Student Profile: Itzel Vela Hernandez
Student Profile: Itzel Vela Hernandez

Motivated by a desire to contribute to the greater good, environmental health major Itzel Vela Hernandez is learning how to apply scientific solutions to large-scale community problems. DEGREE OBJECTIVES: B.S

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Glenn named new Institute of Bioinformatics director
Glenn named new Institute of Bioinformatics director

Travis Glenn, professor of environmental health science in the College of Public Health, has been appointed the new director of the university’s Institute of Bioinformatics. Taking over Jan. 1, Glenn

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CPH In the Media: December 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: December 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2020: Related to COVID-19  – The latest wastewater tracking data collected by environmental health science professor

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CPH announces 2021 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Mini-Grant Winners
CPH announces 2021 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Mini-Grant Winners

Three student-led outreach projects addressing health disparities in the Athens-Clarke County community have been selected for funding through the UGA College of Public Health’s 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mini-Grants

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CPH In the Media: November 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: November 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of November 2020: Related to COVID-19  – Faculty members José Cordero and Erin Lipp spoke to Capital Beat

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CPH In the Media: October 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: October 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of October 2020: Related to COVID-19  – Environmental health science professor Erin Lipp and her team’s work tracking

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Alumni Profile: Ariell Lawrence
Alumni Profile: Ariell Lawrence

Motivated by her passion for public health and sustainability, Ariell Lawrence (BSEH ’11) is helping the film industry decrease its environmental footprint through socially responsible decision making and practices. OCCUPATION:

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Student Profile: Alex Monroy
Student Profile: Alex Monroy

Environmental health major Alexandria (Alex) Monroy’s passion for sustainable living is motivated by a belief that the health and wellness of our planet is essential to the health and wellness

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CPH In the Media: September 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: September 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of September 2020: Related to COVID-19  – Grace Bagwell Adams, CPH assistant dean of outreach, engagement and equity,

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Researchers track COVID-19 in Athens wastewater
Researchers track COVID-19 in Athens wastewater

Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a way to monitor the spread of COVID-19 in Athens using wastewater. By measuring concentrations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in sewage samples

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