Spotlights

October 20, 2014

Why did you choose to get your degree in public health?

The healthcare system will always need people who are educated and passionate. Healthcare is a strong passion of mine, and I am drawn to problem solving. I chose a degree in public health because I wanted to learn more about how policies bring about change and affect the system on a large scale.

Why did you choose...

October 13, 2014

Tell us about yourself. I am a senior at UGA from St. Simon's Island, GA, and I am currently working on completing my B.S. in Microbiology in addition to my M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management with a Certificate in Global Health. On campus, I have been involved on the executive boards of Alpha Delta Pi, a Panhellenic sorority; UGA HEROs, a philanthropy that raises money for children in Georgia affected...

October 6, 2014

When did you come to UGA and what brought you here?
Actually, my first ‘official’ visit to UGA was in the summer of 1958 when I played in the state Little League baseball tournament.  We stayed in Reed Hall.  I returned as a freshman in 1963 and lived in Reed Hall.  After graduating from UGA in 1967, we lived out of state for 30 years and I returned to work on my Doctorate in 2001...

September 30, 2014

Congratulations CPH Faculty, Staff, and Students – it is official!!  As you can see by the coverletter from the CEPH Board, we have been reaccredited for 7 years.   Thank you to all who contributed to the report and site visit.  It really was a team effort. 

CEPH

The Council...

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...