Spotlights

December 19, 2016

As a young alumna new to Texas, Shannon Hanby connected with the local Austin alumni chapter and was pleased to find a little bit of Athens in Austin. Today, Shannon is president of the Austin Chapter.

When did you graduate from UGA and what are you up to now?
I graduated from undergrad in 2010 and grad school in 2012. I now work at the University of...

December 6, 2016

Congratulations to DrPH alum Dr. Jamila M. Porter for winning the 2016 APHA/ICHES Best Paper Award! The ICEHS determined that Dr. Porter's paper "Effects of a State Complete Streets Law on Pedestrian Fatalities in Florida: A Multi-Method Policy Process and Outcomes Evaluation" made an excellent contribution to the field of injury control and emergency prevention. Great job Dr. Porter!

October 19, 2016
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UGA College of Public Health Medical Reserve Corps volunteers (MRC) and Disaster Management Students work to prepare citizens in Hall County for flu season.

North Health District 2 and the Hall County Health Department partnered with J.A. Walters YMCA to conduct a drive thru flu clinic on Monday, October 19th at the YMCA facility.  In support of this effort, District 2 Emergency Preparedness Director, Mark Palen,...

June 17, 2016

My name is Urvashi Pandya and I am a fourth year undergraduate student from Johns Creek, GA double majoring in Health Promotion & Behavior and Spanish. I graduated from my Spanish degree this May and will formally graduate from the College of Public Health in the fall after completing my internship (although I will get to walk with my amazing classmates in May!). When coming into college and selecting a major, I wanted to ensure that the...

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...

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