Spotlights

July 23, 2015

Leah Stowers, who already has her Doctor of Pharmacy and is completing work on her Master of Public Health, says UGA has provided many opportunities for leadership, service and professional growth and she believes that “hard work can help you achieve goals you never dreamed feasible.”

Expected graduation:  Summer 2016

Degree objective:  Master of Public Health in health promotion and behavior

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March 2, 2015
Ginny Ingels

As an undergraduate student at Presbyterian College, Ginny Ingels spent a summer in Haiti working in health promotion at a rural hospital. That experience, coupled with a lifelong passion for health, made her transition to director of development for the College of Public Health all the more easy. 

Ingels, a UGA School of Law graduate who spent three years as a public defender in Newton and Walton counties, found herself in a...

September 30, 2014

Congratulations CPH Faculty, Staff, and Students – it is official!!  As you can see by the coverletter from the CEPH Board, we have been reaccredited for 7 years.   Thank you to all who contributed to the report and site visit.  It really was a team effort. 

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The Council on Education for Public Health is an...

February 28, 2014

The University of Georgia has a brand new Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).  The MRC is a national volunteer organization under the Citizen Corps and is a sister organization of CERT under that umbrella.  The first group of volunteers completed their introduction training on February 18th 2014.

Major emergencies can overwhelm the capabilities of first responders and the healthcare community, particularly during the first 12 to 72...

August 20, 2013

Atefeh Paziraei is a senior from Lawrencville, GA majoring in psychology with a minor in public health.   She will be completing her degree and minor in 2014.  Atefeh plans to pursue a graduate degree in public health next year and thanks her instructor Mumbi Okundaye for the enthusiasm and excitement in the intro to public health course that sparked her interest in the field. 

Below she describes her summer...

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