Upcoming Events

09/17/2014 - 9:00am
The UGA and Athens communities are invited to take advantage of free Tai Chi instruction at the UGA Health Sciences campus this Fall 2014 semester. The 12-week program starts September 17 and ends December 5. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and UGA College of Public Health. Level I: This is an entry level class for those with little or no experience with Tai Chi practice. (A Level II class also being offered.) PLEASE NOTE: There is no class size limitation, but registration closes Oct. 10. Cost: FREE! Instructor: Michael Issa Date/Time: Sept. 17- Dec. 5, 2014, Wednesdays & Fridays; 9-10 am *No class Fall and Thanksgiving Breaks (Oct. 31, Nov. 26 & 28) **Class moves to Rm. 217 in Russell Hall on Sept. 19 and Nov. 7 Location: George Hall, UGA Health Sciences Campus on Prince Ave. Parking: HSC Visitor Parking Lot on Foster Road (http://www.parking.uga.edu/maps/HSC.pdf) REGISTER HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/level1taichiugahsc
09/17/2014 - 10:00am
The UGA and Athens communities are invited to take advantage of free Tai Chi instruction at the UGA Health Sciences campus this Fall 2014 semester. The 12 week program starts September 17 and ends December 5. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and UGA College of Public Health. Level II: This advanced class is for those who have taken the Level I class or currently practice Tai Chi. (A Level I class is also being offered.) PLEASE NOTE: There is no class size limitation, but registration closes Oct. 10. Cost: FREE! Instructor: Michael Issa Date/Time: Sept. 17- Dec. 5, 2014, Wednesdays & Fridays; 10-10:45 am *No class Fall and Thanksgiving Breaks (Oct. 31, Nov. 26 & 28) **Class moves to Rm. 217 in Russell Hall on Sept. 19 and Nov. 7 Location: George Hall, UGA Health Sciences Campus off Prince Ave. Parking: HSC Visitor Parking Lot on Foster Road (http://www.parking.uga.edu/maps/HSC.pdf) REGISTER HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/level2taichiugahsc
09/17/2014 - 7:00pm
The next PHA General Body Meeting will be Wednesday, September 17, at 7PM.  We will be discussing lots of important events, including a Halloween Mixer, service opportunities, intramurals, and so much more!
09/19/2014 - 9:00am
WHEN: Friday, September 19, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  (Registration check-in begins at 8 a.m.) WHERE: The University of Georgia College of Public Health Health Science Campus, George Hall 1425 Prince Avenue Athens, Georgia 30606 Show your school pride at the summit and wear your team colors!" For more information, and REGISTRATION, click HERE.   Show your school pride at the summit and wear your team colors!" WHO: Faculty, staff and student representatives from Georgia public and private colleges and universities who are concerned about the health and wellness of their campus community. Faculty and staff responsible for implementing a tobacco-free policy on their campus.  WHY: To celebrate the accomplishments of Georgia Colleges & Universities Tobacco-Free Campuses To provide information, tools and resources on adopting, implementing and enforcing a tobacco-free campus policy REGISTRATION 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! This event will be a time to celebrate the tobacco prevention accomplishments taking place on many of the institutions throughout Georgia as well an opportunity to cheer on and support those schools that are embarking upon their own journey towards a tobacco-free campus.  The event will host impactful speakers as well as practical information and resources to help with the adoption, implementation and enforcement of tobacco-free campus policies. If you are ready to be a part of this monumental effort taking place across the colleges and university campuses across Georgia, mark your place in history and reserve your spot now.  COST Attendance to the summit is FREE for all sessions and a healthy lunch and snacks will be provided.  Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging accommodations. REGISTER NOW!   
09/19/2014 - 12:15pm
Speaker: Molly Steele, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Title: "Norovirus an emerging infectious disease" Visitors welcome!
09/19/2014 - 12:20pm
Please join us for our weekly EHS seminar series every Friday from 12:20-1:10PM in room 101 of the Environmental Health Science Building. This Friday’s lecture, September 19th, will be given by our very own Dr. Erin Lipp. She will give a lecture entitled " A Long Strange Trip: Transoceanic dust transport and deposition in marine ecology and health". We hope to see you there!
09/25/2014 - 6:30pm
Community Health Conversations presented by the UGA College of Public Health and sponsored by Athens Regional Health Systems The Athens community is invited to attend “A Conversation About Ebola” at the UGA Health Sciences Campus on September 25 at 6:30 p.m. The forum will include a panel of UGA faculty members with expertise in the fields of infectious disease control, public health policy, epidemiology, veterinary science and disease transmission modeling, as well as an emergency room response physician from Athens Regional Medical Center to address treatment protocols for Ebola. Additional experts and medical personnel from both UGA and Athens Regional will be available to answer questions and provide more information. This is the first in a series of Community Health Conversations presented by the College that will focus on important public health topics. The series is generously sponsored by Athens Regional Health Systems. Cost: Free Date/Time: Sept. 25 6:30 pm Location: George Hall, UGA Health Sciences Campus on Prince Ave.
09/26/2014 - 12:15pm
Speaker: Julia Painter, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Title: "Tales from the Crypto: Adventures of an EIS Officer in Waterborne Disease Prevention" Visitors welcome!
10/01/2014 - 6:30pm
Join the Future Health Promoters Club and become involved with projects throughout the year.   More info:  hprbclub@gmail.com. 
10/03/2014 - 12:15pm
Speaker: Kristina Kintziger, Flordia Health Department Title: TBA Visitors welcome!