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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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New Computer Science Books

Interested in reading the latest computer science books?  Check out these two new electronic books: On Computing: the Fourth Great Scientific Domain, by Paul S. Rosenbloom, proposes that computing is a great scientific domain on a par with the physical, life, … Continue reading

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Need a Science Video?

Looking for a video for instruction or need help learning a lab technique?  Videos can greatly aide in the understanding of basic and complex techniques.  Two resources for faculty and students are: Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, … Continue reading

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New Biology Books: Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual

The GSU Library now has Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual (4th Edition) by authors Micheal Green and Joe Sambrook.   This 3 volume set builds upon the work from previous editions and includes specific chapters and protocols commissioned for the book from expert … 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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Community-Based Participatory Research focus of August’s “Health Education Research” Journal

The role of Community-Based Participatory Research and its potential in reducing worldwide health disparities is described in the latest issue of Health Education Research.  The Executive Editor of the journal is Dr. Michael Eriksen, founding Dean of GSU’s future School … Continue reading

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