The face of labor in Georgia and much of the southeastern
United States is increasingly Hispanic. Photos by Ann Borden and Tom
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La Mano de Obra: The Hand of the Worker
The United States economy
depends increasingly on manual
laborers from south of the border.
Keeping these workers healthy is
a challenge, especially when they
are undocumented. RSPH faculty
and students are stepping up to
confront the unique public health
needs of this recent addition to the melting pot.
Forgotten Disease of Forgotten
Lymphatic filariasis is a disabling scourge for those living in many
developing countries. A new center at RSPH is a crucial part of an
international effort to wipe it off the globe.
Interview with Eric
Ottesen, MD, director of the RSPH Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center.
Americans are living longer than ever, but are
they living better? RSPH faculty efforts span many
disciplines to answer pressing questions surrounding
the financial and quality-of-life costs of growing
News from, for, and about alumni, including graduation
as well as student and faculty award winners.