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March 13, 2017
Cham Dallas, professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health and director of the Institute for Disaster Management, has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia beyond their normal academic responsibilities. Dallas is a world-renowned expert in disaster management. He began his...
September 6, 2016
As a UGA undergraduate, Tawny Waltz always expected to pursue a career in government. After all, she earned her bachelor's degree in international affairs and political science from the university's School of Public and International Affairs in 2010, followed by her Master of Public Administration from SPIA in 2012. But during that program, she took two classes taught by Cham Dallas and Curtis...
April 8, 2016
The University of Georgia’s leading Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) expert was recognized for his role in developing National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) Courses, which have become a national training standard for health care professionals and emergency services personnel responding to mass casualty events. Cham Dallas, director of the Institute for Disaster Management in the College of Public...
August 10, 2015
Cham Dallas, University of Georgia As we observe the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it may seem like the threat from nuclear weapons has receded. But it hasn’t; the threat is actually increasing steadily. This is difficult to face for many people, and this denial also means that we are not very well-prepared for nuclear and radiological events. I’ve been...
June 1, 2015
College of Public Health institute charged with preparing Georgia for disaster. The College of Public Health’s Institute for Disaster Management was recently awarded $756,000 in new federal funding to design and direct new Ebola emergency response initiatives for the Georgia health care system. Since 2006, the Institute for Disaster Management has been contracted by the Georgia Department of...
February 2, 2015
Dr. Cham Dallas, director of the Institute for Disaster Management in the College of Public Health, has shared his expertise on the threat of nuclear disasters and terrorism with Congress, the United Nations and media outlets around the globe. His research presents numerous opportunities for students to be involved in memorable and professionally useful research. Read Dr. Dallas's entire...
May 22, 2014
GIlmer Living published an article about the Region A Full Scale Disaster Drill on May 8th:   
April 30, 2014
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. Curt Harris and Dr. Mark Wilson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 
April 4, 2014
On March 19, 2014, the Institute for Disaster Management attended the Region J Full-Scale Exercise. Here's an excerpt about the exercise from the Georgia Health Care Association's "Emergency Preparedness Newsletter."    Effingham Health System participates in Regional Exercise March 19, 2014…Effingham Extended Care Center participated in the Region J...
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