Spotlights

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...

May 27, 2014

Tell us about yourself.

My name is Parveen Dhillon, and I was a dual-degree B.S./MPH student. My undergraduate degree was in Biology, and my master’s concentration was in Health Policy and Management (HPAM). I also obtained a Spanish minor and a Global Health Certificate. I am a pre-medical student, which is why the MPH program attracted me so much. I believe that prevention and treatment...

May 19, 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...

May 12, 2014

My name is Li-Ling Lai. I graduated from the Health Policy and Management Program at University of Georgia in May 2014. I came from a place (Taiwan) where a universal health insurance policy is implemented and offered to every citizen. I always have the desire to study in the U.S. pursuing another degree and learning different health policies under different institutional settings. Before I joined this program, I had a one-year...

April 15, 2014

Tell us about yourself.

I am Aarti Patel, and I was raised in Surat, India, which is famous for its textile and diamond polishing industries. I completed my B.S and M.S in Bioinformatics from S.P. University - India.  I became interested in public health while working as a volunteer at Emory Hospital located in Smyrna and at Sports Medicine South. At these facilities, I saw how public health...

April 9, 2014

Tell us a few things about yourself.
Undergrad – Bachelor of Science in International Affairs from Ga Tech
Member of the Gatech FMRC – Foundation for Medical Relief of Children-- Organization that traveled to poor countries and help children with medical issues (some as simple as teaching kids to brush their teeth). This group was part of the reason I applied to grad school in...

April 3, 2014

Dean Phillip Williams is pleased to announce Dr. Mark Wilson has been named the UGA Foundation Professor in the College of Public Health.  This endowed professorship was approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents at their meeting on January 14th

Dr. Wilson becomes...