Spotlights

September 26, 2014
Fauzan Rofiq

Please join us in congratulating Fauzan Rofiq for being selected to be a part of the 2014-2015 Leadership UGA cohort. Fauzan is currently a student in the EHS MPH program and is being mentored by Dr. Xiaozhong Yu. Fauzan has an interest in disaster management and sanitation for developing nations. It is clear that with...

September 22, 2014
Tell us about yourself.
 
I grew up in the mountains of Cleveland, Georgia--the birthplace of Cabbage Patch Kids! While earning my BA in International Affairs at UGA, I spent my summers working with high schoolers in Matamoros, Mexico. Afterward, I interned for a year at the Wesley Foundation and began working part-time at the Sparrow's Nest, a local social service...
September 19, 2014

 

 

 

We would like to say congratulations to two Environmental Health Science students, Mary Baxter and Madison Hamilton, for each being awarded a CURO Research Assistantship. The CURO Research...

September 15, 2014
Tell us about yourself.
 
I am a Masters of Public Health student from Louisiana, and I was interested in Public Health when I took a course in undergrad at Xavier University that really made me want to know more about how population health works. I am now finishing my degree this semester with a concentration in Health Policy and Management. I hope to work in women's...
September 9, 2014
Tell us about yourself:
I am a proud Gamecock from Sumter, SC and I earned my degree in Theatre & Speech from the University of South Carolina, where I also worked as a Classroom Media Designer and Support Manager for nearly 15 years.  I am also very proud to have been involved in the “formative years” of classroom media and distance education.  Although those 15 years were intensive and...
September 2, 2014
Tell us about yourself.
 
Dr. Thapa, a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics develops, implements and evaluates community-based behavioral intervention programs to promote healthy living. Her doctoral dissertation...
August 25, 2014
When did you come to UGA and what brought you here?
 
 I came to the University of Georgia to pursue a Master's Degree in Public Administration and Policy.  I have been here ever since.
 
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July 21, 2014

Sanitation Project in Nyanyano schools in Ghana

July 10, 2014

Sarah Mitchell is the first undergraduate student at the University of Georgia to graduate with a Certificate in Global Health! Sarah graduated in May of 2014 with a Major in Anthropology and a Minor in Spanish. She completed her required global health internship in Athens working with the local chapter of the International organization Slow Food. Sarah's intern responsibilities included coordinating efforts between Slow Food Athens, Keep Athens Beautiful, and Athens-Clarke County Schools to promote the School Gardens initiative.

June 5, 2014

Cho Erica Kim is a senior in the Environmental Health Science department. After graduating from UGA, Cho would like to go on to get her Master’s degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and then move on to work with the Peace Corps. She is interested in working in third world countries to help achieve environmental and health care equality in these nations. To...