Upcoming Events

09/15/2014 - 12:30pm
Dr. Rebecca Matthew is a new Assistant Professor at the UGA School of Social Work who earned her MPH in 2005, returned to school to earn an MSW in 2009, and then went on to earn a PhD in Social Work in December 2013 from the University of California Berkeley. She has agreed to speak the dual degree students about her motivations for earning dual MSW and MPH degrees, as well as her thoughts on what it means to be a dual-degree professional. More details can be found HERE. 
09/15/2014 - 3:00pm
Join ASPPH and Dr. Joe Korevec, director of admissions and financial aid at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, for a webinar on Financing your Degree on Monday, September 15, 3-4:00 p.m. Eastern. The webinar will provide an overview of financial aid and scholarship opportunities for students in public health. The webinar is directed towards prospective students of public health, current students, and post-graduate students. To register, click https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/417674538.  
09/15/2014 - 5:00pm
The GRU/UGA Medical Partnership Global Health/Infectious Disease interest group promotes interest in the fields of global health, public health, and infectious disease; and provides support for students pursuing a career in these fields.   Membership is open to medical students and UGA students with interest within Global Health and/or Infectious Disease.  The first meeting of the semester will be Monday, September 15 at 5 PM in Russell Hall room 228 on the HSC.  The meeting will include elections, meeting HSC Global Health and Infectious Disease faculty, creating a service project initiative for the year and discussing goals/interests of those within the organization.
09/16/2014 - 6:00pm
Please join us for our Environmental Health Science club meeting on Tuesday September 16th at 6:00pm in room 101 of the EHS Building. We will have a guest speaker, David Brani, who will come and discuss OSHA expectations and how they realte to careers in EHS. We will also discuss the upcoming tour of the Catepillar Plant which will take place on October 2nd. We hope to see you there!
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. 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. 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
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.
09/19/2014 - 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!