• 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

Our Mission

UHI provides health disparities education and advocacy, builds collaborative partnerships and develops best practice models with underserved communities and those who work with them in Metropolitan Atlanta in order to advance equity in health and well-being.

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Recruitment Opportunities

strid Penelope Strid, Emory's Urban Health Initiative as Volunteer Coordinator, recruits students, faculty, staff and community partners to collaborate on community-based projects.
She is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology at Rollins. As volunteer coordinator, Penelope identifies the volunteer needs of each UHI project...See More