Spotlights

February 8, 2016
Dr. Tamora Callands

Focus On Faculty - Tamora Callands

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

I earned my bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in sociology at the University of Connecticut. Then I obtained both my master’s and doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Purdue University. I also completed a three-year NIH T32 postdoctoral...

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 learning experiences I have had at UGA...

September 28, 2015

My name is Claire Stroer and I am a 4th year here at UGA pursuing my bachelor’s degree in health promotion and behavior. I am from Dunwoody, Georgia and I will be graduating spring 2016 from the College of Public Health.

Before I found my passion for public health, I started off as a biology major. It didn’t take me long to realize that a major with strictly science classes was not for me, and I needed something...

September 15, 2015

My name is Kyle Hopwood, a 2nd year Master of Public Health student from Western Springs, IL.   I am currently pursing my MPH in the Health Policy and Management concentration.  

I originally came to UGA to become a genetic counselor. Sophomore year I was struggling to find a balance between my interest in the hard sciences and my love for communicating and working closely with people. It was then a friend suggested that I...

September 10, 2015

Katherine Wargo completed her MPH in Health Promotion in May 2015.   She currently lives in Atlanta, GA but is originally from Washington, DC. 

Describe what you consider to be the highlights of your time at UGA?
My two assistantships and class projects that involved community members. Being able to take best practices learned in the classroom and apply them to real life is an unmatched experience...

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