsevier Office of CME which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). You can now earn 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for each search conducted through ClinicalKey. Step 1. Log in to ClinicalKey using your Emory University or Emory Healthcare credentials. Click “Register” and…

Health Sciences Library Study Rooms

Students, are you looking for a place to meet with your study group, to practice a presentation, or to just buckle down and study?  Students can check out study rooms in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library for both individual and group use. If you need a place without distractions, we have a variety of…

New resources for physical therapy and rehabilitation

Books, videos, NPTE review, and other information supporting teaching, learning, and clinical practice are now available to Emory faculty, students, and university and EHC staff at AccessPhysiotherapy.  Videos demonstrate exercise and rehabilitation techniques, kinetics, and physical therapy interventions.  There is also an interactive, cadaver dissection tool, Anatomy & Physiology Revealed. The FA Davis PT Collection…

NEJM Journal Watch technical issue fixed

NEJM has fixed the problem with Journal Watch.  Users can now access it off the Emory network via the proxy: http://www.jwatch.org.proxy.library.emory.edu/.   If you have any questions regarding Journal Watch, please contact “Ask a Librarian.”