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    April 8, 2024 | New Study Shows Air Pollution Increases Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

    Researchers found positive biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in the cerebrospinal fluid of participants who were exposed to ambient and traffic-related air pollution at their homes.

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    March 27, 2024 | Rollins Research Review: Medication Abortion Knowledge, Pollen and Cardiovascular Disease, and Cost-Effectiveness of Cancer Screening

    Summaries of a handful of research articles published by Rollins faculty in open access publications recently.

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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 21, 2024 | Study Shows Physical Changes in the Brain After Long-Term Exposure to Traffic Pollution Related to an Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Researchers found an association between traffic-related air pollution exposure and indications of Alzheimer's disease in brain tissue.

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    February 20, 2024 | Ask An Expert: Lupus and Women’s Health with Penelope Howards

    Penelope Howards discusses her work with lupus, its complicated effects on fertility and women’s health, and what we still don’t know.

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    February 19, 2024 | Research Examines Complexity in COVID Vaccine Decision-Making Among Pregnant People

    Research shows pregnant women who delivered babies during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic were conflicted in their vaccine decision-making due to a number of factors.

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    February 15, 2024 | Research Points to Links Between Wildfires and Anxiety Disorders

    A Rollins-led study published in Nature Mental Health found that exposure to wildfires led to an increase in anxiety-related emergency department visits in the western United States.

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    February 13, 2024 | Cash Transfer Programs Could Prevent Low Birthweight Occurring During High Temperatures

    There is a link between high temperatures during pregnancy and low birthweight. This study finds cash transfers to be protective against the impacts of heat on low birthweight risk.

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    February 8, 2024 | Rollins Researcher Shares Insights with First Lady at White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research Roundtable

    Tené T. Lewis, professor of epidemiology, provided insights and expertise during roundtable discussion with first lady Jill Biden.

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    January 24, 2024 | Rollins Research Review: Health Interventions for Pregnant People, Hypertension in Couples, and Household Air Pollution

    This month, Rollins researchers authored papers on a wealth of public health topics. Find summaries of a few highlighted papers here.

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    January 23, 2024 | Emory Researchers Test Interventions to Limit Dangerous Household Air Pollution

    Two papers with recent findings were published in the January issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

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    January 11, 2024 | Allison Chamberlain Named Director of Research and Practice Relations with DPH

    Allison Chamberlain has taken on a new role as Director of Research and Practice Partnerships with the Georgia Department of Public Health at Rollins.

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    December 18, 2023 | Rollins Research Review: Foodborne Illness Transmission, Air Pollution and Pregnancy, and COVID-19 Prevention Practices

    Summaries of impactful studies published by Rollins authors in December.

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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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    December 6, 2023 | Impact of Medicaid Expansion on People Below the Poverty Line Who Inject Drugs

    Study examines role of Medicaid expansion on people who inject drugs living below the federal poverty line.

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    November 22, 2023 | Changing Climate Presents Major Threats for Southeast, Opportunities for Future

    Yang Liu discusses major takeaways from Fifth National Climate Assessment and how climate change is impacting public health in the Southeast.

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    November 20, 2023 | Emory-Led Trial in Vietnam Seeks to Prevent Violence Against Women Through Education, Entertainment

    Researchers at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health received a $3.5 million R01 that will fund research aimed at preventing future sexual violence through a national implementation trial targeting male undergraduates in Vietnam.

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    November 17, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    November 13, 2023 | Rollins PhD Students to Battle Campus Sexual Harassment in Pakistan

    Two PhD students at Rollins were awarded a grant to support a partnership with universities in Pakistan to address campus sexual harassment.

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    November 10, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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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 3, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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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 27, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    October 27, 2023 | Community Collaborations Needed to Combat the Opioid Crisis Among Indigenous Youth

    Rollins researchers recently published a number of papers about the importance of culturally-responsive opioid prevention initiatives for American Indian/Alaskan Native youth.

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

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    October 24, 2023 | Rollins Researchers Awarded Grant to Establish Center Studying Effects of Climate Change on Health

    Rollins researchers received a $3.8M grant from the NIH to study the impacts of climate change on health.

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    October 20, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    October 18, 2023 | Study Shows Exposure to Air Pollution in Childhood May Impact U.S. Girls' Puberty

    A new study by researchers from Emory University and Harvard University found that girls who had higher exposure to air pollution throughout their childhoods tended to have their first periods sooner.

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    October 17, 2023 | 'Forever Chemicals' Present in Homes, Humans, and Drinking Water, Study Finds

    A study led by researchers from Rollins School of Public Health was one of the first to find an emerging class of “forever chemicals” in the homes, drinking water, and bodies of United States residents.

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    October 16, 2023 | Global Issue in Review: Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

    Heavy menstrual bleeding is an understudied global health challenge, but Rollins researchers have recently conducted a multinational study that sheds light on its impacts.

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    October 13, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    October 10, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Breast Cancer with Lauren McCullough

    Lauren McCullough discusses the factors influencing disparities in breast cancer outcomes, as well as current research projects.

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    October 6, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    September 29, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    September 22, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    September 21, 2023 | Antibiotic Resistance is an Ecological Challenge Around the World, a New Study Reports

    A new study led by researchers at Rollins School of Public Health highlights the consequences of poor environmental controls on antibiotic resistance in countries around the globe.

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    September 19, 2023 | Emory Researchers Selected as Partners of CDC's New Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

    A team of Emory researchers received a total of $17.5 million in funding to support the CDC’s new national network as an “innovation performer.” 

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    September 19, 2023 | Majority-Black, Low-Income Neighborhoods in Atlanta Face Gap in Access to Fresh Produce, Report Shows

    In Atlanta's majority-Black and low-income neighborhoods, where small food stores are more common and accessible than grocery stores, residents face issues accessing fresh produce.

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    September 15, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    September 15, 2023 | Emory Researchers Find 'Forever Chemicals' in Newborns for the First Time

    A study led by Emory University into the exposures of pregnant women is believed to be the first to detect PFAS in newborns and show that exposure to these chemicals during pregnancy increases the likelihood of preterm or early term births.

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    September 8, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    September 5, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Ovarian Cancer with Joellen M. Schildkraut

    Dr. Joellen M. Schildkraut discusses her work in ovarian cancer research and its health equity implications.

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    August 31, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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

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    August 25, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    August 18, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    August 17, 2023 | Study Reports on Achievement of Diabetes Care Targets among Adults in India

    A new study by researchers at the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center uncovered disparities in the diabetes continuum of care in India. Rates of diagnosis, treatment, and control of diabetes vary greatly between geographic areas and sociodemographic groups.

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    August 16, 2023 | Pollen-Related Asthma More Likely to Land Black Patients in the Hospital, Study Finds

    Researchers at the Rollins School of Public Health conducted a study to see how the relationship between pollen and asthma has changed over time, which documented disparities in the effect of pollen on asthma by race.

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    August 11, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    August 9, 2023 | Unregulated Harmful Chemicals Present in Breast Milk, New Study Shows

    A new study found toxic flame retardants in breast milk samples, showing that they are now building up in people.

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    August 4, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    August 1, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Noah Scovronick on Climate Change, Extreme Heat, and Its Impact on Health

    Noah Scovronick, assistant professor in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, discusses his research around heat and its impacts, and what policymakers and the public can do to protect the environment and human health.

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    July 31, 2023 | Lung Cancer Survival Rates Significantly Decreased by Exposure to Wildfires

    A new study finds that the health consequences of pollution, as well as the mental and emotional toll of exposure to wildfires, decrease the likelihood of survival for individuals with lung cancer.

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    July 17, 2023 | Researcher Profile: Michael Goodman

    A profile on Mike Goodman, whose research interests include trans health, children's health, global epidemiology of non-communicable diseases, and cancer epidemiology.

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    July 14, 2023 | The State of Maternal Nutrition

    Rollins researchers discuss how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go.

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    July 12, 2023 | Rising Temperatures Bring Greater Risk of Venomous Snake Bites

    Emory University researchers have found there is a significant jump in the likelihood of being bitten by a snake for every degree Celsius that daily temperatures increase.

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    June 21, 2023 | Emory Global Diabetes Research Center Faculty Authors New Diabetes Textbook

    Emory Global Diabetes Research Center faculty address diabetes management as contributing authors in Springer’s newly published diabetes textbook

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    June 14, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Youth Mental Health With Janet R. Cummings

    Dr. Cummings discusses the youth mental health crisis, barriers to improvement, and opportunities for change

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    June 5, 2023 | Sleep societies announce 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Award recipient

    Dayna A. Johnson receives the 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Award from the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

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    May 31, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Race, Trauma, and Mental Health With Briana Woods-Jaeger

    This interview with Dr. Briana Woods-Jaeger discusses the mental health effects of racial trauma and violence on youths, and what should be done to address it.

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    May 24, 2023 | Rollins Ask an Expert: Mental Health, Pregnancy, and the Postpartum Experience with Sarah Blake

    A Q&A with Dr. Sarah Blake about maternal mental health, current research, and opportunities for progress.

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    May 18, 2023 | Study demonstrates effectiveness of government’s at-home COVID-19 test kit program, shows opportunities for the future

    A recent Rollins-authored MMWR article was the first to report on the effectiveness of the free, at-home program in attaining its desired health outcomes.

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    May 10, 2023 | More Equitable Vaccine Distribution Requires Greater Scrutiny Upstream

    Where COVID-19 vaccines went wrong, and what we can do better in the future.

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    May 4, 2023 | The End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: What it Means

    Rollins researchers discuss the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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    March 22, 2023 | Emory researchers shine light on how stress impacts women’s hearts

    Right in the middle of women’s history month, it’s staggering to think back on how recently women and their hearts began to be taken seriously by the scientific community.

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    March 21, 2023 | Emory launches program to deliver 1 million rapid HIV self-tests across the country

    Today marks the launch of the Emory University-led collaborative project, Together TakeMeHome, the largest nationwide HIV self-testing program to date.

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    January 31, 2023 | Emory faculty named 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named six Emory faculty members as 2022 Fellows, which is one of the largest classes of AAAS Fellows selected from Emory in more than a century.

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    December 21, 2022 | Kathryn Yount Appointed to Prestigious Committee Dedicated to Women’s Empowerment

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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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    December 1, 2022 | 2022: A Year of Impact

    The past year has been a monumental one for the Rollins School of Public Health.

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    November 4, 2022 | Stephanie Eick is awarded the JPB Environmental Health Fellowship

    Stephanie Eick, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health at the Rollins School of Public Health, was selected for the prestigious JPB Environmental Health Fellowship Program, facilitated by Harvard University.

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    October 11, 2022 | Early Findings from HAPIN Trial Released

    Early findings from the Household Air Prevention Network Trial— an international multi-center study aimed at assessing the impact of a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cooking stove and fuel intervention on health—were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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    September 20, 2022 | Emory Receives CDC Award to Deliver 1 Million Rapid HIV Self-tests Across the Country

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    September 16, 2022 | Dean’s 2022 Pilot Innovation Award Winners Announced

    The Rollins School of Public Health is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Dean’s Pilot Innovation Awards.

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    September 7, 2022 | Study Finds Correlation Between Parents with Obesity and Earlier Onset Obesity in Their Children

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    August 29, 2022 | Post-Doctoral Fellow Receives Grant from NASA to Improve Environmental Justice in Metro Atlanta

    Yun Hang was awarded a one-year grant by NASA’s Applied Sciences program to assess the feasibility of using NASA Earth Observations to support science education and decision-making in Metro Atlanta’s environmental justice communities.

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    July 5, 2022 | Study Finds Childhood Obesity Occurring at Greater Frequency, with More Severity, and at Younger Ages

    Study finds that rates of new cases of obesity in elementary school are higher and are occurring earlier in childhood than they were even a decade earlier.

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    July 1, 2022 | Analysis Finds that WASH Interventions are Effective at Preventing Diarrheal Disease, Saving Lives

    Researchers have estimated the effectiveness of various water, sanitation, and hygiene-related interventions on early childhood diarrhea for children in low- and middle-income countries.

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    June 8, 2022 | New Article Demonstrates Reproducibility and Rigor of Epidemiologic Research

    A Rollins-led article published in Science Advances demonstrates the rigor and substantial advancements that have occurred in the field of epidemiology over the past 27 years.

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    June 7, 2022 | Improved Research and Practice Related to Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment and WASH Urgently Needed

    New Rollins-led review article is the most comprehensive synthesis to date of current evidence on water and sanitation and women’s and girls’ empowerment.

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    May 26, 2022 | Rising Rates of People Experiencing Homelessness in Rural Areas Call for Increased WASH Access, Particularly Among Women

    New research led by Rollins investigators highlights the substantial barriers to accessing water, sanitation, and hygiene services among people experiencing homelessness in rural areas.

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    May 23, 2022 | Emory Researchers Urge for a World Health Assembly Resolution on Universal Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification to Prevent Disabilities and Deaths in Infants Worldwide

    A new health policy article led by researchers from Emory’s Center for Spina Bifida Prevention places an urgent call for the World Health Assembly to take immediate action and to pass a resolution to make universal folic acid fortification of common staples mandatory.

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    May 23, 2022 | Post-Doctoral Fellow/Epidemiologist Recognized as Marie Skodowska Curie Award Recipient for Research Excellence

    Kayoko Shioda, PhD, DVM, MPH, a post-doctoral fellow/epidemiologist at Rollins, was recently selected as a recipient of the prestigious Marie Skodowska Curie Award, which recognizes Japanese female researchers in the early phases of their careers.

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    May 2, 2022 | Study: Use of School Mental Health Services Rose Just Before the Pandemic

    Emory University researchers have found that use of school of mental health services went up among key adolescent groups in the year before COVID-19 struck compared to previous years in the U.S.

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    March 18, 2022 | Rollins Faculty Author Two COVID-Related Commentaries in High-Impact Journal

    Commentaries published in the March 10 issue of Science add to a growing body of literature authored by Rollins faculty during the pandemic.

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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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    January 14, 2022 | Emory Leads the Way in Women’s Empowerment Research

    The collective contributions of Rollins' faculty and students have elevated the global visibility of Emory as an institution that is leading the way in impactful research in women’s empowerment and global health.

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    December 16, 2021 | Rollins Faculty Speaks at Congressional Briefing on Stillbirth

    Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of epidemiology, presented on stillbirth research at a recent Congressional hearing.

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    December 8, 2021 | New Study Emphasizes Critical Need for Diversity of Research Participants in Genetic Studies

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    December 7, 2021 | Study Confirms COVID-19 Risk is Low for Food Workers in Enclosed Food Manufacturing Facilities When Using Food Industry Infection Control Strategies

    The study indicates that when bundled together, food industry COVID-19 strategies provide significant protection (resulting in a less than 1 percent risk of contracting COVID-19 during an 8-hour shift).

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    November 22, 2021 | Emory Team Demonstrates Routine HIV Testing in Jails Saves Millions, Compared to Targeted Testing Program

    Emory University researchers have demonstrated that routine, point-of-care HIV screening in the Fulton County Jail was not just cost effective but cost saving.

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    November 19, 2021 | Study Shows Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s and Other Neurological Disorders

    The study is the first nationwide analysis of the links between key criteria air pollutants and neurodegeneration incidence in the United States Medicare population.

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    November 12, 2021 | Study Investigates PFAS Exposures and Birth Outcomes in Pregnant African American Women

    Exposures to PFAS have been associated with numerous adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes, such as lower birth weight. This is the first study of its kind to focus explicitly on African American women.

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    November 11, 2021 | Clean Cooking Reduces Household Air Pollution- A Leading Cause of Pneumonia

    Early findings from the HAPIN trial suggest an LPG stove and fuel intervention can overcome barriers to exclusive clean fuel use and reduce exposure levels to household air pollution to within WHO air quality interim targets.

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    November 10, 2021 | Lancet Commentary Urges Continued Support for Hand Hygiene in Public Spaces to Improve Health for People Experiencing Homelessness

    The commentary reiterates the sustained importance of supporting and expanding universal access to hand hygiene stations in public settings, particularly as it relates to the health and safety of people experiencing homelessness.

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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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    November 5, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    October 29, 2021 | New Research Offers Insight into the Link Between Heart Disease and PTSD

    Research study done on twin participants offers insight on why PTSD is linked to ischemic heart disease.

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    October 29, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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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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    October 15, 2021 | Newly Funded Project Seeks to Prevent Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Children in Vietnam Long Term

    Researchers at Emory University have been awarded a $1.35 million, five-year grant to conduct trainings, develop prevention measures, and build workforce capacity to tackle gender-based violence and violence against children in Vietnam.

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    October 13, 2021 | 2021 Dean’s Pilot Grant Award Winners Announced

    These awards go toward supporting full-time junior faculty with projects that are new, highly innovative, currently unpublished and unfunded, and that possess the potential to lead to larger extramural grants.

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    October 4, 2021 | Authors Share Best Practices for Global Health Training in a Post-COVID-19 Era

    Dr. Scott McNabb is lead author on an article offering five key suggestions for improving the delivery of curricula to global health learners post-pandemic.

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    September 24, 2021 | Researchers discover vaccine hesitancy changes over time

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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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    August 25, 2021 | LEEP More Effectively Clears High-Risk HPV in HIV+ Women

    The study shows that when treating pre-cancerous cervical lesions in HIV-infected women, LEEP should be the preferred option instead of cryotherapy.

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    August 3, 2021 | Researchers’ Birth Outcomes Work Featured in NIEHS Publication

    Two Rollins researchers were recognized for their recent publications in the August issue of Environmental Factor, a newsletter produced by the National Institute of Health Sciences.

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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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    July 8, 2021 | Global Study Finds 5 Million Deaths Attributable to Temperature Changes

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    July 5, 2021 | Article Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at Work of COVID-19 Vaccine Data and Safety Monitoring Board

    Reneé H. Moore, PhD, is a member of the COVID-19 2019 Vaccine Data and Safety Monitoring Board, established by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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    June 24, 2021 | Emory Researchers Awarded NIH Grant to Conduct COVID-19 Surveillance Through Detection of SARS Coronavirus-2 in Wastewater

    The study will focus on underserved and vulnerable populations around the Atlanta community where the burden of COVID-19 may be under-recognized.

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    June 18, 2021 | Recent Research Publications

    Rollins faculty are prolific authors and collaborators on articles that advance research, provoke thought, and inspire action. This is an abbreviated list of recent publications.


    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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    June 3, 2021 | The Challenges for International Scientific Partnerships Initiative Publishes Bold Ambition Report

    Dean James W. Curran was an author on an AAAS report that describes the essential role of large-scale science initiatives for the U.S. scientific enterprise.

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    June 1, 2021 | International Study Finds Man-Made Climate Change Responsible for a Third of Heat-Related Deaths

    Using data from 732 cities in 43 countries between 1991–2018, the researchers found that 37 percent of heat-related deaths can be directly attributed to anthropogenic (or man-made) climate change.

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    May 28, 2021 | Commentary Calls for Renewed Vaccine Diplomacy

    JAMA commentary urges for international collaboration to vaccinate against COVID-19

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    May 12, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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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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    April 23, 2021 | Achieving Population Immunity and Vaccine Protection Against COVID-19

    Ben Lopman has authored a commentary in The Lancet regarding herd immunity.

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    April 21, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    April 7, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    March 29, 2021 | Emory Researchers Included in Leading Researchers List

    A Stanford study ranked the world’s leading 100,000 researchers according to citation metrics. This represents approximately 2 percent of more than 6 million researchers.

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    March 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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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 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    February 23, 2021 | Rollins Professor’s Community Engagement Expertise Impacts Emory’s Cancer Prevention and Research Initiatives

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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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    February 19, 2021 | Emory, Curry College Researchers Examine Role of COVID-19 Antibodies on Reinfection

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    February 4, 2021 | Emory Study Highlights Nurse Burnout in the United States

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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 18, 2020 | Percentage of Mental Health Facilities Offering Crisis Services has Declined Across the Nation, Study Finds

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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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    December 4, 2020 | Indirect Benefits are a Crucial Consideration When Evaluating COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates, Emory Experts Say

    Indirect benefits are a crucial consideration when evaluating COVID-19 vaccine candidates, Emory experts say

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    November 20, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    November 14, 2020 | Diabetes Prevention Project Receives $100,000 Grant for Soccer-Based Program

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    November 11, 2020 | Researchers Find Diabetes in Indian Sub-Continent Remains High; Call for Comprehensive Management to Improve

    A new study showed prevalence of diabetes in three major cities in India and Pakistan increased over five years, with nearly one in five adults affected by the condition.

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    November 6, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    November 2, 2020 | Rollins Faculty Guest Edit Special IJTLD Supplement Focused on Bedaquiline Use in Drug-Resistant TB Treatment

    Bedaquiline was approved in late 2012 by the FDA and is the first anti-TB drug approved by the FDA in more than 40 years.

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    October 30, 2020 | Environmental Health Students Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Current students from the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health work to fight the global pandemic.

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    October 30, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

    Read a few of the scholarly articles released by Rollins faculty this week.

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    October 23, 2020 | With NIH grant, Emory researchers aim to increase COVID-19 testing for people affected by diabetes

    Part of the RADx initiative, researchers received a $5 million grant from the NIH to increase COVID-19 testing for people affected by diabetes in Georgia.

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    October 23, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

    Read highlighted research published by our faculty this week.

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    October 22, 2020 | Study links long-term pollution exposure to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and additional neurological disorders

    This is the first nationwide analysis of the link between long-term PM2.5 exposures and neurodegenerative diseases in the U.S.

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    September 23, 2020 | Study Links Urban Air Pollution to COVID-19 Deaths

    This study is among the first published studies linking COVID-19 death outcomes to air pollution exposure in the United States.

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    August 20, 2020 | Rollins Researchers Look into COVID-19 Superspreading Events as Cause for Widespread Disease

    According to study, 2 percent of COVID-19 patients could be the cause of 20 percent of new infections

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    August 20, 2020 | U.S Jails and Prisons Can Miss 90% or More of COVID-19 Cases if Only Testing Persons with Reported Symptoms

    Mass testing events in 16 prison and jail facilities within the United States demonstrated that rates of COVID-19 were much higher than previously reported.

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    August 20, 2020 | Appalachia Experiencing Substantial Access Issues to Proven Opioid Treatment

    Investigators found that nearly a quarter of all pharmacies in 12 Kentucky counties denied buprenorphine to people with prescriptions.

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    August 17, 2020 | Collaborative care model improves depressive symptoms and cardiovascular health for people with diabetes, JAMA study shows

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    July 27, 2020 | Dr. Courtney Yarbrough Receives K01 to Study OUD Treatment Adoption Among Primary Care Providers

    Dr. Courtney R. Yarbrough, Rollins Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, has received a five-year professional development grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to further OUD research.

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    July 21, 2020 | Research Spotlight: Samuel Jenness

    Rollins researcher, Dr. Samuel Jenness, discusses his current COVID-19-related work.

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    June 25, 2020 | Emory launches national COVID-19 home testing study to estimate infection and antibody rates in the U.S.

    COVIDvu will use home tests to develop estimates of the current number of COVID-19 infections and persons with antibody response nationally and across seven heavily impacted states.

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    June 20, 2020 | New National Dashboard Targets COVID-19 Disparities

    Researchers at Rollins have launched a health equity dashboard that speaks to health disparities during the COVID pandemic.

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    June 18, 2020 | Recent Research Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    June 18, 2020 | Rollins/Georgia Tech Project Receives National Science Foundation RAPID Grant

    Ben Lopman, PhD, professor of epidemiology is part of team that received an NSF RAPID grant to conduct work related to shield immunity for COVID-19.

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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 12, 2020 | Researchers call for the EPA to set stricter air quality standards to protect communities

    Authors write that current standards for fine particulate matter set by EPA are insufficient to protect public health.

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    June 10, 2020 | Strengthening primary care in the U.S. is key to combat the next wave of COVID-19, Emory experts say

    Emory experts call for strengthening primary care in U.S. to combat the next wave of COVID-19

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    June 2, 2020 | New T32 Pre-Doctoral Training Program Focuses on Tackling Substance Use Disorder Crisis

    Hannah L.F. Cooper, ScD, and Lance Waller, PhD, recently received funding from NIDA for a new T32 pre-doctoral training program.

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    May 29, 2020 | Rollins Announces COVID-19 Pilot Grant Award Recipients

    Five projects received funding to support the immediate need for COVID-19-related research.

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    May 28, 2020 | Rollins Responds: Lance Waller’s COVID-19 Related Research

    Lance Waller, PhD, professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, discusses his COVID-19 research.

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    May 7, 2020 | Rollins Launches CoCites, a Radical New Scientific Search Tool

    Users enter or select the title of the article for which they would like to find related content and the tool retrieves co-cited articles.

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    May 1, 2020 | Study Finds Pharmacies Are Under-Prescribing Buprenorphine in Rural Kentucky

    Hannah L. F. Cooper is lead author on a paper that looks at buprenorphine dispensing behaviors in rural Kentucky.

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    April 29, 2020 | Rollins Researchers Publish Rationale and Methods for HAPIN Trial

    All three articles were published today in the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives.

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    April 28, 2020 | Study Examines Spread of Epidemics Before and After Vaccine

    A recent study published in Nature Ecology & Evolution explores the spread of measles pre- and post-vaccine.

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    April 23, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    March 5, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    February 27, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    February 25, 2020 | Study compares antihypertension medicine performance

    Rollins researchers recently conducted a study to comparing antihypertension medicine performance.

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    February 24, 2020 | Study: More Than One Third of Children at Risk From Delayed Immunization Schedules

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    February 20, 2020 | Emory University and Kaiser Permanente study finds improved health outcomes after portal, phone app use

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    February 13, 2020 | Faculty Recognized for Research

    Rollins held a faculty research recognition reception to recognize our faculty's extraordinary efforts in research.

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    February 13, 2020 | Grand Rounds: Diabetes in the Developing World

    A panel of experts from Rollins' Emory Global Diabetes Research Center will be discussing interdisciplinary approaches to diabetes research on February 21.

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    February 13, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    January 30, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    January 15, 2020 | HepVu Launches New Data Visualizing Hepatitis C's Impact on Americans of Different Ages, Sexes, and Races

    Research From Georgia State, Emory, CDC, and UAlbany Illustrate Disparities in Hepatitis C Infections in Communities Across the U.S.

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    January 8, 2020 | A $1 increase in minimum wage linked to 3.5-6 percent fall in suicide rate

    Researchers estimated a 3.5-6 percent reduction in suicides for every dollar increase in the minimum wage among 18-64-year-olds with a high school education or less.

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    January 3, 2020 | Administering rotavirus vaccine separately from oral polio vaccine could improve performance in low-income countries

    Administering rotavirus vaccine without oral poliovirus vaccine may improve vaccine's performance, according to study.

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    December 23, 2019 | Study: U.S. has Insufficient Supply of ABA Providers to Meet Needs of Children With Autism

    Study shows there's an insufficient supply of applied behavior analysis providers in nearly all states to meet the needs of children with autism.

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    December 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    December 13, 2019 | Three public health deans write commentary about vaping ban

    Authors argue vaping ban could hurt public health by eliminating a harm reduction tool for cigarette smokers

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    December 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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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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    December 2, 2019 | Monique Hennink Wins Excellence in Research Award

    Monique Hennink was awarded the 2019 Excellence in Research Award by the Hubert Department of Global Health.

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    November 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    November 21, 2019 | Study Uses Metagenomics to Diagnose Diarrheal Infections

    Diarrheal infections can be efficiently diagnosed for their etiological agent using metagenomic tools, opening new possibilities for diagnosis and treatment.

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    November 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    November 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    November 6, 2019 | Carmen Marsit New Associate Dean for Research

    Dr. Marsit has been named as the new associate dean for research at Rollins.

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    October 31, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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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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    October 9, 2019 | Study finds states with higher minimum wages have lower STI rates among women

    Rollins study finds states with higher minimum wages experienced lower rates of STI among women in metro areas.

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    October 7, 2019 | Study examines African American youths' perceptions of community violence and their recommendations for mitigating negative impacts

    Study looks at lived perspectives of African American youth and their recommendations for mitigating impacts of violence

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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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    September 25, 2019 | Rollins Faculty Leading Destination Zero Project to Lower Diabetes and Hypertension in India

    Rollins researchers led by Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan are working to lower rates of diabetes and hypertension in India with the Destination Zero project.

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    September 20, 2019 | Ha Ngan Vu Receives F31 NRSA Fellowship

    Student receives a three-year $135,000 fellowship to support her research surrounding HPV vaccine uptake.

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    September 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    September 12, 2019 | Public health researchers find potential association between police brutality, STI rates

    Research shows possible link between police killings of black people and sexually transmitted infections.

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    September 6, 2019 | Improvements needed in the clinical use of HbA1c for diagnosing and managing diabetes across race/ethnicities

    New research suggests blacks have higher levels of HbA1c than whites at the same glucose levels.

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    September 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    August 29, 2019 | Many factors in the home can contribute to childhood obesity, study finds

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    August 28, 2019 | Two high-risk populations show differences in mechanisms of diabetes development

    Mechanisms that cause type 2 diabetes to develop may differ between Pima Indians and Asian Indians.

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    August 24, 2019 | International study linking urban pollution to mortality risk includes Rollins co-investigator

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    August 19, 2019 | Rollins Researcher Focus of Pediatric Research's Early Investigator Spotlight

    Melissa Smarr is the Early Investigator Spotlight for the month of August

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    August 15, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    August 14, 2019 | Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Paper by the Society of Toxicology

    Qiang Zhang's paper was published in the Frontiers in Public Health in 2018

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    August 6, 2019 | Study examines link between PBB exposure and menstrual cycle function

    Utilizing the Michigan PBB Registry, researchers analyzed PBB exposure and its possible impact on long-term menstrual function.

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    August 1, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    July 29, 2019 | Environmental Report Finds High Levels of Carcinogenic Toxin Near Oxford Campus

    A 2018 EPA report shows an elevated cancer risk centered around the medical manufacturing plant BD Bard, one mile from Oxford College.

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    July 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    July 3, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    June 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    June 20, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    June 18, 2019 | Lauren E. McCullough recipient of the 2019 Brian MacMahon Early Career Award

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    June 13, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    June 11, 2019 | Water filters, efficient cookstoves improve health in vulnerable Rwandan populations

    Distribution of water filters and cookstoves an effective intervention to decrease diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in Rwandan children.

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    June 7, 2019 | Corn masa flour manufacturers come up short in delivering critical folic acid

    The Food Fortification Initiative found that corn masa product manufacturers are not fortifying the flour with folic acid despite US FDA recommendations.

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    June 6, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    May 30, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    May 23, 2019 | Julia Gallini wins 2019 Charles C. Shepard Award

    Gallini's thesis analyzed sampling methods for trachoma surveillance

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    May 22, 2019 | Why are those born in the rural South less healthy and prone to die sooner?

    Researchers are studying why people born in rural Southern communities live shorter and less healthy lives

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    May 10, 2019 | Diabetes status report shows extremely low referral and engagement in prevention programs

    Report shows less than 20 percent of people at risk of diabetes are referred to weight loss programs and less than five percent to designated diabetes prevention programs.

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    April 25, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    April 24, 2019 | Despite increase in insurance coverage for depression, growth in spending remains modest

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    April 18, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    April 15, 2019 | Modifications to Medicare's payment system could support care innovation for growing dialysis population

    Researchers suggest adjustments to recently proposed rule changes on how Medicare pays for dialysis services.

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    April 11, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    February 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    February 20, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    February 19, 2019 | Rollins faculty author several articles in AJPH special section on religion and public health

    Four Rollins faculty wrote articles in the special section of the March issue of the American Journal of Public Health

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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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    January 24, 2019 | BIOS PhD Students Recognized with Awards

    Yikai Wang and Jeong Hoon Jang receive the Kutner and Livingston awards.

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    January 17, 2019 | HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Low

    Only 16 percent of U.S. adolescents receive the HPV vaccine by the time they're 13 according to new findings.

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    December 14, 2018 | Research Advisory Committee Adds New Members

    Find out who is on the Rollins Research Advisory Committee

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    December 10, 2018 | Researchers receive grant to study poultry-carried pathogens and prevention strategies in Mozambique

    The Chicken Exposures and Enteric Pathogens in Children Exposed through Environmental Pathways study recently received $600,000 in funding.

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    November 30, 2018 | Coordinating centers of Gilead COMPASS Initiative® announce 2019 grant recipients

    The coordinating centers of the Gilead COMPASS Initiative announced 32 recipients of the 2019 Transformative Grant.

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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 20, 2018 | Rollins is hiring for two dean positions

    Rollins is looking to hire an associate dean for research and an associate dean for public health practice

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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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    November 2, 2018 | Commentary argues for better-informed health interventions

    Researchers should consider lifetime likelihood of incarceration when developing HIV and substance abuse interventions for black men who have sex with men

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    October 19, 2018 | Mental health efforts at Rollins

    October is Mental Health Awareness Month. These are a few of the ways Rollins is working to further mental health research and learning.

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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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    August 10, 2018 | Researcher calls for evidence base for community and stakeholder engagement in science programs

    James Lavery published a commentary in Science magazine urging the establishment of an evidence base for community and stakeholder engagement in science programs.

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    July 24, 2018 | Global health seed grants support multidisciplinary faculty research

    Two Rollins faculty, Melissa Young and Thomas Clasen, received EGHI seed grants.

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    July 24, 2018 | International panel releases new guidelines for HIV treatment and prevention

    Panel includes Carlos del Rio, MD, professor and chair of global health at Rollins

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    July 9, 2018 | Study of transwomen links hormone therapy to vascular side effects

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    July 3, 2018 | Study confirms real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention

    Researchers looked at the real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention in a meta-analysis.

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    June 12, 2018 | Rollins researchers receive $3.7M to study World Bank's urban water supply improvement project in Mozambique

    Researchers are studying the impact of a five-year, $140 million water improvement project in Mozambique

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    June 5, 2018 | Emory researchers partner in satellite analysis of Southern California air pollution study

    Emory researchers worked to analyze satellite data to determine the 15-year trend of fine particle pollution.

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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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    May 18, 2018 | Lowering drug costs for hepatitis C would increase treatment in prisons, researchers suggest

    More hepatitis C virus treatment in correctional facilities is essential to controlling the hepatitis C epidemic in the US

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    May 11, 2018 | Public health researchers study gut microbiome implications on child health

    Researchers received a grant to determine if gut microbiome characteristics are associated with differential responses to enteropathogen infections for acute and chronic child health outcomes.

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    April 26, 2018 | Rollins researchers receive IBM grant to study impact of climate change on health

    Howard Chang and Yang Liu have received one of IBM's Climate Change and Environmental grants

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    April 23, 2018 | Rollins Biostatisticians awarded by the American Statistical Association

    The American Statistical Association has recognized biostatisticians from Rollins for excellence in the field

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    April 19, 2018 | Researchers conduct cost analysis of single-dose hepatitis B revaccination in infants

    A single dose revaccination strategy for infants of mothers infected with hepatitis B surface antigen cheaper than typical three-dose strategy

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    April 16, 2018 | Study finds increased survival and cure rates for patients with HIV and MDR-TB when infections treated concurrently

    Patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis can achieve similar survival and tuberculosis cure rates to those infected with MDR-TB but not HIV when treated concurrently for both infections

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    April 11, 2018 | Black-white disparities in heart disease mortality have increased from 1968-2015 according to MMWR Surveillance Summary

    Black-white disparities in heart disease mortality have increased for people 35 and older over 47-year period

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    April 4, 2018 | National Academies consensus report on abortions includes Emory faculty

    Carol Hogue was on the committee of recent consensus report on U.S. abortions

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    March 30, 2018 | Rollins Students Receive Healthcare Innovation Seed Grants

    Grants go toward funding research and education projects addressing health care quality, costs and/or access.

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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 21, 2018 | US antibiotic-resistant infection treatment costs doubled between 2002 and 2014

    First national estimate of the costs for treating antibiotic-resistant infections sees treatment costs doubled

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    February 28, 2018 | Prediabetes heightens risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease

    Researchers find patients with prediabetes at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease

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    February 19, 2018 | Study links high community sanitation coverage to lower risk of trachoma

    Study finds community access to sanitation facilities exceeding 80 percent reduces rates of trachoma

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    January 8, 2018 | Study shows link between regular attendance at religious services and health and longevity

    Paper links regular attendance at religious services with improved health and lowered mortality


    January 5, 2018 | PrEP and targeted intervention strategies effective in high risk adolescent sexual minority males

    PrEP with targeted implementation strategies have the potential to significantly reduce HIV incidence among high risk, adolescent sexual minority males.

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    December 21, 2017 | Emory researchers and colleagues receive $1.2 million grant for hepatitis C elimination research

    Researchers receive $1.2 million grant to study the elimination of hepatitis C virus

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    December 20, 2017 | Researchers find increase in global mortality rates associated with seasonal flu

    Study shows worldwide increase in annual deaths caused by seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses

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    December 18, 2017 | Rollins professor leads AHA scientific statement linking childhood adversity and heart disease

    Shakira F. Suglia, ScD, is lead author on a new scientific statement written on behalf of the American Heart Association.

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    December 12, 2017 | Study finds link between marriage age and long-term economic empowerment for women in Egypt

    Study in Egypt finds positive correlation between delaying marriage until adulthood and women's long-term economic empowerment

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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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    November 7, 2017 | Lifestyle changes more effective than drugs for diabetes prevention long-term, study finds

    Lifestyle modification is better at preventing diabetes among high-risk individuals than medications according to new study

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    November 3, 2017 | Award-winning doctoral candidate selected as the 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient

    Casey D. Hall receives 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant

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    November 1, 2017 | First ever state-level primary and secondary syphilis report shows highest cases among MSM

    CDC and Rollins researchers released the first ever report of state-level rates of primary and secondary syphilis by race/ethnicity among men who have sex with men.

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    October 27, 2017 | Rollins researchers say, "ask women" when it comes to maternal vaccines

    Rollins writer publishes paper proposing an interests-based approach to ethical decision-making about maternal vaccines.

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    October 16, 2017 | Disassociating advocacy efforts from the Affordable Care Act can make them more effective, researcher finds

    Paper shows that avoiding talk of the Affordable Care Act made some advocacy efforts more effective.

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    October 7, 2017 | Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all'

    Rollins biostatisticians Amita Manatunga, Limin Peng, and Ying Guo have been working together for more than a decade.

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    October 4, 2017 | Researchers emphasize health benefits of contraceptive insurance coverage

    Article highlights the benefits of hormonal contraceptives and the need to continue coverage on health insurance plans

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    September 27, 2017 | NIH supports Emory tobacco control models in Eastern Europe

    Rollins researchers received a $1.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center to establish tobacco control models in low- and middle-income countries.

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    September 26, 2017 | Opioid epidemic possibly linked to hepatitis changes in prisons

    Paper examines HIV and HCV screening in U.S. correctional facilities and the prevalence of HCV in prisons.

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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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    September 14, 2017 | Care2Hope project receives $1.16M grant from NIDA

    Research project received $1.16 million in funding over the next two years through a cooperative agreement with NIDA.

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    August 7, 2017 | Study: Childhood obesity between ages 5 and 14 could be adult obesity indicator

    Study shows obesity in early childhood is frequently not a passing phase and poses long term risks.

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    August 3, 2017 | Study: Rates of deadly heart disease show slowest decline in blacks and populations in former U.S. slave regions

    Rates of deadly heart disease show slowest decline in blacks and populations in former U.S. slave regions

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    July 13, 2017 | Medicaid beneficiaries with depression incur increased ER visits and longer hospital stays when they lose and regain coverage

    Study shows negative impact breaks in Medicaid coverage can have on populations suffering from severe depression.

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    July 4, 2017 | Clearing the air: Indoor air pollution

    Rollins magazine features the work Thomas Clasen is doing on household air pollution.

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    June 22, 2017 | What it will take to defeat diabetes?

    This feature from Rollins magazine highlights some of the diabetes research Rollins researchers are conducting globally.

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    June 14, 2017 | To boldly go where public health hasn't gone before

    New Emory project with NASA will study air pollution

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    June 12, 2017 | Emory researchers explore public health response to New York's 2015 Legionnaires' disease outbreak

    Case study looks at steps taken as reaction to Legionnaires' disease cases in the South Bronx in 2015.

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    May 30, 2017 | HERCULES Exposome Research Center receives $7.5 million grant renewal from NIH

    The HERCULES Exposome Research Center received a $7.5 million renewal in funding for the next five years from NIH.

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    May 23, 2017 | Television viewing a predictor of weight change in children over time

    Study shows that television viewing habits were the primary predictor of weight gain over time.

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    May 23, 2017 | Study finds minority children prescribed ADHD medication more likely to discontinue treatment

    Study finds higher rates of medication discontinuation and treatment disengagement among minority youth compared with white youth diagnosed with ADHD

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    May 16, 2017 | Rollins researcher receives $3.7 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study how childhood factors can impact adult function

    Aryeh Stein receives $3.7 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study how childhood factors can impact adult function

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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 8, 2017 | Emory Center for AIDS Research receives $10 million NIH renewal

    The Center for AIDS Research at Emory University received a five-year, $10 million award from the National Institutes of Health.

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    April 26, 2017 | Study shows CMS penalties, incentives lead to performance improvements of safety-net hospitals

    Study shows that improvement to performance and readmission rates of safety-net hospitals under the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and the Value-Based Purchasing program reflect the programs' penalties.

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    April 5, 2017 | About the Interfaith Health Program

    Part of my work is to understand what the cultural and religious beliefs are and to work with the sites and countries to develop community engagement plans that bring religious and cultural leaders together.

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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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    March 21, 2017 | heart-rate-biomarker

    Investigators found compelling link between a new heart rate variability biomarker (Dyx) and depression.

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    March 2, 2017 | A new target for Parkinson's disease identified by Emory researchers

    Emory researchers find link between a protein called SV2C and Parkinson's disease.

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    March 2, 2017 | Rollins School of Public Health and HealthMPowers receive $2.5 million from RWJF for youth physical activity study

    Study looks at link between physical activity and academic achievement among elementary students in Georgia.

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    March 2, 2017 | Alcohol prevention strategies effective for American Indian teens, study shows

    American Indian teens and other rural youth show higher rates of drinking than other groups.

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    February 17, 2017 | New study determines how long Zika remains in body fluids

    Study provides evidence that the Zika virus particles remain longer in blood than in urine and some other body fluids.

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    February 17, 2017 | Gaps identified in HIV care continuum research

    Biggest gap in HIV care continuum is the retention and reengagement of persons living with HIV into effective HIV care.

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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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    February 7, 2017 | Project UPLIFT: Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

    Project UPLIFT uses distance delivery to teach mindfulness skills.

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    January 27, 2017 | Study highlights role of person-to-person spread in drug-resistant TB epidemics

    Person-to-person transmission is driving the spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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    January 27, 2017 | Study shows clinical and community-based linkages in Mexican primary care settings can increase physical activity levels

    Adding physical activity counseling and referrals to community-based programming could improve health in Mexico.

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    December 20, 2016 | Rollins researchers convene for regional conference on opioid epidemic

    Rollins hosts opioid conference- Opioid Epidemic: Crafting an Effective Public Health Response

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    December 2, 2016 | School of Public Health receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for groundbreaking research in global health and development

    Kristin Wall's project is being funded by Grand Challenges Explorations Grant.

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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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    November 23, 2016 | Emory/ACTG celebrate decades of game-changing HIV/AIDS clinical trials

    The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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    November 17, 2016 | Parents' perceptions of neighborhood safety have impact on kids' physical activity

    Kids from neighborhoods perceived as safe by parents are more active, according to study.

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    November 15, 2016 | Emory scientists rush to solve the mysteries of Zika

    Learn about the ways in which Rollins researchers responded to the Zika epidemic.

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    October 27, 2016 | Emory, local health clinic and corporate partner collaborate to combat diet-related disease

    Rollins is part of a team that won a $25,000 grant from GE.

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    October 18, 2016 | NIH awards $30M to Emory, Johns Hopkins, Colorado State for household air pollution study

    Rollins awarded $30 million to study impact of cleaner burning cooking stoves on household air pollution.

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    October 17, 2016 | Emory receives record $574.6 million in external research funding for FY 2016

    Emory brings in $574.6 million in external research funding for FY 2016

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    October 6, 2016 | The Task Force for Global Health receives world's largest humanitarian prize

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded The Task Force for Global Health with the Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

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    October 3, 2016 | Rollins School of Public Health part of NASA team studying air pollution

    Rollins is working with NASA to develop the world's first public health satellite mission.

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    September 27, 2016 | First national location-based search engine for HIV PrEP launches, removing access barriers

    PrEP-Locator tool lets patients find places that prescribe Pre-exposure Prophylaxis.

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    September 20, 2016 | Synergy awards support collaborative research among health sciences schools, faculty

    The Woodruff Health Sciences Center has announced the six winning proposals for its first cycle of Synergy Awards.

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    August 25, 2016 | Public health researchers develop model to predict Sudden Cardiac Death

    New study shows electrocardiography can help measure risk of heart disease in asymptomatic individuals.

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    July 27, 2016 | Diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

    Study shows diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

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    July 14, 2016 | In next decade, HIV PrEP could reduce new cases by one third among MSM, study says

    PrEP could reduce new cases of HIV infection by one-third among men who have sex with men over the next decade.

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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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    July 12, 2016 | Quality improvement strategies improve achievement of diabetes care goals, study finds

    Low-cost care intervention model can help patients with diabetes double their likelihood of controlling the disease.

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    July 12, 2016 | For HIV patients with substance use, patient navigation, incentives don't improve outcomes

    Study finds patient navigation did not improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with HIV and substance use.

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    July 6, 2016 | Zika Research

    Dr. Eli Rosenberg discusses current Zika research.

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    July 6, 2016 | Major clinical trial led to steep declines in use of an ineffective breast cancer treatment

    Some women with early stage breast cancer do not benefit from surgery says study.

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    July 5, 2016 | Foods derived from subsidized commodities associated with diabetes and heart disease risk

    Eating more foods derived from currently-subsidized commodities associated with diabetes and heart disease.

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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 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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    June 6, 2016 | Decline of public substance use disorder treatment facilities has greater impact on counties with more black residents

    Study finds overall decline of drug treatment facilities has affected more counties with black residents than other races.

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    May 19, 2016 | New analyses show where gay and bisexual men are at greatest risk for HIV

    New analyses show where in the U.S. gay and bisexual men are at greatest risk for HIV.

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    May 18, 2016 | Vanquishing the dragon: Guinea worm eradication

    After afflicting the world's poorest for centuries, Guinea worm disease soon may be wiped out

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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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    May 6, 2016 | Early architect of public health at Emory wins Scholar/Teacher Award

    Nancy Thompson wins the Scholar/Teacher Award.

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    April 7, 2016 | Report shows diabetes incidence quadrupled worldwide from 1980 to 2014

    Study finds that world incidence of people with diabetes has quadrupled from 1980 to 2014.

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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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    March 30, 2016 | Emory launches largest-ever clinical research study in Atlanta

    Recently launched Emory Healthy Aging Study is the largest-ever clinical research study in Atlanta

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    March 22, 2016 | To empower women, give them better access to water

    The global task of providing water for households falls disproportionately to women and girls.

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    March 15, 2016 | Substantial proportion of U.S. measles cases were in those intentionally unvaccinated

    Unvaccinated or undervaccinated people represent large portion of cases in measles and some pertussis outbreak

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    February 24, 2016 | Zika epidemic highlights need for priority vaccine research and guidelines for pregnant women

    Article urges need for Zika vaccines and vaccine guidelines for pregnant women

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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

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    January 28, 2016 | Emory researchers co-author AHA's first ever statement on female heart attacks

    Women's heart attacks may have different underlying causes than men.

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    January 27, 2016 | Winship Cancer Institute joins national effort urging HPV vaccination

    Winship Cancer Institute issues statement encouraging use of HPV vaccine

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    January 20, 2016 | School of public health faculty member recognized as most highly cited researcher

    Dana Barr listed as a "Highly Cited Researcher" for the second year in a row

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    January 13, 2016 | Studies show tobacco control lags in Southeast, with perception gaps between lawmakers and the public

    Research shows lagging progress on tobacco control in Southeast

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    January 8, 2016 | Study proves that context influences injection drug use among black individuals

    According to study, contextual factors affect drug use among black adolescents and adults

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    January 7, 2016 | Research shows using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer is as effective as soap and water in reducing bacteria on farmworkers' hands

    Alcohol-based hand soap as effective as soap and water, according to new study

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    January 1, 2016 | In the Field With: David Berendes

    David traveled to India in February 2015 for three weeks to collect data on household and neighborhood management of waste.