Emory Report
March 31, 2008
Volume 60, Number 25


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March 31, 2008
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Emory makes U.S. News rankings
A number of Emory’s graduate schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys reported in U.S. News & World Report’s 2009 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” guide. These rankings will be reported in the newsstand book and the April 7 issue of U.S. News due out on March 31.

Emory’s schools of medicine, law and business were the top-ranked schools in Georgia in their respective categories, while Emory’s joint Department of Biomedical Engineering with Georgia Tech was ranked second in the nation. The School of Medicine ranked 20th nationally among research-oriented medical schools; Emory Law School ranked 22nd; and Goizueta Business School was 24th.

In other categories, Emory’s Ph.D. program in African history ranked 9th in the nation; physical therapy ranked 11th in the nation; and the clinical psychology program ranked 25th in the nation.

Sexual assault awareness events
“Beyond Risk Reduction: Primary Prevention on College Campuses” will be held April 4 in the Rita Anne Rollins Room of the Rollins School of Public Health as part of Emory Sexual Assault Awareness Week.
Health educators will conduct sessions on the ecological model for prevention of sexual assault on college campuses and how to apply the model to prevention efforts.

This 7th annual college symposium is free and open to faculty, staff and students. It is sponsored by the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center, Emory Student Health, the Emory Police Department and others.

Registration is due March 31. For more information, contact Lee Giordano at 404-377-5644.

For other campus events during Emory Sexual Assault Awareness Week, contact Aline Jesus Rafi at 404-727-1514.

CFAR hosts HIV therapies meeting
Nationally and internationally known scientists and researchers from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Vanderbilt University will explore HIV treatment at a daylong symposium April 8.

“Antiretroviral Therapy: Prolonging Survival, Decreasing Transmission, Aiming for Virus Eradication” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cox Hall Ballroom.

Hosted by the Emory Center for AIDS Research and the Georgia Research Alliance, the symposium is free and open to the public. To RSVP or for more information, e-mail cfar@emory.edu.