Spotlights

September 23, 2016

The University of Georgia College of Public Health has announced a new strategic partnership with The Forum Institute, an Oregon-based nonprofit think tank, to implement a first-of-its-kind preconception to infancy public health initiative for the state of Georgia.

The Forum Institute will provide $2.4 million in funding to the UGA College of Public Health over two years to support the establishment of the P2i Center of Excellence,...

November 30, 2015

Degrees type and major: Master of Public Health with a concentration in epidemiology

Hometown/High school: Baltimore, Maryland/Calvert Hall College High School


Has there been a particularly impactful learning experience that you’ve had while a student at UGA? If so, share what it is.

I would have to say the two most impactful...

August 24, 2015

Class of 2015's Ryan Guilbault earned a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology with an aspiration to attend medical school.  He is now fulfilling that dream at Mercer University School of Medicine.  

I have always wanted to go to medical school and eventually practice primary care in an underserved area of Georgia.  I originally applied to UGA’s College of Public Health so that I could advocate for my future patients on...

June 9, 2015

Dr. Jane Mutanga-Mutembo, a doctoral student in epidemiology at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded the 2015-2016 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship. 

The one-year, renewable grant provides women scientists from developing and emerging countries up to $50,000 to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field.

A physician, Dr....

December 1, 2014

Christopher Whalen, the Ernest Corn Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the College of Public Health, helps his students develop a lifelong passion for learning and the capacity for critical thinking.

 

Where did you earn degrees and what are your current responsibilities at UGA?

I earned my bachelor’s degree in English from Stanford University, my M.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University and a...

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