Health Sciences News

Traveling this spring? Researcher offers tips for healthy travel

Vicki Hertzberg, PhD, professor at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and author of a recent study about disease transmission on airplanes, offers tips for healthy travel.  News Story >>

Emory CEPAR conducts campus shooting drill

In drill involving first responders form several metro Atlanta area jurisdictions, some outfitted with body cams, Emory’s Office of Critical Event Preparedness Response (or CEPAR) tested reactions to a mass casualty shooting conducted recently at White Hall. Video >>

Treating blindness in Ethiopia

Fighting avoidable blindness in Georgia and around the world

Worldwide, over 32 million people are blind and 223 million are visually impaired. Faculty and students from Emory's Department of Ophthalmology have worked in rural Georgia and traveled overseas to Africa, South America, and Europe to provide clinical assistance and help reduce avoidable visual impairment. News Story >>