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.
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
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
Researchers Dr. Sarah DeYoung, Dr. Curt Harris, and Tawny Waltz (MPH) in the Institute for Disaster Management are co-investigators on $3 million grant from the Gulf Research Program of the National
Cham Dallas, professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health and director of the Institute for Disaster Management, has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed
As a UGA undergraduate, Tawny Waltz always expected to pursue a career in government. After all, she earned her bachelor’s degree in international affairs and political science from the university’s
The University of Georgia’s leading Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) expert was recognized for his role in developing National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) Courses, which have become a national training standard for health
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. As we observe the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it may seem like the