12/01/2015 - 6:30pm
Our last meeting of the semester will be December 1st at 6:30 pm in Ramsey 225. We will celebrate the end of the semester with pizza as we finalize everything for the 5K!
12/02/2015 - 5:30pm
Save the Date! On Wed. Dec. 2, the UGA College of Public Health and Athens Regional Health System invite the entire university community to attend a public forum aimed at addressing questions and concerns surrounding recommended vaccinations. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 5:30 p.m. in George Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus. Experts from UGA and Athens Regional will explain the reasons and science behind vaccine use, address vaccination safety, and discuss the role vaccines have played in protecting the health of both individuals and communities from infectious disease outbreaks. Panelists include Dr. José Cordero, Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health, and Karen Hilyard, assistant professor of health communications, from the UGA College of Public Health; Glen Nowak, director of the Center for Health and Risk Communication at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication; and local pediatrician Dr. Alan Glassman. This is the second in a series of Community Conversations presented by the College that focus on important public health topics as they arise. The series is generously sponsored by Athens Regional Health System. Get updates via our Facebook Event Page.
12/03/2015 - 10:00pm
Homeless Care Packages: We will be distributing care packages for the homeless downtown on December 3rd and 4th at around 10 pm. Your care package can include things like gloves, socks, toothpaste, toothbrushes, small snacks or anything else you think would be helpful for them to have. All of these items can be purchased from places like the dollar store or Walmart. You can package these all in plastic bags. You can make as many care packages as you would like or get together with a group of friends and make them together. Let us know if you have any questions. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
12/04/2015 - 3:00pm
The first diversity training on UGA’s non-discrimination, anti-harassment policy, as well as steps to take if students report sexual assault will be on December 4 from 3-5 pm. This training will be for all faculty and staff at CPH. The meeting will be held in Room 217 Russell Hall.
12/06/2015 - 8:30am
Come out to support The Future Health Promoter's Club's 5k to support Oasis tutoring. We will be using the funds to buy the kids in the Oasis community toys and winter essentials for the holidays. It is HIGHLY encouraged to wear tacky holiday attire to run on the offical UGA 5k course (Stegeman Coliseum - 100 Smith Street Athens, GA 30602). The start time will begin prompty at 8:30 and will be lead by a UGA police officer. There are long sleeve t-shirts avialble but it is not required to purchase one to participate in the race. The price without a t-shirt is $10 and the price including the shirt is $25. You can buy tickets and shirts through the following link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fhp-reindeer-run-5k-tickets-19361678301 Feel free to also donate on this site if you aren't up for the 5k itself :] Hope to see you all there!
12/09/2015 - 9:00am
Join the MPH graduates as they present their capstone poster presentations in Wright Hall.
12/10/2015 - 11:00am
ASPPH will a live webinar on Thursday, December 10, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern, entitled “ASPPH Fellowships: Opportunities for Recent Graduates of ASPPH Member Institutions”, which will provide information about upcoming fellowship opportunities available through ASPPH in 2016. The webinar will review the opportunities available this year and the steps involved in submitting an application, including a review of the various components of the application package. In addition, ASPPH will offer insight on what fellowship programs can offer early career public health professionals. Pre-registration for the webinar is necessary. To register for the webinar on Thursday, December 10, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern, please click here. ASPPH fellowships provide an outstanding opportunity for recent graduates of ASPPH-member CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health to participate in public health programs at the federal level with partnering agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Questions may be directed via e-mail to ASPPH Graduate Training Programs at email@example.com.