Interdisciplinary Human Health Research at Emory includes a breadth of expertise across numerous programs, departments and schools. The Center for the Study of Human Health aims to provide a contact point for interdisciplinary health-related conversations that strengthen connections between education, research and practice. The curriculum integrates Emory's signature faculty expertise into the student experience.

Center faculty are engaged in conducting interdisciplinary research within the realm of human health. Of particular interest are studies on human growth and development, the origins of health, medical ethnobotany, health narratives, medical anthropology, traditional medicine, and health equity. These links offer a glimpse into some of the exciting research projects underway at the Center.

  • Origins of health
  • Ethnobotany and human health
  • Student and faculty research

Research Connections

The Center for the Study of Human Health at Emory has connections to researchers both within the university and outside.

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Origins of Health

The health of an individual is shaped by their early developmental experiences.

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Ethnobotany and Human Health

The Center for the Study of Human Health is committed to conducting interdisciplinary work.

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Student Research

The Center for the Study of Human Health supports a wide range of graduate and undergraduate student interests.

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Faculty Research

Center faculty are engaged in conducting interdisciplinary research within the realm of human health.

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