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Mark Conde Featured on Inform Me, Informatics Podcast

Mark Conde, associate director of the EMPH program's Applied Public Health Informatics track, was recently interviewed for Public Health Informatics Institute's Inform Me, Informatics podcast. In the interview, Conde spoke about data quality, new technologies, and students at Rollins. Listen to the episode.

Aisha Walker Presents Thesis Research at American Society of Hematology Meeting

Recent EMPH graduate Aisha Walker, presented her thesis research entitled "Assessing Perceptions of Hydroxyurea Among Sickle Cell Disease Stakeholders Using Social Media" at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in December 2016.

This is an example of EMPH students getting real-life experience and recognition for the work they accomplish in the executive program.

EMPH Students Receive Adopt-a-Scholar Awards

Congratulations to our EMPH students, Deborah Kupferwasser and Meryna Manandhar! Both are recent recipients of Adopt-a-Scholar scholarships, which are awarded to outstanding second-year students.
This scholarship program is funded by donors seeking to mentor public health graduate students at Rollins. Awards begin at $2,500 and can reach the total amount of a full year's tuition.

EMPH Alumni Featured in Emory Physical Therapy Magazine

Sara Pullen

Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH, CHES, is featured in the cover story of Emory Physical Therapy magazine for her research on physical therapy for patients with HIV/AIDS. Pullen, assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine's Division of Physical Therapy, is the first and only physical therapist affiliated with Emory's NIH-funded Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). She is also the first and only physical therapist at the Ponce De Leon Center, one of the largest AIDS clinics and a core facility for CFAR.

» Read about Sara Pullen and physical therapy at Emory University.

Recent Practicum Posters Presented

Practicum Posters Presented at Fall 2017 On-Campus Closing, November 2017

David Bayne (PRS): Early Brain Development Initiative: Policy Development and Evaluation

Dana Crosby (AEPI): Staff Training for Emergencies in Allergy Management

Sorie Dumbuya (APHI): Liberia Field Epidemiology Training Program Database System

Natalie Fields (PRS): Nursing Mothers and Workplace Support:  A Program Evaluation of a Lactation Support Program

Rounak Gandhi (APHI): Angulation and Curvature Assessment in Atherosclerotic Coronary Arteries Following Deployment of Absorbable Scaffolds and Metallic Stents

Jennifer Hamilton (PRS): Sharing Tools for Childhood Health in Latino Communities

Janel Johnson (PRS): American Indian and Alaskan Native Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Practicum

Thao Le (APHI): Clinical Workflow for Cerner Electronic Health Record

Jena Losch (PRS): Methods for Understanding Workplace Attitudes and Improving the Workplace

Khalid Medani (AEPI): Outcome of Sacroiliac Joint Steroids Injection Compared to Traditional Therapy for Patients with Work-related Lumbar Strain

Everlyne Nyagaya (APHI): National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) Base System-NBS 508 Compliancy Testing

Catherine Rice (AEPI): Persistent Organic Pollutants in Breast Milk Associated with Seafood Consumption in San Diego Women

Brooke Rivera (APHI): NBS Refresh -- A Journey in Modern Software Design and DataViz

Alexis Robinson (PRS): Black Ladies in Public Health: An Online Community with a Real-World Impact

Annie Scott (PRS): Building Partnerships & Sustainable Environments for Refugees

Morgan Woody (PRS): Enhancing Minority Participation in Lymphoma Outcomes Research