Spotlights

August 31, 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...

August 19, 2015
Hopwood on internship for her BSHP at UGA.

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...

August 5, 2015

It’s been a busy summer for 2nd year DrPH student, Sabrina Cherry. While maintaining her position as Research Specialist for an Atlanta-based food insecurity project for HIV positive men and women, Sabrina actively pursued her passion for community education and outreach. Her summer kicked off by volunteering for the Department of Public Health’s Good to Great Conference, hosted on the Health Sciences campus. The conference...

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...

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