Author Archives: Sharon Leslie

About Sharon Leslie

Sharon is the subject librarian for Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Respiratory Therapy. She is available for research consultations by contacting her at sleslie@gsu.edu or 404-413-2855.

New Faculty Publication – Christina Hemphill Fuller

Dr. Christina Hemphill Fuller is assistant professor in the School of Public Health‘s Division of Environmental Health. Dr. Fuller works in the field of air quality exposure assessment and environmental epidemiology. She has a co-appointment in the department of Geosciences. Dr. … Continue reading

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Faculty Publication in Maternal and Child Nutrition

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Anita Nucci, PhD, MPH, RD, LD,  Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Nutrition department is the lead author on a new paper, Regional differences in milk and complementary feeding patterns in infants participating in an international nutritional type 1 … Continue reading

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Featured Faculty Publication: Mathematical and Statistical Modeling for Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Gerardo Chowell, associate professor of Mathematical Epidemiology in the division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics in the School of Public Health is co-editor of the recently published book Mathematical and Statistical Modeling for Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases.  His chapters, ‘Modeling the Case … Continue reading

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Haverty Lecture – Reducing Tobacco Use

The 2016 J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture “Change Agents in Business, Government, and Research: A Battle for a Smokefree Society” features a panel of tobacco control experts including keynote speaker, Patrick Reynolds. Reynolds, who is the grandson of R.J. Reynolds, is … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day Commemoration – December 1st

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 How can you commemorate World AIDS Day? Get the Facts At the end of 2010, the South accounted for 45% of the estimated 33,015 new AIDS diagnoses in the U.S. In 2009, the South accounted for 40% of the estimated … Continue reading

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What can you do with biostatistics? Get a job!

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Biostatistics: The Hottest Career of the 21st Century: A talk by Matt Hayat, Ph.D., associate professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health. Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CURVE, Library South, 2nd floor Biostatistics is the science … Continue reading

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Urban Health Lecture, 10/7/15, Atlanta Planning & Community Development

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Georgia State University Partnership for Urban Health Research Annual Urban Health Lecture “Urban Planning Makes a Healthier City” Keynote Speaker:  Tim Keane, Commissioner of Atlanta’s Department of Planning and Community Development Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Time: 10:30-noon Place: 25 Park Place, … Continue reading

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Updated Library Food and Drink Policy

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Because the University Library strives to provide a clean and well-maintained facility conducive to study and research, food and drinks are allowed in some public areas with the following exceptions: Food is not permitted at any computer station in all areas … Continue reading

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David Sackett, “Father” of Evidence-Based Medicine

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David Sackett, MD, OC, FRSC, MSc, FRCP, clinical epidemiologist, and founding Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration, has died. In 1967, Dr. Sackett founded the world’s first department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Ontario. He founded and … Continue reading

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Seminar: Major Pediatric Diabetes Prevention Trial

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Anita Nucci, PhD, MPH, RD, LD of the School of Nursing and Health Professions Nutrition Department will present “Nutritional Prevention of Type I Diabetes: A Research Trial.” Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Student Center, Suite 220 Dr. Nucci … Continue reading

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