Health Disparities


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    August 17, 2019 | Rollins to Co-Host 1st Southern Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness

    The symposium is scheduled September 16-17, 2019, at Emory Conference Center.

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

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

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    December 10, 2018 | Dean Curran receives lifetime achievement award

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

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    July 22, 2018 | Emory hosts global conference on justice research

    "Interrogating Injustice" event highlights issues related to race, health care and where the two overlap.

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    May 8, 2018 | Public health graduate advocates for sex education as basic human right

    MPH student Sarah Ashley Jolly is working on an initiative to improve sexual education and outcomes for children in the foster care system.

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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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    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 4, 2017 | From tiny seeds communities flourish

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

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

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

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

    Profile about faculty member Dabney P. Evans.

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

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

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    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 18, 2016 | At the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis

    Ramadan Assi leads a key refugee program in Turkey.

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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

  • Davie Zolowere

    May 3, 2016 | Already a physician, Malawi native studies public health for social justice

    Profile on student Davie Zolowere.

  • Sanemba Fanny

    May 3, 2016 | Future pediatrician committed to reducing health care inequities

    Profile story on MPH/MD student Aya Fanny.

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    March 22, 2016 | Rollins professor collaborates on special journal issue on to address health effects of excessive police violence

    Hannah Cooper is editing a special issue of the Journal of Urban Health

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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