Grand Rounds

The Public Health Sciences Grand Rounds Series made its debut in the fall of 2011 at the Rollins School of Public Health. This series fosters collaborations across the school and promotes the exciting work of our faculty by highlighting the breadth of public health science and the ways that innovative research is moving the field forward.

All meetings take place in the Claudia Nance Rollins Building Auditorium. Pizza and beverages are provided.

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Colleen M. McBride, PhD
Prospects for breakthroughs in Behavioral Science: Is there a role for Genomics? |
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lyon george

Dr. Marshall Lyon 
Ebola at Emory: Patients to populations

Alessandro Vespignani

Alessandro Vespignani, PhD, Sternberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, Northeastern University
Numerical models of global epidemic spreading in the data science age | Listen to podcast/mp3

Manfred Kayser

Dr. Manfred Kayser 
Genetic substructure of human populations: What, why, what for?

Michelle Kegler

Dr. Kegler
Community based participatory approaches to cancer prevention in southwest Georgia | Listen to podcast/mp3

Patrick Sullivan

 Dr. Patrick Sullivan 
Understanding black/white disparities in HIV among men who have sex with men: A multilevel approach | Listen to podcast/mp3

DuBois Bowman

Dr. Bowman 
Statistical methods for determining biomarkers from brain imaging data | Listen to podcast/mp3

Edmond Becker

Edmund R. Becker, PhD
Department of Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health
Patient-centered care: What factors drive outcomes in the hospital setting? | Listen to podcast/mp3

Michael Kuhar

Michael Kuhar, PhD 

Chirag Patel

Chirag Patel 
Environment wide association studies (EWAS) for predictive health

Venkat Narayan

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD
Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health & Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health
Professor of Medicine, Emory University
Type 2 diabetes precention: A 21st century global challenge | Listen to podcast/mp3

Christopher Murray

Christopher Murray, MD, DPhil
Making sense of conflicting data: How to enrich health policy debates

Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips, MD, MA, MPH, Visiting Professor
Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health
Department of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine
Executive Director, Beijing Suicide Research Center
Mental health in the People's Republic: An epidemiological journey | Listen to podcast/mp3

Lance Waller

Lance A. Waller, PhD
Rollins Professor and Chair
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health
Maps and medicine: Why 'where and when' can tell us 'what' | Listen to podcast/mp3

Christine Moe

Christine Moe, PhD
Eugene J. Gangarosa Professor of Safe Water and Sanitation
Director, Center for Global Safe Water
Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health
Evolution and revolution in water and sanitation

Gene Brody

Gene Brody, PhD
Research Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health
Incorporating genetics into epidemiological and prevention research

Ken Thorpe

Kenneth Thorpe, PhD
Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health
Role of prevention in health reform | Listen to podcast/mp3