At the Rollins School of Public Health, students learn to identify, analyze, and intervene in today's most pressing public health issues. The school's location in Atlanta, referred to as the "Public Health Capital of the World," also is home to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CARE; the national home office of the American Cancer Society; The Carter Center; the Arthritis Foundation; numerous state and regional health agencies; and the patient care, teaching, and health-related research programs of Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center. This setting is ideal for hands-on research, collaborations with the world's leading public health agencies, and interdisciplinary work with national and international organizations.
Wonderfully Made Wellness (WMW) is a Pediatric Obesity Intervention Program. Their mission is to stand with and help families in the fight against childhood obesity by educating, encouraging, and assisting families in adopting a physically active and healthy lifestyle despite barriers. WMW aim is to accomplish this through play, exercise, therapy, and nutrition & health education. The program’s intent is to cultivate a genuine desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle and interests that will help families.