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July 18, 2014
Dr. Neale Chumbler, department head and professor of health policy and management, co-authored a paper that appeared in the July 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.  The article, entitled “Telecare collaborative management of chronic pain in primary care: a randomized clinical trial,” reported that patients in a Veterans Affairs medical center with chronic pain who...
April 18, 2014
Osama Hashmi, an Honors student working on both his B.S. Biology and MPH in health policy and management, has been selected at the as UGA's "Next Top Entrepreneur" for his company Vitamin C, according the the Athens Banner Herald.   Hashmi, with Vitamin C lead developer Jordan Burke, is developing software that will allow physicians and other caregivers to easily track how well patients...
April 17, 2014
MPH Students Completing Capstone in Summer or FallCapstone Proposal and Registration datesSummer 2014:   April 1st -April 29thFall 2014:   April 28th - August 1st**Keep in mind that many faculty are NOT on campus during the summer semester. It is recommended that students speak with an advisor BEFORE the end of the Spring semester.Students wishing to complete a capstone will need to select a...
April 16, 2014
NO/AIDS TASK FORCEJob Title: CHAT Project Assistant Position Summary: The Prevention/Outreach Department of the NO/AIDS Task Force is seeking a CHAT Project Assistant for it CHAT Project. The CHAT Project, of the NO/AIDS Task Force focuses on youth 13-19 providing safe sex education. The Project Assistant will assign tasks to youth peer workers; oversee outreach, maintain CHAT database;...
April 11, 2014
Dr. Phaedra Corso, professor of health policy and management, was awarded one of five 2014 Creative Research Medals at the University of Georgia’s 35th annual Research Awards Banquet on April 10. Sponsored by the nonprofit University of Georgia Research Foundation, the Research Awards banquet recognizes the outstanding bodies of work that have gained broad recognition across many...
April 3, 2014
Congratulations to HPAM student Ngan Nyugen!  Ngan is the 2014 recipient of the Connie Lloyd Scholarship.   The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship to a student in the Health Policy and Management Department with a program of study that includes course work, outreach, or internships focused on women and health. Ngan's acadmeic acheivements, coupled with her resume and...
March 28, 2014
Magnet recognition is considered one of the highest credentials a hospital can receive for its nursing care. Yet achieving Magnet status can be expensive with investment costs reaching tens of thousands of dollars. A recent University of Georgia study, led by Jayani Jayawardhana, a health economist in the College of Public Health, asked whether the investment was worth it. The answer, she...
March 27, 2014
There are two new exciting opportunities that would count toward your required internship or Residency! 1. We have an MOU with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary. They are advertising placements for this summer. Please see the 2014 HHS Internship Announcement below. 2. Georgia Public Health District 2 in Gainesville is offering a HIPPA...
March 27, 2014
Summer Student Internship Opportunity***DEADLINE TOMORROW***U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of the Secretary / Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources / Office of BudgetThe Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) seeks summer student interns to work within the Office of Budget (OB) on policy and budget issues for entitlement programs. The OB plays a lead role...
March 27, 2014
HIPAA Internship/Practicum Opportunity Spring or Summer 2014   (Unpaid…But Potential for Fun!)   In close consultation with District Leadership, create a comprehensive package of HIPAA training for new District 2 Public Health employees. Training to consist of a presentation (powerpoint/video) for new employee orientation, and a self study mini-course (powerpoint/video/...
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