Category Archives: Public Health

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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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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Tracing a History of Atlanta’s Public Transit

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With MARTA expanding into Clayton County and the agency now resting on a more sound financial footing thanks to efforts by Keith Parker, MARTA appears to be on an upswing. As the concept of transit oriented development gains momentum, more … Continue reading

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New Databases: More JoVE

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The Georgia State University Library now has access to new JoVE sections.  JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. New … Continue reading

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Got social-science data that you need to make public?

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Learn more about openICPSR, a truly free-to-anyone, open-access data repository that meets federal and/or journal requirements for open access to digital research data! Register here for a 60-minute webinar –  Tuesday, February 10, at Noon – that will include: An … Continue reading

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Science Reads of 2014

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Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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Library Workshop: Teaching with Archival Sources

Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Sources” from 11 am – 12:30 pm on Thursday, October 9 … Continue reading

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Atlanta Beltline Health Initiatives Lecture

The Georgia State University Community is invited to join the School of Public Health for its’ annual Urban Health Disparities Lecture.  This year, the speaker is Paul Morris, president and CEO of the Atlanta Beltline, Inc.  Mr. Morris will speak … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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