Maternal and Child Health


  • RSPH logo

    March 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

  • RSPH logo

    March 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

  • RSPH logo

    March 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

  • RSPH logo

    February 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

  • talt tag here

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • Sarah Jolly

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • religious service

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • Solveig Cunningham

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • Carol Hogue

    May 5, 2017 | Carol Hogue Wins Jefferson Award

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

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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.

  • Dabney P. Evans

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

    Profile about faculty member Dabney P. Evans.

  • RSPH logo

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

    Ramadan Assi leads a key refugee program in Turkey.

  • Davie Zolowere

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

    Profile on student Davie Zolowere.

  • Kenya water

    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.

  • RSPH logo

    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

  • RSPH logo

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

    Winship Cancer Institute issues statement encouraging use of HPV vaccine

  • Dana Boyd Barr

    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