Hotels near Rollins School of Public Health
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As part of Emory University, the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) is ideally situated in the “public health capital of the world.” It shares the Clifton Corridor with the American Cancer Society and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its six departments of public health serves close to 1,000 students by offering some 20 inter-disciplinary centers in addition to master’s and doctorate degrees.

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Hampton Inn Atlanta Buckhead
Hampton Inn Atlanta Buckhead
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8.3
Excellent
3398 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta
from $84
Crowne Plaza Atlanta - Midtown
Crowne Plaza Atlanta - Midtown
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7.8
Good
590 W Peachtree St Nw, Atlanta
from $109
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
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7.9
Good
165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta
from $109
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
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8.8
Excellent
3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta
from $119
Emory Inn
Emory Inn
1641 Clifton Road, Atlanta
from $107
Artmore Hotel - Midtown
Artmore Hotel - Midtown
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8.3
Excellent
1302 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta
from $109
Quality Suites Buckhead Village
Quality Suites Buckhead Village
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7.8
Good
505 Pharr Road NE, Atlanta
from $80
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
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8.3
Excellent
3092 Piedmont Road Northeast, Atlanta
from $84
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Buckhead
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Buckhead
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7.4
Good
3285 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta
from $86
La Quinta Inn Atlanta Midtown/Buckhead
La Quinta Inn Atlanta Midtown/Buckhead
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7.0
Good
2535 Chantilly Dr Northeast, Atlanta
from $75
More About Hotels near Rollins School of Public Health...

Excellent Opportunities at RSPH

Many students and faculty members of RSPH are involved with several Atlanta-based organizations like the Carter Center and CARE. They are also privileged to partner with the American Cancer Society and the CDC in joint efforts. These are highly unusual opportunities that RSPH is able to make available to its students. The six programs that students pursue include: Environmental and Occupational Health (EH), Global Health (GH), Behavioral Sciences/Health Education (BSHE), Epidemiology (EPI), Biostatistics (BIOS), and Health Policy and Management (HPM).

Programs unique to Rollins are the Global Epidemiology, Global Environmental Health, and the joint EH/EPI MSPH program. What’s more, the Rollins School of Public Health plays an integral role in meeting the goals of the Center for Global Safe Water in seeking “to improve access to safe water and reduce the burden of waterborne disease and death.”

History of the School’s Name-Sake

O. Wayne Rollins, a self-made entrepreneur and innovator, along with his brother John Rollins, were successful in several business ventures including television stations, oil field services, boat manufacturing, pest control, and real estate.

After Rollin’s death in 1991, his sons continued the legacy of their father. In fact, several Rollin family members have served on the Emory University Board of Trustees.

In 2007, the O. Wayne Rollins Foundation, along with Grace Crum Rollins, gifted $50 million to the school, allowing the physical dimensions of the school to double in size by adding 160,000 square feet. They completed the expansion in May 2010, and the new building opened in October of the same year.

Excellent Places to Stay within Walking Distance

When visiting this one-of-a-kind institution, particularly if in town for a conference or workshops, the Rollins School of Public Health often offers participants a discount on safe desirable hotels. Two notable places to stay, and closest to the University, are the Emory Conference Center and Hotel, and The Emory Inn. Both are on Clifton Road, less than half a mile away.

 

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