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“Lives Worth Living” Screening

A screening of the documentary film, “Lives Worth Living”, will be presented in conjunction with MLK Day by GSU’s Margaret A. Staton Office of Disability Services. The Office of Disability Services provides services for students, faculty and staff with permanent … Continue reading

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CDC Public Health Exhibit Focuses on Healthcare Inequality

The CDC’s David J. Sencer Museum is presenting an exhibition entitled, Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America.  Highlighting the ongoing racial inequality in healthcare, the exhibit contains historical images, documents and objects tracing the challenges of … Continue reading

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New Research on Young Adults and Smoking

Congratulations to Dr. Kymberle Sterling for her latest research article, Exposure to Celebrity-Endorsed Small Cigar Promotions and Susceptibility to Use among Young Adult Cigarette Smokers.*  Dr. Sterling serves as an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health’s Health Promotion … Continue reading

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Military Veterans’ Mental Health Lecture

The annual J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture will be a panel discussion on the mental health issues facing our military veterans. “Myths and Misconceptions About Mental Health in Military Veterans” Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Rialto Center for the Arts, … Continue reading

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Remind me why I have to get IRB approval for my research…

You’ve probably heard of the shocking ethics violations of the Tuskegee syphilis experiments and medical experiments by Nazi physicians but did you know that in 1946, American… Public Health Service (PHS) researchers intentionally exposed over 1,300 non-consenting Guatemalan soldiers, prisoners, … Continue reading

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School of Public Health wins Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science Grant

Congratulations to Georgia State’s School of Public Health which just received a $19 million grant to establish one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS). This is the largest grant in Georgia State University history!  Principal Investigator Michael P. Eriksen, … Continue reading

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Autism Expert to Speak at Georgia State

Craig Newschaffer, PhD will speak on “Progress in Epidemiological Research on Autism and the Environment” on September 17th, 2013.  Dr. Newschaffer is professor and chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Drexel University School of Public Health … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops September 16-20, 2013

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5,000+ journals dating back to 1946.  As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine, it is the most important resource for medical literature in the country. It’s … Continue reading

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IEEE Xplore not just for Computer Science

While IEEE Xplore is a resource mainly used by Computer Science, it is also a great resource for information on technical devices including those used in neuroscience, business, health, genetics, biomedical and physics. IEEE Xplore describes itself as a powerful online resource … Continue reading

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“The Healthcare Movie” Screening at Cinefest

The Georgia Public Health Training Center is sponsoring a premier screening of “The Healthcare Movie” at Georgia State University. This documentary, narrated by Keifer Sutherland, explores the health care system in Canada: how it came to be, how it works … Continue reading

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