Upcoming Events

09/01/2014 - 8:00am
UGA Holiday.  All offices closed.
09/10/2014 - 9:00am
JOIN US FOR THE 2014 STATE OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE! The University of Georgia College of Public Health will be holding the 2014 State of Public Health Conference, September 10th at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens, Georgia. Featuring interactive workshops and hot topic talks, the State of Public Health Conference brings Georgia’s public health professionals together with elected officials, policy makers, academics, and business leaders with the goal of crafting an actionable plan to improve Georgia’s public health outcomes. Invited speakers: Steven Woolf, MD, MPH Director, Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health Corinne Graffunder, DrPH, MPH Acting Associate Director of Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Jean O'Connor, JD, DrPH  Director of Chronic Disease Prevention, Georgia Department of Public Health Randy Wykoff, MD, MPH, TM Dean, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health Interactive workshops and poster presentations held throughout the day will tackle a variety of key public health issues in the state. Topics to be addressed include Medicaid expansion, quality improvement, childhood obesity, HIV, improving tools for health promotion in communities, building collaborations and partnerships, as well as integrating public health and primary care. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  The event, though geared toward public health professionals, is open to the public. Registration is $25. For more information or to register online visit: http://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/uga-hotel/conferences-events/register/state-of-public-health-14 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Read the news release on the event or contact the UGA College of Public Health Office of Outreach and Engagement at (706) 542-4369. 
09/10/2014 - 5:30pm
The UGA College of Public Health and the Georgia Society for Public Health Education  invite you for a networking reception following the 2014 State of Public Health Conference on September 10th. The reception will be held in Hill Atrium at the Georgia Center at 5:30 PM. Light food and drinks will be served!   GASOPHE’s mission is to advance the health education profession in Georgia through professional development, advocacy, collaboration, and networking. The CPH’s mission is to promote health in human populations, protect the environment and prevent disease and injury in Georgia, the United States and globally through innovative research, exemplary education and engaged service.  Registration for the State of Public Health Conference is strongly encouraged but is not required to attend the reception. Please RSVP separately for the reception.
09/11/2014 - 5:00pm
Join us for our annual Fall Fiesta on Thursday, September 11th at 5:00pm on the Health Sciences Campus sponsored by Dean Phillip Williams and the Academic Affairs Office.  The event will be in Wright Hall and parking will be available on the campus.  The easiest way to find it is to take Prince Ave out past Athens Regional and turn left onto Oglethorpe Ave.  Turn right onto the campus via the SECOND entrance off of Oglethorpe. 
09/12/2014 - 3:00pm
09/19/2014 - 9:00am
Are you a faculty, staff or student of a Georgia college or university who is concerned about the health and wellness of your campus community?  Do you have questions about the new Georgia Board of Regents tobacco-free campus policy that is being implemented on many of the campuses statewide?  Would you like to see a tobacco-free campus policy on your campus or want to know more about what it is, how it is adopted, or its impact on your campus community?  Would you like to support and champion this effort on behalf of your college/university? If you answered YES to one or more of the previous questions, we are excited to announce that registration for the 2014 Georgia Tobacco-Free Colleges & Universities Summit is now OPEN!  You don’t want to miss this exciting and engaging opportunity to learn more on how to make an impact on your campus on this very important and current topic.  Let's do this, Georgia! Attendance to the summit is FREE for all sessions and a healthy lunch and snacks will be provided.  This event is organized by the Georgia Department of Public Health and hosted by the UGA College of Public Health. Learn more about the summit or register at: http://dph.georgia.gov/2014-tobacco-free-colleges-universities-summit.
09/25/2014 - 6:30pm
The College of Public Health is currently planning to hold a community forum about Ebola on Thurs. Sept. 25 from 6:30-8pm in George Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.  The event will feature brief talks and a Q&A session with UGA faculty experts and invites the UGA and Athens communities to learn more the disease and the current outbreaks in W. Africa.  Please save this date on your calendars with more details to follow.
10/24/2014 - 3:00pm
10/31/2014 - 8:00am
Fall Break at UGA. No classes in session.  UGA offices will remain open for business.
11/24/2014 - 8:00am
Thanksgiving Break Monday - Wednesday:  No classes in session.  UGA office will remain open for business. Thursday & Friday:   Thanksgiving Holiday.   UGA offices will be closed.