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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CPH Students Win National Policy Competition with Life Saving App
CPH Students Win National Policy Competition with Life Saving App

Challenged by the public health threat of distracted driving among teens, students from UGA’s College of Public Health and School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) designed an app that will potentially

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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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Corso named to second class of UGA Women’s Leadership Fellows
Corso named to second class of UGA Women’s Leadership Fellows

Phaedra Corso, UGA Foundation Professor in Human Health in the College of Public Health and associate director of the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, was selected as one of nine University

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UGA and ACC team up for community assessment

More than 100 graduate students from UGA’s College of Public Health and School of Social Work, as well as Family Connection-Communities in Schools of Athens neighborhood leaders, will administer surveys

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Faculty, students assess community health needs, get hands-on experience

An assessment of community health needs, led by University of Georgia faculty and facilitated by the UGA Archway Partnership, has contributed to a new urgent care center for one middle

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Charity Clinics in Georgia save money, study finds

Georgia’s charity health clinics produce cost savings when treating patients with hypertension, a new study from the UGA College of Public Health study has found. Serving patients with high blood

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HPAM professor Joel Lee receives national ASPPH award for teaching excellence

Joel Lee, DrPH, CPH, the John A. Drew Professor of Health Administration at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Association

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Two Assistant Professors in HPAM with top journal publication

Dr. Kerstin Gerst Emerson and Dr. Jayani Jayawardhana received some exciting news today. Their paper has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Public Health as a Research

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HPAM Department Head Co-Authors Paper Published in JAMA

Dr. Neale Chumbler, department head and professor of health policy and management, co-authored a paper that appeared in the July 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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