College faculty, students respond to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey
College faculty, students respond to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

Two University of Georgia College of Public Health faculty members deployed to Georgia’s State Operations Center (SOC) in Atlanta on Fri. Sept. 8 at the request of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.

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UGA Conducts Long-term Funded Research in Disaster Management
UGA Conducts Long-term Funded Research in Disaster Management

Originally published in ASPPH Friday Letter Aug. 30, 2017 for Preparedness Month Feature. The mission of the University of Georgia Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) is to reduce the casualties

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College welcomes new faculty, recognizes new roles in new academic year

The College of Public Health welcomes seven new faculty members this academic year. Spread across four departments and four institutes, the new hires comprise a part of a total of

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Dual degree student wins Boren Fellowship
Dual degree student wins Boren Fellowship

Rachel Ward, a student in the Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health dual degree program at the University of Georgia, has been awarded a prestigious Boren Fellowship

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Williams receives Georgia Giants in Public Health Honor
Williams receives Georgia Giants in Public Health Honor

Phillip L. Williams, dean of the University of Georgia College of Public Health, was one of 15 public health leaders from Georgia honored by the Association of State and Territorial

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College celebrates 12th graduating class – the Class of 2017
College celebrates 12th graduating class – the Class of 2017

In a ballroom of the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Ga., the University of Georgia College of Public Health honored the 232 students receiving degrees in 2017. The degrees awarded

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Student, faculty achievements celebrated with awards, honors
Student, faculty achievements celebrated with awards, honors

At events held throughout April, the University of Georgia College of Public Health and its various units recognized 39 top students, four outstanding faculty members, seven exceptional alumni, two inspiring

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UGA College of Public Health tackles obesity in Georgia

Originally published in the Jan. 20, 2017 ASPPH Friday Letter: Georgia now has the 19th highest adult obesity rate in the nation. Its adult obesity rate is currently 30.7 percent,

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State of Public Health conference highlights research on public health issues
State of Public Health conference highlights research on public health issues

Researchers in the College of Public Health and other UGA departments shared their expertise alongside public health leaders from across the state during the fifth annual State of Public Health

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UGA, Forum Institute partner for preconception to infancy public health initiative
UGA, Forum Institute partner for preconception to infancy public health initiative

The University of Georgia College of Public Health has announced a new strategic partnership with The Forum Institute, an Oregon-based nonprofit think tank, to implement a first-of-its-kind preconception to infancy

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