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Impact of the Recent Elections on Public Health

Dabney P. Evans appears on a panel discussing the impact of the recent elections on public health.

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Emory assistant professor tells of 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro

Atlanta Journal Constitution |  Emory assistant professor tells of meeting with Fidel Castro November 26, 2016 Dabney P. Evans, an assistant professor at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, recounts a 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro as part of … Continue reading

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What President Trump means to the future of human rights

The Hill | What President Trump means to the future of human rights November 10, 2016 Dabney P. Evans, an assistant professor and director of the Institute of Human Rights at Emory University, provides commentary on the future of human rights in … Continue reading

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Zika: Why Brazil, Why Now

Many parts of Brazil also feature a very warm climate, crowded living conditions and poor sanitation — all conditions under which the Aedes mosquito thrives, Evans said. “You can imagine the water and sanitation systems in the underdeveloped regions of … Continue reading

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Zika Won’t Pose Risks at the Olympics: Health Experts

HealthDay | Zika won’t pose risk at the Olympics: health experts August 3, 2016 Rio has not suffered significantly from Brazil’s Zika epidemic, which began last year. And that may be why the city itself should not contribute to a … Continue reading

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Doctors are dying in Syria

The Hill | Doctors are dying in Syria May 6, 2016 Dabney Evans, assistant professor of global health and director of the Emory University Center for Humanitarian Emergencies, and Lara Martin, programs manager at the Emory University Center for Humanitarian … Continue reading

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Why are the 2016 presidential candidates ignoring healthcare?

Dabney P. Evans is quoted in this piece from Medical Economics. Healthcare in the United States is regarded in many ways as a luxury, not a right –“we literally call it a benefit,” Evans points out. In the final analysis, … Continue reading

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Abortion law in Supreme Court case puts miles between women and providers

Photo credit:  Greg Nash/The Hill The Hill | Abortion law in Supreme Court case puts miles between women and providers March 4, 2016 In an opinion piece, Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of global health at Emory University, … Continue reading

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The femicide of Nicole Brown Simpson

Slant News | How we all let down Nicole Brown, O.J. Simpson’s dead wife February 19, 2016 Last week the FX Network released its 10-part anthology, The People versus OJ Simpson.  Led by an all-star cast that includes John Travolta and … Continue reading

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Why do women need special laws to protect them from violence?

Phys.org | Why do women need special laws to protect them from violence? November 25, 2015 Dabney Evans, assistant professor of global health at Emory University, wrote a column on violence against women worldwide and her research concerning the effectiveness … Continue reading

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