Several faculty members from the Rollins School of Public Health authored articles in a special section of the March issue of the American Journal of Public Health on religion and public health.
- Dr. John Blevins, was principal author on an article that examined religion’s role in the response to the 2014 and 2016 Ebola outbreak and the global HIV epidemic.
- Dr. William H. Foege, drew from Dr. Blevins et al.’s article and wrote about the positive and negative influences of religion, culture, and tradition in public health.
- Dr. Ellen Idler, edited the special section and was first author of an article that looked at the relationship between public health agencies and faith communities.
- Dr. Mimi Kiser, was lead author on an article that examined the effectiveness of a national collaboration among public health and faith-based organizations (including the Interfaith Health Program at Emory) as they worked to target influenza prevention among hard-to-reach populations.
March edition of the American Journal of Public Health
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