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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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Rollins School of Public Health Ranked No. 5 in U.S News & World Report's 2020 Edition of Best Graduate Schools

March 11, 2019

Public health researchers call for new culture of shared accountability for Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Payment System

March 5, 2019

Rollins Foundation gift to Emory advances public health

Feb. 13, 2019

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

Feb. 12, 2019

Public health researchers recommend reevaluating approach amid declining US life expectancy

Feb. 11, 2019

Emory president, faculty respond to State of the Union comments on HIV/AIDS

Feb. 7, 2019

Emory University president responds to State of the Union comments on HIV/AIDS

Feb. 6, 2019

Research links fire retardant exposure to hormone-related DNA modifications

Feb. 4, 2019

NBA Hall of Famer tours Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit

Jan. 24, 2019

HepVu releases state-level maps showing impact of hepatitis C epidemic across the U.S.

Jan. 16, 2019

Researchers receive $600,000 to study poultry-carried pathogens and prevention strategies in Mozambique

Dec. 10, 2018

Human migration is a pressing public health issue, report says

Dec. 5, 2018

The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?

Dec. 4, 2018

International awards recognize Emory's global impact

Nov. 20, 2018

HIV/AIDS researchers discuss challenges, opportunities at CFAR meeting

Nov. 9, 2018

Lifetime incarceration rate of black men without high school diplomas highlights need for better-informed health interventions

Nov. 2, 2018

Researchers receive $1.5M to study immunization programs with high rates of coverage

Oct. 29, 2018

Hannah Cooper selected as first Rollins Chair in Substance Use Disorders

Oct. 19, 2018

JAMA research letter: New FDA regulation fails to close birth defects prevention gap

Oct. 16, 2018

Emory among Gilead COMPASS InitiativeTM coordinating centers with available trainings and grant funding opportunities

Oct. 15, 2018

Brain and spine birth defects prevention far below potential

Sep. 12, 2018

Global health ethicist calls for establishing evidence base for community and stakeholder engagement in science

Aug. 10, 2018

Opioid epidemic fuels rise in infectious diseases

July 13, 2018

Combating AIDS in Atlanta

June 26, 2018

Rollins researchers receive $3.7M to study World Bank's urban water supply improvement project in Mozambique

June 12, 2018

Special feature: Moving the Needle

June 11, 2018

From Rollins students to CDC disease detectives

May 28, 2018

Lowering drug costs for hepatitis C would increase treatment in prisons, researchers suggest

May 18, 2018

Tim Lash named chair of the Department of Epidemiology

May 4, 2018

Rollins researchers receive IBM grant to study impact of climate change on health

April 26, 2018

Rollins Database Integrated into CDC Platform

April 23, 2018

Rollins Biostatisticians awarded by the American Statistical Association

April 23, 2018

Kathleen Miner named 2018 Charles Hatcher Award Recipient

April 13, 2018

National Academies consensus report on abortions includes Emory faculty

April 4, 2018

Fortifying flour with folic acid could immediately prevent 57,000 annual birth defects, study suggests

March 30, 2018

US antibiotic-resistant infection treatment costs doubled between 2002 and 2014

March 21, 2018

Bangladesh study examines links between violence in childhood, gender-equitable community norms, and rates of intimate partner violence

Feb. 2, 2018

Emory hosts community conversation on America's opioid crisis

Jan. 30, 2018