I’m Meghan Chrisey and did my undergrad at Clemson University where I received my B.S. in health sciences with a focus in health administration. At Clemson, I was involved in multiple honor societies and served as the Public Relations Chair for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
What brought you to UGA?
I came to UGA because I wanted a program that gave me...
Dr. Tamora Callands was recently featured in The University of Georgia Columns for receiving a NIH grant to improve women's health in Liberia.
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I graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Biological Sciences. I was a University Scholar, served as a University Ambassador, and managed to stay pretty busy with different organizations across campus. Some of my organizations included being the fellowship chair and a volunteer tutor for Habitat...
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I received my B.A. from Emory University in Latin and religion, with a pre-med concentration. This might sound like a strange combination, but while I always knew that I wanted to work in the healthcare field, I still wanted to take full advantage of Emory’s liberal arts opportunities.
This past spring I was honored by the HPAM department with the Connie Lloyd...
Dr. Su-I Hou, associate professor of health promotion and behavior at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, was recently elected to serve as 2013-2014 president of the Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States...
Dr. Matthew Smith was recently featured in the ASPPH Friday Letter in recognition of his over 100-peer reviewed articles accepted for publication in scholarly journals within five years of receiving his PhD.
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The Center for Global health had a chance to meet a visiting scholar from Croatia, Natko Gereš, MD. He was spending ten days in Athens, working with his mentor professor, Dr. Pamela Orpinas (Health Promotion & Behavior), preparing a plan for his PhD in public health focusing on the effects of masculinity on young male health.
When did you come to UGA and what brought you here?
I came to UGA this past August. I was attracted to the new research opportunities and mild winter.
Where did you earn your degrees? What did you study there?
I earned my degree (Ph.D.) at Saint. Louis University School of Public Health. There, I studied health services research, and public...
What lead you to the dual degree program here at UGA?
I chose to attend the University of Georgia as an undergraduate due its wonderful Honors Program. As a member of the Honors College, I was able to apply to complete a dual degree program. I am simultaneously completing my undergraduate studies in Economics and Statistics while also earning my Masters of Public Health with a concentration...