Visit Emory Program

Visit Emory will be a virtual event from March 15-24, 2022. Check this website regularly to stay up to date about all of our virtual events and engagement opportunities.


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Event Program

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


 

WEEK 1

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

12:00-1:00 PM EDT

Top 10 Reasons to Study Public Health at Rollins
Why should you enroll at Rollins? Interim Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Delia Lang, will share her top 10 reasons.

 

6:00-7:00 PM EDT
From Students, For Students: Living and Learning in Atlanta
What’s it like to live in the Public Health Capital of the World? Join current students to hear about learning, working, and living in the city.






WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

12:00-1:00 PM EDT

Faculty Panel Discussion: How Rollins Students Engage With the Atlanta Community—APE, Research, and Other Opportunities
This session will focus on opportunities for student engagement. Each department offers APE experiences and many engage the local community in a number of ways. These experiences are beneficial learning opportunities for our students.

 

6:00-7:00 PM EDT
Career Opportunities for Rollins Students: Meet the Office of Career Development
Representatives from the Office of Career Development will provide an overview of the many services provided to advance your professional development at Rollins, and you will hear from Rollins alumni and students who will provide insights into their experiences and careers.





THURSDAY, MARCH 17

12:00-1:00 PM EDT
Academic Department Meeting: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics



1:00-2:00 PM EDT
Academic Department Meeting: Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences



 

1:00-2:00 PM EDT
Academic Department Meeting: Health Policy and Management





6:00-7:00 PM EDT
The REAL Experience at Rollins
The Rollins School of Public Health’s signature program, Rollins Earn and Learn (REAL), offers full-time MPH and MSPH students with work opportunities in the public health arena that allow them to earn while they learn. Join us to hear more about the program and experiences from current REAL students.



FRIDAY, March 19
12:00 PM EDT

Rollins School of Public Health Overview Video
We are bringing Rollins to you! Enjoy a virtual tour of the Rollins School of Public Health.

 


 

WEEK 2


TUESDAY, March 22

12:00-1:00 PM EDT
Academic Department Meeting: Executive MPH Program


 

12:00-1:00 PM EDT

Academic Department Meeting: Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health


 

1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Academic Department Meeting: Epidemiology


 

1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Academic Department Meeting: Hubert Department of Global Health


 

6:00-7:00 PM EDT
The Rollins ROI: Meet Our Alumni
Alumni share how Rollins shaped their career paths and offer advice to those ready to embark on their own public health journeys.

 



WEDNESDAY, March 23


12:00-1:00 PM EDT
Funding Your Rollins Education
Do you have questions about funding at Rollins? Join our admissions team for a session on funding.

 

1:00-2:00 PM EDT
Engaged Learning and Practice at Rollins
At Rollins, we combine public health practice with theory and research. Join us to hear about your opportunities to experience public health by engaging in our Applied Practical Experiences and Global Field Experiences.

 



THURSDAY, March 24


12:00-1:00 PM EDT
From Students, For Students: Why I Chose Rollins
Is Rollins the place for you? Hear from our current students on why they chose Rollins to launch their public health careers.


6:00-7:00 PM EDT
Funding Your Rollins Education
Do you have questions about funding at Rollins? Join our admissions team for a session on funding.


 

 

Program Videos

Top 10 Reasons to Study Public Health at Rollins

 

From Students For Students: Living and Learning in Atlanta

 

Departmental Meeting: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

 

Departmental Meeting: Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences

 

Departmental Meeting: Health Policy and Management

 

The REAL Experience at Rollins

 

Departmental Meeting: Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health

 

Departmental Meeting: Executive MPH

 

Departmental Meeting: Hubert Department of Global Health

 

Departmental Meeting: Department of Epidemiology

 

The Rollins ROI: Meet Our Alumni

 

Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Events

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

8:30 AM EDT

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Departmental Meeting
TMeet with students, faculty and staff in the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics department to learn about your academic journey at Rollins.

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Department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences Events

MONDAY, MARCH 21

6:00 PM EDT

BSHES Beyond the Classroom: Alumni Panel Discussion
Join the Behavioral, Social and Health Education Sciences (BSHES) department for an alumni panel discussion. Hear from BSHES alumni about how their education has shaped their current career trajectories and how they are promoting health equity and social justice.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 29

12:00 PM EDT

Cancer, Chronic Disease Prevention and Community Engagement at Emory
Join us for a conversation with current faculty, current student, and alum from the department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences’ as they share details about their roles and responsibilities with the Emory Prevention and Research Center (EPRC).

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Regine Haardoerfer – BSHES faculty and lead statistician for the Emory Prevention Research Center
  • Josh Kaufmann, MPH '21 – Health Educator for an adopted Smoke-Free Homes intervention project
  • Emily Leung, MPH Candidate and Thesis Student MPH '22

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

6:00 PM EDT

The BSHES Student Experience: Panel Discussion
Join us for a conversation with current students from the department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences’ as they share details about their academic, research, and extra-curricular involvement at the Rollins School of Public Health.

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Department of Epidemiology Events

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

12:00 PM EDT

Department of Epidemiology Chair Chat
The Department of Epidemiology hosts monthly Chair's Chats where MPH & MPSH students meet with department leadership to learn how things are going and share ideas to help take the department to new heights. Join us for this special edition of Chair's Chat for prospective students where you can hear about why this forum is so important to our department and to add your voice to the conversation!

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Hubert Department of Global Health Events

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

12:00 PM EDT

Meet & Greet: Faculty, Advisors & Current Students with Admitted Students
During this one-hour meet and greet, you will have the chance to meet with HDGH faculty, students, and academic advisors using zoom break-out rooms. Explore potential areas of concentration, research, ask questions about the program, and build community!

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TUESDAY, APRIL 5

12:00 PM EDT

"Cultural Humility in Re-Imagining Global Health" with Medical Anthropologist Claudia Ordóñez
This class will discuss the re-imagination of global health understood through the global health equity lens promoted by Paul Farmer's model, which employs the preferential option for the poor and pragmatic solidarity to address the impact of structural violence in human health and well-being. We will also discuss how Humility, and more specifically, Cultural Humility is a key concept/approach in this model.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

1:00 PM EDT

Visit Emory class—A videogame to prevent HIV with Kate Winskell and Gaëlle Sabben
We will discuss how electronic games on smartphones can be used to promote behavior change and reduce HIV risk.

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THURSDAY, APRIL 7

8:00 PM EDT

“Decisions in Global Health” with Dr. Juan Leon, PhD, MPH
This class will mimic the core global health course that all global students take in their first semester at Rollins. In this class, you will learn about how the best decisions are made in Global Health, including what data are commonly used to prioritize decisions. You will also learn about the role of Compassion in Global Health. There will be plenty of time after the “class” for questions.

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