Environmental Health


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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 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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    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 23, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    March 5, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    February 27, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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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 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    February 7, 2020 | Announcing the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health

    The Department of Environmental Health has been renamed the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health.

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    January 30, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    January 27, 2020 | Donghai Liang Elected to ISES Board of Directors

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    December 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    December 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    November 27, 2019 | 2019 Report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Includes Rollins Contributions

    Yang Liu, associate professor in environmental health, was a contributor on The Lancet's annual Countdown report.

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    November 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent 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

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    November 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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  • Carmen Marsit

    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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    September 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    September 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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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

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    June 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    June 20, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    June 13, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent 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 6, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    May 30, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    April 25, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    April 18, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    April 11, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    March 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    March 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    March 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent 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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    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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    December 3, 2018 | Georgia Climate Project receives grant from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

    Emory University received a $650,000 grant from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation to support the work of the Georgia Climate Project.

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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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    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 23, 2018 | Georgia Climate Research Roadmap identifies state's top 40 climate research questions

    This list of questions can help policymakers and practitioners better understand and address climate change in Georgia.

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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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    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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    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 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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    May 30, 2017 | Georgia Climate Project creates state 'climate research roadmap'

    Georgia Climate Project is a multiyear effort by a statewide consortium of universities and colleges, working to improve the understanding of climate impacts and solutions in Georgia.

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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 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 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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    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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    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 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.