The Department of Health Policy and Management is dedicated to preparing its students to be leaders in the public health field. Areas of study include policy analysis, public heath law and ethics, health economics, health care finance, public health and health care system management with the aim of improving health care quality and access.

Degree Programs

Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’
Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’

You’ve heard all the public health experts say it: Disrupting the spread of coronavirus means social distancing. But what exactly is social distancing? Why is it important? And how do

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School location, income found to impact Georgia Shape roll out
School location, income found to impact Georgia Shape roll out

Since the launch of the Georgia Shape childhood obesity initiative in 2011, schools statewide have been encouraged to provide more opportunities for physical activity, whether that’s through recess or movement

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CPH In the Media: February 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: February 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of February 2020: A study by health promotion & behavior graduate student Rachel McCardel and assistant professor Heather

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