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At the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH), students learn to identify, analyze, and intervene in today's most pressing public health issues. The school's location in Atlanta, referred to as the "Public Health Capital of the World," also is home to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CARE; the national home office of the American Cancer Society; The Carter Center; the Arthritis Foundation; and numerous state and regional health agencies.  The School is also part of Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center, providing access to the patient care, teaching, and health-related research programs of that organization. 

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Emory as an International Public Health Leader

Dr. Carlos Del Rio speakers on how large Emory is as a leader in public health worldwide. He spoke as part of a panel at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA, in March 2015.

Emory Center for Behavioral Health Policy Studies

In 2013, Emory's Rollins School of Public Health opened the doors of its new Emory Center for Behavioral Health Policy Studies.

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New analyses show where gay and bisexual men are at greatest risk for HIV

May 19, 2016

Vanquishing the dragon: Guinea worm eradication

May 18, 2016

Getting to Zero: Experts weigh in on what it will take to end the AIDS epidemic

May 16, 2016

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

May 3, 2016

Scientists from U.S., Brazil, Europe gather for Zika virus conference at Emory

April 28, 2016

Report shows diabetes incidence quadrupled worldwide from 1980 to 2014

April 7, 2016

Global Health Case Competition challenges U.S., international student teams

April 5, 2016

Rollins professor featured by World Health Organization

April 1, 2016

Emory launches largest-ever clinical research study in Atlanta

March 30, 2016

Rollins professor collaborates on special journal issue on to address health effects of excessive police violence

March 22, 2016

Urban Health Initiative volunteers rally to relocate community garden

March 15, 2016

School of Nursing Dean honored with Hatcher Award for Excellence in Public Health

March 10, 2016

Zika epidemic highlights need for priority vaccine research and guidelines for pregnant women

Feb. 24, 2016

School of Public Health launches research center in new Exercise is Medicine partnership

Feb. 22, 2016

Final steps to a polio-free world will require unprecedented global collaboration

Feb. 11, 2016

Renowned epidemiologist William Foege to speak at Commencement

Feb. 8, 2016

Professor creates free, online, interactive epidemiology lessons

Dec. 15, 2015

World AIDS Day quilt display joined by parade, music and dancing

Nov. 24, 2015

Public health studies raise questions about impact of statins on flu vaccination in seniors

Oct. 30, 2015

Emory supports quest to defeat diabetes in India

Oct. 28, 2015

Public health students gain REAL experience

Oct. 12, 2015

From the Peace Corps to public health at Emory

Oct. 8, 2015