Emory University (EU) in Georgia, USA is an inquiry-driven, diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care and social action. The university is recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems. It is a very global-minded school.
At the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) in EU, students learn to identify, analyze, and intervene in pressing public health issues. The setting is ideal for hands-on research and collaborations with the world's leading public health agencies and international organizations. The school comprises six academic departments: behavioral sciences and health education, biostatistics, environmental and occupational health, epidemiology, health policy and management, global health, and hosts over 20 interdisciplinary centers. Research is one of the principal missions of RSPH and a major activity of faculty and students alike. There are many opportunities for global interaction.
Links to the health workforce crisis
The mission of EU is to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge, and train leaders to promote health and prevent disease in human populations around the world. To achieve its mission, the Rollins School of Public Health has set the following goals:
- To educate individuals for professional careers in public health and for research careers, and to further educate individuals through continuing education, distance learning, and technical assistance;
- To provide managerial, programmatic, and technical support to local, state, federal, and international organizations in the delivery and evaluation of health services; and
- To create an environment that supports excellence in instruction, research, and service. EU is developing and implementing an informatics system for managing the human resources for health in Kenya. There is data on over 44,000 nurses ever licensed since 1967 is in the database.
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