Student Profile: Abigail Craven
Student Profile: Abigail Craven

On track to pursue a nursing degree next fall, health promotion major Abigail Craven looks forward to putting what she has learned at the UGA College of Public Health into

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Pre-med student helps clinic with COVID-19 protocols
Pre-med student helps clinic with COVID-19 protocols

For Victoria Fonzi, college is about the little moments with friends—cooking dumplings or stir fry together (pre-pandemic) and then debating the meaning of life. “That’s the quintessential college thing too—to

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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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UGA College of Public Health launches initiative to tackle health inequities in Georgia
UGA College of Public Health launches initiative to tackle health inequities in Georgia

The UGA College of Public Health (CPH) has launched the CPH Health Equity Hub to address the social determinants and racial injustices that drive health inequities in Georgia. The creation

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Student Profile: Kyle Hunsinger
Student Profile: Kyle Hunsinger

Master of Health Administration student Kyle Hunsinger wants to leverage his influence as a future healthcare leader to improve the health of patients and communities. “The knowledge that my work

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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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UGA student partners with local Council on Aging
UGA student partners with local Council on Aging

In January 2020, Jessica Shotwell gave her first lesson at the Athens Community Council on Aging. Just two months later, the COVID-19 pandemic brought about disruption and uncertainty, and Shotwell’s

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Student Profile: Megan Anandappa
Student Profile: Megan Anandappa

Through local volunteerism and work as an emergency medical technician, health promotion major, and aspiring physician Megan Anandappa is living her passion for community health. DEGREE OBJECTIVE: B.S. in Health

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Student Spotlight: Pastor heads to grad school to learn counseling, health
Student Spotlight: Pastor heads to grad school to learn counseling, health

When she’s not “Pastor Maggie” at Mercy Community Church in Atlanta, Maggie Leonard is a graduate student at the University of Georgia pursuing joint master’s degrees in public health and

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Stepping up, taking action in our latest magazine
Stepping up, taking action in our latest magazine

2020 has been a critical time for public health. When the first COVID-19 cases arrived in Georgia in late February, the UGA College of Public Health demonstrated its commitment to

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