Graduates in the class of 2014 at the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health will hear words of wisdom from one of Georgia’s top public health leaders. J. Patrick O’Neal, M.D., director of health protection for the Georgia Department of Public Health, will deliver the college’s commencement address on Fri., May 9, during graduation ceremonies in Athens, Georgia.read more
The University of Georgia College of Public Health presented awards to two preceptors and their agencies at the annual Practice Advisory Group Spring Luncheon April 22 on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.
New this year, the College’s “Preceptor of the Year” and “Agency of the Year” awards will be given annually to recognize those outstanding preceptors and agencies whose effective service as mentors and teachers have guided UGA’s public health students.
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 involved in wildland firefighting.
Dr. Curt Harris has received the 2014 UGA College of Public Health Service Award. He was honored at the College of Public Health faculty meeting, which individually signifies a College faculty member as outstanding in public health service to the state of Georgia.
Dr. Anne P. Glass and MPH student Lindsey Megow were both inducted into the Beta Chi chapter of the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health during an April ceremony hosted by the UGA College of Public Health.
The College of Public Health at the University of Georgia recognized its top students and outstanding faculty during its annual awards and recognition ceremony April 29. The event was held in Georgia Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus, which serves as the new home to the College and its various units. read more
Multi-year testing methods have left the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a list of 80,000 household and industrial compounds that need to be assessed to determine potential health risks.
The average American comes in contact with thousands of these chemicals each year. The biggest concern, though, is determining which of these compounds disrupt early fetal and infant brain development.