Maternal and Child Health


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    May 5, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    May 1, 2022 | Dr. Aryeh Stein Selected as American Society of Nutrition 2022 Fellow

    This recognition is the highest honor the ASN bestows and serves to recognize “individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition.”

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    April 7, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    March 15, 2022 | Kathryn Yount Wins 2021-2022 Marion V. Creekmore Award for Internationalization

    Kathryn Yount is a leader in women's empowerment research and is the Asa Griggs Candler Chair of Global Health at Rollins and is professor of global health and sociology in Emory College.

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    March 14, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    February 24, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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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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    November 19, 2021 | Rollins Recent Research Publications

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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 5, 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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    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 20, 2021 | Professor Roger Rochat Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Family Planning Leadership

    Roger Rochat, MD, is the recipient of the Society of Family Planning’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for his impactful, 50-year career surrounding maternal mortality.

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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.

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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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    April 7, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    March 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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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 10, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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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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    January 6, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    December 21, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    November 20, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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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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    September 22, 2020 | Joanne McGriff Selected as Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Dr. McGriff is the first person to hold this new position at Rollins.

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    September 10, 2020 | Usha Ramakrishnan Appointed Chair of the Hubert Department of Global Health

    Dr. Ramakrishnan is the new chair of the Hubert Department of Global Health

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    June 18, 2020 | Recent Research Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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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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    January 30, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    December 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    December 18, 2019 | Renowned Women’s Cancer Researcher Joins Emory

    Joellen Schildkraut to join the Rollins School of Public Health faculty and Winship's Cancer Prevention Control Research Program

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    December 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    November 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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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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    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

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    September 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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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 1, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    July 19, 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 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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    April 18, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    April 11, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    March 26, 2019 | Emory faculty author and lead revision of 2018 Inter-Agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings

    Rollins faculty members helped author and lead the revision of the 2018 Inter-Agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings.

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

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

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    May 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 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 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 | 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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    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

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 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 5, 2017 | Carol Hogue Wins Jefferson Award

    Carol Hogue wins 2017 Jefferson Award for a career dedicated to healthier families.

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

    Profile about faculty member Dabney P. Evans.

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

    Profile on student Davie Zolowere.

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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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    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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    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