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    June 17, 2024 | Ask an Expert: HIV Testing with Travis Sanchez

    Travis Sanchez, DVM, discusses HIV testing access and importance ahead of National HIV Testing Day.

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    May 28, 2024 | Integrated Surveillance and Monitoring Framework Could Help Combat Diabetes Globally

    A new Rollins-led viewpoint analyzes India’s diabetes surveillance and monitoring system for strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement.

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    April 19, 2024 | Ask an Expert: Forever Chemicals, PFAS, and Environmental Health with Carmen Marsit

    Carmen Marsit talks about PFAS in the context of recent FDA and EPA announcements, the impact of these chemicals on human health, and what's next.

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    April 18, 2024 | Wastewater Surveillance Could Mitigate Disease Outbreaks in Jails, Improve Community Health

    Samples taken from Fulton County Jail's wastewater found a correlation between the percentage of positive COVID-19 tests among jail residents and the COVID-19 levels detected in the wastewater.

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    March 25, 2024 | Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases Coming to Rollins

    Starting this summer, Rollins is the new home of the Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases.

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    March 21, 2024 | Experts Offer Vital Insights on Mifepristone Safety, Efficacy, and Access

    On March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could limit access to mifepristone, a drug primarily used in medication abortion. Researchers from the Center for Reproductive Health Research in the Southeast weigh in on the state of mifepristone access, the potential implications of this case, and what the public needs to know.

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    March 8, 2024 | Adding Folic Acid to Table Salt Could Prevent Life-Threatening Birth Defects

    Researchers find that using folic acid-fortified iodized table salt can prevent multiple severe birth defects.

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    February 23, 2024 | New Funding Awarded to Two Projects Working to Strengthen Evidence-Based Large-Scale Food Fortification

    The Food Fortification Initiative, based at Rollins, has received funding from the BIll & Melinda Gates Foundation for two projects aimed at large-scale food fortification efforts.

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    February 7, 2024 | Ask an Expert: Shared Blood Pressure and Health Habits Among Couples With Jithin Sam Varghese

    Jithin Sam Varghese is conducting research to understand how subgroups of cardiometabolic disease are present in the population, the burden of undiagnosed and untreated cardiometabolic disease, and how spouses’ health behaviors change over time.

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    December 15, 2023 | Better Data Needed to Prevent Maternal and Infant Deaths

    Data gaps can help address the maternal mortality crisis and infant deaths in the U.S. Rollins researchers weigh in.

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    December 11, 2023 | 2023: A Year of Innovation

    Members of the Rollins community impact public health for all through a prolific year of innovative research, learning, and excellence.

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    November 10, 2023 | Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Means Increased Rates of Disease, Trauma, and Violence

    Researcher Dabney P. Evans shares her insights on what the latest developments in Gaza mean to human health in the area, ways U.S. citizens can help, and future concerns related to this conflict.

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    November 1, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Intimate Partner Violence with Dabney P. Evans

    Violence against women is a global issue. Dr. Dabney P. Evans discusses current research underway and concrete things we can do to protect all lives.

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    October 25, 2023 | Public Health Challenges During a Humanitarian Crisis

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    September 27, 2023 | From Public Health to Public Policy: Workshop Teaches Students How to Advocate for Maternal Health and More

    The RSPH Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence, Morehouse School of Medicine, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia, and Georgia Watch collaborated to bring the Maternal and Child Health Policy Workshop to 100 public health students on September 22, 2023.

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    August 31, 2023 | Morehouse and Emory Partner to Create New Maternal Health Research Center of Excellence

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    July 25, 2023 | Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance Awarded $50 Million to Support Diabetes Prevention and Management

    Emory Centers received a five-year, $50 million grant to provide subject matter expertise, training, and technical assistance to support diabetes prevention and management

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    March 14, 2023 | Dr. Shivani Patel Selected as a 2023 National Academy of Medicine Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Forum Attendee

    Shivani Patel, MPH, PhD of the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center was recently selected to be a part of the National Academy of Medicine’s Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Forum.

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    February 8, 2023 | Study Finds That Adults Ages 20-29 Have the Highest Incidence of Obesity

    A new Emory-led study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examines which people are at highest risk of developing obesity.

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    January 27, 2023 | Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco Named the Recipient of the NIH 2023 ODP Early-Stage Investigator Lecture

    The NIH recognizes Emory research scientist’s multidisciplinary approach to research, productivity, and leadership.

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    December 21, 2022 | Sara Redd Wins Gibbs Leadership Prize for Outstanding Paper

    Redd's paper examining restrictive abortion laws was recognized as the best paper of 2022 published in the journal, Women's Health Issues.

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    December 20, 2022 | 30 Years Later, Much Work Remains with Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification to Prevent Spina Bifida Globally

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    February 9, 2022 | Study Finds Low-Cost Behavioral Interventions Effective at Encouraging Safe Disposal of Child Feces in Rural Indian Communities

    A recent study published in The Lancet Planetary Health reiterates the urgency for addressing barriers to latrine use behavior and safe child feces disposal in India.

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    December 10, 2021 | Saving Lives by Training the Public Health Workforce in Diabetes Prevention

    Emory's Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center has worked for more than 10 years to train and amplify a nationwide workforce to scale the National Diabetes Prevention Program.


    November 30, 2021 | The Emory Center for AIDS Research works to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic through innovation, coordination, and mentorship

    The Emory Center for AIDS Research is one of 18 NIH-funded Centers for AIDS Research in the country and has been instrumental in supporting Emory University’s HIV/AIDS research for more than 20 years.

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    November 9, 2021 | Research Finds Link Between Mental Stress-Induced Myocardial Ischemia and Severe Cardiovascular Outcomes

    A recent study found mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia in patients with stable coronary heart disease to be significantly associated with an increased risk in cardiovascular events, including death, non-fatal heart attacks, and heart failure.

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    October 18, 2021 | Authors Present Case for a Paradigm Shift in Food Fortification Policy-Making

    A recent paper calls for a paradigm shift in evidence evaluation in policy-making for food fortification with folic acid for prevention of spina bifida and anencephaly, two major neural tube defects affecting pregnancies globally.

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    September 17, 2021 | Rollins Faculty Appointed to Lancet Commission on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Health

    Matthew C. Freeman has been appointed to a newly launched Lancet Commission on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Health.

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    September 15, 2021 | HERCULES: Recognizing Eight Years of Impact

    The external environment and human health are inextricably linked. This relationship, referred to as the “exposome,” is at the center of all research activities led by HERCULES.

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    July 26, 2021 | Vu Fellowship Open to Applicants

    Vu has announced the 2021-2022 Vu Fellowship, a year-long program to support three fellows with research projects related to HIV, Hepatitis C, or both, using data on AIDSVu and/or HepVu.

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    June 28, 2021 | Georgia Climate Project receives $300,000 grant from Ray C. Anderson Foundation

    The project will engage a diverse network of experts to develop and disseminate knowledge on climate impacts and solutions through webinars, workshops, and an online Georgia climate information portal.


    June 4, 2021 | Navigating International Research in the Times of COVID: EGDRC's Work in India

    Emory Global Diabetes Research Center’s Work in India

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    May 6, 2021 | New Study Examines Abortion Access in the Southeast

    Researchers recently published a study examining abortion data in the Southeast in a recent issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

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    May 1, 2021 | Spouse’s Diabetes Status Can Impact Partner's Incidence of Depression and Anxiety

    Findings from an 18-year study find correlations between diabetes prevalence and incidence of depression/anxiety among their spouses.

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    March 12, 2021 | Global Study Links Five Fortified Foods to 15 Micronutrients

    Researchers conducted first global analysis to analyze the potential dietary contribution of five different fortified foods to 15 nutrients.

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    March 2, 2021 | Rollins Professor Wins the 2021 F. Clarke Fraser New Investigator Award for Extensive Birth Defects Work

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    February 23, 2021 | Emory University Rollins School of Public Health receives $6 million from the Gilead COMPASS Initiative® to End HIV in the South

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    January 26, 2021 | Study Reports Spike in Domestic Violence in Georiga During COVID-19

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    January 25, 2021 | Low-dose Aspirin May Improve Pregnancy Chances for Women with One or Two Prior Miscarriages

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    December 17, 2020 | Research Finds Cataract Surgery in Infancy Increases Glaucoma Risk

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    December 9, 2020 | Emory Climate and Health Research Incubator Contributes to Global Surveillance Report on Climate Change

    Learn about Rollins contribution to this year's The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change report.

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    June 18, 2020 | Rollins COVID-19 Research

    Rollins faculty, staff, and students are actively engaged with the COVID-19 response. These are a few of the projects planned or underway.

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    June 1, 2020 | Region IV Public Health Training Center Responds to COVID-19

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    December 5, 2019 | Gilead Sciences COMPASS Initiative Awards Over $2.3M to 40 Organizations Fighting HIV

    New funding is third year of national initiative to reduce HIV infection rate in southern states

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    December 3, 2019 | Researchers Recommend Enriching Iodized Salt with Folic Acid in Ethiopia to Fight Spina Bifida and Anencephaly Epidemic

    Rollins researchers are advising Ethiopia on preventing epidemic levels of spina bifida and anencephaly

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    October 24, 2019 | With expedited partner therapy, researchers forecast lower rates of sexually transmitted infections

    Existing intervention that targets therapy to partners of MSM could decrease new gonorrhea and chlamydia infections.

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    October 21, 2019 | Twins study shows what's good for the heart is good for the brain

    Study confirms better cardiovascular health is associated with better cognitive health in several domains.

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    September 30, 2019 | CDC grant supports cancer prevention in rural Georgia

    Researchers from Rollins and Winship Cancer Institute received an $8 million grant to support cancer prevention research

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    July 30, 2019 | RSPH teaching geographic data skills to Central American ministries of health in El Salvador

    RSPH Center for Humanitarian Emergencies hosted a training workshop in geographic data skills for mosquito surveillance in El Salvador.

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    July 25, 2019 | Injury Prevention Research Center awarded $4.2 million by CDC

    The CDC has awarded $4.2 million over the next five years to fund the Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory

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    March 22, 2019 | Rollins leads regional partners in national Hurricane Response Hub

    Rollins School of Public Health has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub initiative.

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    February 7, 2019 | Researchers launch partnership with CARE's Tipping Point Project for Child, Early and Forced Marriage Study

    Global Research for Women (GROW) is partnering with CARE to prevent child marriage in Bangladesh and Nepal

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    December 10, 2018 | Dean Curran receives lifetime achievement award

    The Fulton County Board of Health recognized James W. Curran with a lifetime achievement award for his work in HIV/AIDS.

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    November 28, 2018 | December 1 is World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2018, marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.

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    November 9, 2018 | Study finds large disparity of HIV and syphilis rates among black and Hispanic MSM

    Researchers have calculated state-level disparity measures for HIV and syphilis for men who have sex with men (MSM) using both state-level disease reports and population-based estimates.

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    October 16, 2018 | FDA regulation has failed to close birth defects prevention gap

    JAMA research letter finds FDA regulation permitting folic acid fortification of corn masa flour has fallen short of expectations.

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    May 22, 2018 | Emory joins NIH in launching All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine

    Emory is part of the All of Us Research Program's SouthEast Enrollment Center network

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    March 30, 2018 | Fortifying flour with folic acid could immediately prevent 57,000 annual birth defects, study suggests

    Study shows adding folic acid to wheat flour could prevent 57,000 birth defects each year

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    March 26, 2018 | Jim Lavery receives Global Forum for Bioethics in Research Award

    Jim Lavery was recognized for his significant contributions to progress in international research ethics.

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    December 7, 2017 | Rollins researchers selected as partners in 10-year Gilead HIV/AIDS COMPASS Initiative

    Rollins researchers have been selected by Gilead Sciences, Inc., as a coordinating center for their new COMPASS Initiative.

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    December 4, 2017 | From tiny seeds communities flourish

    The HERCULES Exposome Research Center is giving 13 $2,500 grants to community outreach efforts around Atlanta.

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    September 14, 2017 | RISE research center receives $6.8M to pursue reproductive health research in Southeast

    RISE has received $6.8 million in funding for the next three years from a large, private, anonymous foundation.

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    May 15, 2017 | Maternal and Child Health Research at Rollins

    Learn about Emory's Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Education, Science, and Practice.

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    May 15, 2017 | Diabetes: Fighting the epidemic the way public health has fought HIV

    Rollins researchers are exploring prevention strategies used in HIV prevention to lower rates of diabetes

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    May 11, 2017 | Finding mental disorders with math

    The Center for Biomedical Imaging Statistics drives research and ultimately clinical practice by developing specialized statistical techniques tailored for data collected through biomedical imaging studies.

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    April 4, 2017 | Researchers find high cardiovascular risk even in normal weight individuals

    This was especially true for those of South Asian and Hispanic descent.

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    April 3, 2017 | Small world, big impact: Emory Global Health Institute channels resources to those in need

    The Emory Global Health Institute was created to serve major large scale efforts around the world.

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    February 10, 2017 | Emory and partners receive NIH funding to establish collaborative diabetes research center

    Emory and partners receive NIH funding to establish collaborative diabetes research center.

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    November 30, 2016 | Emory experts take on the HIV paradox

    HIV rates of infected men who have sex with men in some Southern cities twice as high as the national average.

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    October 17, 2016 | National Academy of Medicine elects Emory nursing, public health researchers

    Deborah W. Bruner, RN, PhD, and K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, elected to National Academy of Medicine.

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    September 2, 2016 | James V. Lavery named inaugural Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics at Emory

    James V. Lavery was named the first Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics at Emory University.

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    July 14, 2016 | CDC study highlights gonorrhea's increasing drug resistance, along with rising incidence

    Study shows gonorrhea's increasing drug resistance, along with rising incidence

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    June 28, 2016 | Task Force on HIV/AIDS announces new recommendations to end AIDS in Fulton County

    New recommendations for Task Force on HIV/AIDS reflect broad-based community input.

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    June 22, 2016 | Faculty Spotlight: Dabney P. Evans

    Profile about faculty member Dabney P. Evans.

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    June 17, 2016 | Rollins researcher appointed to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

    Patrick Sullivan has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

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    May 16, 2016 | Getting to Zero

    Getting to Zero: Experts weigh in on what it will take to end the AIDS epidemic

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    April 1, 2016 | Rollins professor featured by World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization has featured an interview with K.M. Venkat Narayan

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    February 22, 2016 | School of Public Health launches research center in new Exercise is Medicine partnership

    Some of the country's largest fitness orgs announced partnership integrating fitness with health care