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The Class of 2013 includes the first King Abdullah Fellows from the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia. Shown here are (standing L-R) Richard Levinson, Lea Matar, Roger Rochat, Saud Hamed Alzahrani (fellow), Mohammed Osama Alwafi (fellow), Hisham Bashawri (fellow), Scott McNabb, Mohammed Jamal Alkhalawi (fellow), and Fawaz Saror Alrasheedi (fellow). Seated (L-R) are Anila Naz, James Curran, and Fatima Younis Al Slail (fellow).

Another record start for Rollins

For the third consecutive year, the RSPH has set a record for new enrollment. The incoming class includes approximately 501 degree-seeking students representing 43 states and 28 countries. Rollins also welcomed its largest group of new international students. The 114 students, who represent 19% of the incoming class, speak 70 languages and dialects and include 40 students from China and the first eight King Abdullah Fellows from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Last year, Emory and the Saudi Ministry of Health signed an agreement to provide training and research opportunities for public health students and professionals. Adjunct professor Scott McNabb is their adviser.

Emory Public Health receives honors

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Emory Public Health received a Grand Gold Award in the 2011 District III Awards Program sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The magazine was honored for its 2010 issues on "Caring for Haiti" and "Rising to New Heights: 35 Years of Public Health at Emory" in the alumni magazine category.

CASE also recognized Bryan Meltz, the magazine's photography director, in its national award competition. Meltz earned a Bronze Medal in the Photographer of the Year category for her photos of Haiti. Meltz visited the nation three times to document its recovery from the 2010 earthquake. She recently published a book, After: Images from Haiti, in collaboration with the Global Initiative for the Advancement of Nutritional Therapy, led by Alawode Oladele 93MPH.

To view the winning magazine issues and photos, visit

RSPH campaign support tops $148 million


To date, the RSPH has raised more than $148 million-98.9% of its $150 million goal-for Campaign Emory. Gifts to the RSPH help build endowments for teaching and research, scholarships, programs, and facilities. As of September, the university had raised $1.3 billion, 82.5% of its $1.6 billion goal.

To learn more about Campaign Emory and Rollins, visit To make a gift, contact Kathryn Graves, Associate Dean for Development and External Relations, at 404-727-3352 or

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