Spotlights

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...

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...