News

February 26, 2014

The UGA Public Health Association (PHA) would love to have feedback from as many students as possible in regards to PHA. Please take a minute to complete the survey that is linked below. We aim to gauge students' interests in new opportunities/ideas that the executive board has for the 2014 year.

The survey will close Monday March 3rd at 5 p.m.

Here is the link to the PHA survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1p_7mB5L3J4YO0fd6CAiNe4_8SZPQQeuGsIPidUmgF

February 24, 2014

The Red & Black spoke with Dr. Anne Glass, associate director of the Institute of Gerontology, and Melissa Armstrong, and intern at the Institute about their involvement with the recent symposium, "Contemplating Aging," coorganized with the Athens Institute for Contemporary Arts, Inc. (ATHICA).  
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February 24, 2014

25 high school students from Clarke County, as part of "Experience UGA," came to the UGA Center for Global Health to hear talks about global health, global health versus public health, careers in global health, and global health research. Students heard from the Center's Anjali Morgan and Dr. Colleen Cherry, Department of Epidemiololgy's Dr. Amara Ezeamama, and the Department of Environmental Health Science's Dr. Anne Marie Zimeri. 

February 21, 2014

There is a new internship opportunity for Summer 2014.  This is eligible to count for your MPH required internship if you are eligible to complete your internship at this time:

 

CDC-Community Guide: appropriate for EPI, HPRB, and HPAM

 

Community Guide is requesting students to function as abstractors on the topic of Cancer interventions. To learn more about the Community Guide go to: http://www.thecommunityguide.org
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February 19, 2014

ANC Development Director Job Announcement

 

The Athens Nurses Clinic is hiring a part-time Development Director. The overall responsibilities are to increase funding to the Clinic through grants, fundraising and donor and community relations. The position reports to the Executive Director. This is a part-time contract position. There are no benefits or health insurance with this position.

 

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
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February 18, 2014

Phaedra Corso, a professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health, has been named the inaugural UGA Foundation Professor of Human Health. The professorship was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at its September 2013 meeting and became effective Jan. 1.
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February 18, 2014

Environmental health science alumnus Emily Hanson Scofield was featured in the Winter 2014 issue of UGA Graduate School magazine.read more