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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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IMPACT
Postcards from the frontlines of the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service
Many alumni of Emory's Rollins School of Public Health have joined the CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service as officers, the agency's elite disease detectives. Lean about their most interesting cases and where they are now.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Georgia Climate Research Roadmap identifies state's top 40 climate research questions
A multi-disciplinary team of experts has developed the Georgia Climate Research Roadmap, a first-of-its-kind list of 40 key research questions to help policymakers and practitioners better understand and address climate change across the state.

 

HEALTH
Emory joins launch of All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine
The National Institutes of Health recently opened national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program — a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds, in collaboration with partner institutions across the country.

 

TEACHING
Student researchers use library archives to reveal the Buddhist in the Beats
Students in an Emory undergraduate religion class used the archives of the Rose Library to create a pop-up exhibition on how Buddhism influenced the art and lives of members of the Beat literary movement.

 

CAMPUS
Summer at Emory blossoms with conferences, activities and events
As summer nears, groups and organizations flock to campus for a busy schedule of professional and academic conferences, sports camps, music festivals and more.

ACHIEVEMENT
Health Care Heroes Awards honor nurses, physicians, innovators
The Atlanta Business Chronicle selected Emory health sciences faculty and staff as winners or finalists in all seven categories in its annual Health Care Heroes Awards competition. Honorees include Guillermo Umpierrez, winner of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to fighting diabetes.
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Take Note
 
Emory University Hospital named to Becker's list of '100 great hospitals in America'
Emory University Hospital named to Becker's list of '100 great hospitals in America'

Candler faculty, staff to headline summer lecture series at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Candler faculty, staff to headline summer lecture series at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church

McGahan named chief medical officer of Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
McGahan named chief medical officer of Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Woodruff and Rose libraries honor undergraduate students for extraordinary research
Woodruff and Rose libraries honor undergraduate students for extraordinary research
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Emory Insider
 
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Join Operation: Eat Right! Track your eating habits through Healthy Emory Connect and complete four nutrition missions to earn double points toward your medical plan incentives. With Super Dietitian leading the way, Operation: Eat Right starts Monday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, July 29.
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In The News
 
U.S. doctors call for policies that support women

 

U.S. doctors call for policies that support women
May 28 |  Carol Rowland Hogue |  Reuters

Why it's so hard to wipe out polio in Pakistan

 

Why it's so hard to wipe out polio in Pakistan
May 28 |  Walter Orenstein |  NPR

Should you worry about a U.S. war with North Korea? Not really.

 

Should you worry about a U.S. war with North Korea? Not really.
May 24 |  Dan Reiter |  Washington Post

Emory to ramp up liberal arts education

 

Emory to ramp up liberal arts education
May 23 |  Michael A. Elliott |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Tour this award-winning facility and learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water.
When: May 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Enjoy fresh local produce, artisan products and baked goods, fair trade and organic coffee, and diverse lunch options.
When: June 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
Meet Me @ the Quad

 

Meet Me @ the Quad
Join colleagues to start the day with a cool morning walk each Wednesday through July 25.
When: June 13, 7:30 a.m.
Where: The Quad side of Candler Library
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Class Visit Night
When: May 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
What's New for MATLAB in Neuroscience at Emory
When: June 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 234
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
WaterHub Tour
When: June 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: June 7, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 12, 8:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 12, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel
When: June 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Unversity Hospital Tunnel Entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market: Peach Festival
When: June 19, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Mom's Memory is Changing: Where Do I Go from Here?"
When: June 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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