Category Archives: Public Health

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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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event 2016: Reporting Women

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The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2016 … Continue reading

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Faculty Research on Transgender Adults

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With the passage of House Bill 2, North Carolina’s law that bans transgender people from using the bathroom of their preferred gender status, bathroom access for transgender adults has been a hot topic in the news. Social Work professor, Dr. … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, May 11th in Centennial Hall

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The 4th Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium will be held on May 11th on the campus of Georgia State University.  This interdisciplinary meeting of scholars will take place in Centennial Hall from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm.  We hope to see … Continue reading

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Webinar: Searching by Variable in ICPSR

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Looking for a data to analyze that contains a specific question asked in a survey, aka a specific “variable”? Check out this webinar, “What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR,” on Tuesday, June 14 at Noon – register here! … Continue reading

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Upcoming Library Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Objects,” April 14, Library South 8

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Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, and Jessica Rose, Graduate Teaching Assistant, English, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Objects” from 2pm – 4pm … 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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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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