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.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Rollins School of Public Health

Twelve Atlantic Station
Twelve Atlantic Station
361 Seventeen Street Northwest, Atlanta
from $299
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Emory Conference Center Hotel
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4.4
1615 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta
from $109
The Ellis Hotel on Peachtree
The Ellis Hotel on Peachtree
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3.9
176 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
from $118
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Galleria
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Galleria
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4.3
2815 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta
from $92
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Buckhead
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Buckhead
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3.9
3285 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta
from $114
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
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4.7
3434 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta
from $229
Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown
Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown
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4.3
35 14th Street NE, Atlanta
from $125
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Atlanta Downtown
from $99
Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area
Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area
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4.1
2000 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta
from $95
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
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4.4
181 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
from $159
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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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