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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Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta
from $103
Castleberry Inn & Suites
Castleberry Inn & Suites
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5.9
Fair
186 Northside Dr Sw, Atlanta
from $75
Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area
Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area
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8.0
Excellent
2000 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta
from $107
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Atlanta - Galleria
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Atlanta - Galleria
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8.8
Excellent
2780 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta
from $80
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
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8.1
Excellent
3092 Piedmont Road Northeast, Atlanta
from $79
The Ellis Hotel on Peachtree
The Ellis Hotel on Peachtree
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7.8
Good
176 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
from $129
Hilton Atlanta
Hilton Atlanta
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7.8
Good
255 Courtland St NE, Atlanta
from $109
Quality Suites Buckhead Village
Quality Suites Buckhead Village
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7.9
Good
505 Pharr Road NE, Atlanta
from $80
Sheraton Suites Galleria-Atlanta
Sheraton Suites Galleria-Atlanta
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8.6
Excellent
2844 Cobb Parkway SE, Atlanta
from $98
W Atlanta Midtown
W Atlanta Midtown
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7.8
Good
188 14th Street NE, Atlanta
from $149
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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