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Rollins School of Public Health Expands

James Curran

Audio with Dean James Curran

James W. Curran, MD, MPH, was appointed professor of epidemiology and dean of the Rollins School of Public Health in 1995. Since that time he has overseen an exponential expansion in the size and mission of the school.

Here the dean offers comments on the history of the school, public health research, the impact of the Rollins' gift, Atlanta as a "public health health capital" and more.

The Emory University Global Health Institute

Audio with Dr. Jeffrey Koplan

The Emory University Global Health Institute was established by the President of Emory University to develop innovative research, training and programs to address the most pressing health challenges around the world, particularly in poor countries.

Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH, former director and veteran of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) heads the Emory Global Health Institute. Dr. Koplan is also the Vice President for Academic Health Affairs at Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center.

New Option for Heart Valve Replacement

Audio with Dr. William Bornstein

Emory University Hospital is one of five hospitals nationwide, and the first hospital in the Southeast, to study a non-surgical treatment option for severe aortic heart valve disease, commonly called aortic stenosis.

Quality at Emory Healthcare

Audio with Dr. William Bornstein

In 2003 William A. Bornstein, MD, PhD was named Emory Healthcare's its first Chief Quality Officer, with responsibility for quality improvement and patient safety initiatives throughout the enterprise. He speaks about controlling errors and saving money.

Audio Excerpts from Hard Bargain

Hard Bargain

Audio with Dr. Kenneth Brigham

Hard Bargain: Life lessons from Prostate Cancer... A Love Story is the result of a journal that Dr. Kenneth Brigham kept soon after his diagnosis with the disease in 1996. "I kept the journal for myself to help me deal with issues the disease raises," Brigham told an interviewer. "It wasn't until I re-read my journal and had some distance from it, that I felt that it might really help others."

Dr. Jacob Arriola on Transitioning to "Life On the Outside"

Audio with Dr. Jacob Arriola

HIV-infected inmates are more likely to participate in drug treatment and not engage in risky sexual behavior six months after release if they're met at the gate of the correctional facility by a case manager, says Dr. Jacob-Aeriola.