Spotlights

April 6, 2016

My name is Amelia Watson, and I am from Norcross, Georgia. I graduate in May 2016 with an undergraduate degree in Environmental Health Science (BSEH) and a graduate Masters in Public Health (MPH) concentrating in Health Policy and Management.

I chose to get an undergraduate degree in Environmental Health Science because I loved the science I would get to study and the community of the EHS department. Dr. Zimeri was incredibly...

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...

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