• UHI Fall Orientation Meeting

  • UHI Orientation Meeting

  • Dr. Charles Moore places a red "unhealthy" star on tobacco products as a part of the HEALing Community Center's Nutrition Prescription Program

  • Urban Health Initiative Associate Director, Dr. Carolyn Aidman leads White House outreach session in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Emory students, staff and faculty and community members worked together to move the Super Giant Community Teaching Garden to the Northwest Youth Power Community Teaching Garden.

  • Northwest Atlanta residents participate in the Rolling Bends Health Screening Fair

  • Welcome to the Rolling Bends apartment complex in Northwest Atlanta

  • UHI volunteers and community members moving raised beds at the new Vine City Garden.

  • Community Leader Reverend Larry Hill of Northwest Atlanta Youth Power speaks to participants at the Rolling Bends Health Screening Fair

  • Welcome to Rolling Bends apartment complex in Northwest Atlanta

  • UHI partners Emory Students with Grady and Community at Neighborhood Health Fair

  • Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President & Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine and Dr. Jada Bussey-Jones before Dr. Rice's keynote address for the UHI Medicine and Society lecture series.

  • UHI members and prospective members gather for a potluck to discuss UHI's work in underserved communities

  • Members of Resource Insurance Navigation Group (RING) are presented a Certificate of Appreciation for their hard work in helping under-resourced communities with access to healthcare

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arrow Charles Moore featured in HBO’s documentary, “One Nation Under Stress.”
arrow UHI partner Health Careers Opportunity Program at Emory receives $3.25 million grant
arrow Charles Moore receives Thomas Jefferson Award for community health service
arrow Walk with a Doc, 1st Saturday of the Month
Urban Health Initiative's Rolling Suitcase Project featured on WABE 90.1. Carolyn Aidman, PhD, associate director of the Urban Health Initiative, was recently interviewed by Rose Scott about The Rolling Suitcase Project, which provides homeless youth and mothers with gently used luggage. Listen to the interview here, beginning at 33:54.

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Newsletter: December, 2018