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January 13, 2014

Application due date: February 10, 2014

Applications should be emailed to Ginny Ingels, ggi@uga.edu, as email attachments by 5:00 pm on February 10, 2014. Please name the application file with your last name_ bcbs (eg: ingels_bcbs.docx)

Award Purpose: The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship to an MPH student. If this scholarship is awarded to a UGA employee, it will be awarded as a special pay through payroll, and there will be tax implications.
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January 13, 2014

Application due date: February 10, 2014

Applications should be emailed to Ginny Ingels, ggi@uga.edu, as email attachments by 5:00 pm on February 10, 2014. Please name the application file with your last name_kaiser (eg: ingels_kaiser.docx)

Award Purpose: The purpose of the Fund is to provide a 1/3 graduate assistantship support for the academic year to a Ph.D. Student in the College of Public Health.
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January 10, 2014

http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/uga-to-launch-new-mba-mph-dual-degr...

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia's College of Public Health and Terry College of Business have partnered to create a dual degree program for students interested in pursuing high-level management careers in health care organizations and agencies.
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January 10, 2014

Just as the ethical standards for medical research require that scientists be aware of the effects their research has on persons in the study, researchers from the University of Georgia and Armstrong Atlantic State University argue that attention to ethical issues should be a critical component of health care policy development.
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January 9, 2014

Dr. Neale Chumbler was recently quoted in a recent Athens Patch article about the health care debates buried within the text of the fine print of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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January 9, 2014

The new UGA MBA/MPH dual degree program offered by the College of Public Health and Terry College of Business was recently featured in the Business Schools section of Bloomberg Businessweek.
Health-care professionals have been pouring into business schools for the better part of two decades, hoping to parlay a business education into a career opportunity in a fast-growing and maddeningly complex field.
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January 9, 2014

UGA awards sustainability grants to fund student projects

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia Office of Sustainability has awarded $28,000 to fund nine interdisciplinary student projects through its annual Campus Sustainability Grants Program. The program, funded by student green fees, provides financial and staff resources to implement student-initiated projects that further the university's sustainability goals.
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January 8, 2014

Over time, exposure to stress can cause wear and tear on the body. Referred to as allostatic load, this measure of stress exposure can indicate an increased risk for a number of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. University of Georgia researchers found physical activity reduces those risks among a Hispanic population. 
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January 4, 2014

Dr. Marsha Davis, associate dean for outreach and engagement at the College of Public Health, was invited by Americus-Sumter County Chamber of Commerce to give the keynote speach for its final Quarterly Membership Luncheon of 2013 in December, reported the Americus-Times Recorder
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