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May 21, 2014

We would like to congratulate our Environmental Health Science 2014 Scholarship and Award winners! They have worked very hard and we very proud of their accomplishments.
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May 9, 2014

Lindsey Megow is the first to graduate from the Master of Public Health program with a concentration in gerontology. Megow reports that she was drawn to the idea of increasing quality of life until the end of life. She has been accepted to medical school and plans to pursue a career in geriatrics and palliative care.
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May 7, 2014

Graduates in the class of 2014 at the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health will hear words of wisdom from one of Georgia’s top public health leaders. J. Patrick O’Neal, M.D., director of health protection for the Georgia Department of Public Health, will deliver the college’s commencement address on Fri., May 9, during graduation ceremonies in Athens, Georgia.read more

May 6, 2014

The University of Georgia College of Public Health presented awards to two preceptors and their agencies at the annual Practice Advisory Group Spring Luncheon April 22 on the UGA Health Sciences Campus. 
New this year, the College’s “Preceptor of the Year” and “Agency of the Year” awards will be given annually to recognize those outstanding preceptors and agencies whose effective service as mentors and teachers have guided UGA’s public health students.
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May 2, 2014

Anna Hejl Adetona, a second-year doctoral student in toxicology at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded a 2014-15 American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) Georgia Local Section Scholarship.  The $2,000 award will be used to support Adetona’s research on the health risks involved in wildland firefighting.
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April 30, 2014

Dr. Curt Harris has received the 2014 UGA College of Public Health Service Award. He was honored at the College of Public Health faculty meeting, which individually signifies a College faculty member as outstanding in public health service to the state of Georgia.  

April 30, 2014

Dr. Anne P. Glass and MPH student Lindsey Megow were both inducted into the Beta Chi chapter of the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health during an April ceremony hosted by the UGA College of Public Health.
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April 29, 2014

The College of Public Health at the University of Georgia recognized its top students and outstanding faculty during its annual awards and recognition ceremony April 29.  The event was held in Georgia Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus, which serves as the new home to the College and its various units.  read more